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English definition of “point”

point

verb     /pɔɪnt/
A2 [I] to direct other people's attention to something by holding out your finger towards it: " Look at that!" she said, pointing at the hole in the door . Small children are often told that it's rude to point.Showing and demonstrating B1 [T] to hold something out in the direction of someone or something: He said that the man had pointed a knife at him.Showing and demonstrating B1 [I] If something points in a particular direction , it is turned towards that direction : The road sign points left . All the cars were pointing in the same direction . There was an arrow pointing to the door .General location and orientation
(Definition of point verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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