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point

  

      n  
1    dot, full stop, mark, period, speck, stop  
2    location, place, position, site, spot, stage, station  
3    apex, end, nib, prong, sharp end, spike, spur, summit, tine, tip, top  
4    bill, cape, foreland, head, headland, ness     (archaic)   promontory  
5    circumstance, condition, degree, extent, position, stage  
6    instant, juncture, moment, time, very minute  
7    aim, design, end, goal, intent, intention, motive, object, objective, purpose, reason, use, usefulness, utility  
8    burden, core, crux, drift, essence, gist, heart, import, main idea, marrow, matter, meaning, nub, pith, proposition, question, subject, text, theme, thrust  
9    aspect, detail, facet, feature, instance, item, nicety, particular  
10    aspect, attribute, characteristic, peculiarity, property, quality, respect, side, trait  
11    score, tally, unit  
12    beside the point      immaterial, incidental, inconsequential, irrelevant, not to the purpose, off the subject, out of the way, pointless, unimportant, without connection  
13    to the point      applicable, apposite, appropriate, apropos, apt, brief, fitting, germane, pertinent, pithy, pointed, relevant, short, suitable, terse  
      vb  
14    bespeak, call attention to, denote, designate, direct, indicate, show, signify  
15    aim, bring to bear, direct, level, train  
16    barb, edge, sharpen, taper, whet  


beside the point     
extraneous, immaterial, inapplicable, inapposite, inappropriate, inconsequent, irrelevant, neither here nor there, unconnected  
  
Antonyms     
   admissible, applicable, apposite, appropriate, appurtenant, apt, fitting, germane, pertinent, relevant, significant, to the point  
point-blank  
1   
      adj   abrupt, blunt, categorical, direct, downright, explicit, express, plain, straight-from-the-shoulder, unreserved  
2   
      adv   bluntly, brusquely, candidly, directly, explicitly, forthrightly, frankly, openly, overtly, plainly, straight, straightforwardly  
point of view  
1    angle, orientation, outlook, perspective, position, standpoint  
2    approach, attitude, belief, judgment, opinion, slant, view, viewpoint, way of looking at it  
point out     
allude to, bring up, call attention to, identify, indicate, mention, remind, reveal, show, specify  
point up     
accent, accentuate, emphasize, make clear, stress, underline  
strong point     
advantage, asset, forte, long suit     (informal)   métier, speciality, strength, strong suit  
turning point     
change, climacteric, crisis, critical moment, crossroads, crux, decisive moment, moment of decision, moment of truth  
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n.
the point where a minor change turns into a major and irreversible one
[Bus.] E.g. : Some have anticipated that social media would be the tipping point of web marketing.
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point of view
In cinema, refers to camera technique (caméra subjective).
n.
á bon vin point d'enseigne
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avoir envie de
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avoir l'intention de
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cesser de
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avoir peur de
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cela dépend de
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billet de faveur
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un bout de chou
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une bouche de chaleur
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une bouche de métro
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le bout de l'an
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bien se tirer de
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