Definition of Spot
1. Noun. A point located with respect to surface features of some region. "A bright spot on a planet"
Specialized synonyms: Grave, Tomb, Junction, Birthplace, Place Of Birth, Polling Place, Polling Station, End, Hiding Place, Heights, High, Hole-in-the-wall, Holy, Holy Place, Sanctum, Mecca, Nesting Place, Overlook, Crest, Crown, Peak, Summit, Tip, Top, Rendezvous, Scour, Service Area, Showplace, Solitude, Stop, Target, Target Area, Pool, Puddle, Zone
Generic synonyms: Point
Derivative terms: Place, Place, Place
2. Verb. Catch sight of.
Generic synonyms: Sight, Spy
Derivative terms: Espial, Spotter, Spotter, Spotting, Spying
3. Noun. A short section or illustration (as between radio or tv programs or in a magazine) that is often used for advertising.
4. Verb. Detect with the senses. "I can't make out the faces in this photograph"
Entails: Comprehend, Perceive
Specialized synonyms: Resolve, Discriminate
Derivative terms: Discernible, Discernible, Discernible, Discernment
5. Noun. An outstanding characteristic. "His acting was one of the high points of the movie"
6. Verb. Mar or impair with a flaw. "Her face was blemished"
Generic synonyms: Begrime, Bemire, Colly, Dirty, Grime, Soil
Derivative terms: Blemish
7. Noun. A blemish made by dirt. "He had a smudge on his cheek"
Generic synonyms: Blemish, Defect, Mar
Specialized synonyms: Blotch, Splodge, Splotch, Fingermark, Fingerprint, Inkblot
Derivative terms: Blot, Blot, Smear, Smear, Smirch, Smudge, Smudgy
8. Verb. Make a spot or mark onto. "The wine spotted the tablecloth"
Related verbs: Stain
Generic synonyms: Change Surface
Specialized synonyms: Splotch, Defile, Maculate, Stain, Sully, Tarnish, Bespeckle, Speckle, Bespatter, Spatter
Derivative terms: Blob, Blot, Fleck, Spotting
9. Noun. A small contrasting part of something. "A fleck of red"
Generic synonyms: Marking
Specialized synonyms: Pinpoint, Speck, Nebula, Splash, Fret, Worn Spot, Plaque, Macula, Macule, Mock Sun, Parhelion, Sundog, Macula, Sunspot, Facula, Facula
Derivative terms: Dapple, Fleck, Patch, Patchy, Speckle, Speckle
10. Verb. Become spotted. "This dress spots quickly"
11. Noun. A section of an entertainment that is assigned to a specific performer or performance. "They changed his spot on the program"
12. Verb. Mark with a spot or spots so as to allow easy recognition. "Spot the areas that one should clearly identify"
13. Noun. A business establishment for entertainment. "Night spot"
Generic synonyms: Business Establishment, Place Of Business
14. Noun. A job in an organization. "He occupied a post in the treasury"
Generic synonyms: Business, Job, Line, Line Of Work, Occupation
Specialized synonyms: Academicianship, Accountantship, Admiralty, Ambassadorship, Apostleship, Apprenticeship, Associateship, Attorneyship, Bailiffship, Baronetage, Bishopry, Episcopate, Cadetship, Caliphate, Captaincy, Captainship, Cardinalship, Chairmanship, Chancellorship, Chaplaincy, Chaplainship, Chieftaincy, Chieftainship, Clerkship, Commandership, Commandery, Comptrollership, Consulship, Controllership, Councillorship, Councilorship, Counsellorship, Counselorship, Curacy, Curatorship, Custodianship, Deanery, Deanship, Directorship, Discipleship, Editorship, Eldership, Emirate, Fatherhood, Fatherhood, Foremanship, Generalcy, Generalship, Governorship, Headship, Headship, Hot Seat, Incumbency, Inspectorship, Instructorship, Internship, Judgeship, Judicature, Khanate, Lectureship, Legateship, Legation, Legislatorship, Librarianship, Lieutenancy, Magistracy, Magistrature, Managership, Manhood, Marshalship, Mastership, Mayoralty, Messiahship, Moderatorship, Overlordship, Pastorate, Pastorship, Peasanthood, Plum, Praetorship, Precentorship, Preceptorship, Prefecture, Prelacy, Prelature, Premiership, Presidency, Presidentship, Primateship, Principalship, Priorship, Proconsulate, Proconsulship, Proctorship, Chair, Professorship, Protectorship, Public Office, Rabbinate, Receivership, Rectorate, Rectorship, Regency, Residency, Rulership, Sainthood, Secretaryship, Feudal Lordship, Seigneury, Seigniory, Senatorship, Sinecure, Solicitorship, Speakership, Stewardship, Studentship, Teachership, Thaneship, Throne, Treasurership, Tribuneship, Trusteeship, Vice-presidency, Viceroyship, Viziership, Wardenship, Wardership, Womanhood
Derivative terms: Officiate, Place, Place, Place, Post
15. Noun. A slight attack of illness. "He has a touch of rheumatism"
16. Noun. A small piece or quantity of something. "I gave him a bit of my mind"
Generic synonyms: Small Indefinite Amount, Small Indefinite Quantity
Derivative terms: Bitty
17. Noun. A mark on a die or on a playing card (shape depending on the suit).
18. Noun. A lamp that produces a strong beam of light to illuminate a restricted area; used to focus attention of a stage performer.
Generic synonyms: Lamp
Group relationships: Theater Light
Derivative terms: Spotlight
19. Noun. A playing card with a specified number of pips on it to indicate its value. "An eight-spot"
Generic synonyms: Playing Card
20. Noun. An act that brings discredit to the person who does it. "He made a huge blot on his copybook"
Generic synonyms: Error, Fault, Mistake
Derivative terms: Smirch, Stain
Definition of Spot
1. n. A mark on a substance or body made by foreign matter; a blot; a place discolored.
2. v. t. To make visible marks upon with some foreign matter; to discolor in or with spots; to stain; to cover with spots or figures; as, to spot a garnment; to spot paper.
3. v. i. To become stained with spots.
4. a. Lit., being on the spot, or place;
Definition of Spot
1. Proper noun. A popular given name for a dog. ¹
2. Noun. A round or irregular patch on the surface of a thing having a different color, texture etc. and generally round in shape. ¹
3. Noun. A stain or disfiguring mark. ¹
4. Noun. A pimple, papule or pustule. ¹
5. Noun. A small, unspecified amount or quantity. ¹
6. Noun. (slang US) A bill of five-dollar or ten-dollar denomination in dollars. ¹
7. Noun. A location or area. ¹
8. Noun. A parking space. ¹
9. Noun. (sports) An official determination of placement. ¹
10. Noun. A bright lamp; a spotlight. ¹
11. Noun. (US advertising) A brief advertisement or program segment on television. ¹
12. Noun. Difficult situation; predicament ¹
13. Noun. (context: gymnastics dance weightlifting) One who spots (supports or assists a maneuver, or is prepared to assist if safety dictates); a spotter ¹
14. Noun. (soccer) penalty kick ¹
15. Verb. (transitive) To see, find; to pick out, notice, locate, distinguish or identify ¹
16. Verb. (finance) To loan a small amount of money to someone. ¹
17. Verb. To stain; to leave a spot. ¹
18. Verb. To remove, or attempt to remove, a stain. ¹
19. Verb. (context: gymnastics dance weightlifting) To support or assist a maneuver, or to be prepared to assist if safety dictates. ¹
20. Verb. (dance) To keep the head and eyes pointing in a single direction while turning. ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Spot
1. to mark with spots (small, roundish discolorations) [v SPOTTED, SPOTTING, SPOTS]
Medical Definition of Spot
1. A mark on a substance or body made by foreign matter; a blot; a place discoloured. "Out, damned spot! Out, I say!" (Shak)
2. A stain on character or reputation; something that soils purity; disgrace; reproach; fault; blemish. "Yet Chloe, sure, was formed without a spot." (Pope)
3. A small part of a different colour from the main part, or from the ground upon which it is; as, the spots of a leopard; the spots on a playing card.
4. A small extent of space; a place; any particular place. "Fixed to one spot." "That spot to which I point is Paradise." (Milton) ""A jolly place," said he, "in times of old! But something ails it now: the spot is cursed."" (Wordsworth)
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