Nouns (17)
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centre, center
n. the sweet central portion of a piece of candy that is enclosed in chocolate or some other covering
centre, center
n. a place where some particular activity is concentrated; "they received messages from several centers"
centre of attention, center of attention, centre, center
n. the object upon which interest and attention focuses; "his stories made him the center of the party"
midpoint, centre, center
n. a point equidistant from the ends of a line or the extremities of a figure
eye, heart, middle, centre, center
n. an area that is approximately central within some larger region; "it is in the center of town"; "they ran forward into the heart of the struggle"; "they were in the eye of the storm"
Centre
n. a low-lying region in central France
Verbs (8)
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centre, focus, concentrate, rivet, pore, center
v. direct one's attention on something; "Please focus on your studies and not on your hobbies"
centre, center
v. move into the center; "That vase in the picture is not centered"
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Fuzzynyms (125)
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Capital, Das Kapital
n. a book written by Karl Marx (1867) describing his economic theories
centre, center
n. a place where some particular activity is concentrated; "they received messages from several centers"
support
n. supporting structure that holds up or provides a foundation; "the statue stood on a marble support"
centrality
n. the property of being central
ticker, pump, heart
n. the hollow muscular organ located behind the sternum and between the lungs; its rhythmic contractions move the blood through the body; "he stood still, his heart thumping wildly"
waistline, waist
n. the narrowing of the body between the ribs and hips
waistline, waist
n. the narrowing of the body between the ribs and hips
nitty-gritty, heart and soul, sum, pith, nub, meat, marrow, inwardness, heart, gist, essence, centre, center, core, substance, kernel
n. the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience; "the gist of the prosecutor's argument"; "the heart and soul of the Republican Party"; "the nub of the story"
country, area
n. a particular geographical region of indefinite boundary (usually serving some special purpose or distinguished by its people or culture or geography); "it was a mountainous area"; "Bible country"
rootage, source, root, origin, beginning
n. the place where something begins, where it springs into being; "the Italian beginning of the Renaissance"; "Jupiter was the origin of the radiation"; "Pittsburgh is the source of the Ohio River"; "communism's Russian root"
bottom
n. the lowest part of anything; "they started at the bottom of the hill"
bowels
n. the center of the Earth
capital
n. a center that is associated more than any other with some activity or product; "the crime capital of Italy"; "the drug capital of Columbia"
midpoint, centre, center
n. a point equidistant from the ends of a line or the extremities of a figure
eye, heart, middle, centre, center
n. an area that is approximately central within some larger region; "it is in the center of town"; "they ran forward into the heart of the struggle"; "they were in the eye of the storm"
eye, heart, middle, centre, center
n. an area that is approximately central within some larger region; "it is in the center of town"; "they ran forward into the heart of the struggle"; "they were in the eye of the storm"
core
n. the center of an object; "the ball has a titanium core"
medium
n. the surrounding environment; "fish require an aqueous medium"
medium
n. the surrounding environment; "fish require an aqueous medium"
interior, inside
n. the region that is inside of something
piazza, place, plaza
n. a public square with room for pedestrians; "they met at Elm Plaza"; "Grosvenor Place"
course, track, path
n. a line or route along which something travels or moves; "the hurricane demolished houses in its path"; "the track of an animal"; "the course of the river"
course, track, path
n. a line or route along which something travels or moves; "the hurricane demolished houses in its path"; "the track of an animal"; "the course of the river"
core
n. the central part of the Earth
foundation
n. the basis on which something is grounded; "there is little foundation for his objections"
ground, basis, footing
n. a relation that provides the foundation for something; "they were on a friendly footing"; "he worked on an interim basis"
nidus
n. a nest in which spiders or insects deposit their eggs
culture medium, medium
n. (bacteriology) a nutrient substance (solid or liquid) that is used to cultivate micro-organisms
medium
n. an intervening substance through which something is achieved; "the dissolving medium is called a solvent"
contract, concentrate, condense
v. compress or concentrate; "Congress condensed the three-year plan into a six-month plan"
contract, concentrate, condense
v. compress or concentrate; "Congress condensed the three-year plan into a six-month plan"
go over, survey, review
v. hold a review (of troops)
shoot for, draw a bead on, aim, aspire
v. have an ambitious plan or a lofty goal
organise, orchestrate, organize, direct, engineer, mastermind
v. plan and direct (a complex undertaking); "he masterminded the robbery"
direct, aim, calculate
v. specifically design a product, event, or activity for a certain public
look at, deal, take, consider
v. take into consideration for exemplifying purposes; "Take the case of China"; "Consider the following case"
conjoin, join
v. make contact or come together; "The two roads join here"
hinge
v. attach with a hinge
straiten
v. squeeze together
fasten
v. become fixed or fastened; "This dress fastens in the back"
funnel
v. move or pour through a funnel; "funnel the liquid into the small bottle"
direct, send
v. cause to go somewhere; "The explosion sent the car flying in the air"; "She sent her children to camp"; "He directed all his energies into his dissertation"
cross, intersect
v. meet at a point
converge
v. move or draw together at a certain location; "The crowd converged on the movie star"
swivel, pivot
v. turn on a pivot
whizz along, zoom along, whizz, zoom
v. move along very quickly
pour
v. cause to run; "pour water over the floor"
see, examine
v. observe, check out, and look over carefully or inspect; "The customs agent examined the baggage"; "I must see your passport before you can enter the country"
scrutinise, take stock, size up, scrutinize
v. to look at critically or searchingly, or in minute detail; "he scrutinized his likeness in the mirror"
Synonyms (10)
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single out
v. select from a group; "She was singled out for her outstanding performance"
examine closely, pore over, zoom in on
v. focus one's attention on
concentrate on, revolve about, revolve around, center on, focus on, center
v. center upon; "Her entire attention centered on her children"; "Our day revolved around our work"
Antonyms (5)
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extremity
n. the outermost or farthest region or point
extremity
n. the outermost or farthest region or point
outer boundary, fringe, periphery
n. the outside boundary or surface of something
centre
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