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Synonyms for centre
ˈsɑ̃ trəcen·tre

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Centrenoun

    a low-lying region in central France

    Synonyms:
    nitty-gritty, meat, middle, core, inwardness, sum, midpoint, gist, heart and soul, substance, nub, center, kernel, eye, center of attention, essence, nerve center, nerve centre, heart, centre of attention, marrow, pith

  2. center, centre, middle, heart, eyenoun

    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"

    Synonyms:
    affection, warmness, affectionateness, substance, center of attention, center field, philia, plaza, meat, center, tenderness, snapper, core, marrow, sum, fondness, nerve, ticker, nerve center, shopping center, midsection, optic, midriff, kernel, nitty-gritty, spirit, centerfield, gist, warmheartedness, nerve centre, inwardness, centre of attention, pith, heart, shopping mall, bosom, mall, essence, nub, mettle, pump, heart and soul, shopping centre, oculus, spunk, midpoint, eye, middle

  3. center, centre, midpointnoun

    a point equidistant from the ends of a line or the extremities of a figure

    Synonyms:
    nitty-gritty, meat, center, middle, core, inwardness, shopping mall, sum, midpoint, centre of attention, shopping centre, gist, heart and soul, shopping center, substance, nub, mall, kernel, eye, center of attention, essence, nerve center, center field, plaza, nerve centre, heart, centerfield, marrow, pith, snapper

  4. center, centrenoun

    a place where some particular activity is concentrated

    "they received messages from several centers"

    Synonyms:
    nitty-gritty, meat, center, middle, core, inwardness, shopping mall, sum, midpoint, centre of attention, shopping centre, gist, heart and soul, shopping center, substance, nub, mall, kernel, eye, center of attention, essence, nerve center, center field, plaza, nerve centre, heart, centerfield, marrow, pith, snapper

  5. center, centrenoun

    the sweet central portion of a piece of candy that is enclosed in chocolate or some other covering

    Synonyms:
    nitty-gritty, meat, center, middle, core, inwardness, shopping mall, sum, midpoint, centre of attention, shopping centre, gist, heart and soul, shopping center, substance, nub, mall, kernel, eye, center of attention, essence, nerve center, center field, plaza, nerve centre, heart, centerfield, marrow, pith, snapper

  6. kernel, substance, core, center, centre, essence, gist, heart, heart and soul, inwardness, marrow, meat, nub, pith, sum, nitty-grittynoun

    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"

    Synonyms:
    affection, summation, warmness, sum of money, sum total, means, affectionateness, substance, center of attention, center field, content, nucleus, plaza, meaning, meat, bone marrow, burden, stub, center, tenderness, snapper, core, totality, marrow, heart and soul, sum, fondness, total, nerve, core group, internality, marrow squash, nerve center, shopping center, aggregate, nub, join, kernel, nitty-gritty, union, spirit, centerfield, gist, warmheartedness, nerve centre, inwardness, centre of attention, pith, heart, shopping mall, nubble, bosom, mall, essence, ticker, message, pump, magnetic core, effect, mettle, shopping centre, perfume, spunk, philia, subject matter, amount of money, midpoint, vegetable marrow, eye, amount, middle

  7. center, centre, center of attention, centre of attentionnoun

    the object upon which interest and attention focuses

    "his stories made him the center of the party"

    Synonyms:
    nitty-gritty, meat, center, middle, core, inwardness, shopping mall, sum, midpoint, centre of attention, shopping centre, gist, heart and soul, shopping center, substance, nub, mall, kernel, eye, center of attention, essence, nerve center, center field, plaza, nerve centre, heart, centerfield, marrow, pith, snapper

  8. center, centre, nerve center, nerve centrenoun

    a cluster of nerve cells governing a specific bodily process

    "in most people the speech center is in the left hemisphere"

    Synonyms:
    nitty-gritty, meat, center, middle, core, inwardness, shopping mall, sum, midpoint, centre of attention, shopping centre, gist, heart and soul, shopping center, substance, nub, mall, kernel, eye, center of attention, essence, nerve center, center field, plaza, nerve centre, heart, centerfield, marrow, pith, snapper

  9. center, centreverb

    a building dedicated to a particular activity

    "they were raising money to build a new center for research"

    Synonyms:
    nitty-gritty, meat, center, middle, core, inwardness, shopping mall, sum, midpoint, centre of attention, shopping centre, gist, heart and soul, shopping center, substance, nub, mall, kernel, eye, center of attention, essence, nerve center, center field, plaza, nerve centre, heart, centerfield, marrow, pith, snapper

  10. center, centreverb

    move into the center

    "That vase in the picture is not centered"

    Synonyms:
    center, rivet, concentrate, concentrate on, focus on, pore, center on, focus, revolve around, revolve about

  11. concentrate, focus, center, centre, pore, rivetverb

    direct one's attention on something

    "Please focus on your studies and not on your hobbies"

    Synonyms:
    decoct, center on, concentrate on, focus, concentrate, sharpen, centralise, focus on, concenter, contract, digest, revolve around, condense, focalise, center, boil down, focalize, revolve about, reduce, rivet, pore, concentre, centralize

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Editors Contribution

  1. centroid

    in the middle of something, or where when you would fold it in half horizontally and vertically and then unfold the centre will pop out or in

    that's not the centre

    Submitted by anonymous on May 31, 2020  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. centrenoun

    Synonyms:
    [Written also Center.] middle, midst, middle point

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. centre

    Synonyms:
    See Center

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How to use centre in a sentence?

  1. Professor Brown:

    For decades radio interferometry has been done at centimetre wavelengths using telescopes spread across continents, however, if you do the same observations at millimetre wavelengths then you canproduce images with better resolution, and see (in silhouette) the black hole at the centre of our galaxy.

  2. Peter Corne:

    It shows how resolute the Centre is on this issue and how it is determined to keep up the pressure on the provinces, they have nowhere to hide.

  3. Natasha Walter:

    The behaviour of staff, particularly male staff, in Yarl's Wood detention centre, is adding to the trauma of survivors of sexual violence.

  4. Gilbert Keith Chesterton:

    The soul goes round upon a wheel of stars and all things return....Good and evil go round in a wheel that is one thing and not many. Do you not realise in your heart, do you not believe behind all your beliefs, that there is but one reality and we are its shadows and that all things are but aspects of one thing a centre where men melt into Man and Man into God 'No,' said Father Brown.

  5. Chief Executive Gadi Lesin:

    The group is implementing streamlining measures ... including production, supply chain and cost cutting at the corporate centre.

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