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Synonyms for centre
ˈsɑ̃ trə

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Centre(noun)

    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, eye(noun)

    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, midpoint(noun)

    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, centre(noun)

    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, centre(noun)

    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-gritty(noun)

    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 attention(noun)

    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 centre(noun)

    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, centre(verb)

    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, centre(verb)

    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, rivet(verb)

    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

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. centre(n.)

    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. Serhiy Leshchenko:

    The president must put Kolomoisky in his place. The seizure of a state firm in the centre of Kiev by armed people is a personal challenge to Poroshenko and his legitimacy.

  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. Ryan Wager:

    Once an attacker has made it past those defences they're in the gooey centre, and getting around is relatively simple.

  4. W. Somerset Maugham:

    I do not confer praise or blame I accept. I am the measure of all things. I am the centre of the world.

  5. Hazlitt:

    Man is an intellectual animal, therefore an everlasting contradiction to himself. His senses centre in himself, his ideas reach to the ends of the universe; so that he is torn in pieces between the two without the possibility of its ever being otherwise. A mere physical being or a pure spirit can alone be satisfied with itself.


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