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Synonyms for spot
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. topographic point, place, spot(noun)

    a point located with respect to surface features of some region

    "this is a nice place for a picnic"; "a bright spot on a planet"

    Synonyms:
    touch, billet, berth, seat, lieu, place, plaza, station, dapple, post, property, space, spotlight, topographic point, point, shoes, position, smear, bit, fleck, blank space, slur, maculation, daub, speckle, smudge, home, stead, smirch, situation, piazza, office, stain, pip, patch, blot

  2. spot(noun)

    a short section or illustration (as between radio or tv programs or in a magazine) that is often used for advertising

    Synonyms:
    smudge, bit, speckle, patch, dapple, office, fleck, pip, touch, place, smear, daub, maculation, slur, stain, position, smirch, billet, blot, spotlight, post, point, situation, berth, topographic point

  3. point, spot(noun)

    an outstanding characteristic

    "his acting was one of the high points of the movie"

    Synonyms:
    touch, slur, berth, blot, place, stain, billet, dot, breaker point, stop, head, full stop, dapple, gunpoint, post, peak, spotlight, topographic point, point, bit, position, point in time, smear, percentage point, period, full point, fleck, situation, level, stage, degree, pointedness, daub, speckle, smudge, power point, detail, decimal point, distributor point, smirch, item, office, compass point, maculation, pip, tip, patch

  4. smudge, spot, blot, daub, smear, smirch, slur(noun)

    a blemish made by dirt

    "he had a smudge on his cheek"

    Synonyms:
    smudge, bit, patch, dapple, office, speckle, pip, touch, cytosmear, place, smear, aspersion, daub, fleck, cytologic smear, maculation, slur, post, stain, malignment, position, smirch, vilification, billet, blot, spotlight, point, situation, berth, topographic point

  5. spot, speckle, dapple, patch, fleck, maculation(noun)

    a small contrasting part of something

    "a bald spot"; "a leopard's spots"; "a patch of clouds"; "patches of thin ice"; "a fleck of red"

    Synonyms:
    darn, touch, billet, berth, blot, place, piece, eyepatch, bandage, chip, dapple, flake, post, spotlight, topographic point, point, bit, position, smear, plot of land, temporary hookup, fleck, spotting, staining, slur, maculation, spell, daub, speckle, smudge, scrap, while, smirch, situation, office, stain, plot, pip, plot of ground, mend, patch

  6. spot(noun)

    a section of an entertainment that is assigned to a specific performer or performance

    "they changed his spot on the program"

    Synonyms:
    smudge, bit, speckle, patch, dapple, office, fleck, pip, touch, place, smear, daub, maculation, slur, stain, position, smirch, billet, blot, spotlight, post, point, situation, berth, topographic point

  7. spot(noun)

    a business establishment for entertainment

    "night spot"

    Synonyms:
    smudge, bit, speckle, patch, dapple, office, fleck, pip, touch, place, smear, daub, maculation, slur, stain, position, smirch, billet, blot, spotlight, post, point, situation, berth, topographic point

  8. position, post, berth, office, spot, billet, place, situation(noun)

    a job in an organization

    "he occupied a post in the treasury"

    Synonyms:
    stance, state of affairs, touch, billet, short letter, berth, seat, lieu, place, perspective, locating, mail, bureau, authority, role, home, station, function, view, post, plaza, property, piazza, mooring, spotlight, topographic point, point, mail service, part, note, position, spatial relation, bunk, power, dapple, speckle, status, positioning, government agency, fleck, agency, blank space, posture, smear, moorage, site, slip, business office, slur, military position, maculation, attitude, daub, placement, bit, smudge, line, emplacement, space, stead, postal service, smirch, office staff, situation, side, location, office, stain, federal agency, pip, stake, built in bed, military post, shoes, patch, blot

  9. touch, spot(noun)

    a slight attack of illness

    "he has a touch of rheumatism"

    Synonyms:
    hint, touch, slur, signature, berth, mite, blot, ghost, place, jot, sense of touch, billet, cutaneous senses, dapple, touch modality, post, tactile sensation, tinge, spotlight, soupcon, topographic point, point, speck, position, smear, bit, touching, fleck, tactual sensation, skin senses, speckle, maculation, daub, touch sensation, smudge, pinch, feeling, contact, smirch, situation, office, trace, stain, pip, patch

  10. spot, bit(noun)

    a small piece or quantity of something

    "a spot of tea"; "a bit of paper"; "a bit of lint"; "I gave him a bit of my mind"

    Synonyms:
    touch, billet, berth, blot, act, place, piece, chip, routine, dapple, flake, snatch, post, second, topographic point, point, bit, position, smear, turn, mo, minute, fleck, smirch, slur, maculation, number, daub, speckle, smudge, morsel, scrap, moment, spotlight, situation, office, bite, stain, pip, patch

  11. spot, pip(noun)

    a mark on a die or on a playing card (shape depending on the suit)

    Synonyms:
    smudge, bit, speckle, patch, dapple, office, fleck, pip, touch, place, smear, daub, blip, maculation, slur, stain, radar target, position, smirch, billet, blot, spotlight, post, point, situation, berth, topographic point

  12. spotlight, spot(noun)

    a lamp that produces a strong beam of light to illuminate a restricted area; used to focus attention of a stage performer

    Synonyms:
    smudge, bit, patch, dapple, office, speckle, pip, touch, place, limelight, daub, fleck, smear, maculation, public eye, slur, post, stain, position, smirch, glare, billet, blot, spotlight, point, situation, berth, topographic point

  13. spot(noun)

    a playing card with a specified number of pips on it to indicate its value

    "an eight-spot"

    Synonyms:
    smudge, bit, speckle, patch, dapple, office, fleck, pip, touch, place, smear, daub, maculation, slur, stain, position, smirch, billet, blot, spotlight, post, point, situation, berth, topographic point

  14. blot, smear, smirch, spot, stain(verb)

    an act that brings discredit to the person who does it

    "he made a huge blot on his copybook"

    Synonyms:
    vilification, billet, berth, blot, place, mark, grunge, touch, dapple, discolouration, post, grease, spotlight, topographic point, point, bit, brand, position, smear, cytosmear, grime, stigma, fleck, slur, dirt, maculation, daub, speckle, malignment, smudge, filth, discoloration, smirch, situation, office, stain, soil, pip, cytologic smear, patch

  15. descry, spot, espy, spy(verb)

    catch sight of

    Synonyms:
    blob, blemish, snoop, recognize, stag, sight, descry, fleck, espy, pick out, sleuth, recognise, spy, distinguish, tell apart, make out, blot, discern

  16. spot, recognize, recognise, distinguish, discern, pick out, make out, tell apart(verb)

    detect with the senses

    "The fleeing convicts were picked out of the darkness by the watchful prison guards"; "I can't make out the faces in this photograph"

    Synonyms:
    discern, bang, have it away, screw, acknowledge, recognise, deal, grapple, get along, choose, distinguish, greet, make love, discover, do, jazz, key, love, roll in the hay, separate, cut, neck, be intimate, signalize, accredit, name, pick out, eff, bonk, make do, bed, do it, mark, have intercourse, realize, make out, manage, have sex, tell apart, select, secern, take, fill out, fill in, have a go at it, key out, tell, agnise, describe, secernate, sleep with, agnize, blemish, identify, contend, issue, fleck, hump, get laid, severalize, descry, have it off, sleep together, get by, signalise, write out, spy, cope, recognize, severalise, know, come, get it on, differentiate, complete, blot, fare, lie with, espy, realise, blob

  17. blemish, spot(verb)

    mar or impair with a flaw

    "her face was blemished"

    Synonyms:
    tell apart, blemish, blob, recognize, recognise, flaw, descry, fleck, espy, pick out, deface, spy, disfigure, distinguish, blot, make out, discern

  18. spot, fleck, blob, blot(verb)

    make a spot or mark onto

    "The wine spotted the tablecloth"

    Synonyms:
    blemish, recognise, blot, tell apart, fleck, distinguish, descry, espy, spy, blob, pick out, recognize, discern, make out

  19. spot(verb)

    become spotted

    "This dress spots quickly"

    Synonyms:
    blemish, recognise, blot, tell apart, fleck, distinguish, descry, espy, spy, blob, pick out, recognize, discern, make out

  20. spot(verb)

    mark with a spot or spots so as to allow easy recognition

    "spot the areas that one should clearly identify"

    Synonyms:
    blemish, recognise, blot, tell apart, fleck, distinguish, descry, espy, spy, blob, pick out, recognize, discern, make out

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. spot

    Whatever mars the beauty or completeness of an object is a blemish, whether original, as squinting eyes, or the result of accident or disease, etc., as the pits of smallpox. A blemish is superficial; a flaw or taint is in structure or substance. In the moral sense, we speak of a blot or stain upon reputation; a flaw or taint in character. A defect is the want or lack of something; fault, primarily a failing, is something that fails of an apparent intent or disappoints a natural expectation; thus a sudden dislocation or displacement of geological strata is called a fault. Figuratively, a blemish comes from one's own ill-doing; a brand or stigma is inflicted by others; as, the brand of infamy.

    Synonyms:
    blemish, blot, blur, brand, crack, daub, defacement, defect, deformity, dent, disfigurement, disgrace, dishonor, fault, flaw, imperfection, injury, reproach, smirch, soil, speck, stain, stigma, taint, tarnish

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. spot(n)

    Synonyms:
    stain, blot, blemish, locality, site, place

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. spot(n.)

    Synonyms:
    speck, blot

  2. spot(n.)

    Synonyms:
    blemish, stain, taint, flaw

  3. spot(n.)

    Synonyms:
    place, locality

  4. spot(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    make spots on, dapple, variegate

  5. spot(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    stain, sully, soil, tarnish, blemish

  6. spot(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    [Cant term,] mark, take special note of

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. spot(n)

    Synonyms:
    speck, speckle, mark, blot, discoloration, fleck, dapple, blotch, smutch, stain, reproach, blemish, flaw, place, locality, areola, areolet, areolation, ocellus

  2. spot(v)

    Synonyms:
    dapple, variegate, mottle, speckle, blot, sully, stain, maculate

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    stain, place, location, situ, tache, mancha, cash, loco, corner, detect, ground, slick, blot, blemish, smudge, blitz, point

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. spot

    Synonyms:
    Immediate diagnosis, spot diagnosis

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How to use spot in a sentence?

  1. Elizabeth Lauten:

    Act like being in the White House matters to you, dress like you deserve respect, not a spot at a bar. And certainly don’t make faces during televised public events.

  2. Journeyman Wheatcroft:

    I'm very disappointed with the back nine, we'll get after it again tomorrow. I'm in a good spot, and hopefully I'm not too far off the lead.

  3. Tej Bharath:

    When we arrived on the spot a lot of people were lying on the ground unconscious and we evacuated around 1,000 people and rushed them to the hospital.

  4. David Schmid:

    It's a genre that really hits that sweet spot between a fascination with crime and a set of relatable family dynamics.

  5. William Manning:

    Any time your key demographic is located in one spot, that’s a really good time to try to utilize them for some sort of opportunistic sales tactic, besides, it’s Microsoft’s job to do so. Their focus is not their own platform any more. It’s developing killer applications for other platforms also. They’ve accepted that reality and it was a huge move.


Translations for spot

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  • بقعةArabic
  • tacaCatalan, Valencian
  • skvrna, uvidětCzech
  • Stelle, Fleck, Werbespot, Ort, BisschenGerman
  • βούλαGreek
  • makuloEsperanto
  • grano, mancha, ubicar, detectar, avistar, localizar, divisarSpanish
  • pikkupaikka, pilkku, näppylä, kohdevalo, tahra, spotti, täplä, näppy, huomataFinnish
  • bouton, peu, endroit, tache, détacher, s'apercevoir, trouver, repérer, détecter, tacherFrench
  • ionadScottish Gaelic
  • foltHungarian
  • titikIndonesian
  • makuleto, makuloIdo
  • foruncolo, macchia, brufoloItalian
  • לְזַהוֹתHebrew
  • ちょっと, 斑点, 斑, 場所, 染みJapanese
  • Korean
  • reclamespot, vlek, plek, straler, plaats, beetje, hap, spot, puist, lenen, vinden, maken, bevlekken, ontvlekken, spotten, matsen, bemerken, opmerkenDutch
  • sted, flekk, prikk, kvise, identifisere, oppdage, låneNorwegian
  • miejscePolish
  • lugar, mancha, lâmpada, pouco, identificar, [[remover]] [[uma]] [[mancha]], mancharPortuguese
  • patăRomanian
  • прыщик, подсветка, место, прожектор, пятно, заметить, взять в долг, оставить пятно, увидетьRussian
  • mrljaSerbo-Croatian
  • plats, fläck, prick, spotlight, fläcka ner, märka utSwedish
  • leke, spot, benekTurkish

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