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  Words related to spot

Related / Similar Words: blot, smear, smirch, stain, position, post, berth, office, billet, place, situation, spotlight, speckle, dapple, patch, fleck, maculation, smudge, daub, slur, point, pip, topographic point, bit, touch, blob, blemish, descry, espy, spy

 

Definition:
  • an act that brings discredit to the person who does it; "he made a huge blot on his copybook";
  • a job in an organization; "he occupied a post in the treasury";
  • a business establishment for entertainment; "night spot";
  • a playing card with a specified number of pips on it to indicate its value; "an eight spot";
  • a lamp that produces a strong beam of light to illuminate a restricted area; used to focus attention of a stage performer;
  • 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";
  • a blemish made by dirt; "he had a smudge on his cheek";
  • an outstanding characteristic; "his acting was one of the high points of the movie";
  • a section of an entertainment that is assigned to a specific performer or performance; "they changed his spot on the program";
  • a short section or illustration (as between radio or tv programs or in a magazine) that is often used for advertising;
  • a mark on a playing card (shape depending on the suit);
  • a point located with respect to surface features of some region; "this is a nice place for a picnic";
  • a small quantity; "a spot of tea"; "a bit of paper";
  • a slight attack of illness; "he has a touch of rheumatism";
  • mark with a spot or spots so as to allow easy recognition; "spot the areas that one should clearly identify";
  • become spotted; "This dress spots quickly";
  • make a spot or mark onto; "The wine spotted the tablecloth";
  • mar or impair with a flaw; "her face was blemished";
  • catch sight of;

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    Hyponyms: academicianship, accountantship, admiralty, ambassadorship, apostleship, apprenticeship, attorneyship, bailiffship, bishopry, cadetship, caliphate, captainship, captaincy, cardinalship, chairmanship, chancellorship, chaplaincy, chaplainship, chieftaincy, chieftainship, clerkship, commandership, commandery, comptrollership, consulship, controllership, councillorship, councilorship, counselorship, counsellorship, curacy, curatorship, custodianship, deanship, deanery, directorship, discipleship, editorship, eldership, emirate, fatherhood, foremanship, generalship, governorship, headship, hot seat, incumbency, inspectorship, instructorship, internship, judgship, judgeship, judicature, khanate, lectureship, legation, legateship, legislatorship, librarianship, lieutenancy, magistracy, magistrature, managership, manhood, marshalship, mastership, mayoralty, messiahship, moderatorship, overlordship, pastorship, pastorate, peasanthood, praetorship, precentorship, preceptorship, prefecture, prelacy, prelature, premiership, presidency, presidentship, primateship, principalship, priorship, proconsulship, proconsulate, proctorship, professorship, chair, protectorship, public office, receivership, regency, residency, rulership, sainthood, secretaryship, senatorship, sinecure, solicitorship, speakership, stewardship, studentship, teachership, thaneship, throne, treasurership, tribuneship, viceroyship, viziership, wardenship, wardership, womanhood, cabaret, nightclub, club, nightspot, clip joint, hot spot, hotspot, joint, eight-spot, five-spot, four-spot, nine-spot, seven-spot, six-spot, ten-spot, speck, pinpoint, nebula, worn spot, fret, plaque, macule, macula, blotch, splodge, splotch, fingermark, fingerprint, inkblot, grave, tomb, junction, birthplace, place of birth, polling place, polling station, end, hiding place, high, heights, hole-in-the-wall, holy place, sanctum, holy, mecca, nesting place, overlook, peak, crown, crest, top, tip, summit, rendezvous, scour, service area, showplace, solitude, stop, target, target area, pool, puddle, parhelion, mock sun, sundog, sunspot, facula, freckle, mottle, dapple, cloud, fox, tarnish, stain, maculate, sully, defile, speckle, bespeckle, spatter, bespatter

     

    Grouped Verbs: stain

     

    Part Meronyms: playing card

     

    Member Meronyms: theater light

     

    Derivational Morphology: tarnish, stain, maculate, sully, defile, defame, slander, smirch, asperse, denigrate, calumniate, smear, besmirch, station, post, base, send, place, locate, site, officiate, function, spotlight, fleck, blob, blot, patch, mottle, dapple, cloud, speckle, bespeckle, stipple, blur, smudge, smutch, set, localize, localise, target, aim, direct, point, put, pose, position, lay, maculation, spotter, daub, slur, staining, spotting, blemish, defect, mar, detection, catching, espial, spying, lookout, lookout man, sentinel, sentry, watch, scout, picket, finder, discoverer

     

    Anagrams: post, stop, Post

     

    Language Translations:
    Chinese: 斑點   Dutch: vlek  
    Finnish: pilkku   French: tache  
    German: Fleck   Greek: βούλα  
    Hungarian: folt   Italian: macchia  
    Japanese:   Korean:  
    Norwegian: flekk   Portuguese: mancha  
    Russian: пятно   Spanish: mancha  
    Swedish: fläck  
     
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