What does make a point mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. make a point, make sure(verb)

    make a point of doing something; act purposefully and intentionally


  1. make a point(Verb)

    To argue or promote an idea.

  2. make a point(Verb)

    To take care in doing something of something; to pay attention or ensure that something is done.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of make a point in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of make a point in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Mary Lou Marzian:

    That would also be to make a point. It will not go anywhere.

  2. Mary Hirsch:

    Humor is a rubber sword--it allows you to make a point without drawing blood.

  3. Mary Hirsch:

    Humor is a rubber sword - it allows you to make a point without drawing blood.

  4. Thomas Kienbauer:

    Sometimes, you have to present an exaggerated view of the situation if you really want to make a point.

  5. David Akin:

    I try to make a point to establish relationships every day on the set, and (producers and directors) love New Orleans.

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