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Princeton's WordNet

  1. comment, notice, remark, point outverb

    make or write a comment on

    "he commented the paper of his colleague"

  2. signalize, signalise, point out, call attentionverb

    point out carefully and clearly

  3. remonstrate, point outverb

    present and urge reasons in opposition


  1. point outverb

    To identify among a group of similar subjects, or in a scene where the subject might not be readily seen or noticed, with a gesture of the body.

  2. point outverb

    To tell, remind, indicate.

  3. Etymology: From point and out. Instead of pointing to a particular thing, the term implies pointing to one particular thing out of several similar things, or to a thing in a scene where it might not be readily seen.


  1. Point out

    Point out means to show someone who a person is or where something is. Point out also means to tell someone something that they need to know. It is used in the names of:


  1. point out

    To point out means to direct attention to or indicate something, often during a discussion or explanation. It can also refer to the action of identifying a specific detail or fact, usually with the intent of noting its relevance or importance.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of point out in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of point out in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of point out in a Sentence

  1. Roger Wicker:

    I note that the distinguished Democratic leader has a great admiration for the distinguished representative from the state of Wyoming, Rep. Cheney, he waxes on about her judgment and her courage. I would point out to my colleagues that this newfound hero of Sen. Schumer voted no on H.R. 1 and perhaps he should follow her logic and her judgment on that since he has joined me in admiration of Rep. Cheney.

  2. Inspector General:

    The auditors point out that they didn't have certain case files and asked the NOPD to send it to them, we got the cases a few days later, but when we checked with the (NOPD information technology) department we found that those records were post-dated two and three years. ... They were created when we made the request.

  3. Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel:

    The climate levy has the advantage from out point of view that it is efficient and cost-efficient, it has the disadvantage as the companies point out with understandable arguments that it could lead to job losses and a collapse of the industry that we don't want.

  4. Martin Slumbers:

    There has been some misunderstanding of the new rule and I would point out that it is designed to prevent any opportunity for the caddie to stand behind the player as he begins to take his stance, we appreciate it was a very unfortunate situation yesterday and I completely understand Keith Pelley's concerns... but there is no discretionary element to the rule precisely so that it is easier to understand and can be applied consistently.

  5. Steven Keating:

    I started printing out copies of my tumor, and copies of my brain, you could 3-D print something to use as a surgical tool or as a guide, or even just to have it in the room to point out something to the team of surgeons.

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