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spot

 
Noun spot has 14 senses
  1. topographic point, place, spot - a point located with respect to surface features of some region; "this is a nice place for a picnic"
    --1 is a kind of point
    --1 has particulars:
     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, macula; facula; facula
  2. spot - a short section or illustration (as between radio or tv programs or in a magazine) that is often used for advertising
    --2 is a kind of
    section, subdivision
  3. smudge, spot, blot, daub, smear, smirch, slur - a blemish made by dirt; "he had a smudge on his cheek"
    --3 is a kind of blemish, defect, mar
    --3 has particulars:
     blotch, splodge, splotch; fingermark, fingerprint; inkblot
    Derived forms: verb spot4, verb spot3
  4. spot, speckle, dapple, patch, fleck, maculation - 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"
    --4 is a kind of marking
    --4 has particulars:
     speck, pinpoint; nebula; worn spot, fret; plaque; macule, macula
    Derived form: verb spot5
  5. spot - a section of an entertainment that is assigned to a specific performer or performance; "they changed his spot on the program"
    --5 is a kind of
    section, subdivision
  6. point, spot - an outstanding characteristic; "his acting was one of the high points of the movie"
    --6 is a kind of characteristic
  7. spot - a business establishment for entertainment; "night spot"
    --7 is a kind of
    place of business, business establishment
    --7 has particulars:
     cabaret, nightclub, club, nightspot; clip joint; hot spot, hotspot; joint
  8. position, post, berth, office, spot, billet, place, situation - a job in an organization; "he occupied a post in the treasury"
    --8 is a kind of occupation, business, job, line of work, line
    --8 has particulars:
     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; fatherhood; foremanship; generalship; governorship; headship; 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
  9. touch, spot - a slight attack of illness; "he has a touch of rheumatism"
    --9 is a kind of attack
  10. spot, bit - a small quantity; "a spot of tea"; "a bit of paper"
    --10 is a kind of small indefinite quantity, small indefinite amount
  11. spot, pip - a mark on a playing card (shape depending on the suit)
    --11 is a kind of marker, marking, mark
    --11 is a part of playing card
  12. spotlight, spot - a lamp that produces a strong beam of light to illuminate a restricted area; used to focus attention of a stage performer
    --12 is a kind of lamp
    --12 is a member of theater light
  13. spot - a playing card with a specified number of pips on it to indicate its value; "an eight spot"
    --13 is a kind of
    playing card
    --13 has particulars:
     eight-spot; five-spot; four-spot; nine-spot; seven-spot; six-spot; ten-spot
  14. blot, smear, smirch, spot, stain - an act that brings discredit to the person who does it; "he made a huge blot on his copybook"
    --14 is a kind of mistake, error, fault
Verb spot has 5 senses
  1. descry, spot, espy, spy - catch sight of
    --1 is one way to sight
    Derived forms: noun spotter3, noun spotter4, noun spotting2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
  2. blemish, spot - mar or impair with a flaw; "her face was blemished"
    --2 is one way to dirty, soil, begrime, grime, colly, bemire
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  3. spot, fleck, blob, blot - make a spot or mark onto; "The wine spotted the tablecloth"
    --3 is one way to change surface
    Derived forms: noun spot3, noun spotting1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  4. spot - become spotted; "This dress spots quickly"
    --4 is one way to
    change
    Derived form: noun spot3
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
  5. spot - mark with a spot or spots so as to allow easy recognition; "spot the areas that one should clearly identify"
    --5 is one way to
    mark
    Derived forms: noun spot4, noun spotter2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
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