"pointed" in the verb sense
1. indicate, point, designate, show
indicate a place, direction, person, or thing either spatially or figuratively
"I showed the customer the glove section"
"He pointed to the empty parking space"
"he indicated his opponents"
2. orient, point
"The weather vane points North"
"the dancers toes pointed outward"
3. charge, level, point
direct into a position for use
"point a gun"
"He charged his weapon at me"
4. steer, maneuver, manoeuver, manoeuvre, direct, point, head, guide, channelize, channelise
direct the course determine the direction of travelling
5. bespeak, betoken, indicate, point, signal
be a signal for or a symptom of
"These symptoms indicate a serious illness"
"Her behavior points to a severe neurosis"
"The economic indicators signal that the euro is undervalued"
6. luff, point
sail close to the wind
mark (Hebrew words) with diacritics
mark with diacritics
"point the letter"
mark (a psalm text) to indicate the points at which the music changes
be positionable in a specified manner
"The gun points with ease"
11. target, aim, place, direct, point
intend (something) to move towards a certain goal
"He aimed his fists towards his opponent's face"
"criticism directed at her superior"
"direct your anger towards others, not towards yourself"
indicate the presence of (game) by standing and pointing with the muzzle
"the dog pointed the dead duck"
13. sharpen, taper, point
give a point to
"The candles are tapered"
14. point, repoint
repair the joints of bricks
"point a chimney"
"pointed" in the adjective sense
having a point
direct and obvious in meaning or reference often unpleasant
"a pointed critique"
"a pointed allusion to what was going on"
"another pointed look in their direction"
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