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