spot

phonetic symbol: / spát / 

spot - English Dictionary

[ noun ]
■ an act that brings discredit to the person who does it
blot , smear , smirch , stain

[ noun ]
■ a job in an organization
berth , billet , office , place , position , post , situation

[ noun ]
■ a business establishment for entertainment
e.g.)
・night spot

[ noun ]
■ a playing card with a specified number of pips on it to indicate its value
e.g.)
・an eight-spot

[ noun ]
■ a lamp that produces a strong beam of light to illuminate a restricted area
■ used to focus attention of a stage performer
spotlight

[ noun ]
■ a small contrasting part of something
e.g.)
・a bald spot
・a leopard's spots
dapple , fleck , maculation , patch , speckle

[ noun ]
■ a blemish made by dirt
blot , daub , slur , smear , smirch , smudge

[ noun ]
■ an outstanding characteristic
point

[ noun ]
■ a section of an entertainment that is assigned to a specific performer or performance
e.g.)
・they changed his spot on the program

[ noun ]
■ a short section or illustration (as between radio or tv programs or in a magazine) that is often used for advertising

[ noun ]
■ a mark on a die or on a playing card (shape depending on the suit)
pip

[ noun ]
■ a point located with respect to surface features of some region
e.g.)
・a bright spot on a planet
place , topographic point

[ noun ]
■ a small piece or quantity of something
e.g.)
・a spot of tea
bit

[ noun ]
■ a slight attack of illness
touch

[ verb ]
■ mark with a spot or spots so as to allow easy recognition
e.g.)
・spot the areas that one should clearly identify

[ verb ]
■ become spotted
e.g.)
・This dress spots quickly

[ verb ]
■ make a spot or mark onto
e.g.)
・The wine spotted the tablecloth
blob , blot , fleck

[ verb ]
■ mar or impair with a flaw
blemish

[ verb ]
■ catch sight of
descry , espy , spy

[ verb ]
■ detect with the senses
discern , distinguish , make out , pick out , recognise , recognize , tell apart

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