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Spot meaning

spot - 22 dictionary results

  1. 1. a job in an organization; " he occupied a post in the treasury"
  2. 2. a short section or illustration ( as between radio or tv programs or in a magazine) that is often used for advertising
  3. 3. a small quantity; " a spot of tea"; " a bit of paper"
  4. 4. a slight attack of illness; " he has a touch of rheumatism"
  5. 5. mark with a spot or spots so as to allow easy recognition; " spot the areas that one should clearly identify"
  6. 6. become spotted; " This dress spots quickly"
  7. 7. Lit., being on the spot, or place;
  8. 8. A mark on a substance or body made by foreign matter; a blot; a place discolored.
  9. 9. A stain on character or reputation; something that soils purity; disgrace; reproach; fault; blemish.
  10. 10. A small part of a different color from the main part, or from the ground upon which it is; as, the spots of a leopard; the spots on a playing card.
  11. 11. A small extent of space; a place; any particular place.
  12. 12. A variety of the common domestic pigeon, so called from a spot on its head just above its beak.
  13. 13. A sciaenoid food fish ( Liostomus xanthurus) of the Atlantic coast of the United States. It has a black spot behind the shoulders and fifteen oblique dark bars on the sides. Called also goody, Lafayette, masooka, and old wife.
  14. 14. The southern redfish, or red horse, which has a spot on each side at the base of the tail. See Redfish.
  15. 15. Commodities, as merchandise and cotton, sold for immediate delivery.
  16. 16. To make visible marks upon with some foreign matter; to discolor in or with spots; to stain; to cover with spots or figures; as, to spot a garnment; to spot paper.
  17. 17. To mark or note so as to insure recognition; to recognize; to detect; as, to spot a criminal.
  18. 18. To stain; to blemish; to taint; to disgrace; to tarnish, as reputation; to asperse.
  19. 19. To become stained with spots.
  20. 20. on hand for immediate delivery after sale; - said of commodities; as, spot wheat.
  21. 21. A stain; place of a different color; small space; place.
  22. 22. To mark with spots; discolor; stain.

spot - examples of usage

  1. Something stronger than his will drew him to the spot, and there he saw Conrad, dead beside the old man. - "A Hazard of New Fortunes, Part Fifth", William Dean Howells.
  2. The spot was so beautiful that I decided to camp there, instead of going on several miles farther, as I had intended. - "Reminiscences of a South African Pioneer", W. C. Scully.
  3. You shall not move these men from this spot. - "The Shepherd of the North", Richard Aumerle Maher.
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