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Definitions for center

  • adjective - equally distant from the extremes
  • verb - direct one's attention on something; "Please focus on your studies and not on your hobbies"
  • noun - a position on a basketball team of the player who participates in the jump that starts the game
  • noun - (American football) the position of the player on the line of scrimmage who puts the ball in play; "it is a center's responsibility to get the football to the quarterback"
  • noun - the position on a hockey team of the player who participates in the face off at the beginning of the game
  • verb - move into the center; "That vase in the picture is not centered"
  • adjective - of or belonging to neither the right nor the left politically or intellectually
  • verb - center upon; "Her entire attention centered on her children"; "Our day revolved around our work"
  • noun - a building dedicated to a particular activity; "they were raising money to build a new center for research"
  • noun - the piece of ground in the outfield directly ahead of the catcher; "he hit the ball to deep center"
  • noun - mercantile establishment consisting of a carefully landscaped complex of shops representing leading merchandisers; usually includes restaurants and a convenient parking area; a modern version of the traditional marketplace; "a good plaza should have a movie house"; "they spent their weekends at the local malls"
  • noun - a cluster of nerve cells governing a specific bodily process; "in most people the speech center is in the left hemisphere"
  • noun - the object upon which interest and attention focuses; "his stories made him the center of the party"
  • noun - the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience; "the gist of the prosecutor's argument"; "the heart and soul of the Republican Party"; "the nub of the story"
  • noun - the sweet central portion of a piece of candy that is enclosed in chocolate or some other covering
  • noun - politically moderate persons; centrists
  • noun - the middle of a military or naval formation; "they had to reinforce the center"
  • noun - a place where some particular activity is concentrated; "they received messages from several centers"
  • noun - a point equidistant from the ends of a line or the extremities of a figure
  • noun - an area that is approximately central within some larger region; "it is in the center of town"; "they ran forward into the heart of the struggle"; "they were in the eye of the storm"
  • noun - (football) the person who plays center on the line of scrimmage and snaps the ball to the quarterback; "the center fumbled the handoff"
  • noun - (basketball) the person who plays center on a basketball team
  • noun - (ice hockey) the person who plays center on a hockey team
  • Pronounciation of center

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    Synonyms for center

    midway halfway middle centerfield shopping center center of attention core heart and soul nub midpoint plaza shopping centre centre of attention essence inwardness pith eye mall nerve center kernel gist marrow sum snapper center field shopping mall nerve centre substance heart meat nitty-gritty pore revolve around concentrate rivet revolve about focus focus on concentrate on centre center on

    Antonyms for center

    right left

    Holonyms for center

    football team eleven basketball team hockey team five

    Hyponyms for center

    call center conference center research facility auditory center Broca's center Wernicke's area respiratory center eye-catcher haecceity nerve centre centre of curvature center of gravity core nucleus city centre financial center midfield call centre conference house service club rhinencephalon Broca's gyrus Wernicke's center conversation piece bare bones quintessence capital bowels centre of gravity navel center stage central city hub seat community center control center settlement house olfactory brain Broca's convolution superior colliculus crosshairs hypostasis stuff bight bull's eye center of mass navel point centre stage storm center inner city midstream burn center civic center research center student center Broca's area convolution of Broca inferior colliculus cynosure quiddity nerve center center of curvature bull centre of mass nombril city center storm centre medical center engulf soak up listen plunge recall hear steep engross think take heed immerse absorb zoom in

    Hypernyms for center

    tract parcel outlet cognitive content class formation area cager position piece of land mercantile establishment neural structure mental object stratum place country hockey player lineman building piece of ground retail store object sweet social class property basketball player ice-hockey player edifice parcel of land sales outlet content confection socio-economic class point basketeer cerebrate displace concern touch on refer come to have-to doe with think pertain bear on cogitate move relate touch

    Meronyms for center

    moderate moderationist centrist middle of the roader