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center

center as in equally distant from the extremes

    Synonyms

    • center(a)
    • halfwayat half the distance; equally distant from the extremes ; at a point midway between two extremes; including only half or a portion
    • middle(a)
    • midwayat half the distance; equally distant from the extremes ; the place at a fair or carnival where sideshows and similar amusements are located ; naval battle of World War II (June 1942)
    center as in of or belonging to neither the right nor the left politically or intellectually
      center as in center upon
      • "Her entire attention centered on her children"
      • "Our day revolved around our work"

      Synonyms

      • focus oncenter upon
      • center oncenter upon; have as a center
      • revolve aroundcenter upon; move around in a circular motion
      • revolve aboutcenter upon
      • concentrate oncenter upon
      center as in direct one's attention on something
      • "Please focus on your studies and not on your hobbies"

      Synonyms

      • concentratethe desired mineral that is left after impurities have been removed from mined ore ; a concentrated form of a foodstuff; a concentrated example of something; make denser, stronger, or purer; direct one's attention on something; make central; make more concise; draw together or meet in one common center; compress or concentrate; be cooked until very little liquid is left; cook until very little liquid is left
      • focusdirect one's attention on something; cause to converge on or toward a central point; bring into focus or alignment; become focussed or come into focus; put (an image) into focus; the concentration of attention or energy on something; maximum clarity or distinctness of an image rendered by an optical system; maximum clarity or distinctness of an idea; a central point or locus of an infection in an organism; special emphasis attached to something; a point of convergence of light (or other radiation) or a point from which it diverges ; a fixed reference point on the concave side of a conic section
      • centremove into the center; direct one's attention on something; a low-lying region in central France ; an area that is approximately central within some larger region; a point equidistant from the ends of a line or the extremities of a figure ; a place where some particular activity is concentrated; the sweet central portion of a piece of candy that is enclosed in chocolate or some other covering ; the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience; the object upon which interest and attention focuses; a cluster of nerve cells governing a specific bodily process; a building dedicated to a particular activity
      • poredirect one's attention on something; any tiny hole admitting passage of a liquid (fluid or gas) ; any small opening in the skin or outer surface of an animal ; a minute epidermal pore in a leaf or stem through which gases and water vapor can pass
      • rivetornament consisting of a circular rounded protuberance (as on a vault or shield or belt) ; heavy pin having a head at one end and the other end being hammered flat after being passed through holes in the pieces that are fastened together ; direct one's attention on something; fasten with a rivet or rivets ; hold (someone's attention)
      center as in move into the center
      • "That vase in the picture is not centered"

      Synonyms

      • centremove into the center; direct one's attention on something; a low-lying region in central France ; an area that is approximately central within some larger region; a point equidistant from the ends of a line or the extremities of a figure ; a place where some particular activity is concentrated; the sweet central portion of a piece of candy that is enclosed in chocolate or some other covering ; the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience; the object upon which interest and attention focuses; a cluster of nerve cells governing a specific bodily process; a building dedicated to a particular activity
      center as in 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"

      Synonyms

      • centremove into the center; direct one's attention on something; a low-lying region in central France ; an area that is approximately central within some larger region; a point equidistant from the ends of a line or the extremities of a figure ; a place where some particular activity is concentrated; the sweet central portion of a piece of candy that is enclosed in chocolate or some other covering ; the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience; the object upon which interest and attention focuses; a cluster of nerve cells governing a specific bodily process; a building dedicated to a particular activity
      • middleput in the middle ; being neither at the beginning nor at the end in a series; equally distant from the extremes ; of a stage in the development of a language or literature between earlier and later stages; between an earlier and a later period of time; an area that is approximately central within some larger region; an intermediate part or section; the middle area of the human torso (usually in front); time between the beginning and the end of a temporal period
      • heartthe locus of feelings and intuitions; the hollow muscular organ located behind the sternum and between the lungs; the courage to carry on; an area that is approximately central within some larger region; the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience; an inclination or tendency of a certain kind; a plane figure with rounded sides curving inward at the top and intersecting at the bottom; a firm rather dry variety meat (usually beef or veal); a positive feeling of liking; a playing card in the major suit that has one or more red hearts on it
      • eyelook at ; the organ of sight ; good discernment (either visually or as if visually); attention to what is seen; an area that is approximately central within some larger region; a small hole or loop (as in a needle)
      center as in the piece of ground in the outfield directly ahead of the catcher
      • "he hit the ball to deep center"

      Synonyms

      • center fieldthe piece of ground in the outfield directly ahead of the catcher; the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is expected to field balls in the central third of the outfield
      • centerfieldthe piece of ground in the outfield directly ahead of the catcher; the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is expected to field balls in the central third of the outfield
      center as in a building dedicated to a particular activity
      • "they were raising money to build a new center for research"

      Synonyms

      • centremove into the center; direct one's attention on something; a low-lying region in central France ; an area that is approximately central within some larger region; a point equidistant from the ends of a line or the extremities of a figure ; a place where some particular activity is concentrated; the sweet central portion of a piece of candy that is enclosed in chocolate or some other covering ; the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience; the object upon which interest and attention focuses; a cluster of nerve cells governing a specific bodily process; a building dedicated to a particular activity
      center as in a point equidistant from the ends of a line or the extremities of a figure

        Synonyms

        • centremove into the center; direct one's attention on something; a low-lying region in central France ; an area that is approximately central within some larger region; a point equidistant from the ends of a line or the extremities of a figure ; a place where some particular activity is concentrated; the sweet central portion of a piece of candy that is enclosed in chocolate or some other covering ; the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience; the object upon which interest and attention focuses; a cluster of nerve cells governing a specific bodily process; a building dedicated to a particular activity
        • midpointa point equidistant from the ends of a line or the extremities of a figure
        center as in 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"

        Synonyms

        • kernelthe inner and usually edible part of a seed or grain or nut or fruit stone; a single whole grain of a cereal; the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience
        • substancethe real physical matter of which a person or thing consists; the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience; the idea that is intended; material of a particular kind or constitution; considerable capital (wealth or income); what a communication that is about something is about ; the property of holding together and retaining its shape; a particular kind or species of matter with uniform properties
        • coreremove the core or center from; a small group of indispensable persons or things; the center of an object; the central part of the Earth ; the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience; a cylindrical sample of soil or rock obtained with a hollow drill ; an organization founded by James Leonard Farmer in 1942 to work for racial equality ; the central meaning or theme of a speech or literary work ; (computer science) a tiny ferrite toroid formerly used in a random access memory to store one bit of data; the chamber of a nuclear reactor containing the fissile material where the reaction takes place ; a bar of magnetic material (as soft iron) that passes through a coil and serves to increase the inductance of the coil
        • centremove into the center; direct one's attention on something; a low-lying region in central France ; an area that is approximately central within some larger region; a point equidistant from the ends of a line or the extremities of a figure ; a place where some particular activity is concentrated; the sweet central portion of a piece of candy that is enclosed in chocolate or some other covering ; the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience; the object upon which interest and attention focuses; a cluster of nerve cells governing a specific bodily process; a building dedicated to a particular activity
        • essencethe choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience; any substance possessing to a high degree the predominant properties of a plant or drug or other natural product from which it is extracted ; the central meaning or theme of a speech or literary work ; a toiletry that emits and diffuses a fragrant odor
        • gistthe central meaning or theme of a speech or literary work ; the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience
        • heartthe locus of feelings and intuitions; the hollow muscular organ located behind the sternum and between the lungs; the courage to carry on; an area that is approximately central within some larger region; the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience; an inclination or tendency of a certain kind; a plane figure with rounded sides curving inward at the top and intersecting at the bottom; a firm rather dry variety meat (usually beef or veal); a positive feeling of liking; a playing card in the major suit that has one or more red hearts on it
        • heart and soulwith complete faith; the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience
        • inwardnessthe choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience; preoccupation especially with one's attitudes and ethical or ideological values; the quality or state of being inward or internal; preoccupation with what concerns human inner nature (especially ethical or ideological values)
        • marrowthe fatty network of connective tissue that fills the cavities of bones ; any of various squash plants grown for their elongated fruit with smooth dark green skin and whitish flesh ; very tender and very nutritious tissue from marrowbones ; large elongated squash with creamy to deep green skins ; the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience
        • meatthe flesh of animals (including fishes and birds and snails) used as food ; the inner and usually edible part of a seed or grain or nut or fruit stone; the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience
        • nuba small lump or protuberance ; a small piece; the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience
        • pithremove the pith from (a plant) ; soft spongelike central cylinder of the stems of most flowering plants ; the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience
        • sumbe a summary of; determine the sum of; a quantity of money; a quantity obtained by the addition of a group of numbers ; the final aggregate; the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience; the whole amount ; a set containing all and only the members of two or more given sets
        • nitty-grittythe choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience
        center as in the object upon which interest and attention focuses
        • "his stories made him the center of the party"

        Synonyms

        • centremove into the center; direct one's attention on something; a low-lying region in central France ; an area that is approximately central within some larger region; a point equidistant from the ends of a line or the extremities of a figure ; a place where some particular activity is concentrated; the sweet central portion of a piece of candy that is enclosed in chocolate or some other covering ; the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience; the object upon which interest and attention focuses; a cluster of nerve cells governing a specific bodily process; a building dedicated to a particular activity
        • center of attentionthe object upon which interest and attention focuses
        • centre of attentionthe object upon which interest and attention focuses
        center as in a cluster of nerve cells governing a specific bodily process
        • "in most people the speech center is in the left hemisphere"

        Synonyms

        • centremove into the center; direct one's attention on something; a low-lying region in central France ; an area that is approximately central within some larger region; a point equidistant from the ends of a line or the extremities of a figure ; a place where some particular activity is concentrated; the sweet central portion of a piece of candy that is enclosed in chocolate or some other covering ; the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience; the object upon which interest and attention focuses; a cluster of nerve cells governing a specific bodily process; a building dedicated to a particular activity
        • nerve centera center that provides information and control; a cluster of nerve cells governing a specific bodily process
        • nerve centrea center that provides information and control; a cluster of nerve cells governing a specific bodily process
        center as in the middle of a military or naval formation
        • "they had to reinforce the center"
        center as in (basketball) the person who plays center on a basketball team
          center as in (football) the person who plays center on the line of scrimmage and snaps the ball to the quarterback
          • "the center fumbled the handoff"

          Synonyms

          • snapper(football) the person who plays center on the line of scrimmage and snaps the ball to the quarterback; flesh of any of various important food fishes of warm seas ; a party favor consisting of a paper roll (usually containing candy or a small favor) that pops when pulled at both ends ; Australian food fish having a pinkish body with blue spots ; any of several large sharp-toothed marine food and sport fishes of the family Lutjanidae of mainly tropical coastal waters ; large-headed turtle with powerful hooked jaws found in or near water
          center as in a place where some particular activity is concentrated
          • "they received messages from several centers"

          Synonyms

          • centremove into the center; direct one's attention on something; a low-lying region in central France ; an area that is approximately central within some larger region; a point equidistant from the ends of a line or the extremities of a figure ; a place where some particular activity is concentrated; the sweet central portion of a piece of candy that is enclosed in chocolate or some other covering ; the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience; the object upon which interest and attention focuses; a cluster of nerve cells governing a specific bodily process; a building dedicated to a particular activity
          center as in politically moderate persons
          • "centrists"
          center as in (ice hockey) the person who plays center on a hockey team
            center as in the sweet central portion of a piece of candy that is enclosed in chocolate or some other covering

              Synonyms

              • centremove into the center; direct one's attention on something; a low-lying region in central France ; an area that is approximately central within some larger region; a point equidistant from the ends of a line or the extremities of a figure ; a place where some particular activity is concentrated; the sweet central portion of a piece of candy that is enclosed in chocolate or some other covering ; the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience; the object upon which interest and attention focuses; a cluster of nerve cells governing a specific bodily process; a building dedicated to a particular activity
              center as in 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"

              Synonyms

              • plazaa public square with room for pedestrians; mercantile establishment consisting of a carefully landscaped complex of shops representing leading merchandisers
              • malla public area set aside as a pedestrian walk ; mercantile establishment consisting of a carefully landscaped complex of shops representing leading merchandisers
              • shopping mallmercantile establishment consisting of a carefully landscaped complex of shops representing leading merchandisers
              • shopping centermercantile establishment consisting of a carefully landscaped complex of shops representing leading merchandisers
              • shopping centremercantile establishment consisting of a carefully landscaped complex of shops representing leading merchandisers
              center as in the position on a hockey team of the player who participates in the face off at the beginning of the game
                center as in (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"
                center as in a position on a basketball team of the player who participates in the jump that starts the game