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English verb: point out

1. point out (communication) make or write a comment on

SamplesHe commented the paper of his colleague.

Synonymscomment, notice, remark

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)mention, note, observe, remark

Narrower (hyponym)criticise, criticize, kibbitz, kibitz, knock, pick apart, wisecrack

2. point out (communication) point out carefully and clearly

Synonymscall attention, signalise, signalize

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)designate, indicate, point, show

3. point out (communication) present and urge reasons in opposition


Pattern of useSomebody ----s PP

Broader (hypernym)inform

Narrower (hyponym)represent

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