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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


Synonymsremonstrate


Pattern of useSomebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)inform


Narrower (hyponym)represent









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