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|Rank of this word in the English language, from analyzing texts from Project Gutenberg.|
- A round or irregular patch on the surface of a thing having a different color, texture etc. and generally round in shape.
- The leopard is noted for the spots of color in its fur.
- A stain or disfiguring mark.
- I have tried everything, and I can’t get this spot out.
- A pimple, papule or pustule.
- That morning, I saw that a spot had come up on my chin.
- I think she's got chicken pox; she's covered in spots.
- A small, unspecified amount or quantity.
- Would you like to come round on Sunday for a spot of lunch?
- (slang, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A bill of five-dollar or ten-dollar denomination in dollars.
- Here's the twenty bucks I owe you, a ten spot and two five spots.
- A location or area.
- I like to eat lunch in a pleasant spot outside.
- (sports) An official determination of placement.
- The fans were very unhappy with the referee's spot of the ball.
- A bright lamp; a spotlight.
- (US, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A brief advertisement or program segment on television.
- Did you see the spot on the news about the shoelace factory?
- Difficult situation; predicament
- She was in a real spot when she ran into her separated husband while on a date.
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Third person singular
- (transitive) To see, find; to pick out, notice, locate or identify.
- Try to spot the differences between these two entries.
- (finance) To loan a small amount of money to someone.
- I’ll spot you ten dollars for lunch.
- To stain; to leave a spot.
- Hard water will spot if it is left on a surface.
- (Can we verify(+) this sense?) To remove, or attempt to remove, a stain.
- I spotted the carpet where the child dropped spaghetti.
- (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To support or assist a maneuver, or to be prepared to assist if safety dictates.
- I can’t do a back handspring unless somebody spots me.
- (dance) To keep the head and eyes pointing in a single direction while turning.
- Most figure skaters do not spot their turns like dancers do.
- IPA: /spɔt/
spot m. (no plural, no diminutive)
- IPA: /spɔt/
spot m. (plural spots)
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