Textual thesaurus for "centre"

(noun) center

a building dedicated to a particular activity

they were raising money to build a new center for research

(noun) nerve center, nerve centre, center

a cluster of nerve cells governing a specific bodily process

in most people the speech center is in the left hemisphere

(noun) center, center of attention, centre of attention

the object upon which interest and attention focuses

his stories made him the center of the party

(noun) gist, heart, heart and soul, nub, nitty-gritty, essence, core, center, pith, meat, inwardness, kernel, marrow, substance, sum

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) center

the sweet central portion of a piece of candy that is enclosed in chocolate or some other covering

(noun) center

a place where some particular activity is concentrated

they received messages from several centers

(noun) center, midpoint

a point equidistant from the ends of a line or the extremities of a figure

(noun) eye, heart, center, middle

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) Centre

a low-lying region in central France

(verb) focus, concentrate, center, rivet, pore

direct one's attention on something

Please focus on your studies and not on your hobbies

(verb) center

move into the center

That vase in the picture is not centered