Textual thesaurus for "focus"

(noun) focal point, focusing, focussing, direction, centering

the concentration of attention or energy on something

the focus of activity shifted to molecular biology; he had no direction in his life

(noun) focal point

a point of convergence of light (or other radiation) or a point from which it diverges

(noun) nidus, focal point

a central point or locus of an infection in an organism

the focus of infection

(noun) stress

special emphasis attached to something

the stress was more on accuracy than on speed

(verb) sharpen, focalise, focalize

put (an image) into focus

Please focus the image; we cannot enjoy the movie

(verb) focalise, focalize

become focussed or come into focus

The light focused

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

direct one's attention on something

Please focus on your studies and not on your hobbies

(verb) focalise, focalize, concenter, concentre

bring into focus or alignment; to converge or cause to converge; of ideas or emotions