Textual thesaurus for "spot"

(noun) blot, smear, smirch, stain

an act that brings discredit to the person who does it

he made a huge blot on his copybook

(noun) berth, billet, situation, position, post, place, office

a job in an organization

he occupied a post in the treasury

(noun) spotlight

a lamp that produces a strong beam of light to illuminate a restricted area; used to focus attention of a stage performer

(noun) speckle, dapple, fleck, maculation, patch

a small contrasting part of something

a bald spot; a leopard's spots; a patch of clouds; patches of thin ice; a fleck of red

(noun) blot, slur, smear, smirch, smudge, daub

a blemish made by dirt

he had a smudge on his cheek

(noun) point

an outstanding characteristic

his acting was one of the high points of the movie

(noun) pip

a mark on a die or on a playing card (shape depending on the suit)

(noun) topographic point, place

a point located with respect to surface features of some region

this is a nice place for a picnic; a bright spot on a planet

(noun) bit

a small piece or quantity of something

a spot of tea; a bit of paper; a bit of lint; I gave him a bit of my mind

(noun) touch

a slight attack of illness

he has a touch of rheumatism

(verb) blob, blot, fleck

make a spot or mark onto

The wine spotted the tablecloth

(verb) blemish

mar or impair with a flaw

her face was blemished

(verb) descry, spy, espy

catch sight of

(verb) tell apart, pick out, recognise, recognize, make out, distinguish, discern

detect with the senses

The fleeing convicts were picked out of the darkness by the watchful prison guards; I can't make out the faces in this photograph