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Synonym of Center

Center Synonyme from Moby Thesaurus

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center
Synonyms and related words:
activator, adductor, amateur athlete, approach, archer, athlete, attractant, attrahent, average, axiom, axis, balance, ballplayer, baseballer, baseman, batter, battery, blocking back, bosom, bowman, catcher, center of action, center of attraction, center of gravity, center on, center round, centermost, central, centralize, centrist, centroid, centrum, close, close in, close up, close with, coach, come together, competitor, compromise, concenter, concentralize, concentrate, converge, core, cricketer, cynosure, dead center, deepest recesses, defensive lineman, diameter, diaphragm, dynamo, elixir, end, energizer, epicenter, equator, equidistant, essence, essential, fall in with, fence, flower, focal point, focus, footballer, fundamental, funnel, games-player, gamester, generality, gist, golden mean, gravamen, guard, half measures, half-and-half measures, halfway, halfway measures, happy medium, heart, heart of hearts, hub, hypostasis, infielder, inner, inner essence, inner landscape, inner life, inner man, inner nature, inner recess, inner self, inside, interior, interior man, intermediary, intermediate, intern, internal, intersect, intrados, inward, jock, jumper, juste-milieu, kernel, lineman, lure, marrow, mean, meat, medial, median, mediocrity, medium, medulla, meet, metacenter, mid, middle, middle course, middle ground, middle point, middle position, middle state, middle way, middle-of-the-road, middle-of-the-roader, middlemost, midmost, midpoint, midriff, midst, moderantism, moderantist, moderate, moderate position, moderateness, moderation, moderationist, moderatism, moderatist, narrow the gap, nave, navel, nerve center, neutral ground, nip, norm, normal, nub, nucleus, nuts and bolts, offensive lineman, omphalos, outfield, outfielder, par, penetralia, pinch, pith, pivot, player, polestar, poloist, postulate, principle, professional athlete, pugilist, quarterback, quick, quid, quiddity, quintessence, racer, recesses, root, rule, run, run together, sap, seat, secret place, secret places, skater, soul, spirit, sport, sportsman, stimulant, storm center, stuff, substance, tackle, tailback, taper, the nitty-gritty, thick, thick of things, third force, toxophilite, umbilicus, unite, via media, vital center, vitals, waist, waistline, wingback, wrestler, zone
  

  



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center

Noun
1. 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"
(synonym) centre, middle, heart, eye
(hypernym) area, country
(hyponym) center stage, centre stage
2. the piece of ground in the outfield directly ahead of the catcher; "he hit the ball to deep center"
(synonym) center field
(hypernym) tract, piece of land, piece of ground, parcel of land, parcel
(part-holonym) outfield
3. a building dedicated to a particular activity; "they were raising money to build a new center for research"
(synonym) centre
(hypernym) building, edifice
(hyponym) burn center
4. a point equidistant from the ends of a line or the extremities of a figure
(synonym) centre, midpoint
(hypernym) point
(hyponym) bight
(derivation) centre
5. 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"
(synonym) kernel, substance, core, essence, gist, heart, heart and soul, inwardness, marrow, meat, nub, pith, sum, nitty-gritty
(hypernym) content, cognitive content, mental object
(hyponym) bare bones
6. the object upon which interest and attention focuses; "his stories made him the center of the party"
(synonym) center of attention
(hypernym) object
(hyponym) conversation piece
(derivation) focus on, center on, revolve around, revolve about, concentrate on
7. a cluster of nerve cells governing a specific bodily process; "in most people the speech center is in the left hemisphere"
(synonym) centre, nerve center, nerve centre
(hypernym) neural structure
(hyponym) auditory center
8. the middle of a military or naval formation; "they had to reinforce the center"
(hypernym) formation
(classification) military, armed forces, armed services, military machine, war machine
9. (basketball) the person who plays center on a basketball team
(hypernym) basketball player, basketeer, cager
(hyponym) Russell, Bill Russell, William Felton Russell
(classification) basketball, basketball game, hoops
10. (football) the person who plays center on the line of scrimmage and snaps the ball to the quarterback; "the center fumbled the handoff"
(synonym) snapper
(hypernym) lineman
(classification) football, football game
11. a place where some particular activity is concentrated; "they received messages from several centers"
(synonym) centre
(hypernym) place, property
(hyponym) nerve center, nerve centre
12. politically moderate persons; centrists
(hypernym) class, social class, socio-economic class
(member-meronym) centrist, middle of the roader, moderate, moderationist
13. (ice hockey) the person who plays center on a hockey team
(hypernym) hockey player, ice-hockey player
(classification) ice hockey, hockey, hockey game
14. the sweet central portion of a piece of candy that is enclosed in chocolate or some other covering
(synonym) centre
(hypernym) sweet, confection, confectionery
(substance-holonym) chocolate candy
15. mercantile establishment consisting of a carefully landscaped complex of shops representing leading merchandisers; usually includes restaurants and a convenient parking area; a modern version of the traditional marketplace; "a good plaza should have a movie house"; "they spent their weekends at the local malls"
(synonym) plaza, mall, shopping mall, shopping center, shopping centre
(hypernym) mercantile establishment, retail store, sales outlet, outlet
16. the position on a hockey team of the player who participates in the face off at the beginning of the game
(hypernym) position
(member-holonym) hockey team
17. the position of the player on the line of scrimmage who puts the ball in play; "it is a center's responsibility to get the football to the quarterback"
(hypernym) lineman
(member-holonym) football team, eleven
18. a position on a basketball team of the player who participates in the center jump to start the game
(hypernym) position
(member-holonym) basketball team, five

Verb
1. center upon; "Her entire attention centered on her children"; "Our day revolved around our work"
(synonym) focus on, center on, revolve around, revolve about, concentrate on
(hypernym) refer, pertain, relate, concern, come to, bear on, touch, touch on
(derivation) center of attention
2. direct one's attention on something; "Please focus on your studies and not on your hobbies"
(synonym) concentrate, focus, centre, pore, rivet
(hypernym) think, cogitate, cerebrate
(hyponym) steep, immerse, engulf, plunge, engross, absorb, soak up
(verb-group) rivet
(derivation) center of attention
3. move into the center; "That vase in the picture is not centered"
(synonym) centre
(hypernym) move, displace
(see-also) focus on, center on, revolve around, revolve about, concentrate on
(derivation) centre, midpoint

Adjective
1. equally distant from the extremes
(synonym) center(a), halfway, middle(a), midway
(similar) central
2. of or belonging to neither the right nor the left politically or intellectually
(antonym) right
(similar) centrist, middle-of-the-road

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