point out

Definitions of point out
  1. verb
    point out carefully and clearly
    synonyms: call attention, signalise, signalize
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    designate, indicate, point, show
    indicate a place, direction, person, or thing; either spatially or figuratively
  2. verb
    present and urge reasons in opposition
    synonyms: remonstrate
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    represent
    point out or draw attention to in protest or remonstrance
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    inform
    impart knowledge of some fact, state or affairs, or event to
  3. verb
    make or write a comment on
    synonyms: comment, notice, remark
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    criticise, criticize, knock, pick apart
    find fault with; express criticism of; point out real or perceived flaws
    wisecrack
    make a comment, usually ironic
    kibbitz, kibitz
    make unwanted and intrusive comments
    censure, criminate, reprimand
    rebuke formally
    blast, crucify, pillory, savage
    criticize harshly or violently
    admonish, reprove
    take to task
    bawl out, berate, call down, call on the carpet, chew out, chew up, chide, dress down, have words, jaw, lambast, lambaste, lecture, rag, rebuke, remonstrate, reprimand, reproof, scathe, scold, take to task, trounce, vituperate
    censure severely or angrily
    reprehend
    express strong disapproval of
    deplore
    express strong disapproval of
    belabor, belabour
    attack verbally with harsh criticism
    come down
    criticize or reprimand harshly
    denounce
    speak out against
    blame, find fault, pick
    harass with constant criticism
    belittle, disparage, pick at
    express a negative opinion of
    nitpick
    be overly critical; criticize minor details
    assail, assault, attack, lash out, round, snipe
    attack in speech or writing
    harsh on
    criticize harshly
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    mention, note, observe, remark
    make mention of
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