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  1. spot, point, mark, circle, atom, dab, mite, fleck, jot, speck, full stop, speckle, mote, iota, pinprick • a small black dot in the middle


  1. spot, cover, spread over, pepper, scatter, stud, litter, strew, fleck, speckle, sprinkle, dab, dabble, stipple • Small coastal towns dotted the area.

'dot' in Other Languages

  • British English: dot A dot is a very small round mark....a black dot in the middle of the circle.dɒt NOUN
  • Arabic: نُقْطَة
  • Brazilian Portuguese: ponto
  • Chinese: 小圆点
  • Croatian: točka
  • Czech: puntík
  • Danish: prik
  • Dutch: punt
  • European Spanish: puntotrazo
  • Finnish: täplä
  • French: pointdessin
  • German: Punkt
  • Greek: κουκκίδα
  • Italian: punto
  • Japanese: 符号
  • Korean:
  • Norwegian: punkt
  • Polish: kropka
  • Portuguese: ponto
  • Romanian: punct puncte
  • Russian: точка
  • Spanish: puntoseñal pequeña circular
  • Swedish: punkt
  • Thai: จุด
  • Turkish: noktaşekil
  • Ukrainian: крапка
  • Vietnamese: chấm tròn nhỏ
  • British English: dot When things dot a place or an area, they are scattered or spread all over it. VERBSmall coastal towns dot the landscape.
  • Brazilian Portuguese: espalhar-se
  • Chinese: 遍布于遍布佈于於
  • European Spanish: salpicar
  • French: parsemer
  • German: übersäen
  • Italian: costellare
  • Japanese: 点在する
  • Korean: 점점이 흩어져 있다
  • Portuguese: espalhar-se
  • Spanish: salpicar


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