point toward

phrasal verb

pointed toward; pointing toward; points toward
: to show that something is true or probably true
Everything points toward a bright future for their company.
The results from these tests point toward a different conclusion.

Examples of point toward in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Brief statements on the web channel operated by the al-Qassam Brigades also point toward a drop in Hamas attacks. Hazem Balousha, Washington Post, 27 Mar. 2024 Each type of adverse experience counts as one point toward the ACEs score, with a score ranging from zero to 10. Sydney Durrah, STAT, 21 Mar. 2024 Both the fab’s technological capability and target applications point toward products that were at the heart of the pandemic-era chip shortage. IEEE Spectrum, 6 Mar. 2024 According to those who endured the program, which operated under a system that deducted and added points toward securing their release, there were penalties for trying to write parents and family alerting them to what was really happening. Brian Lowry, CNN, 5 Mar. 2024 But even if it gets thrown out, Mr. Musk’s lawsuit points toward important questions: Who gets to decide when something qualifies as A.G.I.? Kevin Roose, New York Times, 2 Mar. 2024 And two pieces of news this week point toward things getting even better. Mark Olsen, Los Angeles Times, 23 Feb. 2024 But new, early-stage research points toward what could be a path for a universal antivenom, one that could be more easily produced and widely distributed than the old-fashioned ones. Damian Garde, STAT, 22 Feb. 2024 For political sustainability and strategic self-interest, American statecraft should point toward a world consistent with its values. Hal Brands, Foreign Affairs, 20 Feb. 2024

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“Point toward.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/point%20toward. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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