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center

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of center

  1. 1 a thing or place that is of greatest importance to an activity or interest a stretch of coastline that has long been the area's center of tourism Synonyms of center axis, base, capital, central, core, cynosure, epicenter, eye, focus, ground zero, heart, hub, locus, mecca, navel, nerve center, nexus, nucleus, omphalos, seat Words Related to center headquarters; happy hunting ground, hive, hotbed, hot spot, playground, playland; kernel, nub, pith; deep, thick; essence, quintessence, soul; attraction, lodestone (also loadstone), magnet, polestar Phrases where it's at

  2. 2 an area or point that is an equal distance from all points along an edge or outer surface the center of the earth Synonyms of center core, middle, midpoint, midst Words Related to center inside, interior Antonyms of center perimeter, periphery


center

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of center

  1. 1 to bring (something) to a central point or under a single control centered administrative duties under the command of a single person Synonyms of center centralize, compact, concenter, concentrate, consolidate, polarize, unify, uniteWords Related to center coordinate, harmonize, integrate, orchestrate; blend, coalesce, combine, fuse, incorporate, merge, reduce; conjoin, join, link; assemble, collect, colligate, gather; reunify, reuniteNear Antonyms of center segregate, separateAntonyms of center decentralize, deconcentrate, spread (out)

  2. 2 to fix (as one's attention) steadily toward a central objective the students centered their attention on final exams Synonyms of center concentrate, fasten, focus, rivet, trainWords Related to center aim, direct, home (in on), hone in (on), level, nail, point, set, zero (in on); attend, heed, mind; fixate (on), obsess (over); refocus



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