point out - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [transitive]
present tense
I/you/we/theypoint out
he/she/itpoints out
present participlepointing out
past tensepointed out
past participlepointed out
  1. 1
    to show someone who a person is or where something is

    He pointed out the best beaches on the map.

  2. 2
    to tell someone something

    Thank you for pointing that out.

    point out that:

    He pointed out that we had two hours of free time before dinner.

See also main entry: point