spot
noun.
a point located with respect to surface features of some region
this is a nice place for a picnic|a bright spot on a planet
noun.
a short section or illustration (as between radio or tv programs or in a magazine) that is often used for advertising
noun.
an outstanding characteristic
his acting was one of the high points of the movie
Synonym: point
noun.
a blemish made by dirt
he had a smudge on his cheek
noun.
a small contrasting part of something
a bald spot|a leopard's spots|a patch of clouds|patches of thin ice|a fleck of red
noun.
a section of an entertainment that is assigned to a specific performer or performance
they changed his spot on the program
noun.
a business establishment for entertainment
night spot
noun.
a job in an organization
he occupied a post in the treasury
noun.
a slight attack of illness
he has a touch of rheumatism
Synonym: touch
noun.
a small piece or quantity of something
a spot of tea|a bit of paper|a bit of lint|I gave him a bit of my mind
Synonym: bit
noun.
a mark on a die or on a playing card (shape depending on the suit)
Synonym: pip
noun.
a lamp that produces a strong beam of light to illuminate a restricted area; used to focus attention of a stage performer
Synonym: spotlight
noun.
a playing card with a specified number of pips on it to indicate its value
an eight-spot
noun.
an act that brings discredit to the person who does it
he made a huge blot on his copybook
Synonym: blot, smear, smirch, stain
verb.
catch sight of
Synonym: descry, espy, spy
verb.
detect with the senses
The fleeing convicts were picked out of the darkness by the watchful prison guards|I can't make out the faces in this photograph
verb.
mar or impair with a flaw
her face was blemished
Synonym: blemish
verb.
make a spot or mark onto
The wine spotted the tablecloth
Synonym: fleck, blot, blob
verb.
become spotted
This dress spots quickly
verb.
mark with a spot or spots so as to allow easy recognition
spot the areas that one should clearly identify