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- v. To identify among a group of similar subjects, or in a scene where the subject might not be readily seen or noticed, with a gesture of the body.
- v. To tell, remind, indicate.
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- v. make or write a comment on
- v. present and urge reasons in opposition
- v. point out carefully and clearly
From point and out. Instead of pointing to a particular thing, the term implies pointing to one particular thing out of several similar things, or to a thing in a scene where it might not be readily seen. (Wiktionary)