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Synonyms for centre

Synonyms for (noun) centre

Synonyms: center, centre Definition: a building dedicated to a particular activity Usage: they were raising money to build a new center for research

Similar words: building, edifice Definition: a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place Usage: there was a three-story building on the corner; it was an imposing edifice

Synonyms: nerve center, nerve centre, centre, center Definition: a cluster of nerve cells governing a specific bodily process Usage: in most people the speech center is in the left hemisphere

Similar words: neural structure Definition: a structure that is part of the nervous system

Synonyms: center, center of attention, centre, centre of attention Definition: the object upon which interest and attention focuses Usage: his stories made him the center of the party

Similar words: object Definition: the focus of cognitions or feelings Usage: objects of thought; the object of my affection

Synonyms: gist, heart, heart and soul, nub, nitty-gritty, essence, core, centre, center, pith, meat, inwardness, kernel, marrow, substance, sum Definition: the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience Usage: the gist of the prosecutor's argument; the heart and soul of the Republican Party; the nub of the story

Similar words: mental object, content, cognitive content Definition: the sum or range of what has been perceived, discovered, or learned

Synonyms: centre, center Definition: the sweet central portion of a piece of candy that is enclosed in chocolate or some other covering

Similar words: confection, sweet Definition: a food rich in sugar

Synonyms: centre, center Definition: a place where some particular activity is concentrated Usage: they received messages from several centers

Similar words: property, place Definition: any area set aside for a particular purpose Usage: who owns this place?; the president was concerned about the property across from the White House

Synonyms: center, centre, midpoint Definition: a point equidistant from the ends of a line or the extremities of a figure

Similar words: point Definition: the precise location of something; a spatially limited location Usage: she walked to a point where she could survey the whole street

Synonyms: eye, heart, centre, center, middle Definition: an area that is approximately central within some larger region Usage: it is in the center of town; they ran forward into the heart of the struggle; they were in the eye of the storm

Similar words: area, country Definition: a particular geographical region of indefinite boundary (usually serving some special purpose or distinguished by its people or culture or geography) Usage: it was a mountainous area; Bible country

Synonyms: Centre Definition: a low-lying region in central France

Similar words: French region Definition: a geographical subdivision of France

Synonyms for (verb) centre

Synonyms: focus, concentrate, center, centre, rivet, pore Definition: direct one's attention on something Usage: Please focus on your studies and not on your hobbies

Similar words: think, cogitate, cerebrate Definition: use or exercise the mind or one's power of reason in order to make inferences, decisions, or arrive at a solution or judgments Usage: I've been thinking all day and getting nowhere

Synonyms: centre, center Definition: move into the center Usage: That vase in the picture is not centered

Similar words: displace, move Definition: cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense Usage: Move those boxes into the corner, please; I'm moving my money to another bank; The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant