Definitions for Centre

Definitions for (noun) Centre

Main entry: center, centre

Definition: a building dedicated to a particular activity

Usage: they were raising money to build a new center for research

Main entry: 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

Main entry: 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

Main entry: 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

Main entry: centre, center

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

Main entry: centre, center

Definition: a place where some particular activity is concentrated

Usage: they received messages from several centers

Main entry: center, centre, midpoint

Definition: a point equidistant from the ends of a line or the extremities of a figure

Main entry: 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

Main entry: Centre

Definition: a low-lying region in central France

Definitions for (verb) Centre

Main entry: focus, concentrate, center, centre, rivet, pore

Definition: direct one's attention on something

Usage: Please focus on your studies and not on your hobbies

Main entry: centre, center

Definition: move into the center

Usage: That vase in the picture is not centered

Visual thesaurus for Centre