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Definitions of centre

  1. To be collected to a point; to be placed in the centre. Centre of gravity, the point about which the parts of a body, when left free, exactly balance each other. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. To place in or on a center; draw to a center; determine the center of; be or converge in the center. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  3. To place or fix in the center or on a central point. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. To collect to a point; to concentrate. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. To form a recess or indentation for the reception of a center. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. the sweet central portion of a piece of candy that is enclosed in chocolate or some other covering Wordnet Dictionary DB
  7. Alt. of seal Webster Dictionary DB
  8. Alt. of punch Webster Dictionary DB
  9. To be placed in a center; to be central. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. To be collected to a point; to be concentrated; to rest on, or gather about, as a center. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. To meet in a centre. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  12. move into the center; "That vase in the picture is not centered" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  13. focus one's attention on something; "Please focus on your studies and not on your hobbies" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  14. To place on a centre; to collect to a point. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  15. To place on the middle point; to collect to one point; to settle exclusively on one object; to rest on. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  16. a cluster of nerve cells governing a specific bodily process; "in most people the speech center is in the left hemisphere" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  17. a point equidistant from the ends of a line or the extremities of a figure Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  18. a place where some particular activity is concentrated; "they received messages from several centers" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  19. a low-lying region in central France Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  20. The middle point of anything, esp. of a circle; the middle. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  21. The middle point of anything, especially of a circle. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  22. The middle point of anything; the middle or central object; the head of an organization; a middle party; the troops in the line between the wings. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  23. The middle point or place. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for centre

  1. One of the boys dragged her to the centre of the room and she just had to go into the game. – A Forest Hearth: A Romance of Indiana in the Thirties by Charles Major
  2. Presently a sergeant rode across the field, passing to the left of the guerillas, and making his way to the centre of the first company. – A Lieutenant at Eighteen by Oliver Optic
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