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KK Pronunciation

〔 ˋsєntZ 〕


〔 ˊsentә 〕

Overview of noun centre

The noun centre has 9 senses

  • Centre -- (a low-lying region in central France)

  • center, centre, middle, heart, eye -- (an area that is approximately central within some larger region; "it is in the center of town"; "they ran forward into the heart of the struggle"; "they were in the eye of the storm")

  • center, centre, midpoint -- (a point equidistant from the ends of a line or the extremities of a figure)

  • center, centre -- (a place where some particular activity is concentrated; "they received messages from several centers")

  • center, centre -- (the sweet central portion of a piece of candy that is enclosed in chocolate or some other covering)

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

  • center, centre, center of attention, centre of attention -- (the object upon which interest and attention focuses; "his stories made him the center of the party")

  • center, centre, nerve center, nerve centre -- (a cluster of nerve cells governing a specific bodily process; "in most people the speech center is in the left hemisphere")

  • center, centre -- (a building dedicated to a particular activity; "they were raising money to build a new center for research")

Overview of verb centre

The verb centre has 2 senses

  • center, centre -- (move into the center; "That vase in the picture is not centered")

  • concentrate, focus, center, centre, pore, rivet -- (direct one's attention on something; "Please focus on your studies and not on your hobbies")