1 : a distinguishing or individuating characteristic; "he knows my bad points as well as my good points"
2 : a contact in the distributor; as the rotor turns its projecting arm contacts them and current flows to the spark plugs
3 : an isolated fact that is considered separately from the whole; "several of the details are similar"; "a point of information"
4 : a specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process
1 : indicate the presence of (game) by standing and pointing with the muzzle
2 : be oriented
3 : sail close to the wind
4 : direct into a position for use
5 : give a point to
6 : intend (something) to move towards a certain goal