Definitions for: Centre


[n] a building dedicated to a particular activity; "they were raising money to build a new center for research"
[n] a cluster of nerve cells governing a specific bodily process; "in most people the speech center is in the left hemisphere"
[n] a place where some particular activity is concentrated; "they received messages from several centers"
[n] a point equidistant from the ends of a line or the extremities of a figure
[n] 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"
[n] a low-lying region in central France
[v] focus one's attention on something; "Please focus on your studies and not on your hobbies"
[v] move into the center; "That vase in the picture is not centered"



Webster (1913) Definition: Cen"tre, n. & v.
See Center.

Synonyms: center, center, center, center, center, concentrate, eye, focus, heart, middle, midpoint, nerve center, nerve centre, pore, rivet

See Also: absorb, area, auditory center, bight, bowels, Broca's area, Broca's center, Broca's convolution, Broca's gyrus, building, bull, bull's eye, burn center, center of curvature, center of gravity, center of mass, center on, center out, central city, centre of curvature, centre of gravity, centroid, cerebrate, city center, civic center, civic center, cogitate, community center, concentrate on, conference center, conference house, control center, convolution of Broca, core, country, displace, down town, edifice, engross, engulf, financial center, focus on, France, French region, French Republic, hear, hub, immerse, inner city, listen, medical center, midfield, midstream, move, municipal center, navel, navel point, neural structure, nombril, nucleus, olfactory brain, place, plunge, point, property, recall, research center, research facility, respiratory center, revolve about, revolve around, rhinencephalon, seat, service club, single out, soak up, steep, storm center, storm centre, student center, take heed, think, Wernicke's area, Wernicke's center, zoom in

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