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point to someone or something

to aim at someone or something. Who is she pointing to? He pointed to the door.
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point to something

to indicate, reveal, or suggest something. All the evidence seems to point to his guilt. The signs point to a very cold winter.
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point to

1. To indicate the location of something: The arrows on the map point to the places where we camped overnight.
2. To make a gesture indicating the location of something: He told the dog to go outside and pointed to the door.
3. To suggest something as a likely possibility or conclusion: The chewed-up bones in the kitchen point to the dog, not the child. All indications point to an early spring.
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