Focus Synonyms & Antonyms By Oxford Dictionary | positivethinks.in

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Focus Synonyms & Antonyms

A synonym ( Focus Synonyms ) is a word or phrase that means exactly or nearly the same as another lexeme (word or phrase) in the same language. Words that are synonyms ( Focus Synonyms ) are said to be synonymous, and the state of being a synonym is called synonymy.

NOUN

  1. ‘schools are a focus of community life’

SYNONYMS

centre, focal point, central point, centre of attention, hub, pivot, nucleus, heart, cornerstone, linchpin, kingpin, bedrock, basis, anchor, backbone, cynosure

  1. ‘the focus of this criticism is on helping people find solutions’

SYNONYMS

emphasis, accent, priority, attention, concentration

  1. ‘the main focus of this chapter is elected local government’

SYNONYMS

subject, theme, concern, subject matter, topic, issue, question, text, thesis, content, point, motif, thread

substance, essence, gist, matter

  1. ‘the resulting light beams are brought to a focus at the eyepiece’

SYNONYMS

focal point, point of convergence

VERB

  1. ‘he focused his binoculars on the distant tower’

SYNONYMS

bring into focus, bring to a focus

aim, point, turn

  1. ‘the investigation will focus on areas of social need’

SYNONYMS

concentrate, fix, centre, pivot, zero in, zoom in

address itself to, pay attention to, pinpoint, spotlight, revolve around, have as its starting point

focus synonym

Phrases

in focus

‘If you want to be happy, do not dwell in the past, do not worry about the future, focus on living fully in the present .’

SYNONYMS

sharpcrisp, distinct, clear-cut, clear, well defined, well focused

ANTONYMS

out of focus 

‘why are some of the shots out of focus?’

SYNONYMS

blurred, unfocused, indistinct, blurry, fuzzy, hazy, misty, cloudy, foggy, fogged, shadowy, smoky, faint

unclear, vague, indefinite, obscure, lacking definition, ill-defined, nebulous

woolly, muzzy, bleary

archaic

blear

ANTONYMS

in focus

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