Synonyms of dot in English:

dot


See definition of dot

noun

1‘the photograph is made up of tiny dots’

SYNONYMS

spot, speck, fleck, speckle, point, pinpoint, pinprick, mark, dab

bit, particle, atom, molecule, iota, jot, mote, mite

full stop, decimal point

rare macule, macula


verb

1‘spots of rain began to dot his shirt’

SYNONYMS

spot, fleck, bespeckle, mark, dab, stipple, pock, freckle, sprinkle, dust

literary befleck, bestrew, besprinkle

2‘North Africa was once dotted with freshwater lakes’

SYNONYMS

scatter, pepper, sprinkle, strew, litter

punctuate, stud, cover

spread, disperse, intersperse, distribute


Phrases

    on the dot

      ‘at six o'clock on the dot’

      SYNONYMS

      precisely, exactly, sharp, prompt, to the minute, on the nail

      dead on, on the stroke of ...

      promptly, punctually, on time

      bang on, spot on

      North American

      on the button, on the nose

      NZ Australian

      on the knocker