Synonyms of pointer in English:

pointer


See definition of pointer

noun

1‘the pointer moved to ‘start engines’’

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indicator, needle, arrow, hand

2‘the met officer used a pointer on the chart’

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stick, rod, cane, pole, laser pointer, cursor

3‘the politicians' mood is a pointer to the outcome of the election’

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indication, indicator, clue, hint, lead, sign, signal, evidence, symptom, implication, intimation, inkling, suggestion

4‘perhaps I can give a few pointers to anyone just starting up’

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tip, hint, piece of advice, suggestion, guideline, recommendation, warning