- (countable) A spot is a small area that's different from that area around it.
- I have a bald spot on my head.
- I rubbed a sore spot on my shoulder.
- The paper had a spot of dried blood.
- The room was in darkness except for one bright spot.
- Choose fruit with no soft brown spots.
- She looked at the dark spots one her otherwise clean white pants.
- (countable) A spot is a place, position, or period of time.
- "There... " I said, pointing to a spot near Forest Hills.
- China is a hot spot for trouble.
- Most parties have hot and cold spots.
- Winning the game was one bright spot in an otherwise terrible season.
- She backed out of my parking spot, drove away.
- He climbed out of the car on the exact spot where they picked him up.
- I'm really in a tight spot... Maybe you could help me out.
- It's easier to get over the rough spots if you have family.
- This year has had it's trouble spots.
- Money is such a sore spot for people who are married.
- When driving behind trucks, stay out of their blind spot.
- There are some weak spots in the movie, but overall it's quite good.
- She also had a soft spot in her heart for animals.
- The ball has to hit the bat on the sweet spot.
- (countable) A spot is a place, especially one that you like going to.
- Pizza and seared halibut are among the excellent dishes at this Wine Country hot spot.
- Weber County is a hugely popular vacation spot.
- The Mall of America is my favorite shopping spot.
- How far until a good fishing spot?
- The kitchen is the prime gathering spot.
- (countable) A spot is a place in a group.
- A 42-35 victory that gave the Spartans a playoff spot.
- You still have to earn your spot on the team.
- (countable) A spot is a commercial time on TV or Radio.
- This year, Fox is asking $2.7 million per 30-second spot, and advertisers are lined up for the opportunity.
- (countable); (British) A spot of something is a small amount of it.
- Would you like a spot of tea?
- Looks like we're in for a spot of rain.
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- (transitive) If you spot something, you see it, even though it may be difficult to see.
- I spotted Lisa shopping at the grocery store with Mike yesterday.
- Good binoculars and spotting scopes can bring you close to the birds without disturbing them.
- It's much easier to spot a boat in the water than a person.
- (transitive & intransitive) If something is spotted, it has or gets spots on it.
- Oh no! That red wine spotted my new shirt!
- He was wearing a light suit spotted with rain.
- (transitive) If you spot someone money, you give or lend it to them.
- Can you spot me a five for the burger?
- (transitive), (sports) If you spot someone points in a game, you let them have points to make the game more even.
- (sports) If your spot someone doing something dangerous, you watch closely to help if needed.
- I can't do a cartwheel unless someone spots me.
- For safety reasons, you should always have someone spot you while lifting weights.