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Synonyms and Antonyms of focus

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synonym (synonym of focus)

antonym (antonym of focus)

  • (verb.change)
    become vague or indistinct (verb.change)
  • (verb.perception)
    to make less distinct or clear (verb.perception)
  • (verb.change)
    make dim or indistinct (verb.change)

also (also)

hypernym (focus IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • a fixed reference point on the concave side of a conic section (noun.location)
    the precise location of something; a spatially limited location (noun.location)
  • become focussed or come into focus (verb.change)
    adapt or conform oneself to new or different conditions (verb.change)
  • bring into focus or alignment; to converge or cause to converge; of ideas or emotions (verb.cognition)
    place in a line or arrange so as to be parallel or straight (verb.change)
  • cause to converge on or toward a central point (verb.perception)
    make (images or sounds) sharp or sharper (verb.perception)
  • direct one's attention on something (verb.cognition)
    use or exercise the mind or one's power of reason in order to make inferences, decisions, or arrive at a solution or judgments (verb.cognition)
  • maximum clarity or distinctness of an idea (noun.attribute)
    free from obscurity and easy to understand; the comprehensibility of clear expression (noun.attribute)
  • maximum clarity or distinctness of an image rendered by an optical system (noun.attribute)
    the quality of being sharp and clear (noun.attribute)
  • put (an image) into focus (verb.change)
    alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard (verb.change)
  • special emphasis attached to something (noun.state)
    special importance or significance (noun.state)
  • the concentration of attention or energy on something (noun.cognition)
    complete attention; intense mental effort (noun.cognition)

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF focus relation)

  • direct one's attention on something (verb.cognition)
    devote (oneself) fully to (verb.cognition)
  • (verb.cognition)
    cause one's (or someone else's) thoughts or attention to return from a reverie or digression (verb.cognition)
  • (verb.cognition)
    focus one's attention on a certain state (verb.cognition)
  • (verb.perception)
    examine closely; focus one's attention on (verb.perception)
  • (verb.perception)
    listen and pay attention (verb.perception)
  • put (an image) into focus (verb.change)
    put again into focus or focus more sharply (verb.change)
  • the concentration of attention or energy on something (noun.cognition)
    a focus on something particular (noun.cognition)

part meronym (HAS PART relation)

  • a central point or locus of an infection in an organism (noun.state)
    bacterial infection limited to a specific organ or region especially one causing symptoms elsewhere (noun.state)

cause (cause to relations of focus)

  • put (an image) into focus (verb.change)
    become focussed or come into focus (verb.change)

verb group (focus is verb group of ....)

  • direct one's attention on something (verb.cognition)
    hold (someone's attention) (verb.cognition)

derivation (.... is derived from focus)

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