Definition of CENTER

noun : CENTER

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) an area that is approximately central within some larger region; "it is in the center of town"; "they ran forward into the heart of the struggle"; "they were in the eye of the storm" ;

  • 3. (

    ) a building dedicated to a particular activity; "they were raising money to build a new center for research" ;

  • 8. (

    ) the middle of a military or naval formation; "they had to reinforce the center" ;

  • 9. (

    ) (basketball) the person who plays center on a basketball team ;

  • 10. (

    ) (football) the person who plays center on the line of scrimmage and snaps the ball to the quarterback; "the center fumbled the handoff" ;

  • 11. (

    ) a place where some particular activity is concentrated; "they received messages from several centers" ;

  • 12. (

    ) politically moderate persons; centrists ;

  • 13. (

    ) (ice hockey) the person who plays center on a hockey team ;

  • 14. (

    ) the sweet central portion of a piece of candy that is enclosed in chocolate or some other covering ;

  • 15. (

    ) mercantile establishment consisting of a carefully landscaped complex of shops representing leading merchandisers; usually includes restaurants and a convenient parking area; a modern version of the traditional marketplace; "a good plaza should have a movie house"; "they spent their weekends at the local malls" ;

  • 16. (

    ) the position on a hockey team of the player who participates in the face off at the beginning of the game ;

  • 17. (

    ) (American football) the position of the player on the line of scrimmage who puts the ball in play; "it is a center's responsibility to get the football to the quarterback" ;

  • 18. (

    ) a position on a basketball team of the player who participates in the jump that starts the game ;

verb : CENTER

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 3. (

    ) move into the center; "That vase in the picture is not centered" ;

Adjective : CENTER

Source: WordNet 3.1