Word Focus

focusing on words and literature





Definitions and Synonyms of centering | Another word for centering | What is centering?

Definition 1: (American football) putting the ball in play by passing it (between the legs) to a back - [noun denoting act]

Samples where centering or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the quarterback fumbled the snap

Synonyms for centering in the sense of this definition

(centering is a kind of ...) (sports) the act of throwing the ball to another member of your team

"the pass was fumbled"

(centering belongs to category ...) a game played by two teams of 11 players on a rectangular field 100 yards long; teams try to get possession of the ball and advance it across the opponents goal line in a series of (running or passing) plays

Definition 2: the concentration of attention or energy on something - [noun denoting cognition]

Samples where centering or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the focus of activity shifted to molecular biology
  • he had no direction in his life

Synonyms for centering in the sense of this definition

(centering is a kind of ...) complete attention; intense mental effort

(... is a kind of centering ) a focus on something particular

More words

Another word for centerfold

Another word for centerfielder

Another word for centerfield

Another word for centered

Another word for centerboard

Another word for centerline

Another word for centerpiece

Another word for centesimal

Another word for centesimo

Another word for centesis


Other word for centesis

centesis meaning and synonyms

How to pronounce centesis