What is another word for reference point?

Pronunciation: [ɹˈɛfɹəns pˈɔ͡ɪnt] (IPA)

When discussing a particular topic or subject, it is important to have a reference point. This refers to a point of reference that is used to guide or inform a discussion. Some synonyms for reference point include marker, point of origin, starting point, anchor, benchmark, standard, guidepost, milestone, and touchstone. Each of these words can be used interchangeably with reference point to indicate a common point of discussion or comparison. Whatever word is used, it is important to have a clear reference point in any discussion or analysis to avoid confusion and ensure that everyone is on the same page.

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A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Famous quotes with Reference point

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    Simon Conway Morris
  • No finite point has meaning without an infinite reference point.
    Jean-Paul Sartre
  • There is no dharma greater than a word uttered by a man of conscience; there is no karma greater than a man listening to himself! Since an intention precedes action, it should be the reference point for any action.
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  • Even when ignored or denied, truth is the ultimate reference point.
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