• Spot Definition & Synonyms

  1. (a.) on hand for immediate delivery after sale; -- said of commodities; as, spot wheat.
  2. (a.) Lit., being on the spot, or place;
  3. (n.) A mark on a substance or body made by foreign matter; a blot; a place discolored.
  4. (v. i.) To become stained with spots.
  5. (n.) A sciaenoid food fish (Liostomus xanthurus) of the Atlantic coast of the United States. It has a black spot behind the shoulders and fifteen oblique dark bars on the sides. Called also goody, Lafayette, masooka, and old wife.
  6. (n.) A small part of a different color from the main part, or from the ground upon which it is; as, the spots of a leopard; the spots on a playing card.
  7. (n.) Commodities, as merchandise and cotton, sold for immediate delivery.
  8. (n.) The southern redfish, or red horse, which has a spot on each side at the base of the tail. See Redfish.
  9. (n.) A small extent of space; a place; any particular place.
  10. (n.) A stain on character or reputation; something that soils purity; disgrace; reproach; fault; blemish.
  11. (n.) A variety of the common domestic pigeon, so called from a spot on its head just above its beak.
  12. (v. t.) To mark or note so as to insure recognition; to recognize; to detect; as, to spot a criminal.
  13. (v. t.) To make visible marks upon with some foreign matter; to discolor in or with spots; to stain; to cover with spots or figures; as, to spot a garnment; to spot paper.
  14. (v. t.) To stain; to blemish; to taint; to disgrace; to tarnish, as reputation; to asperse.

Berth, Bit, Blemish, Blob, Blot, Dapple, Daub, Descry, Espy, Fleck, Maculation, Office, Patch, Pip, Place, Point, Position, Post, Situation, Slur, Smear, Smirch, Smudge, Speckle, Spotlight, Spy, Stain, Touch,

• Spot cash Definition & Synonyms

  1. () Cash paid or ready for payment at once upon delivery of property purchased.

• Spotting Definition & Synonyms

  1. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Spot

Catching, Detection, Espial, Maculation, Spying, Staining,