- 1pinpoint something to find and show the exact position of someone or something or the exact time that something happened He was able to pinpoint on the map the site of the medieval village.
- 2pinpoint something to be able to give the exact reason for something or to describe something exactly The report pinpointed the areas most in need of help.
NAmE//ˈpɪnpɔɪnt//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they pinpoint
he / she / it pinpoints
past simple pinpointed
-ing form pinpointing