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Definitions of place:
  • noun:   an abstract mental location
    Example: "He has a special place in my thoughts"
  • noun:   the passage that is being read
    Example: "He lost his place on the page"
  • noun:   an item on a list or in a sequence
    Example: "In the second place"
  • noun:   any area set aside for a particular purpose
    Example: "Who owns this place?"
  • noun:   a general vicinity
    Example: "He comes from a place near Chicago"
  • noun:   a particular situation
    Example: "If you were in my place what would you do?"
  • noun:   proper or designated social situation
    Example: "He overstepped his place"
  • noun:   proper or appropriate position or location
    Example: "A woman's place is no longer in the kitchen"
  • noun:   where you live at a particular time
    Example: "Your place or mine?"
  • noun:   a public square with room for pedestrians
    Example: "Grosvenor Place"
  • noun:   the particular portion of space occupied by a physical object
    Example: "He put the lamp back in its place"
  • noun:   a space reserved for sitting (as in a theater or on a train or airplane)
    Example: "He sat in someone else's place"
  • noun:   a point located with respect to surface features of some region
    Example: "This is a nice place for a picnic"
  • noun:   the function or position properly or customarily occupied or served by another
    Example: "Took his place"
  • noun:   a blank area
  • noun:   a job in an organization
  • verb:   place somebody in a particular situation or location
    Example: "He was placed on probation"
  • verb:   assign to (a job or a home)
  • verb:   identify the location or place of
  • verb:   take a place in a competition; often followed by an ordinal
  • verb:   estimate
  • verb:   to arrange for
    Example: "Place a phone call, place a bet"
  • verb:   sing a note with the correct pitch
  • verb:   finish second or better in a horse or dog race
    Example: "He bet $2 on number six to place"
  • verb:   assign a location to
  • verb:   recognize as being; establish the identity of someone or something
  • verb:   intend (something) to move towards a certain goal
  • verb:   put into a certain place or abstract location
    Example: "Place emphasis on a certain point"
  • verb:   make an investment
  • verb:   locate
  • verb:   assign to a station
  • verb:   assign a rank or rating to
  • name:  A surname (rare: 1 in 33333 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #4438)

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See place used in context: 100 poetry verses, 38 Shakespeare works, 1 quotation, 154 Bible passages, 197 definitions

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