place
noun.
a point located with respect to surface features of some region
this is a nice place for a picnic|a bright spot on a planet
noun.
any area set aside for a particular purpose
who owns this place?|the president was concerned about the property across from the White House
Synonym: property
noun.
an abstract mental location
he has a special place in my thoughts|a place in my heart|a political system with no place for the less prominent groups
noun.
a general vicinity
He comes from a place near Chicago
noun.
the post or function properly or customarily occupied or served by another
can you go in my stead?|took his place|in lieu of
Synonym: lieu, position, stead
noun.
a particular situation
If you were in my place what would you do?
Synonym: shoes
noun.
where you live at a particular time
deliver the package to my home|he doesn't have a home to go to|your place or mine?
Synonym: home
noun.
a job in an organization
he occupied a post in the treasury
noun.
the particular portion of space occupied by something
he put the lamp back in its place
Synonym: position
noun.
proper or designated social situation
he overstepped his place|the responsibilities of a man in his station|married above her station
Synonym: station
noun.
a space reserved for sitting (as in a theater or on a train or airplane)
he booked their seats in advance|he sat in someone else's place
Synonym: seat
noun.
the passage that is being read
he lost his place on the page
noun.
proper or appropriate position or location
a woman's place is no longer in the kitchen
noun.
a public square with room for pedestrians
they met at Elm Plaza|Grosvenor Place
Synonym: piazza, plaza
noun.
an item on a list or in a sequence
in the second place|moved from third to fifth position
Synonym: position
noun.
a blank area
write your name in the space provided
Synonym: blank space, space
verb.
put into a certain place or abstract location
Put your things here|Set the tray down|Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children|Place emphasis on a certain point
Synonym: set, put, position, pose, lay
verb.
place somebody in a particular situation or location
he was placed on probation
verb.
assign a rank or rating to
how would you rank these students?|The restaurant is rated highly in the food guide
Synonym: rate, rank, range, order, grade
verb.
assign a location to
The company located some of their agents in Los Angeles
Synonym: locate, site
verb.
to arrange for
place a phone call|place a bet
verb.
take a place in a competition; often followed by an ordinal
Jerry came in third in the Marathon
Synonym: come in, come out
verb.
intend (something) to move towards a certain goal
He aimed his fists towards his opponent's face|criticism directed at her superior|direct your anger towards others, not towards yourself
Synonym: aim, direct, point, target
verb.
recognize as being; establish the identity of someone or something
She identified the man on the `wanted' poster
Synonym: identify
verb.
assign to (a job or a home)
verb.
locate
The film is set in Africa
Synonym: localise, localize, set
verb.
estimate
We put the time of arrival at 8 P.M.
Synonym: put, set
verb.
identify the location or place of
We localized the source of the infection
Synonym: localise, localize
verb.
make an investment
Put money into bonds
Synonym: put, invest, commit
verb.
assign to a station
Synonym: station, send, post
verb.
finish second or better in a horse or dog race
he bet $2 on number six to place
verb.
sing a note with the correct pitch