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place

 
Noun place has 16 senses
  1. topographic point, place, spot - a point located with respect to surface features of some region; "this is a nice place for a picnic"
    --1 is a kind of point
    --1 has particulars:
     grave, tomb; junction; birthplace, place of birth; polling place, polling station; end; hiding place; high, heights; hole-in-the-wall; holy place, sanctum, holy; mecca; nesting place; overlook; peak, crown, crest, top, tip, summit; rendezvous; scour; service area; showplace; solitude; stop; target, target area; pool, puddle; parhelion, mock sun, sundog; sunspot, macula; facula; facula
    Derived forms: verb place10, verb place7, verb place1
  2. place, property - any area set aside for a particular purpose; "who owns this place?"; "the president was concerned about the property across from the White House"
    --2 is a kind of geographical area, geographic area, geographical region, geographic region
    --2 has particulars: sanctuary; center, centre; hatchery
    Derived form: verb place4
  3. place - 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"
    --3 is a kind of
    cognition, knowledge, noesis
    --3 has particulars: level, layer, stratum
    Derived form: verb place2
  4. place - a general vicinity; "He comes from a place near Chicago"
    --4 is a kind of
    vicinity, locality, neighborhood, neighbourhood, neck of the woods
  5. stead, position, place, lieu - the function or position properly or customarily occupied or served by another; "can you go in my stead?"; "took his place"; "in lieu of"
    --5 is a kind of function, office, part, role
    --5 has particulars: behalf
  6. place, shoes - a particular situation; "If you were in my place what would you do?"
    --6 is a kind of situation, position
    Derived form: verb place2
  7. home, place - 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?"
    --7 is a kind of residence, abode
    --7 has particulars: home away from home, home from home
    Derived form: verb place9
  8. position, post, berth, office, spot, billet, place, situation - a job in an organization; "he occupied a post in the treasury"
    --8 is a kind of occupation, business, job, line of work, line
    --8 has particulars:
     academicianship; accountantship; admiralty; ambassadorship; apostleship; apprenticeship; attorneyship; bailiffship; bishopry; cadetship; caliphate; captainship, captaincy; cardinalship; chairmanship; chancellorship; chaplaincy, chaplainship; chieftaincy, chieftainship; clerkship; commandership, commandery; comptrollership; consulship; controllership; councillorship, councilorship; counselorship, counsellorship; curacy; curatorship; custodianship; deanship, deanery; directorship; discipleship; editorship; eldership; emirate; fatherhood; fatherhood; foremanship; generalship; governorship; headship; headship; hot seat; incumbency; inspectorship; instructorship; internship; judgship, judgeship, judicature; khanate; lectureship; legation, legateship; legislatorship; librarianship; lieutenancy; magistracy, magistrature; managership; manhood; marshalship; mastership; mayoralty; messiahship; moderatorship; overlordship; pastorship, pastorate; peasanthood; praetorship; precentorship; preceptorship; prefecture; prelacy, prelature; premiership; presidency, presidentship; primateship; principalship; priorship; proconsulship, proconsulate; proctorship; professorship, chair; protectorship; public office; receivership; regency; residency; rulership; sainthood; secretaryship; senatorship; sinecure; solicitorship; speakership; stewardship; studentship; teachership; thaneship; throne; treasurership; tribuneship; viceroyship; viziership; wardenship; wardership; womanhood
    Derived forms: verb place14, verb place9, verb place4
  9. position, place - the particular portion of space occupied by a physical object; "he put the lamp back in its place"
    --9 is a kind of point
    --9 has particulars:
     half-mast; lead; pole position; polls; pride of place; anomaly; site, situation; setting; juxtaposition; lie; post, station; pitch; landmark; right; left; back, rear; front; stand; station; vantage
    Derived form: verb place1
  10. place, station - proper or designated social situation; "he overstepped his place"; "the responsibilities of a man in his station"; "married above her station"
    --10 is a kind of social station, social status, social rank, rank
    --10 has particulars: niche
  11. seat, place - 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"
    --11 is a kind of space
    --11 has particulars: perch
  12. place - the passage that is being read; "he lost his place on the page"
    --12 is a kind of
    passage
  13. place - proper or appropriate position or location; "a woman's place is no longer in the kitchen"
    --13 is a kind of
    condition, status
    Derived form: verb place2
  14. plaza, place, piazza - a public square with room for pedestrians; "they met at Elm Plaza"; "Grosvenor Place"
    --14 is a kind of public square, square
  15. place, position - an item on a list or in a sequence; "in the second place"; "moved from third to fifth position"
    --15 is a kind of item, point
    --15 has particulars: postposition; preposition
    Derived forms: verb place15, verb place6, verb place3
  16. space, blank space, place - a blank area; "write your name in the space provided"
    --16 is a kind of area, expanse, surface area
    --16 is a part of form
    --16 has particulars: margin; indentation, indent, indenture
    Derived form: verb place1
Verb place has 16 senses
  1. put, set, place, pose, position, lay - 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"
    --1 is one way to move, displace
    Derived forms: noun place16, noun place9, noun place1, noun placement1
    Sample sentence:
    They place the bags on the table
  2. place - place somebody in a particular situation or location; "he was placed on probation"
    --2 is one way to
    delegate, designate, depute, assign
    Derived forms: noun place13, noun place6, noun place3
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody PP
  3. rate, rank, range, order, grade, place - assign a rank or rating to; "how would you rank these students?"; "The restaurant is rated highly in the food guide"
    --3 is one way to judge
    Derived form: noun place15
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
  4. locate, place, site - assign a location to; "The company located some of their agents in Los Angeles"
    --4 is one way to station, post, base, send, place
    Derived forms: noun place8, noun place2, noun placement1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
  5. place - to arrange for; "place a phone call", "place a bet"
    --5 is one way to
    order
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  6. place, come in, come out - take a place in a competition; often followed by an ordinal; "Jerry came in third in the Marathon"
    --6 is one way to rank
    Derived form: noun place15
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s Adjective/Noun
    Somebody ----s Adjective
  7. target, aim, place, direct, point - 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"
    --7 is one way to aim, take, train, take aim, direct
    Derived form: noun place1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
  8. identify, place - recognize as being; establish the identity of someone or something; "She identified the man on the 'wanted' poster"
    --8 is one way to determine, set
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
  9. place - assign to (a job or a home)
    --9 is one way to
    delegate, designate, depute, assign
    Derived forms: noun place8, noun place7
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody PP
  10. set, localize, localise, place - locate; "The film is set in Africa"
    --10 is one way to stage, present, represent
    Derived forms: noun place1, noun placement1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something PP
  11. place, put, set - estimate; "We put the time of arrival at 8 P.M."
    --11 is one way to estimate, gauge, approximate, guess, judge
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  12. place, localize, localise - identify the location or place of; "We localized the source of the infection"
    --12 is one way to situate, locate
    Derived form: noun placement1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  13. invest, put, commit, place - make an investment; "Put money into bonds"
    --13 is one way to spend, expend, drop
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s something PP
  14. station, post, base, send, place - assign to a station
    --14 is one way to move, displace
    Derived form: noun place8
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody PP
  15. place - finish second or better in a horse or dog race; "he bet $2 on number six to place"
    --15 is one way to
    race, run
    Derived form: noun place15
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
  16. place - sing a note with the correct pitch
    --16 is one way to
    sing
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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