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Meaning & Definition of Place in English

English

Place

/ples/

noun

1. 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"
    synonym:
  • topographic point
  • ,
  • place
  • ,
  • spot

2. 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:
  • place
  • ,
  • property

3. 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"
    synonym:
  • place

4. A general vicinity

  • "He comes from a place near chicago"
    synonym:
  • place

5. 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:
  • stead
  • ,
  • position
  • ,
  • place
  • ,
  • lieu

6. A particular situation

  • "If you were in my place what would you do?"
    synonym:
  • place
  • ,
  • shoes

7. 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
  • ,
  • place

8. A job in an organization

  • "He occupied a post in the treasury"
    synonym:
  • position
  • ,
  • post
  • ,
  • berth
  • ,
  • office
  • ,
  • spot
  • ,
  • billet
  • ,
  • place
  • ,
  • situation

9. The particular portion of space occupied by something

  • "He put the lamp back in its place"
    synonym:
  • position
  • ,
  • place

10. Proper or designated social situation

  • "He overstepped his place"
  • "The responsibilities of a man in his station"
  • "Married above her station"
    synonym:
  • place
  • ,
  • station

11. 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
  • ,
  • place

12. The passage that is being read

  • "He lost his place on the page"
    synonym:
  • place

13. Proper or appropriate position or location

  • "A woman's place is no longer in the kitchen"
    synonym:
  • place

14. A public square with room for pedestrians

  • "They met at elm plaza"
  • "Grosvenor place"
    synonym:
  • plaza
  • ,
  • place
  • ,
  • piazza

15. An item on a list or in a sequence

  • "In the second place"
  • "Moved from third to fifth position"
    synonym:
  • place
  • ,
  • position

16. A blank area

  • "Write your name in the space provided"
    synonym:
  • space
  • ,
  • blank space
  • ,
  • place

verb

1. 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:
  • put
  • ,
  • set
  • ,
  • place
  • ,
  • pose
  • ,
  • position
  • ,
  • lay

2. Place somebody in a particular situation or location

  • "He was placed on probation"
    synonym:
  • place

3. 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
  • ,
  • place

4. Assign a location to

  • "The company located some of their agents in los angeles"
    synonym:
  • locate
  • ,
  • place
  • ,
  • site

5. To arrange for

  • "Place a phone call"
  • "Place a bet"
    synonym:
  • place

6. Take a place in a competition

  • Often followed by an ordinal
  • "Jerry came in third in the marathon"
    synonym:
  • place
  • ,
  • come in
  • ,
  • come out

7. 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:
  • target
  • ,
  • aim
  • ,
  • place
  • ,
  • direct
  • ,
  • point

8. Recognize as being

  • Establish the identity of someone or something
  • "She identified the man on the 'wanted' poster"
    synonym:
  • identify
  • ,
  • place

9. Assign to (a job or a home)

    synonym:
  • place

10. Locate

  • "The film is set in africa"
    synonym:
  • set
  • ,
  • localize
  • ,
  • localise
  • ,
  • place

11. Estimate

  • "We put the time of arrival at 8 p.m."
    synonym:
  • place
  • ,
  • put
  • ,
  • set

12. Identify the location or place of

  • "We localized the source of the infection"
    synonym:
  • place
  • ,
  • localize
  • ,
  • localise

13. Make an investment

  • "Put money into bonds"
    synonym:
  • invest
  • ,
  • put
  • ,
  • commit
  • ,
  • place

14. Assign to a station

    synonym:
  • station
  • ,
  • post
  • ,
  • send
  • ,
  • place

15. Finish second or better in a horse or dog race

  • "He bet $2 on number six to place"
    synonym:
  • place

16. Sing a note with the correct pitch

    synonym:
  • place

Examples of using

This place is very dirty.
We're in a safe place now.
I don't want to work at a fast-food place forever.