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Definitions of place

  1. To determine or announce the place of at the finish. Usually, in horse racing only the first three horses are placed officially. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. To place-kick ( a goal). Webster Dictionary DB
  3. To put in a particular spot or position; settle; establish. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  4. To put in any place or condition: to settle: to lend: to ascribe. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  5. To put in any place; settle. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  6. To put in a place; arrange; appoint; invest. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  7. take a place in a competition; often followed by an ordinal; "Jerry came in third in the Marathon" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  8. identify the location or place of; "We localized the source of the infection" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  9. assign to a station Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  10. estimate; "We put the time of arrival at 8 P.M." Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  11. assign a rank or rating to; "how would you rank these students?"; "The restaurant is rated highly in the food guide" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  12. recognize as being; establish the identity of someone or something; "She identified the man on the 'wanted' poster" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  13. To put or set in a particular place; to fix; to invest; to put out at interest; to lend. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  14. To set or fix; to appoint; to settle; to invest. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  15. a blank area; "write your name in the space provided" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  16. where you live; "deliver the package to my home"; "he doesn't have a home to go to"; "your place or mine?" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  17. 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" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  18. the passage that is being read; "he lost his place on the page" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  19. an item on a list or in a sequence; "in the second place"; "moved from third to fifth position" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  20. a general vicinity; "He comes from a place near Chicago" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  21. the particular portion of space occupied by a physical object; "he put the lamp back in its place" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  22. a point located with respect to surface features of some region; "this is a nice place for a picnic" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  23. 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" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  24. a particular situation; "If you were in my place what would you do?" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  25. proper or designated social situation; "he overstepped his place"; "the responsibilities of a man in his station"; "married above her station" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  26. 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?" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  27. proper or appropriate position or location; "a woman's place is no longer in the kitchen" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  28. to arrange for; "place a phone call", "place a bet" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  29. sing a note with the correct pitch Wordnet Dictionary DB
  30. finish second or better in a horse or dog race; "he bet $2 on number six to place" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  31. place somebody in a particular situation or location; "he was placed on probation" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  32. assign to (a job or a home) Wordnet Dictionary DB
  33. The position of first, second, or third at the finish, esp. the second position. In betting, to win a bet on a horse for place it must, in the United States, finish first or second, in England, usually, first, second, or third. Webster Dictionary DB
  34. Any portion of space regarded as measured off or distinct from all other space, or appropriated to some definite object or use; position; ground; site; spot; rarely, unbounded space. Webster Dictionary DB
  35. A broad way in a city; an open space; an area; a court or short part of a street open only at one end. Webster Dictionary DB
  36. A position which is occupied and held; a dwelling; a mansion; a village, town, or city; a fortified town or post; a stronghold; a region or country. Webster Dictionary DB
  37. Rank; degree; grade; order of priority, advancement, dignity, or importance; especially, social rank or position; condition; also, official station; occupation; calling. Webster Dictionary DB
  38. Vacated or relinquished space; room; stead (the departure or removal of another being or thing being implied). Webster Dictionary DB
  39. A definite position or passage of a document. Webster Dictionary DB
  40. Ordinal relation; position in the order of proceeding; as, he said in the first place. Webster Dictionary DB
  41. To assign a place to; to put in a particular spot or place, or in a certain relative position; to direct to a particular place; to fix; to settle; to locate; as, to place a book on a shelf; to place balls in tennis. Webster Dictionary DB
  42. To put or set in a particular rank, office, or position; to surround with particular circumstances or relations in life; to appoint to certain station or condition of life; as, in whatever sphere one is placed. Webster Dictionary DB
  43. To put out at interest; to invest; to loan; as, to place money in a bank. Webster Dictionary DB
  44. To attribute; to ascribe; to set down. Webster Dictionary DB
  45. Reception; effect; - implying the making room for. Webster Dictionary DB
  46. Position in the heavens, as of a heavenly body; - usually defined by its right ascension and declination, or by its latitude and longitude. Webster Dictionary DB
  47. A special spot or locality; an open space or square in a city; a situation; site; a building devoted to a special purpose; a city, town, etc.; room; as, make place for him; duty; space belonging to a given body; a place in line; rank; social position; as, keep your place. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  48. A broad way in a city: a space: locality: a town: a residence: existence: rank: office: stead: way: passage in a book. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  49. PLACER. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  50. A space; locality; residence; rank; office. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  51. A particular portion of space; position; rank; office; abode. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  52. An open space or square, or a short street in a city. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  53. Vacated room; stead. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  54. Any portion of space; locality; residence; town; passage of a writing or book; rank; official station; room; station in life; occupation; condition. To take place, to happen. To give place, to give room; to give way. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  55. Situation, site, or spot; a wide street or public square in a city; any portion of space; station or rank; a position occupied and held as a residence; a village, town, or city; occupation or calling; office; lieu or stead; room; existence; duty; function; a passage of a writing; ordinal relation, as, in the first place; position; a fortified town or post. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for place

  1. Did you find them at my place as you said you would? – The Eight Strokes of the Clock by Maurice Le Blanc
  2. Go, in place of you! – The Flying Legion by George Allan England
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