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Place meaning

place - 29 dictionary results

  1. 1. a job in an organization; " he occupied a post in the treasury"
  2. 2. 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?"
  3. 3. proper or appropriate position or location; " a woman's place is no longer in the kitchen"
  4. 4. to arrange for; " place a phone call", " place a bet"
  5. 5. sing a note with the correct pitch
  6. 6. finish second or better in a horse or dog race; " he bet $ 2 on number six to place"
  7. 7. place somebody in a particular situation or location; " he was placed on probation"
  8. 8. assign to ( a job or a home)
  9. 9. 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.
  10. 10. To determine or announce the place of at the finish. Usually, in horse racing only the first three horses are placed officially.
  11. 11. To place- kick ( a goal).
  12. 12. 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.
  13. 13. A broad way in a city; an open space; an area; a court or short part of a street open only at one end.
  14. 14. 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.
  15. 15. Rank; degree; grade; order of priority, advancement, dignity, or importance; especially, social rank or position; condition; also, official station; occupation; calling.
  16. 16. Vacated or relinquished space; room; stead ( the departure or removal of another being or thing being implied).
  17. 17. A definite position or passage of a document.
  18. 18. Ordinal relation; position in the order of proceeding; as, he said in the first place.
  19. 19. 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.
  20. 20. 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.
  21. 21. To put out at interest; to invest; to loan; as, to place money in a bank.
  22. 22. To set; to fix; to repose; as, to place confidence in a friend.
  23. 23. To attribute; to ascribe; to set down.
  24. 24. Reception; effect; - implying the making room for.
  25. 25. Position in the heavens, as of a heavenly body; - usually defined by its right ascension and declination, or by its latitude and longitude.
  26. 26. 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.
  27. 27. To put in a particular spot or position; settle; establish.
  28. 28. A space; locality; residence; rank; office.
  29. 29. To put in any place; settle.

place - examples of usage

  1. It was her place. - "The Shepherd of the North", Richard Aumerle Maher.
  2. But my heart's in the right place. - "Night and Day", Virginia Woolf.
  3. " It's the best place you can find," she told him. - "Ahead of the Army", W. O. Stoddard.
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