Dictionary Results for place


1. 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"

Synonym(s): topographic_point, spot

Hypernym(s): point




2. place - 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(s): property

Hypernym(s): geographical_area, geographic_area, geographical_region, geographic_region




3. place - 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"

Hypernym(s): cognition, knowledge, noesis




4. place - noun

· a general vicinity; "He comes from a place near Chicago"

Hypernym(s): vicinity, locality, neighborhood, neighbourhood, neck_of_the_woods




5. place - 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(s): stead, position, lieu

Hypernym(s): function, office, part, role




6. place - noun

· a particular situation; "If you were in my place what would you do?"

Synonym(s): shoes

Hypernym(s): situation, position




7. place - 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(s): home

Hypernym(s): residence, abode




8. place - noun

· a job in an organization; "he occupied a post in the treasury"

Synonym(s): position, post, berth, office, spot, billet, situation

Hypernym(s): occupation, business, job, line_of_work, line




9. place - noun

· the particular portion of space occupied by something; "he put the lamp back in its place"

Synonym(s): position

Hypernym(s): point




10. place - noun

· proper or designated social situation; "he overstepped his place"; "the responsibilities of a man in his station"; "married above her station"

Synonym(s): station

Hypernym(s): social_station, social_status, social_rank, rank




11. place - 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(s): seat

Hypernym(s): space




12. place - noun

· the passage that is being read; "he lost his place on the page"

Hypernym(s): passage




13. place - noun

· proper or appropriate position or location; "a woman's place is no longer in the kitchen"

Hypernym(s): condition, status




14. place - noun

· a public square with room for pedestrians; "they met at Elm Plaza"; "Grosvenor Place"

Synonym(s): plaza, piazza

Hypernym(s): public_square, square




15. place - noun

· an item on a list or in a sequence; "in the second place"; "moved from third to fifth position"

Synonym(s): position

Hypernym(s): item, point




16. place - noun

· a blank area; "write your name in the space provided"

Synonym(s): space, blank_space

Hypernym(s): area, expanse, surface_area




17. place - 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(s): put, set, pose, position, lay

Hypernym(s): move, displace




18. place - verb

· place somebody in a particular situation or location; "he was placed on probation"

Hypernym(s): delegate, designate, depute, assign




19. place - verb

· assign a rank or rating to; "how would you rank these students?"; "The restaurant is rated highly in the food guide"

Synonym(s): rate, rank, range, order, grade

Hypernym(s): evaluate, pass_judgment, judge




20. place - verb

· assign a location to; "The company located some of their agents in Los Angeles"

Synonym(s): locate, site

Hypernym(s): station, post, send, place




21. place - verb

· to arrange for; "place a phone call"; "place a bet"

Hypernym(s): order




22. place - verb

· take a place in a competition; often followed by an ordinal; "Jerry came in third in the Marathon"

Synonym(s): come_in, come_out

Hypernym(s): rank




23. place - 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(s): target, aim, direct, point

Hypernym(s): aim, take, train, take_aim, direct




24. place - verb

· recognize as being; establish the identity of someone or something; "She identified the man on the `wanted' poster"

Synonym(s): identify

Hypernym(s): determine, set




25. place - verb

· assign to (a job or a home)

Hypernym(s): delegate, designate, depute, assign




26. place - verb

· locate; "The film is set in Africa"

Synonym(s): set, localize, localise

Hypernym(s): stage, present, represent




27. place - verb

· estimate; "We put the time of arrival at 8 P.M."

Synonym(s): put, set

Hypernym(s): estimate, gauge, approximate, guess, judge




28. place - verb

· identify the location or place of; "We localized the source of the infection"

Synonym(s): localize, localise

Hypernym(s): situate, locate




29. place - verb

· make an investment; "Put money into bonds"

Synonym(s): invest, put, commit

Hypernym(s): spend, expend, drop




30. place - verb

· assign to a station

Synonym(s): station, post, send

Hypernym(s): move, displace




31. place - verb

· finish second or better in a horse or dog race; "he bet $2 on number six to place"

Hypernym(s): race, run




32. place - verb

· sing a note with the correct pitch

Hypernym(s): sing





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