Place - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- any area set aside for a particular purpose (syn: property)
- an abstract mental location
- a general vicinity
- the post or function properly or customarily occupied or served by another (syn: lieu, position, stead)
- a particular situation (syn: shoes)
- where you live at a particular time (syn: home)
- the particular portion of space occupied by something
- proper or designated social situation
- a space reserved for sitting (as in a theater or on a train or airplane)
- the passage that is being read
- proper or appropriate position or location
- a public square with room for pedestrians
- an item on a list or in a sequence
- a blank area
- place somebody in a particular situation or location
- assign a rank or rating to (syn: grade, order, range, rank, rate)
- assign a location to (syn: locate, site)
- to arrange for
- take a place in a competition; often followed by an ordinal
- intend (something) to move towards a certain goal (syn: aim, direct, point, target)
- assign to (a job or a home)
- identify the location or place of
- make an investment
- assign to a station
- finish second or better in a horse or dog race
- sing a note with the correct pitch
New York City is a nice place to visit, but I wouldn't want to live there.
I've heard it's a good place to raise children.
Places like Africa and South America
The hottest place on earth
Churches and other places of worship
You should plan to meet him in a public place.
You've come to the right place. I have just what you need.
They gave him a place to stay for the night.
We're going to need a bigger place once the baby is born.
He's looking to buy a place in the country.
The box was placed at the center of the room.
You can really see the similarities when you place the two pictures side by side.
Her name was placed on the list.
The husbands and wives were placed in separate groups.
They were placed next to each other in line.
present participle: placing
past tense: placed
past participle: placed