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Definition 1: a job in an organization - [noun denoting act]

Samples where place or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he occupied a post in the treasury

Synonyms for place in the sense of this definition

(place is a kind of ...) the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money

"he's not in my line of business"

(... is a kind of place ) the position of member of an honorary academy

(... is a kind of place ) the position of accountant

(... is a kind of place ) the office of admiral

(... is a kind of place ) the post of ambassador

(... is a kind of place ) the position of apostle

(... is a kind of place ) the position of apprentice

(... is a kind of place ) the position of associate (as in an office or academy)

(... is a kind of place ) the position of attorney

(... is a kind of place ) the office of bailiff

(... is a kind of place ) the state of a baronet

(... is a kind of place ) the office and dignity of a bishop

(... is a kind of place ) the position of cadet

(... is a kind of place ) the office of a caliph

(... is a kind of place ) the post of captain

(... is a kind of place ) the office of cardinal

"following the scandal, the cardinal resigned his cardinalate"

(... is a kind of place ) the position of chairman

(... is a kind of place ) the office of chancellor

(... is a kind of place ) the position of chaplain

(... is a kind of place ) the position of chieftain

(... is a kind of place ) the job of clerk

(... is a kind of place ) the position or office of commander

(... is a kind of place ) the position of comptroller

(... is a kind of place ) the post of consul

(... is a kind of place ) the position of controller

(... is a kind of place ) the position of council member

(... is a kind of place ) the position of counselor

(... is a kind of place ) the position of a curate

(... is a kind of place ) the position of curator

(... is a kind of place ) the position of custodian

(... is a kind of place ) the position or office of a dean

(... is a kind of place ) the position of a director of a business concern

(... is a kind of place ) the position of disciple

(... is a kind of place ) the position of editor

(... is a kind of place ) the office of elder

(... is a kind of place ) the office of an emir

(... is a kind of place ) the status of a father

(... is a kind of place ) the status of a religious leader

(... is a kind of place ) the position of foreman

(... is a kind of place ) the office and authority of a general

(... is a kind of place ) the office of governor

(... is a kind of place ) the position of head

(... is a kind of place ) the position of headmaster or headmistress

(... is a kind of place ) a difficult position where you are subjected to stress and criticism

(... is a kind of place ) the office of an incumbent

(... is a kind of place ) the office of inspector

(... is a kind of place ) the position of instructor

(... is a kind of place ) the position of a medical intern

(... is a kind of place ) the position of judge

(... is a kind of place ) the position of a khan

(... is a kind of place ) the post of lecturer

(... is a kind of place ) the post or office of legate

(... is a kind of place ) the office of legislator

(... is a kind of place ) the position of librarian

(... is a kind of place ) the position of a lieutenant

(... is a kind of place ) the position of magistrate

(... is a kind of place ) the position of manager

(... is a kind of place ) the status of being a man

(... is a kind of place ) the post of marshall

(... is a kind of place ) the position of master

(... is a kind of place ) the position of mayor

(... is a kind of place ) the position of messiah

(... is a kind of place ) the position of moderator

(... is a kind of place ) the position of overlord

(... is a kind of place ) the position of pastor

(... is a kind of place ) the state of being a peasant

"the same homely dress she wore in the days of her peasanthood"

(... is a kind of place ) a highly desirable position or assignment

"a political plum"

(... is a kind of place ) the office of praetor

(... is a kind of place ) the position of precentor

(... is a kind of place ) the position of preceptor

(... is a kind of place ) the office of prefect

(... is a kind of place ) the office or station of a prelate

(... is a kind of place ) the office of premier

(... is a kind of place ) the office and function of president

"Andrew Jackson expanded the power of the presidency beyond what was customary before his time"

(... is a kind of place ) the office of primate

(... is a kind of place ) the post of principal

(... is a kind of place ) the office of prior

(... is a kind of place ) the position of proconsul

(... is a kind of place ) the position of proctor

(... is a kind of place ) the position of professor

"he was awarded an endowed chair in economics"

(... is a kind of place ) the position of protector

(... is a kind of place ) a position concerning the people as a whole

(... is a kind of place ) the office or function of a rabbi

(... is a kind of place ) the office of a receiver

(... is a kind of place ) the office or station of a rector

(... is a kind of place ) the office of a regent

(... is a kind of place ) the position of physician who is receiving special training in a hospital (usually after completing an internship)

(... is a kind of place ) the position of ruler

(... is a kind of place ) the status and dignity of a saint

(... is a kind of place ) the position of secretary

(... is a kind of place ) the position and authority of a feudal lord

(... is a kind of place ) the office of senator

(... is a kind of place ) an office that involves minimal duties

(... is a kind of place ) the position of solicitor

(... is a kind of place ) the position of Speaker

(... is a kind of place ) the position of steward

(... is a kind of place ) the position of student

(... is a kind of place ) the position of teacher

(... is a kind of place ) the position of thane

(... is a kind of place ) the position and power of an exalted person (a sovereign or bishop) who is entitled to sit in a chair of state on ceremonial occasions

(... is a kind of place ) the position of treasurer

(... is a kind of place ) the position of tribune

(... is a kind of place ) the position of trustee

(... is a kind of place ) the office and function of a vice president

(... is a kind of place ) the position of viceroy

(... is a kind of place ) the position of vizier

(... is a kind of place ) the position of warden

(... is a kind of place ) the position of warder

(... is a kind of place ) the status of a woman

Definition 2: the post or function properly or customarily occupied or served by another - [noun denoting act]

Samples where place or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • can you go in my stead?
  • took his place
  • in lieu of

Synonyms for place in the sense of this definition

(place is a kind of ...) the actions and activities assigned to or required or expected of a person or group

"the function of a teacher" "the government must do its part" "play its role"

(... is a kind of place ) as the agent of or on someone's part (usually expressed as `on behalf of' rather than `in behalf of')

"the guardian signed the contract on behalf of the minor child" "this letter is written on behalf of my client"

Definition 3: an abstract mental location - [noun denoting cognition]

Samples where place or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he has a special place in my thoughts
  • a place in my heart
  • a political system with no place for the less prominent groups

(place is a kind of ...) the psychological result of perception and learning and reasoning

(... is a kind of place ) an abstract place usually conceived as having depth

"a good actor communicates on several levels" "a simile has at least two layers of meaning" "the mind functions on many strata simultaneously"

Definition 4: the passage that is being read - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where place or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he lost his place on the page

(place is a kind of ...) a section of text; particularly a section of medium length

Definition 5: a blank area - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where place or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • write your name in the space provided

Synonyms for place in the sense of this definition

(place is a kind of ...) the extent of a 2-dimensional surface enclosed within a boundary

"the area of a rectangle" "it was about 500 square feet in area"

(... is a kind of place ) the blank space that surrounds the text on a page

"he jotted a note in the margin"

(... is a kind of place ) the space left between the margin and the start of an indented line

(... is part of place) a printed document with spaces in which to write

"he filled out his tax form"

Definition 6: an item on a list or in a sequence - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where place or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • in the second place
  • moved from third to fifth position

Synonyms for place in the sense of this definition

(place is a kind of ...) a distinct part that can be specified separately in a group of things that could be enumerated on a list

"he noticed an item in the New York Times" "she had several items on her shopping list" "the main point on the agenda was taken up first"

(... is a kind of place ) (linguistics) the placing of one linguistic element after another (as placing a modifier after the word that it modifies in a sentence or placing an affix after the base to which it is attached)

(... is a kind of place ) (linguistics) the placing of one linguistic element before another (as placing a modifier before the word it modifies in a sentence or placing an affix before the base to which it is attached)

Definition 7: a point located with respect to surface features of some region - [noun denoting location]

Samples where place or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • this is a nice place for a picnic
  • a bright spot on a planet

Synonyms for place in the sense of this definition

(place is a kind of ...) the precise location of something; a spatially limited location

"she walked to a point where she could survey the whole street"

(... is a kind of place ) a place for the burial of a corpse (especially beneath the ground and marked by a tombstone)

"he put flowers on his mother's grave"

(... is a kind of place ) a place where people meet

"he was waiting for them at the rendezvous"

(... is a kind of place ) a place that is scoured (especially by running water)

(... is a kind of place ) place on a highway providing garage services and eating and toilet facilities

(... is a kind of place ) a place that is frequently exhibited and visited for its historical interest or natural beauty

(... is a kind of place ) a solitary place

(... is a kind of place ) a spot where something halts or pauses

"his next stop is Atlanta"

(... is a kind of place ) the location of the target that is to be hit

(... is a kind of place ) something resembling a pool of liquid

"he stood in a pool of light" "his chair sat in a puddle of books and magazines"

(... is a kind of place ) the top or extreme point of something (usually a mountain or hill)

"the view from the peak was magnificent" "they clambered to the tip of Monadnock" "the region is a few molecules wide at the summit"

(... is a kind of place ) a high place affording a good view

(... is a kind of place ) a place suitable for nesting

(... is a kind of place ) the place where two or more things come together

(... is a kind of place ) the place where someone was born

(... is a kind of place ) a place where voters go to cast their votes in an election

(... is a kind of place ) one of two places from which people are communicating to each other

"the phone rang at the other end" "both ends wrote at the same time"

(... is a kind of place ) a place suitable for hiding something (such as yourself)

(... is a kind of place ) a high place

"they stood on high and observed the countryside" "he doesn't like heights"

(... is a kind of place ) a small unpretentious out-of-the-way place

"his office was a hole-in-the-wall"

(... is a kind of place ) a sacred place of pilgrimage

(... is a kind of place ) a place that attracts many visitors

"New York is a mecca for young artists"

(... is a kind of place ) a locally circumscribed place characterized by some distinctive features

Definition 8: a general vicinity - [noun denoting location]

Samples where place or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He comes from a place near Chicago

(place is a kind of ...) a surrounding or nearby region

"the plane crashed in the vicinity of Asheville" "it is a rugged locality" "he always blames someone else in the immediate neighborhood" "I will drop in on you the next time I am in this neck of the woods"

Definition 9: a public square with room for pedestrians - [noun denoting location]

Samples where place or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • they met at Elm Plaza
  • Grosvenor Place

Synonyms for place in the sense of this definition

(place is a kind of ...) an open area at the meeting of two or more streets

Definition 10: a space reserved for sitting (as in a theater or on a train or airplane) - [noun denoting location]

Samples where place or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he booked their seats in advance
  • he sat in someone else's place

Synonyms for place in the sense of this definition

(place is a kind of ...) an area reserved for some particular purpose

"the laboratory's floor space"

(... is a kind of place ) an elevated place serving as a seat

(place belongs to category ...) an aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets

"the flight was delayed due to trouble with the airplane"

(place belongs to category ...) the art of writing and producing plays

Definition 11: any area set aside for a particular purpose - [noun denoting location]

Samples where place or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • who owns this place?
  • the president was concerned about the property across from the White House

Synonyms for place in the sense of this definition

(place is a kind of ...) a demarcated area of the Earth

(... is a kind of place ) a place where boats are built or maintained or stored

(... is a kind of place ) a consecrated place where sacred objects are kept

(... is a kind of place ) a place where some particular activity is concentrated

"they received messages from several centers"

(... is a kind of place ) a place where a group of people with the same interest or occupation are concentrated

"a nudist colony" "an artists' colony"

(... is a kind of place ) a place where eggs are hatched under artificial conditions (especially fish eggs)

"the park authorities operated a trout hatchery"

Definition 12: the particular portion of space occupied by something - [noun denoting location]

Samples where place or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he put the lamp back in its place

Synonyms for place in the sense of this definition

(place is a kind of ...) the precise location of something; a spatially limited location

"she walked to a point where she could survey the whole street"

(... is a kind of place ) (in flight formation) a position to the side and just to the rear of another aircraft

(... is a kind of place ) a vendor's position (especially on the sidewalk)

"he was employed to see that his paper's news pitches were not trespassed upon by rival vendors"

(... is a kind of place ) the position of a prominent or well-known object in a particular landscape

"the church steeple provided a convenient landmark"

(... is a kind of place ) location near or direction toward the right side; i.e. the side to the south when a person or object faces east

"he stood on the right"

(... is a kind of place ) location near or direction toward the left side; i.e. the side to the north when a person or object faces east

"she stood on the left"

(... is a kind of place ) the part of something that is furthest from the normal viewer

"he stood at the back of the stage" "it was hidden in the rear of the store"

(... is a kind of place ) the part of something that is nearest to the normal viewer

"he walked to the front of the stage"

(... is a kind of place ) the position where a thing or person stands

(... is a kind of place ) (nautical) the location to which a ship or fleet is assigned for duty

(... is a kind of place ) place or situation affording some advantage (especially a comprehensive view or commanding perspective)

(... is a kind of place ) the position where someone (as a guard or sentry) stands or is assigned to stand

"a soldier manned the entrance post" "a sentry station"

(... is a kind of place ) position or manner in which something is situated

(... is a kind of place ) a position some distance below the top of a mast to which a flag is lowered in mourning or to signal distress

(... is a kind of place ) (baseball) the position taken by a base runner preparing to advance to the next base

"he took a long lead off first"

(... is a kind of place ) the most favorable position at the start of a race

(... is a kind of place ) the place where people vote

(... is a kind of place ) the first or highest or most important or most ostentatious place

(... is a kind of place ) (astronomy) position of a planet as defined by its angular distance from its perihelion (as observed from the sun)

(... is a kind of place ) physical position in relation to the surroundings

"the sites are determined by highly specific sequences of nucleotides"

(... is a kind of place ) the physical position of something

"he changed the setting on the thermostat"

(... is a kind of place ) a side-by-side position

(... are attributes of place) being or located on or directed toward the side of the body to the east when facing north

"my right hand" "right center field" "a right-hand turn" "the right bank of a river is the bank on your right side when you are facing downstream"

(... are attributes of place) being or located on or directed toward the side of the body to the west when facing north

"my left hand" "left center field" "the left bank of a river is bank on your left side when you are facing downstream"

Definition 13: where you live at a particular time - [noun denoting location]

Samples where place or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • deliver the package to my home
  • he doesn't have a home to go to
  • your place or mine?

Synonyms for place in the sense of this definition

(place is a kind of ...) any address at which you dwell more than temporarily

"a person can have several residences"

(... is a kind of place ) a place where you are just as comfortable and content as if you were home

Definition 14: proper or designated social situation - [noun denoting state]

Samples where place or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he overstepped his place
  • the responsibilities of a man in his station
  • married above her station

Synonyms for place in the sense of this definition

(place is a kind of ...) position in a social hierarchy

"the British are more aware of social status than Americans are"

(... is a kind of place ) a position particularly well suited to the person who occupies it

"he found his niche in the academic world"

Definition 15: a particular situation - [noun denoting state]

Samples where place or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • If you were in my place what would you do?

Synonyms for place in the sense of this definition

(place is a kind of ...) a condition or position in which you find yourself

"the unpleasant situation (or position) of having to choose between two evils" "found herself in a very fortunate situation"

Definition 16: proper or appropriate position or location - [noun denoting state]

Samples where place or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a woman's place is no longer in the kitchen

(place is a kind of ...) a state at a particular time

"a condition (or state) of disrepair" "the current status of the arms negotiations"

Definition 17: recognize as being; establish the identity of someone or something - [verb of cognition]

Samples where place or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She identified the man on the `wanted' poster

Synonyms for place in the sense of this definition

(place is a kind of ...) fix conclusively or authoritatively

"set the rules"

(... is a kind of place ) mark as different

"We distinguish several kinds of maple"

Definition 18: assign a rank or rating to - [verb of cognition]

Samples where place or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • how would you rank these students?
  • The restaurant is rated highly in the food guide

Synonyms for place in the sense of this definition

(place is a kind of ...) form a critical opinion of

"I cannot judge some works of modern art" "How do you evaluate this grant proposal?" "We shouldn't pass judgment on other people"

(... is a kind of place ) rate higher; raise in value or esteem

(... is a kind of place ) rate lower; lower in value or esteem

(... is a kind of place ) arrange in a sequence

(... is a kind of place ) assign a priority to

"we have too many things to do and must prioritize"

(... is a kind of place ) rank or order as less important or consider of less value

"Art is sometimes subordinated to Science in these schools"

(... is a kind of place ) assign a new order to

(... is a kind of place ) distribute (players or teams) so that outstanding teams or players will not meet in the early rounds

(... is a kind of place ) put someone or something on a short list

(... is a kind of place ) place in a superior order or rank

"These two notions are superordinated to a third"

Definition 19: take a place in a competition; often followed by an ordinal - [verb of cognition]

Samples where place or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Jerry came in third in the Marathon

Synonyms for place in the sense of this definition

(place is a kind of ...) take or have a position relative to others

"This painting ranks among the best in the Western World"

Definition 20: estimate - [verb of cognition]

Samples where place or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • We put the time of arrival at 8 P.M.

Synonyms for place in the sense of this definition

(place is a kind of ...) judge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time)

"I estimate this chicken to weigh three pounds"

Definition 21: sing a note with the correct pitch - [verb of communication]

(place is a kind of ...) produce tones with the voice

"She was singing while she was cooking" "My brother sings very well"

Definition 22: to arrange for - [verb of communication]

Samples where place or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • place a phone call
  • place a bet

(place is a kind of ...) make a request for something

"Order me some flowers" "order a work stoppage"

Definition 23: assign to a station - [verb of competition]

Synonyms for place in the sense of this definition

(place is a kind of ...) cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense

"Move those boxes into the corner, please" "I'm moving my money to another bank" "The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant"

(... is a kind of place ) station (troops) in a fort or garrison

(... is a kind of place ) station (troops) in a fort

(... is a kind of place ) assign a location to

"The company located some of their agents in Los Angeles"

Definition 24: finish second or better in a horse or dog race - [verb of competition]

Samples where place or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he bet $2 on number six to place

(place is a kind of ...) compete in a race

"he is running the Marathon this year" "let's race and see who gets there first"

Definition 25: intend (something) to move towards a certain goal - [verb of competition]

Samples where place or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He aimed his fists towards his opponent's face
  • criticism directed at her superior
  • direct your anger towards others, not towards yourself

Synonyms for place in the sense of this definition

(place is a kind of ...) point or cause to go (blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment) towards

"Please don't aim at your little brother!" "He trained his gun on the burglar" "Don't train your camera on the women" "Take a swipe at one's opponent"

(... is a kind of place ) direct a question at someone

(... is a kind of place ) direct onto a point or target, especially by automatic navigational aids

Definition 26: put into a certain place or abstract location - [verb of contact]

Samples where place or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Put your things here
  • Set the tray down
  • Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children
  • Place emphasis on a certain point

Synonyms for place in the sense of this definition

(place is a kind of ...) cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense

"Move those boxes into the corner, please" "I'm moving my money to another bank" "The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant"

(... is a kind of place ) place so as to overlap

"imbricate the roof tiles"

(... is a kind of place ) set, turn, or stand on end

"upend the box and empty the contents"

(... is a kind of place ) show to a seat; assign a seat for

"The host seated me next to Mrs. Smith"

(... is a kind of place ) place in or on a seat

"the mother seated the toddler on the high chair"

(... is a kind of place ) put in a horizontal position

"lay the books on the table" "lay the patient carefully onto the bed"

(... is a kind of place ) put into an upright position

"Can you stand the bookshelf up?"

(... is a kind of place ) cause to recline

"She reclined her head on the pillow"

(... is a kind of place ) put or set (seeds, seedlings, or plants) into the ground

"Let's plant flowers in the garden"

(... is a kind of place ) rest on or as if on a pillow

"pillow your head"

(... is a kind of place ) place or put on the ground

(... is a kind of place ) put in barrels

(... is a kind of place ) put into a bucket

(... is a kind of place ) put into bottles

"bottle the mineral water"

(... is a kind of place ) put or settle into a position

"The hotel was set down at the bottom of the valley"

(... is a kind of place ) place side by side

"The fauvists juxtaposed strong colors"

(... is a kind of place ) place or position wrongly; put in the wrong position

"misplaced modifiers"

(... is a kind of place ) place (seeds) in or on the ground for future growth

"She sowed sunflower seeds"

(... is a kind of place ) set up for use

"install the washer and dryer" "We put in a new sink"

(... is a kind of place ) put (something somewhere) firmly

"She posited her hand on his shoulder" "deposit the suitcase on the bench" "fix your eyes on this spot"

(... is a kind of place ) put (a liquid) into a container by means of a ladle

"ladle soup into the bowl"

(... is a kind of place ) to put into a state or activity hastily, suddenly, or carelessly

"Jane threw dinner together" "throw the car into reverse"

(... is a kind of place ) settle into a position, usually on a surface or ground

"dust settled on the roofs"

(... is a kind of place ) place in proper rank

"marshal the troops"

(... is a kind of place ) place at intervals

"Space the interviews so that you have some time between the different candidates"

(... is a kind of place ) place in glycerol

(... is a kind of place ) cause to be in an appropriate place, state, or relation

(... is a kind of place ) place or attach firmly in or on a base

"seat the camera on the tripod"

(... is a kind of place ) move a liquid from one container into another by means of a siphon or a siphoning action

"siphon gas into the tank"

(... is a kind of place ) put into a position that will restore a normal state

"set a broken bone"

(... is a kind of place ) put something somewhere so that the space is completely filled

"cram books into the suitcase"

(... is a kind of place ) put (something) on a structure or conveyance

"load the bags onto the trucks"

(... is a kind of place ) cause to perch or sit

"She perched her hat on her head"

(... is a kind of place ) put something in a resting position, as for support or steadying

"Rest your head on my shoulder"

(... is a kind of place ) put quickly or forcibly

"The judge clapped him in jail"

(... is a kind of place ) cause to lean or incline

"He leaned his rifle against the wall"

(... is a kind of place ) cause to be balanced or suspended

(... is a kind of place ) cause to sit or seat or be in a settled position or place

"set down your bags here"

(... is a kind of place ) place side by side or in close proximity

(... is a kind of place ) put to bed

"The children were bedded at ten o'clock"

(... is a kind of place ) place or put in a particular order

"the dots are unevenly disposed"

(... is a kind of place ) fix firmly

"He ensconced himself in the chair"

(... is a kind of place ) place temporarily

"park the car in the yard" "park the children with the in-laws" "park your bag in this locker"

(... is a kind of place ) place (one geometric figure) upon another so that their perimeters coincide

(... is a kind of place ) place on top of

"can you superimpose the two images?"

(... is a kind of place ) put into a proper or systematic order

"arrange the books on the shelves in chronological order"

(... is a kind of place ) place or lay as if in a pile

"The teacher piled work on the students until the parents protested"

(... is a kind of place ) position comfortably

"The baby nestled her head in her mother's elbow"

(... is a kind of place ) place at intervals in or among

"intersperse exclamation marks in the text"

(... is a kind of place ) place something or someone in a certain position in order to secretly observe or deceive

"Plant a spy in Moscow" "plant bugs in the dissident's apartment"

(... is a kind of place ) form, arrange, or deposit in layers

"The fish are stratified in barrels" "The rock was stratified by the force of the water" "A statistician stratifies the list of names according to the addresses"

(... is a kind of place ) put something back where it belongs

"replace the book on the shelf after you have finished reading it" "please put the clean dishes back in the cabinet when you have washed them"

(... is a kind of place ) place (a ship's mast) in its step

(... is a kind of place ) place before another constituent in the sentence

"English preposes the adpositions; Japanese postposes them"

(... is a kind of place ) place after another constituent in the sentence

"Japanese postposes the adpositions, whereas English preposes them"

(... is a kind of place ) set the trigger of a firearm back for firing

(... is a kind of place ) place on the docket for legal action

"Only 5 of the 120 cases docketed were tried"

(... is a kind of place ) put into place or position

"the box with the ancestors' ashes was emplaced on the top shelf of the house altar"

(... is a kind of place ) provide a new emplacement for guns

(... is a kind of place ) place into a coffin

"her body was coffined"

(... is a kind of place ) place in a rack

"rack pool balls"

(... is a kind of place ) place on a tee

"tee golf balls"

(... is a kind of place ) place or put with great energy

"She threw the blanket around the child" "thrust the money in the hands of the beggar"

(... is a kind of place ) place into another position

(... is a kind of place ) put into a recess

"recess lights"

(... is a kind of place ) place end to end without overlapping

"The frames must be butted at the joints"

(... is a kind of place ) place parallel to one another

(... is a kind of place ) put in the middle

(... is a kind of place ) place signs, as along a road

"sign an intersection" "This road has been signed"

(... is a kind of place ) to put something (eg trust) in something

"The nation reposed its confidence in the King"

(... is a kind of place ) place in a cylindrical vessel

"jar the jam"

(... is a kind of place ) place on a shelf

"shelve books"

(... is a kind of place ) place into a small compartment

(... is a kind of place ) set, plant, or bury in a trench

"trench the fallen soldiers" "trench the vegetables"

(... is a kind of place ) put (something) under or beneath

"They underlaid the shingles with roofing paper"

(... is a kind of place ) place on board a ship

"ship the cargo in the hold of the vessel"

(... is a kind of place ) place, fit, or thrust (something) into another thing

"Insert your ticket here"

Definition 27: locate - [verb of creation]

Samples where place or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The film is set in Africa

Synonyms for place in the sense of this definition

(place is a kind of ...) perform (a play), especially on a stage

"we are going to stage `Othello'"

Definition 28: assign a location to - [verb of possession]

Samples where place or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The company located some of their agents in Los Angeles

Synonyms for place in the sense of this definition

(place is a kind of ...) assign to a station

Definition 29: make an investment - [verb of possession]

Samples where place or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Put money into bonds

Synonyms for place in the sense of this definition

(place is a kind of ...) pay out

"spend money"

(... is a kind of place ) invest money in government securities

(... is a kind of place ) re-invest (a previous investment) into a similar fund or security

"She rolled over her IRA"

(... is a kind of place ) invest (money) so that it is not taxable

(... is a kind of place ) invest so as to make unavailable for other purposes

"All my money is tied up in long-term investments"

(... is a kind of place ) invest at a risk

"I bought this house not because I want to live in it but to sell it later at a good price, so I am speculating"

(... is a kind of place ) buy stocks or shares of a company

(place is a kind of ...) give an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person)

Samples where place or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he was placed on probation

(place is a kind of ...) give an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person)

Definition 32: identify the location or place of - [verb of stative]

Samples where place or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • We localized the source of the infection

Synonyms for place in the sense of this definition

(place is a kind of ...) determine or indicate the place, site, or limits of, as if by an instrument or by a survey

"Our sense of sight enables us to locate objects in space" "Locate the boundaries of the property"

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