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places, plural;
  1. Put in a particular position
    • - a newspaper had been placed beside my plate
  2. Cause to be in a particular situation
    • - enemy officers were placed under arrest
    • - you are not placing yourself under any obligation
  3. Used to express the attitude someone has toward someone or something
    • - I am not able to place any trust in you
  4. Used to indicate the degree of advantage or convenience enjoyed by someone or something as a result of their position or circumstances
    • - the company is well placed to seize the opportunity
  5. Find a home or employment for
    • - the children were placed with foster parents
    • - the agency had placed 3,000 people in full-time jobs
  6. Dispose of (something, esp. shares) by selling to a customer

  7. Arrange for the recognition and implementation of (an order, bet, etc.)
    • - they placed a contract for three boats
  8. Order or obtain a connection for (a telephone call) through an operator

  9. Identify or classify as being of a specified type or as holding a specified position in a sequence or hierarchy
    • - a survey placed the company 13th for achievement
  10. Remember where one has seen or how one comes to recognize (someone or something)
    • - she eventually said she couldn't place him
  11. Achieve a specified position in a race
    • - he was placed eleventh in the long individual race
  12. Be among the first three in a race (or the first three or four in the UK)

  1. A particular position or point in space
    • - there were still some remote places in the world
    • - the monastery was a peaceful place
  2. Used to refer to an area already identified (giving an impression of informality)
    • - we head to a disco—the place is pandemonium
  3. A particular point on a larger surface or in a larger object or area
    • - he lashed out and cut the policeman's hand in three places
  4. A building or area used for a specified purpose or activity
    • - the town has many excellent eating places
  5. A person's home
    • - what about dinner at my place?
  6. A point in a book or other text reached by a reader at a particular time
    • - I must have lost my place in the script
  7. A portion of space occupied by someone
    • - he was watching from his place across the room
  8. A portion of space available or designated for someone
    • - they hurried to their places at the table
  9. A vacancy or available position
    • - she won a place to study German at the university
  10. The regular or proper position of something
    • - lay each slab in place
  11. Somewhere where it is appropriate or prudent for someone to be or for something to occur
    • - that street at that time was no place for a lady
  12. A chance to be accepted or to be of use
    • - the policy left no place for individual initiative
  13. A person's rank or status
    • - occupation structures a person's place in society
  14. A right or privilege resulting from someone's role or position
    • - I'm sure she has a story to tell, but it's not my place to ask
  15. The role played by or importance attached to someone or something in a particular context
    • - the place of computers in improving office efficiency varies between companies
  16. A position in a sequence, in particular

  17. A position in a contest
    • - his score was good enough to leave him in ninth place
  18. The second position, esp. in a horse race

  19. Any of the first three or sometimes four positions in a race (used esp. of the second, third, or fourth positions)

  20. The degree of priority given to something
    • - accurate reportage takes second place to lurid detail
  21. The position of a figure in a series indicated in decimal or similar notation, esp. one after the decimal point
    • - calculate the ratios to one decimal place
  22. A square or a short street
    • - our new restaurant is in Hilliard Place
  23. A country house with its grounds

  1. put: 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"
  2. topographic point: 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"
  3. place somebody in a particular situation or location; "he was placed on probation"
  4. any area set aside for a particular purpose; "who owns this place?"; "the president was concerned about the property across from the White House"
  5. 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"
  6. rate: assign a rank or rating to; "how would you rank these students?"; "The restaurant is rated highly in the food guide"
  7. Placé is a commune in the Mayenne department in north-western France.
  8. Plače is a small settlement in the Vipava Valley in the Ajdovščina Municipality in the Littoral region of Slovenia. Together with the neighbouring villages of Male Žablje and Vipavski Križ it forms the Vipavski Križ Local community.
  9. Location, in geography, is a position or point in physical space that something occupies on the Earth's surface or area in the Solar System, or mankinds physically reachable universe. ...
  10. In mathematics, an absolute value is a function which measures the "size" of elements in a field or integral domain. ...
  11. People: * Etta Place * Francis Place * Basil Charles Godfrey Place (1921–1994), a British naval officer * Martha M. Place (1855?–1899), American murderer * Mary Kay Place * Robert M. Place * Ullin Place, philosopher
  12. The United States Census Bureau defines the term place as a concentration of population. The types of places defined by the Census Bureau are incorporated place, such as a city, town or village, and census designated place (CDP), which resembles a city, town or village but lacks its own ...
  13. A location or position; An open space, courtyard, market square; A group of houses; A region of a land; Somewhere for a person to sit; A frame of mind; A house or home; A role or purpose; a station; Numerically, the column counting a certain quantity; The position of a contestant in a ...
  14. (Places) Aegean Sea · Hellespont · Macedon · Sparta · Athens · Corinth · Thebes · Thermopylae · Antioch · Alexandria · Pergamon · Miletus · Ephesus · Delphi · Delos  · Olympia · Troy · Rhodes · Crete
  15. (Places) The request for cast and crew to take their positions for the start of the performance.
  16. (PLACES) In theatre, a call from the Stage Manager that means all the actors should go to the position that they need to be in before they go onstage.
  17. (Places) 22 major geographic regions: Northland, Auckland, Hauraki–Coromandel, Waikato, the King Country, the Volcanic Plateau, Bay of Plenty, East Coast, Hawke’s Bay, Taranaki, Whanganui, Manawatū and Horowhenua, Wairarapa, Wellington, Nelson, Marlborough, the West Coast, Canterbury, South ...
  18. (Places) Africa ♠ Gambia ♠ The Ghetto ♠ Kenya ♠ Mozambique ♠ Egypt ♠ Republic of Sierra Leone ♠ South Africa ♠ Somalia ♠ Nawlins ♠ Washington, DC ♠ Atlanta ♠ Maryland ♠ Liberia ♠ Djibouti ♠ E.S. Nigger Brown Stand ♠ Sudan ♠ Zimbabwe ♠ Habbo Hotel
  19. (Places) Ancient term for Houses.
  20. (Places) Botanical gardens • Cemeteries • Churches • Forts • Gurdwaras • Heritage sites • Hindu temples • Libraries • Mausolea/Shrines • Mosques • Museums • Parks • Stadiums • Zoos
  21. (Places) Cities, towns, villages and boroughs with significant populations. More »
  22. (Places) Create, maintain, or change attitudes or behavior toward particular places
  23. (Places) Describe the location of the place and its significance to Oregon over time. To what and to whom is it related? What economic, social, political, and spiritual importance does the place have for Oregon?
  24. (Places) Kingdom of Caring (consisting of Care-a-lot and the Forest of Feelings) - Joke-a-lot
  25. (Places) Please See Beginners.