Definitions of PLACE in various dictionaries:
a point located with respect to surface features of some region
any area set aside for a particular purpose
an abstract mental location
a general vicinity
the post or function properly or customarily occupied or served by another
a particular situation
where you live at a particular time
a job in an organization
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
put into a certain place or abstract location
place somebody in a particular situation or location
assign a rank or rating to
assign a location to
to arrange for
take a place in a competition
intend (something) to move towards a certain goal
recognize as being
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
An area with definite or indefinite boundaries; a portion of space.
Room or space, especially adequate space: There is place for everyone at the back of the room.
The particular portion of space occupied by or allocated to a person or thing.
A building or an area set aside for a specified purpose: a place of worship.
A dwelling; a house: bought a place on the lake.
A business establishment or office.
A locality, such as a town or a city: visited many places.
A public square or street with houses in a town.
A space in which one person, such as a passenger or a spectator, can sit or stand.
A setting for one person at a table.
A position regarded as belonging to someone or something else; stead: She was chosen in his place.
A particular point that one has reached, as in a book: I have lost my place.
A particular spot, as on the body: the place that hurts.
The proper or designated role or function: the place of the media in a free society.
The proper or customary position or order: These books are out of place.
A suitable setting or occasion: not the place to argue.
The appropriate right or duty: not her place to criticize.
Social station: He overstepped his place.
A particular situation or circumstance: Put yourself in my place.
High rank or status.
A job, post, or position: found a place in the company.
Relative position in a series; standing.
Second position for betting purposes, as in a horserace.
The specified stage in a list of points to be made, as in an argument: in the first place.
The position of a figure in a numeral or series.
To put in or as if in a particular place or position; set.
To put in a specified relation or order: Place the words in alphabetical order.
To offer for consideration: placed the matter before the board.
To find accommodation or employment for.
To put into a particular condition: placed him under arrest.
To arrange for the publication or display of: place an advertisement in the newspaper.
To appoint to a post: placed her in a key position.
To rank in an order or a sequence: I’d place him second best.
To estimate: placed the distance at 100 feet.
To identify or classify in a particular context: could not place that person’s face.
To give an order for: place a bet.
To apply or arrange for: place an order.
To arrive among the first three finishers in a race, especially to finish second.
In the appropriate or usual position or order: With everything in place, she started the slide show.
In the same spot; without moving forwards or backwards: While marching in place, the band played a popular tune.
verb - to set in a particular position