HyperDic: place

English > 32 senses of the word place:
NOUNlocationplace, topographic point, spota point located with respect to surface features of some region
locationplace, propertyany area set aside for a particular purpose
cognitionplacean abstract mental location
locationplacea general vicinity
actplace, stead, position, lieuthe post or function properly or customarily occupied or served by another
stateplace, shoesa particular situation
locationplace, homewhere you live at a particular time
actplace, position, post, berth, office, spot, billet, situationa job in an organization
locationplace, positionthe particular portion of space occupied by something
stateplace, stationproper or designated social situation
locationplace, seata space reserved for sitting (as in a theater or on a train or airplane)
communicationplacethe passage that is being read
stateplaceproper or appropriate position or location
locationplace, plaza, piazzaa public square with room for pedestrians
communicationplace, positionan item on a list or in a sequence
communicationplace, space, blank spacea blank area
VERBcontactplace, put, set, pose, position, layput into a certain place or abstract location
socialplaceplace somebody in a particular situation or location
cognitionplace, rate, rank, range, order, gradeassign a rank or rating to
possessionplace, locate, siteassign a location to
communicationplaceto arrange for
cognitionplace, come in, come outtake a place in a competition
competitionplace, target, aim, direct, pointintend (something) to move towards a certain goal / goal
cognitionplace, identifyrecognize as being
socialplaceassign to (a job or a home)
creationplace, set, localize, localiselocate
cognitionplace, put, setestimate
stativeplace, localize, localiseidentify the location or place of
possessionplace, invest, put, commitmake an investment
competitionplace, station, post, sendassign to a station / station
competitionplacefinish second or better in a horse or dog race
communicationplacesing a note with the correct pitch
place > pronunciation
Soundspley's
Rhymesace / ACE ... workplace: 67 rhymes with eys...
English > place: 32 senses > noun 1, location
MeaningA point located with respect to surface features of some region.
Example"this is a nice place for a picnic"
Synonymstopographic point, spot
Narrowerbirthplace, place of birthThe place where someone was born
endOne of two places from which people are communicating to each other
grave, tombA place for the burial of a corpse (especially beneath the ground and marked by a tombstone)
hiding placeA place suitable for hiding / hiding something (such as yourself)
high, heightsA high place
hole-in-the-wallA small unpretentious out-of-the-way place
holy place, sanctum, holyA sacred place of pilgrimage
junctionThe place where two or more things come together
meccaA place that attracts many visitors
nesting placeA place suitable for nesting
overlookA high place affording a good view
peak, crown, crest, top, tip, summitThe top or extreme point of something (usually a mountain or hill)
polling place, polling stationA place where voters go to cast their votes in an election
pool, puddleSomething resembling a pool of liquid / liquid
rendezvousA place where people meet
scourA place that is scoured (especially by running water)
service areaplace on a highway providing garage services and eating and toilet facilities
showplaceA place that is frequently exhibited and visited for its historical interest or natural beauty
solitudeA solitary place
stopA spot where something halts or pauses
target, target areaThe location of the target that is to be hit
zoneA locally circumscribed place characterized by some distinctive features
BroaderpointThe precise location of something
Spanishlugar, paraje, punto, sitio
Catalanindret, lloc, paratge
Verbsplaceintend (something) to move towards a certain goal / goal
placeput into a certain place or abstract location
placelocate
English > place: 32 senses > noun 2, location
MeaningAny area set aside for a particular purpose.
Example"who owns this place?"
Synonymproperty
NarrowerboatyardA place where boats are built or maintained or stored
center, centreA place where some particular activity is concentrated
colonyA place where a group of people with the same interest or occupation are concentrated
hatcheryA place where eggs are hatched under artificial conditions (especially fish eggs)
sanctuaryA consecrated place where sacred objects are kept
Broadergeographical area, geographic area, geographical region, geographic regionA demarcated area of the Earth
Spanishlugar, parcela, propiedad, terreno
Catalanlloc, parcel·la, propietat, terreny
Verbsplaceassign a location to
English > place: 32 senses > noun 3, cognition
MeaningAn abstract mental location.
Examples
  • "he has a special place in my thoughts"
  • "a place in my heart"
  • "a political system with no place for the less prominent groups"
Narrowerlevel, layer, stratumAn abstract place usually conceived as having depth
Broadercognition, knowledge, noesisThe psychological result of perception / perception and learning and reasoning
Spanishespacio, lugar, sitio
Verbsplaceplace somebody in a particular situation or location
English > place: 32 senses > noun 4, location
MeaningA general vicinity.
Example"He comes from a place near Chicago"
Broadervicinity, locality, neighborhood, neighbourhood, neck of the woodsA surrounding or nearby region
English > place: 32 senses > noun 5, act
MeaningThe post or function properly or customarily occupied or served by another.
Example "took his place"
Synonymsstead, position, lieu
NarrowerbehalfAs the agent of or on someone's part (usually expressed as "on behalf of"rather than "in behalf of")
Broaderfunction, office, part, roleThe actions and activities assigned to or required or expected of a person or group
Spanishlugar, posición, puesto, sitio
Catalanlloc, posició
English > place: 32 senses > noun 6, state
MeaningA particular situation.
Example"If you were in my place what would you do?"
Synonymshoes
Broadersituation, positionA condition or position in which you find yourself
Spanishlugar
Verbsplaceplace somebody in a particular situation or location
English > place: 32 senses > noun 7, location
MeaningWhere you live at a particular time.
Example "your place or mine?"
Synonymhome
Narrowerhome away from home, home from homeA place where you are just as comfortable and content as if you were home
Broaderresidence, abodeAny address at which you dwell more than temporarily
Spanishcasa
Catalancasa
Verbsplaceassign to (a job or a home)
English > place: 32 senses > noun 8, act
MeaningA job in an organization.
Synonymsposition, post, berth, office, spot, billet, situation
NarroweracademicianshipThe position of member of an honorary academy / academy / academy / academy
accountantshipThe position of accountant
admiraltyThe office of admiral
ambassadorshipThe post of ambassador
apostleshipThe position of apostle
apprenticeshipThe position of apprentice
associateshipThe position of associate (as in an office or academy / academy / academy / academy)
attorneyshipThe position of attorney
bailiffshipThe office of bailiff
baronetageThe state of a baronet
bishopry, episcopateThe office and dignity of a bishop
cadetshipThe position of cadet
caliphateThe office of a caliph
captainship, captaincyThe post of captain / captain / captain / captain / captain
cardinalship, cardinalateThe office of cardinal
chairmanshipThe position of chairman
chancellorshipThe office of chancellor
chaplaincy, chaplainshipThe position of chaplain
chieftaincy, chieftainshipThe position of chieftain
clerkshipThe job of clerk
commandership, commanderyThe position or office of commander
comptrollershipThe position of comptroller
consulshipThe post of consul
controllershipThe position of controller
councillorship, councilorshipThe position of council member
counselorship, counsellorshipThe position of counselor / counselor / counselor
curacyThe position of a curate
curatorshipThe position of curator
custodianshipThe position of custodian
deanship, deaneryThe position or office of a dean
directorshipThe position of a director / director of a business concern
discipleshipThe position of disciple
editorshipThe position of editor
eldershipThe office of elder
emirateThe office of an emir
fatherhoodThe status of a father / father / father
fatherhoodThe status of a religious leader
foremanshipThe position of foreman
generalship, generalcyThe office and authority of a general
governorshipThe office of governor
headshipThe position of head
headshipThe position of headmaster or headmistress
hot seatA difficult position where you are subjected to stress and criticism
incumbencyThe office of an incumbent
inspectorshipThe office of inspector
instructorshipThe position of instructor
internshipThe position of a medical intern
judgeship, judicatureThe position of judge
khanateThe position of a khan
lectureshipThe post of lecturer
legation, legateshipThe post or office of legate
legislatorshipThe office of legislator
librarianshipThe position of librarian
lieutenancyThe position of a lieutenant / lieutenant / lieutenant
magistracy, magistratureThe position of magistrate
managershipThe position of manager / manager
manhoodThe status / status of being a man
marshalshipThe post of marshall
mastershipThe position of master / master
mayoraltyThe position of mayor
messiahshipThe position of messiah
moderatorshipThe position of moderator
overlordshipThe position of overlord
pastorship, pastorateThe position of pastor
peasanthoodThe state of being a peasant / peasant
plumA highly desirable position or assignment
praetorshipThe office of praetor
precentorshipThe position of precentor
preceptorshipThe position of preceptor
prefectureThe office of prefect
prelacy, prelatureThe office or station of a prelate
premiershipThe office of premier / premier
presidency, presidentshipThe office and function of president
primateshipThe office of primate
principalshipThe post of principal
priorshipThe office of prior
proconsulship, proconsulateThe position of proconsul
proctorshipThe position of proctor
professorship, chairThe position of professor
protectorshipThe position of protector
public officeA position concerning the people as a whole
rabbinateThe office or function of a rabbi
receivershipThe office of a receiver
rectorship, rectorateThe office or station of a rector
regencyThe office of a regent
residencyThe position of physician who is receiving special / special training in a hospital (usually after completing an internship)
rulershipThe position of ruler
sainthoodThe status and dignity of a saint
secretaryshipThe position of secretary / secretary
seigniory, seigneury, feudal lordshipThe position and authority of a feudal lord
senatorshipThe office of senator
sinecureAn office that involves minimal duties
solicitorshipThe position of solicitor
speakershipThe position of Speaker
stewardshipThe position of steward / steward / steward / steward
studentshipThe position of student
teachershipThe position of teacher
thaneshipThe position of thane / thane
throneThe position and power of an exalted person (a sovereign or bishop) who is entitled to sit in a chair of state on ceremonial occasions
treasurershipThe position of treasurer
tribuneshipThe position of tribune
trusteeshipThe position of trustee
vice-presidencyThe office and function of a vice president
viceroyshipThe position of viceroy
viziershipThe position of vizier
wardenshipThe position of warden
wardershipThe position of warder
womanhoodThe status of a woman
Broaderoccupation, business, job, line of work, lineThe principal activity in your life that you do to earn money
Spanishcargo, lugar, oficina, posición, puesto
Catalancàrrec, lloc, oficina, posició, situació
Verbsplaceassign to a station / station
placeassign a location to
placeassign to (a job or a home)
English > place: 32 senses > noun 9, location
MeaningThe particular portion of space occupied by something.
Example"he put the lamp back in its place"
Synonymposition
AttributesleftBeing or located on or directed toward the side of the body to the west when facing north
rightBeing or located on or directed toward the side of the body to the east when facing north
Narroweranomaly(astronomy) position of a planet as defined by its angular distance from its perihelion (as observed from the sun)
back, rearThe part of something that is furthest from the normal viewer
frontThe part of something that is nearest to the normal viewer
half-mast, half-staffA position some distance below the top of a mast / mast to which a flag is lowered in mourning or to signal distress
juxtapositionA side-by-side position
landmarkThe position of a prominent or well-known object in a particular landscape
lead(baseball) the position taken by a base runner preparing to advance to the next base
leftlocation near or direction toward the left side
liePosition or manner in which something is situated
pitchA vendor's position (especially on the sidewalk)
pole positionThe most favorable position at the start of a race
pollsThe place where people vote
post, stationThe position where someone (as a guard or sentry) stands or is assigned to stand
pride of placeThe first or highest or most important or most ostentatious place
rightlocation near or direction toward the right side
settingThe physical position of something
site, situationPhysical position in relation to the surroundings
standThe position where a thing or person stands
station(nautical) the location to which a ship or fleet is assigned for duty
vantageplace or situation affording some advantage (especially a comprehensive view or commanding perspective)
wing(in flight formation) a position to the side and just to the rear of another aircraft
BroaderpointThe precise location of something
Spanishlugar, posición, puesto, sitio
Catalanlloc, posició
Verbsplaceput into a certain place or abstract location
English > place: 32 senses > noun 10, state
MeaningProper or designated social situation.
Example"he overstepped his place"
Synonymstation
NarrowernicheA position particularly well suited to the person who occupies it
Broadersocial station, social status, social rank, rankPosition in a social hierarchy
Spanishcondición, posición, puesto
Catalancondició, posició
English > place: 32 senses > noun 11, location
MeaningA space reserved for sitting (as in a theater or on a train or airplane).
Example "he sat in someone else's place"
Synonymseat
Categoryairplane, aeroplane, planeAn aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets
dramaturgy, dramatic art, dramatics, theater, theatreThe art of writing and producing plays
NarrowerperchAn elevated place serving as a seat
BroaderspaceAn area reserved for some particular purpose
Spanishasiento, localidad, plaza
Catalanlocalitat, plaça, seient
English > place: 32 senses > noun 12, communication
MeaningThe passage that is being read.
Example"he lost his place on the page"
BroaderpassageA section of text
English > place: 32 senses > noun 13, state
MeaningProper or appropriate position or location.
Example"a woman's place is no longer in the kitchen"
Broadercondition, statusA state at a particular time
Spanishlugar
Verbsplaceplace somebody in a particular situation or location
English > place: 32 senses > noun 14, location
MeaningA public square with room for pedestrians.
Example "Grosvenor Place"
Synonymsplaza, piazza
Broaderpublic square, squareAn open area at the meeting of two or more streets
Spanishplaza
Catalanplaça
English > place: 32 senses > noun 15, communication
MeaningAn item on a list or in a sequence.
Example"in the second place"
Synonymposition
Narrowerpostposition(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)
preposition(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)
Broaderitem, pointA distinct part that can be specified separately in a group of things that could be enumerated on a list
Spanishlugar, posición, puesto
Verbsplaceassign a rank or rating to
placetake a place in a competition
placefinish second or better in a horse or dog race
English > place: 32 senses > noun 16, communication
MeaningA blank area.
Synonymsspace, blank space
Part offormA printed document with spaces in which to write
Narrowerindentation, indention, indent, indentureThe space left between the margin and the start of an indented line
marginThe blank space that surrounds the text on a page
Broaderarea, expanse, surface areaThe extent of a 2-dimensional surface enclosed within a boundary
Spanishblanco, espacio en blanco
Catalanblanc, espai en blanc
Verbsplaceput into a certain place or abstract location
English > place: 32 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningPut into a certain place or abstract location.
PatternSomebody ----s something PP
ModelThey place the bags on the table
Example "Place emphasis on a certain point"
Synonymsput, set, pose, position, lay
Narrowerapposeplace side by side or in close proximity
arrange, set upput into a proper or systematic order
barrelput in barrels / barrels
bedput to bed
bottleput into bottles
bucketput into a bucket
buttplace end to end without overlapping
clapput quickly or forcibly
cockSet the trigger of a firearm back for firing
coffinplace into a coffin
cramput something somewhere so that the space is completely filled
disposePlace or put in a particular order
docketplace on the docket for legal action
emplaceput into place or position
emplaceProvide a new emplacement for guns
ensconce, settleFix firmly
glycerolize, glyceroliseplace in glycerol
groundplace or put on the ground
imbricateplace so as to overlap
insert, enclose, inclose, stick in, put in, introduceintroduce
install, instal, put in, set upSet up for use
intersperseplace at intervals in or among
jarplace in a cylindrical vessel
juxtaposeplace side by side
ladleput (a liquid / liquid) into a container by means of a ladle
lay, put down, reposeput in a horizontal position
leanCause to lean or incline
loadput (something) on a structure or conveyance
marshalplace in proper rank
middleput in the middle / middle
misplaceplace or position wrongly
nestle, snugglePosition comfortably
parallelizeplace parallel to one another
parkplace temporarily
perchCause to perch or sit
pigeonholeplace into a small compartment
pileplace or lay as if in a pile
pillow, restrest on or as if on a pillow
plant, setput or set (seeds, seedlings, or plants) into the ground
plantplace something or someone in a certain position in order to secretly observe / observe or deceive
poiseCause to be balanced or suspended
positionCause to be in an appropriate place, state, or relation
postposeplace after another constituent in the sentence
preposeplace before another constituent in the sentence
rack upplace in a rack / rack
recessput into a recess
reclineCause to recline
replace, put backput something back where it belongs
reposeTo put something (eg trust) in something
repositionplace into another position
restput something in a resting position, as for support or steadying
seat, sit, sit downshow to a seat / seat / seat
seatPlace or attach firmly in or on a base
seatPlace in or on a seat
setput into a position that will restore a normal state
set downput or settle into a position
set down, put down, place downCause to sit or seat or be in a settled position or place
settle, settle downSettle into a position, usually on a surface or ground
shelveplace on a shelf
shipplace on board a ship
signplace signs, as along a road
siphonMove a liquid / liquid from one container into another by means of a siphon or a siphoning action
situate, fix, posit, depositput (something somewhere) firmly
sow, seedplace (seeds) in or on the ground for future growth
spaceplace at intervals
stand, stand up, place uprightput into an upright position
stepplace (a ship's mast) in its step
stratifyform, arrange, or deposit in layers
superimpose, superpose, lay overplace on top of
superposeplace (one geometric figure) upon another so that their perimeters coincide
tee, tee upplace on a tee
throw, thrustplace or put with great energy
throwTo put into a state or activity hastily, suddenly, or carelessly
trenchSet, plant, or bury in a trench
underlayput (something) under or beneath
upendset, turn, or stand on end
Broadermove, displaceCause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense
Spanishcolocar, dejar, depositar, poner, posar, posicionar, situar, ubicar
Catalandepositar, posar, posicionar, situar, ubicar
Nounsplacea blank area
placea point located with respect to surface features of some region
placethe particular portion of space occupied by something
placementthe spatial property of the way in which something is placed
English > place: 32 senses > verb 2, social
Meaningplace somebody in a particular situation or location.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody PP
Example"he was placed on probation"
Broaderdelegate, designate, depute, assignGive an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person)
Nounsplacean abstract mental location
placea particular situation
placeproper or appropriate position or location
English > place: 32 senses > verb 3, cognition
MeaningAssign a rank or rating to.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymsrate, rank, range, order, grade
NarrowerdowngradeRate lower
prioritize, prioritiseAssign a priority to
reorderAssign a new order to
seedDistribute (players or teams) so that outstanding teams or players will not meet in the early rounds
sequenceArrange in a sequence
shortlistput someone or something on a short list
subordinaterank or order as less important or consider of less value
superordinateplace in a superior order or rank
upgradeRate higher
Broaderevaluate, pass judgment, judgeform a critical opinion of
Spanishclasificarse, clasificar, graduar, ordenar, tasar, valorar
Catalanclassificar-se, classificar, graduar, ordenar, taxar, valorar
Nounsplacean item on a list or in a sequence
English > place: 32 senses > verb 4, possession
MeaningAssign a location to.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymslocate, site
Broaderstation, post, send, placeAssign to a station / station
Spanishdepositar, enclavar, ubicar
Catalandepositar, ubicar
Nounsplacea job in an organization
placeany area set aside for a particular purpose
placementthe spatial property of the way in which something is placed
English > place: 32 senses > verb 5, communication
MeaningTo arrange for.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Examples
  • "place a phone call"
  • "place a bet"
Broaderordermake a request for something
Spanishponer
English > place: 32 senses > verb 6, cognition
MeaningTake a place in a competition; often followed by an ordinal.
PatternSomething ----s Adjective/Noun; Somebody ----s Adjective
Synonymscome in, come out
BroaderrankTake or have a position relative to others
Spanishfigurar
Nounsplacean item on a list or in a sequence
English > place: 32 senses > verb 7, competition
MeaningIntend (something) to move towards a certain goal / goal.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymstarget, aim, direct, point
Narroweraddressdirect a question at someone
range in, home in, zero indirect onto a point or target, especially by automatic navigational aids
Broaderaim, take, train, take aim, directPoint or cause to go (blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment) towards
Spanishapuntar, dirigir
Catalanapuntar, dirigir
Nounsplacea point located with respect to surface features of some region
English > place: 32 senses > verb 8, cognition
Meaningrecognize as being; establish the identity of someone or something.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymidentify
Narrowerdistinguish, separate, differentiate, secern, secernate, severalize, severalise, tell, tell apartmark as different
Broaderdetermine, setFix conclusively or authoritatively
Spanishidentificar
Catalanidentificar
English > place: 32 senses > verb 9, social
MeaningAssign to (a job or a home) .
PatternSomebody ----s somebody PP
Broaderdelegate, designate, depute, assignGive an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person)
Spanishasignar, colocar, contratar
Nounsplacea job in an organization
placewhere you live at a particular time
English > place: 32 senses > verb 10, creation
MeaningLocate.
PatternSomebody ----s something PP
Synonymsset, localize, localise
Broaderstage, present, representPerform (a play) , especially on a stage
Spanishlocalizarse, situarse
Nounsplacea point located with respect to surface features of some region
placementthe spatial property of the way in which something is placed
English > place: 32 senses > verb 11, cognition
MeaningEstimate.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsput, set
Broaderestimate, gauge, approximate, guess, judgejudge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time)
English > place: 32 senses > verb 12, stative
Meaningidentify the location or place of.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymslocalize, localise
Broadersituate, locateDetermine or indicate the place, site, or limits of, as if by an instrument or by a survey
Spanishlocalizar
Nounsplacementthe spatial property of the way in which something is placed
English > place: 32 senses > verb 13, possession
Meaningmake an investment.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Synonymsinvest, put, commit
Narrowerbuy intobuy stocks or shares of a company
fundinvest money in government securities
roll overRe-invest (a previous investment) into a similar fund or security
shelterinvest (money) so that it is not taxable
speculate, jobinvest at a risk
tie upinvest so as to make unavailable for other purposes
Broaderspend, expend, droppay out
Oppositedivest, disinvestReduce or dispose of
Spanishcolocar, invertir, investir
Catalaninvertir, investir
English > place: 32 senses > verb 14, competition
MeaningAssign to a station / station.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody PP
Synonymsstation, post, send
Narrowerfortstation (troops / troops) in a fort / fort
garrisonstation (troops) in a fort / fort or garrison
locate, place, siteAssign a location to
Broadermove, displaceCause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense
Spanishapostar, colocar, situar
Catalanapostar, col·locar, situar
Nounsplacea job in an organization
English > place: 32 senses > verb 15, competition
MeaningFinish second or better in a horse or dog race.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"he bet $2 on number six to place"
Broaderrace, runcompete in a race
Spanishapostar
Nounsplacean item on a list or in a sequence
English > place: 32 senses > verb 16, communication
Meaningsing a note with the correct pitch.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broadersingproduce tones with the voice
Spanishponer

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