place

All Noun Verb
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  • I got letters every now and then from out-of-the-way places. Cited from Green Valley, by Katharine Reynolds
  • He started in all of the matches except the third-place play-off.
  • At the present writing he is on his second year at the last named place. Cited from Thirty Years in the Itinerancy, by Wesson Gage Miller
  • The fair is attended by many people coming from far-off places.
  • This has been established as a tradition and takes place every year.
  • The highest place was assigned to him, both in church and at table.
  • My decision to attack at this time and place was based on the best information available.
  • The team then lost the third-place play-off game against France.
  • They then lost the third/fourth place play-off match against France.
  • I wonder at people living in such out-of-the-way places. Cited from Diary of a Nobody, by George and Weedon Grossmith
  • It always gave me great pleasure to come upon friends in out of the way places. Cited from The Great War As I Saw It, by Frederick George Scott
  • Currently, there is no system in place that awards only one state or national title.
  • Many species currently assigned to this group have been placed in other groups at different times.
  • The house of the village head was used as a public meeting place when one was needed.
  • Production of nuclear power has taken place at two sites along the river.
  • The third and fourth teams placed in the group contest the third place play-off.
  • His team finished two points outside the play-off places.
  • In out-of-the-way places it must be different. Cited from The Wild Olive, by Basil King
  • The finals included for the first time a third-place play-off.
  • Air transport is the only effective means of moving between many places within the country.
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Meaning of place

  • noun Any area set aside for a particular purpose
    who owns this place?, the president was concerned about the property across from the White House
  • noun 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
  • noun A general vicinity
    He comes from a place near Chicago
  • noun A particular situation
    If you were in my place what would you do?
  • noun Proper or designated social situation
    he overstepped his place, the responsibilities of a man in his station, married above her station
  • noun The passage that is being read
    he lost his place on the page
  • noun Proper or appropriate position or location
    a woman's place is no longer in the kitchen
  • noun An item on a list or in a sequence
    in the second place, moved from third to fifth position
  • verb Place somebody in a particular situation or location
    he was placed on probation
  • verb To arrange for
    place a phone call, place a bet
  • verb Take a place in a competition; often followed by an ordinal
    Jerry came in third in the Marathon
  • verb Assign to (a job or a home)
  • verb Estimate
    We put the time of arrival at 8 P.M.
  • verb Identify the location or place of
    We localized the source of the infection
  • verb Finish second or better in a horse or dog race
    he bet $2 on number six to place
  • verb Sing a note with the correct pitch