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place

noun

1 place

A point located with respect to surface features of some region:
— This is a nice place for a picnic.

synonyms: spot, topographic point.

Roget 58: order, regularity, uniformity, symmetry, lucidus ordo [Lat.]; music of the spheres.    gradation, progression; series etc. (continuity) 69.    subordination; course, ... show more

Dutch: locatie, oord, plaats, plek
Polish: miejsce



2 place

Any area set aside for a particular purpose:
— Who owns this place?.

synonym: property.

Polish: miejsce

3 place

An abstract mental location.

4 place

A general vicinity.

5 place

The post or function properly or customarily occupied or served by another:
— Took his place.

synonyms: lieu, position, stead.

Roget 71: term, rank, station, stage, step; degree etc. 26; scale, remove, grade, link, peg, round of the ladder, ... show more

Roget 182: place, lieu, spot, point, dot; niche, nook etc. (corner) 244; hole; pigeonhole etc. (receptacle) ... show more

6 place

A particular situation:
— If you were in my place what would you do?.

synonym: shoes.

Dutch: plaats

7 place

Where you live at a particular time:
— Your place or mine?.

synonym: home.

Dutch: huis
Polish: chata, chałupa, dach, dach nad głową, dom, kąt, lokum, własny kąt

8 place

A job in an organization.

synonyms: berth, billet, office, position, post, situation, spot.

Roget 8: circumstance, situation, phase, position, posture, attitude, place, point; terms; regime; footing, standing, status.    ... show more

Roget 183: situation, position, locality, locale, status, latitude and longitude; footing, standing, standpoint, post; stage; aspect, attitude, ... show more

Roget 625: business, occupation, employment; pursuit etc. 622; what one is doing, what one is about; affair, concern, matter, case.    matter in hand, ... show more

Dutch: standplaats
Polish: stołek, posterunek, stolec, stanowisko, funkcja

9 place

The particular portion of space occupied by something:
— He put the lamp back in its place.

synonym: position.

Dutch: plaats, plek, standplaats
Polish: lokacja, lokalizacja, pozycja, położenie, umiejscowienie, usytuowanie

10 place

Proper or designated social situation:
— He overstepped his place.

synonym: station.

Roget 873: distinction, mark, name, figure; repute, reputation; good repute, high repute; note, notability, notoriety, eclat, the bubble reputation" [As You Like It], ... show more

11 place

A space reserved for sitting (as in a theater or on a train or airplane):
— He sat in someone else's place.

synonym: seat.

Polish: miejsce siedzące, siedzenie

12 place

The passage that is being read.

13 place

Proper or appropriate position or location.

Dutch: plaats, gaan staan, zich plaatsen, plek, standplaats, stek, stekkie

14 place

A public square with room for pedestrians:
— Grosvenor Place.

synonyms: piazza, plaza.

Roget 189: abode, dwelling, lodging, domicile, residence, apartment, place, digs, pad, address, habitation, where one's lot is cast, local habitation, berth, ... show more

Dutch: plein

15 place

An item on a list or in a sequence:
— In the second place.

synonym: position.

16 place

A blank area.

synonyms: blank space, space.

verb

1 place

Put into a certain place or abstract location:
— Place emphasis on a certain point.

synonyms: lay, pose, position, put, set.

Roget 184: place, situate, locate, localize, make a place for, put, lay, set, seat, station, lodge, quarter, post, install; ... show more

Dutch: brengen, neerzetten, plaatsen, stellen, zetten

2 place

Place somebody in a particular situation or location.

3 place

Assign a rank or rating to.

synonyms: grade, order, range, rank, rate.

Roget 60: reduce to order, bring into order; introduce order into; rally.    arrange, dispose, place, form; put in order, set in order, place in order; set out, collocate, pack, ... show more

4 place

Assign a location to.

synonyms: locate, site.

5 place

To arrange for.

6 place

Take a place in a competition; often followed by an ordinal.

synonyms: come in, come out.

7 place

Intend (something) to move towards a certain goal.

synonyms: aim, direct, point, target.

Dutch: beogen

8 place

Recognize as being; establish the identity of someone or something.

synonym: identify.

Dutch: determineren, identificeren

9 place

Assign to (a job or a home).

10 place

Locate.

synonyms: localise, localize, set.

11 place

Estimate.

synonyms: put, set.

12 place

Identify the location or place of.

synonyms: localise, localize.

Dutch: lokaliseren

13 place

Make an investment.

synonyms: commit, invest, put.

Dutch: beleggen

14 place

Assign to a station.

synonyms: post, send, station.

Roget 625: pass one's time in, employ one's time in, spend one's time in; employ oneself in, employ oneself upon; occupy oneself with, concern oneself with; make it one's business etc. n.; undertake etc. 676; ... show more

15 place

Finish second or better in a horse or dog race.

16 place

Sing a note with the correct pitch.


Moby thesaurus: Anschauung, Autobahn, OK, US highway, a leg up, abiding place, abode, address, advance, agora, airspace, align, all right, all set, allegiance, alley, alleyway, allocate, allot, alphabetize ... show more.

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