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Definition

[n]
[n] the function or position properly or customarily occupied or served by another; "can you go in my stead?"; "took his place"; "in lieu of"
[n] 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"
[n] a blank area; "write your name in the space provided"
[n] the passage that is being read; "he lost his place on the page"
[n] an item on a list or in a sequence; "in the second place"; "moved from third to fifth position"
[n] a general vicinity; "He comes from a place near Chicago"
[n] any area set aside for a particular purpose; "who owns this place?"; "the president was concerned about the property across from the White House"
[n] where you live; "deliver the package to my home"; "he doesn't have a home to go to"; "your place or mine?"
[n] a public square with room for pedestrians; "they met at Elm Plaza"; "Grosvenor Place"
[n] the particular portion of space occupied by a physical object; "he put the lamp back in its place"
[n] a space reserved for sitting (as in a theater or on a train or airplane); "he booked their seats in advance"; "he sat in someone else's place"
[n] a point located with respect to surface features of some region; "this is a nice place for a picnic"
[n] a particular situation; "If you were in my place what would you do?"
[n] proper or designated social situation; "he overstepped his place"; "the responsibilities of a man in his station"; "married above her station"
[n] proper or appropriate position or location; "a woman's place is no longer in the kitchen"
[v] recognize as being; establish the identity of someone or something; "She identified the man on the"wanted" poster"
[v] assign a rank or rating to; "how would you rank these students?"; "The restaurant is rated highly in the food guide"
[v] take a place in a competition; often followed by an ordinal; "Jerry came in third in the Marathon"
[v] estimate; "We put the time of arrival at 8 P.M."
[v] to arrange for; "place a phone call", "place a bet"
[v] sing a note with the correct pitch
[v] finish second or better in a horse or dog race; "he bet $2 on number six to place"
[v] assign to a station
[v] intend (something) to move towards a certain goal; "He aimed his fists towards his opponent's face"; "criticism directed at her superior"; "direct your anger towards others, not towards yourself"
[v] 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"
[v] locate; "The film is set in Africa"
[v] make an investment; "Put money into bonds"
[v] assign a location to; "The company located some of their agents in Los Angeles"
[v] place somebody in a particular situation or location; "he was placed on probation"
[v] assign to (a job or a home)
[v] identify the location or place of; "We localized the source of the infection"

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