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