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into place

Definition of into place

  1. 1 :  into the proper position <She lowered her glasses then pushed them back into place.>

  2. 2 :  into the state of being used or active <The curfew was put into place by the town's mayor.> <The plan will be put into place over the course of several months.>



Word by Word Definitions

placeplay
  1. :  physical environment :  space

    :  a way for admission or transit

    :  physical surroundings :  atmosphere

  1. :  to put in or as if in a particular place or position :  set

    :  to present for consideration

    :  to put in a particular state


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