place

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place

noun

Definition of PLACE

1
the area or space occupied by or intended for something <the place chosen for the picnic> <there's the place where I left my umbrella>
2
a building, room, or suite of rooms occupied by a service business <we're going to our favorite place to eat>
3
an assignment at which one regularly works for pay <a friend got her a place in a department store's clothing department>
4
an extent or area available for or used up by some activity or thing <let's make a place around our campfire for the newest member of our group>
5
the action for which a person or thing is specially fitted or used or for which a thing exists <knew his place in the organization>
7
the placement of someone or something in relation to others in a vertical arrangement <came in fourth place in the marathon>
8
a situation or activity for which a person or thing is best suited <with skills largely limited to those honed from endless hours of video games, he was having a hard time finding a place in the business world>
Synonyms groove, place, slot
9
an individual part of a process, series, or ranking <well, in the first place, you shouldn't even be here>

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