ones place

noun

Definition of ones place

: units place In the number 716.3, the 6 is in the ones place.

Examples of ones place in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Now, unlike any other moment in history, protesters in one place can, with a device in their pockets, see and hear what’s happening elsewhere and match or surpass it in real time. Ted Anthony, The Christian Science Monitor, "In George Floyd protests, echoes of 1968 social unrest," 31 May 2020 In such a chaotic work environment, there are profound advantages to gathering people together in one place. Adam Lashinsky, Fortune, "I don’t like Section 230 either, but Trump’s attempt to remove it is still wrong," 29 May 2020 The Cowboys should use both tags then rescind the one placed on Cooper once/if a new deal is approved. David Moore, Dallas News, "Dak Prescott will be Cowboys’ QB for years to come. How Dallas makes that happen, like the new CBA, remains up in the air.," 6 Mar. 2020 Jack Nicas writes about one place on the internet where conspiracy theories have racked up millions of views: YouTube. Nicole Daniels, New York Times, "Do You Think Online Conspiracy Theories Can Be Dangerous?," 3 Mar. 2020 Other remains had been moved from one place on the atoll to another, and then moved again. San Diego Union-Tribune, "Coming home: Remains of Marine killed in World War II buried at Miramar National Cemetery," 18 Aug. 2019 FedEx says that’s exactly its predicament from US export bans—such as the one placed on Chinese telecom giant Huawei last month. Jane Li, Quartz, "US trade restrictions have gone from being a headache to a migraine for FedEx," 26 June 2019 But there is no obvious reason why these oxides should concentrate in one place on the Moon’s farside. Martin Finucane, BostonGlobe.com, "What is that mysterious mass under the huge crater on the dark side of the moon?," 13 June 2019 Now add in temperature checks for everyone coming in, a popular suggestion, and imagine how many people could get bunched up together in one place. John Talty | Jtalty@al.com, al, "Which fans can attend a CFB game this fall? Can social distancing work?," 21 May 2020

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First Known Use of ones place

1852, in the meaning defined above

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“Ones place.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ones%20place. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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