place in the sun

Definition of place in the sun

  1. :  a very good, successful, or desirable position After years of struggling as an unknown actor, he has finally found his/a place in the sun.

Word by Word Definitions

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  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

  1. :  the luminous celestial body around which the earth and other planets revolve, from which they receive heat and light, which is composed mainly of hydrogen and helium, and which has a mean distance from earth of about 93,000,000 miles (150,000,000 kilometers), a linear diameter of 864,000 miles (1,390,000 kilometers), and a mass 332,000 times greater than earth

    :  a celestial body like the sun :  star

    :  the heat or light radiated from the sun

  1. :  to expose to or as if to the rays of the sun

    :  to sun oneself


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