Thesaurus

place

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of place

  1. 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 Synonyms of place emplacement, locale, locality, location, locus, point, position, site, spot, venue, where Words Related to place scene; precinct, region, section, sector; here, there

  2. 2 a building, room, or suite of rooms occupied by a service business we're going to our favorite place to eat Synonyms of place establishment, joint, parlor, salon Words Related to place spot, station; facility, installation; club, house; den, dive, hole

  3. 3 an assignment at which one regularly works for pay a friend got her a place in a department store's clothing department Synonyms of place appointment, berth, billet, capacity, connection, function, job, position, post, situationWords Related to place business, employ, employment, occupation, profession; work; office, spot; calling, pursuit, trade, vocation; line, racket; engagement, gig; livelihood, living; career, lifework, practice (also practise); duty, mission, posting, service, taskNear Antonyms of place avocation; joblessness, unemployment

  4. 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 Synonyms of place elbow room, room, space, wayWords Related to place capacity, compass, range, scope; berth, clearance, freedom, latitude, leeway, play

  5. 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 Synonyms of place business, capacity, function, job, part, role, position, purpose, task, workWords Related to place affair, concern, hand, involvement, participation; niche, office, post, situation; calling, occupation, pursuit, vocation; activity, assignment, charge, commission, duty, employ, mission, responsibility, service, use

  6. 6 the place where one lives they have a nice little place in the country Synonyms of place abode, diggings, domicile, dwelling, fireside, habitation, hearth, hearthstone, house, lodging, pad, home, quarters, residence, roofWords Related to place accommodations, housing, nest, residency, shelter; bungalow, cabin, casita, chalet, cottage; duplex, ranch, ranch house, saltbox, semi [chiefly British], split level, townhome, town house, tract house, triplex; apartment, apartment house, condominium, flat, tenement, tenement house, walk-up; penthouse, salon, suite; barracks, billet, boardinghouse, dorm, dormitory, lodging house, lodgment (or lodgement), room(s), rooming house; castle, château, countryseat, estate, hall, manor, manor house, mansion, palace, villa; farmhouse, grange, hacienda, homestead; double-wide, houseboat, house trailer, mobile home, motor home, recreational vehicle, trailer; hermitage, manse, parsonage, rectory, vicarage; hooch (or hootch) [slang], hovel, hut, hutch, shack, shanty

  7. 7 the placement of someone or something in relation to others in a vertical arrangement came in fourth place in the marathon Synonyms of place degree, echelon, footing, level, rank, position, ranking, reach(es), rung, situation, standing, station, status, stratumWords Related to place condition, estate, order, walk; capacity, function; rating

  8. 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 of place groove, niche, slotWords Related to place appointment, berth, billet, capacity, function, job, position, post; rank, standing, station, status; forte, long suit, métier (also metier), speciality, specialty, strong suit, thing

  9. 9 an individual part of a process, series, or ranking well, in the first place, you shouldn't even be here Synonyms of place chapter, cut, grade, inch, notch, peg, phase, degree, point, stage, stepWords Related to place angle, aspect, facet, side; amount, measure, plane; decrement, increment


place

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of place

  1. 1 to arrange something in a certain spot or position he carefully placed the flowers in a vase Synonyms of place depose, deposit, dispose, emplace, fix, lay, position, put, set, set up, situate, stick Words Related to place move, rearrange, reorder, shift; orient; establish, locate, plant, settle; clap, flop, plank, plop, plump, plunk (or plonk), plunk down, slap; ensconce, niche; assemble, collect; carry; berth, park; affix, anchor, lock, lodge, wedge; array, lay out, line up, queue, rank; set down Near Antonyms of place relocate, remove, take; banish; dislodge, displace, replace, supersede, supplant

  2. 2 to arrange or assign according to type I'd place those cyclists in the advanced group for the training ride Synonyms of place assort, break down, categorize, class, codify, compartment, compartmentalize, digest, distinguish, distribute, grade, group, peg, classify, range, rank, relegate, separate, sort, typeWords Related to place array, dispose, draw up, marshal (also marshall), order, organize, systematize; alphabetize, catalog (or catalogue), file, index, list, refer; pigeonhole, shelve; identify, recognize; cull, screen, set, sieve, sift, winnow; clump, cluster, colligate; recategorize, reclassify, regroup; subcategorizeNear Antonyms of place confuse, disarrange, jumble, lump, mix (up), scramble; misclassify, missort, mistype

  3. 3 to decide the size, amount, number, or distance of (something) without actual measurement I'd place that as roughly the third largest house in the neighborhood Synonyms of place calculate, call, conjecture, figure, gauge (also gage), guess, judge, make, estimate, put, reckon, supposeWords Related to place conclude, deduce, extrapolate, gather, infer, reason, understandNear Antonyms of place calibrate, measure, scale; compute, work out

  4. 4 to take or have a certain position within a group arranged in vertical classes placed second in the competition Synonyms of place be, grade, rank, rate, standWords Related to place seed; count; categorize, class, classify, codify, compartmentalize, group, separate, set, sort; install, instate

  5. 5 to pick (someone) by one's authority for a specific position or duty placed the recent college grad in the company's research and development division Synonyms of place assign, attach, commission, constitute, designate, detail, name, nominate, appointWords Related to place authorize, delegate, depute, deputize; anoint, consecrate, create, inaugurate, induct, install, instate, institute, invest, make, ordain; crown, enthrone, throne; choose, destine, draft, elect, handpick, select, single (out), vote (in)Near Antonyms of place blackball, depose, dethrone, displace, eject, evict, oust, overthrow, remove, throw out, uncrown, unmake, unseatAntonyms of place discharge, dismiss, expel, fire

  6. 6 to present or bring forward for discussion once again the issue of recurrent vandalism at the high school was placed before the town council Synonyms of place bring up, broach, moot, introduce, raiseWords Related to place allude (to), cite, mention, name, refer (to); offer, propose, suggest; air, express, speak (of), talk (about), vent, ventilate; interject, interrupt; debate, discuss, thrash (out or over)Near Antonyms of place censor, hush (up), quiet, silence, suppress

  7. 7 to provide with a paying job most of the trainees at the TV station are placed in clerical positions Synonyms of place assume, engage, fee [chiefly Scottish], hire, lay on [chiefly British], pay, employ, recruit, retain, sign (up or on), take onWords Related to place reemploy, reengage, rehire; apprentice, contract, job, partner, subcontract; enlist; advance, promote, upgrade; keep (on); headhunt, scoutNear Antonyms of place furlough, lay off, lock outAntonyms of place ax (or axe), can, discharge, dismiss, fire, sack



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