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place

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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.
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2 a building, room, or suite of rooms occupied by a service business
  • We're going to our favorite place to eat.
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3 an assignment at which one regularly works for pay
  • A friend got her a place in a department store's clothing department.
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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.
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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
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7 the placement of someone or something in relation to others in a vertical arrangement
  • Tom came in fourth place in the marathon.
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8 a situation or activity for which a person or thing is best suited
  • He was having a hard time finding a place in the business world.
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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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place

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1 to arrange something in a certain spot or position
  • He carefully placed the flowers in a vase.
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2 to arrange or assign according to type
  • I'd place those cyclists in the advanced group for the training ride.
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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.
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4 to take or have a certain position within a group arranged in vertical classes
  • Kim placed second in the competition.
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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
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6 to present or bring forward for discussion
  • Once again the issue of the congested intersection was placed before the town council.
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7 to provide with a paying job
  • Most of the trainees at the TV station are placed in clerical positions.
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