Synonyms and Antonyms of place
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.
emplacement, locale, locality, location, locus, point, position, site, spot, venue, where
a building, room, or suite of rooms occupied by a service business
- We're going to our favorite place to eat.
an assignment at which one regularly works for pay
- A friend got her a place in a department store's clothing department.
business, employ, employment, occupation, profession
calling, pursuit, trade, vocation
career, lifework, practice (also practise)
duty, mission, posting, service, task
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.
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
affair, concern, hand, involvement, participation
niche, office, post, situation
calling, occupation, pursuit, vocation
activity, assignment, charge, commission, duty, employ, mission, responsibility, service, use
the place where one lives
- They have a nice little place in the country.
abode, diggings, domicile, dwelling, fireside, habitation, hearth, hearthstone, home, house, lodging, pad, quarters, residence, roof
accommodations, housing, nest, residency, shelter
bungalow, cabin, casita, chalet, cottage
duplex, ranch, ranch house, saltbox, 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
hermitage, manse, parsonage, rectory, vicarage
hovel, hut, hutch, shack, shanty
the placement of someone or something in relation to others in a vertical arrangement
- Tom came in fourth place in the marathon.
degree, echelon, footing, level, position, rank, ranking, reach(es), rung, situation, standing, station, status, stratum
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.
appointment, berth, billet, capacity, function, job, position, post
rank, standing, station, status
forte, long suit, métier (also metier), speciality, specialty, strong suit, thing
an individual part of a process, series, or ranking
- Well, in the first place, you shouldn't even be here.
chapter, cut, degree, grade, inch, notch, peg, phase, point, stage, step