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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
  • thereʼs the place where I left my umbrella
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2 a building, room, or suite of rooms occupied by a service business

  • weʼre 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 storeʼs clothing department
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4 an extent or area available for or used up by some activity or thing

  • letʼs 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

  • 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

  • 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
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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

  • Iʼd 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

  • Iʼd 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

  • placed second in the competition
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5 to pick (someone) by oneʼs 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 recurrent vandalism at the high school 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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assume, employ, engage, fee [chiefly Scottish], hire, lay on [chiefly British], pay, recruit, retain, sign (up or on), take on

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