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plural of place
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as in locations
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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as in facilities
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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as in levels
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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as in niches
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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as in stages
an individual part of a process, series, or ranking well, in the first place, you shouldn't even be here

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verb

present tense third-person singular of place
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as in figures
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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as in ranks
to take or have a certain position within a group arranged in vertical classes placed second in the competition

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“Places.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/places. Accessed 3 Feb. 2023.

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