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  • EN [ pleɪs]
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English definition


  • 1. a point located with respect to surface features of some region;

    • "this is a nice place for a picnic"
  • 2. any area set aside for a particular purpose;

    • "who owns this place?"
    • "the president was concerned about the property across from the White House"
  • 3. an abstract mental location;

    • "he has a special place in my thoughts"
    • "a place in my heart"
    • "a political system with no place for the less prominent groups"
  • 4. a general vicinity;

    • "He comes from a place near Chicago"
  • 5. the function or position properly or customarily occupied or served by another;

    • "can you go in my stead?"
    • "took his place"
    • "in lieu of"
  • 6. a particular situation;

    • "If you were in my place what would you do?"
  • 7. where you live at a particular time;

    • "deliver the package to my home"
    • "he doesn't have a home to go to"
    • "your place or mine?"
  • 8. a job in an organization;

    • "he occupied a post in the treasury"
  • 9. the particular portion of space occupied by a physical object;

    • "he put the lamp back in its place"
  • 10. proper or designated social situation;

    • "he overstepped his place"
    • "the responsibilities of a man in his station"
    • "married above her station"
  • 11. a space reserved for sitting (as in a theater or on a train or airplane);

    • "he booked their seats in advance"
    • "he sat in someone else's place"
  • 12. the passage that is being read;

    • "he lost his place on the page"
  • 13. proper or appropriate position or location;

    • "a woman's place is no longer in the kitchen"
  • 14. a public square with room for pedestrians;

    • "they met at Elm Plaza"
    • "Grosvenor Place"
  • 15. an item on a list or in a sequence;

    • "in the second place"
    • "moved from third to fifth position"
  • 16. a blank area;

    • "write your name in the space provided"


  • 1. put into a certain place or abstract location;

    • "Put your things here"
    • "Set the tray down"
    • "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children"
    • "Place emphasis on a certain point"
  • 2. place somebody in a particular situation or location;

    • "he was placed on probation"
  • 3. assign a rank or rating to;

    • "how would you rank these students?"
    • "The restaurant is rated highly in the food guide"
  • 4. assign a location to;

    • "The company located some of their agents in Los Angeles"
  • 5. to arrange for;

    • "place a phone call", "place a bet"
  • 6. take a place in a competition; often followed by an ordinal;

    • "Jerry came in third in the Marathon"
  • 7. intend (something) to move towards a certain goal;

    • "He aimed his fists towards his opponent's face"
    • "criticism directed at her superior"
    • "direct your anger towards others, not towards yourself"
  • 8. recognize as being; establish the identity of someone or something;

    • "She identified the man on the 'wanted' poster"
  • 9. assign to (a job or a home)

  • 10. locate;

    • "The film is set in Africa"
  • 11. estimate;

    • "We put the time of arrival at 8 P.M."
  • 12. identify the location or place of;

    • "We localized the source of the infection"
  • 13. make an investment;

    • "Put money into bonds"
  • 14. assign to a station

  • 15. finish second or better in a horse or dog race;

    • "he bet $2 on number six to place"
  • 16. sing a note with the correct pitch

Example sentences

  • This is the place where the storm hit.

  • During his presidency many changes took place.

  • What was doing at your place last night?

  • In place of the great trees which had been growing there for centuries, patches of green had begun to appear in the blackened soil.

  • The place has changed beyond recognition.

  • The flowers on the dining table touched the place with spring and youth.

  • Place the girl as a typist.

  • What a busy place , with so many people coming and going.

  • There is something about nationalism in this book, but I can't find the place.

  • Double rhythms, resounding through the lyric depiction and connecting with each other , indicate the thespian place of mankind and the cognition of the writer to this thespian place.

  • As the evening was drawing to an end , the firework display took place.

  • A great change has taken place in the situation.

  • When does the wedding come off [ take place ] ?

  • He told me to go such a place on such a date.

  • The sinister atmosphere of the place left an indelible imprint on my memory.

  • Place your bets now — the race begins in half an hour!

  • In the evening of his life he traveled from place to place.

  • Do you place any credit in the government's story?

  • Surely because progress of a particular kind is actually taking place around us.

  • He was never happy living at home with his parents, so as soon as possible he flew the coop and got his own place.

  • He failed to finish the plan. So they place great pressure on him to resign.

  • She went from place to place, and dug and weeded.

  • These ruins sufficiently attest the former grandeur of the place.

  • As far as marksmanship is concerned, I don't place in my company.

Phrase collocation

  • give place to

    be succeeded or replaced by

  • go places

    (informal)visit places; travel

  • keep someone in his (或 her) place

    keep someone from becoming presumptuous

  • out of place

    not in the proper position; disarranged

  • put oneself in someone's place

    consider a situation from someone's point of view

  • put someone in his (或 her) place

    deflate or humiliate someone regarded as being presumptuous

  • take place


  • take one's place

    take up the physical position or status in society that is correct or due for one

  • take the place of


  • in place

    In the appropriate or usual position or order

    • With everything in place, she started the slide show.

    In the same spot; without moving forwards or backwards

    • While marching in place, the band played a popular tune.

  • in place of

    Instead of.

  • keep (one's) place 或 know (one's) place

    To recognize one's social position and act according to traditional decorum.

  • put (someone) in his or her place

    To lower the dignity of (someone); humble.

  • place in the sun

    A dominant or favorable position or situation.


  • Your place or mine?

    • Your place or mine? It doesn't matter.

Synonym discrimination

  • lay, place, put, set

  • place, position, post, situation

  • place, position, spot, situation, site, location, locality, setting, scene


Meaning of place

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