place

place
place [n1] location with purpose, function abode, accommodation, apartment, area, berth, city, community, compass, corner, country, distance, district, domicile, dwelling, field, habitat, hamlet, hangout, hole*, home, house, joint, latitude, lay, locale, locality, locus, longitude, neighborhood, niche, nook, pad*, part, plant, point, position, property, quarter, region, reservation, residence, room, seat, section, site, situation, spot, station, stead, suburb, town, venue, vicinity, village, volume, whereabouts, zone; concepts 435,515 place [n2] position, rank capacity, character, footing, grade, pecking order*, slot, standing, state, station, status; concept 388 place [n3] job, employment appointment, berth, connection, occupation, office, position, post, profession, situation, spot, trade; concept 360 —Ant. unemployment place [n4] duty, role affair, charge, concern, function, prerogative, responsibility, right; concept 532 place [v1] locate, situate allocate, allot, assign, deposit, distribute, establish, finger, fix, install, lay, lodge, nail, park, peg, plant, position, put, quarter, repose, rest, set, settle, spot, stand, station, stick, store, stow; concept 201 —Ant. dislodge, displace, empty, lose, misplace, remove place [v2] order, sort allocate, appoint, approximate, arrange, assign, call, charge, class, classify, commission, constitute, delegate, deputize, designate, entrust, estimate, fix, give, grade, group, judge, name, nominate, ordain, put, rank, reckon; concepts 50,84,88,98 —Ant. disarrange, discompose, disorder place [v3] identify, recognize associate, determinate, determine, diagnose, distinguish, figure out*, finger*, indicate, know, nail*, peg*, pinpoint, put one’s finger on*, remember, set in context, spot, tell; concept 38 —Ant. forget, overlook

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  • place — [ plas ] n. f. • 1080 « endroit »; lat. pop. °plattea, class. platea I ♦ 1 ♦ (1370; h. XIIe) Lieu public, espace découvert, généralement entouré de constructions. ⇒ esplanade, rond point; piazza. Petite place. ⇒ placette. Place d une ville… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • placé — place [ plas ] n. f. • 1080 « endroit »; lat. pop. °plattea, class. platea I ♦ 1 ♦ (1370; h. XIIe) Lieu public, espace découvert, généralement entouré de constructions. ⇒ esplanade, rond point; piazza. Petite place. ⇒ placette. Place d une ville… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • place — PLACE. s. f. Lieu, espace qu occupe ou peut occuper une personne, une chose. La place est remplie. la place est vuide. mettre chaque chose à sa place. en sa place. laisser la place libre. changer des livres, des meubles de place. il change de… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • Place — (pl[=a]s), n. [F., fr. L. platea a street, an area, a courtyard, from Gr. platei^a a street, properly fem. of platy s, flat, broad; akin to Skr. p[.r]thu, Lith. platus. Cf. {Flawn}, {Piazza}, {Plate}, {Plaza}.] 1. Any portion of space regarded as …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • place — Place, f. penac. Est un lieu subdial et à descouvert sans bastimens, et se prend tantost pour le rez de chaussée, Solum. Comme quand on dit, Il n y a que la place, Solum nudum, et sine superficie. Nuda area. Et tantost pour le lieu destiné au… …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • placé — placé, ée (pla sé, sée) part. passé de placer. 1°   Mis dans un certain lieu, dans une certaine place. •   Placé loin de vos yeux, j étais vers le rivage Où nos fiers ennemis osaient nous résister, VOLT. Tancr. V, 1. •   Les yeux placés comme… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • place — [plās] n. [OFr < L platea, a broad street (in LL, an open space) < Gr plateia, a street < platys, broad: see PLATY ] 1. a square or court in a city 2. a short street, often closed at one end 3. space; room 4. a particular area or… …   English World dictionary

  • place — ► NOUN 1) a particular position or location. 2) a portion of space occupied by or set aside for someone or something. 3) a vacancy or available position. 4) a position in a sequence or hierarchy. 5) the position of a figure in a series indicated… …   English terms dictionary

  • Place — Place, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Placed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Placing}.] [Cf. F. placer. See {Place}, n.] 1. To assign a place to; to put in a particular spot or place, or in a certain relative position; to direct to a particular place; to fix; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Place — ist der Name folgender Personen: Francis Place (1771−1854), englischer radikaler Sozialreformer und Chartist Mary Kay Place (* 1947), US amerikanische Schauspielerin und Sängerin Ullin Place (1924–2000), britischer Philosoph und Psychologe Victor …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • place — n Place, position, location, situation, site, spot, station are comparable when they mean the point or portion of space occupied by or chosen for a thing. Place, the most general of these terms, carries as its basic implication the idea of… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

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