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Another word for place

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Noun
  1. A particular portion of space chosen for something

      1. A mark on a surface differing sharply in color from its surroundings.
      2. A blemish, mark, or pimple on the skin.
      3. A stain or blot.
      1. A sharp or tapered end:
      2. An object having a sharp or tapered end:
      3. A tapering extension of land projecting into water; a peninsula, cape, or promontory.
      1. A locality; a place.
      2. A center or focus of great activity or intense concentration:
      3. The set or configuration of all points whose coordinates satisfy a single equation or one or more algebraic conditions.
      1. The act or process of locating:
      2. A place where something is or could be located; a site.
      3. A site away from a studio at which part or all of a movie is shot:
    See also:

    place

  2. A particular geographic area

    See also:

    place

  3. The function or position customarily occupied by another

  4. The proper or designated location

      1. A recess in a wall, as for holding a statue or urn.
      2. A cranny, hollow, or crevice, as in rock.
      3. A situation or activity specially suited to a person's interests, abilities, or nature:
    See also:

    place

  5. A post of employment

      1. A light, two-wheeled carriage drawn by one horse.
      2. A long light ship's boat, usually reserved for use by the ship's captain.
      3. A fast light rowboat.
      1. A mark on a surface differing sharply in color from its surroundings.
      2. A blemish, mark, or pimple on the skin.
      3. A stain or blot.
      1. A narrow opening; a groove or slit:
      2. A gap between a main and auxiliary airfoil to provide space for airflow and facilitate the smooth passage of air over the wing.
      3. An assigned place in a sequence or schedule:
      1. The combination of circumstances at a given moment; a state of affairs.
      2. A critical, problematic, or striking set of circumstances:
      3. The way in which something is positioned vis-à-vis its surroundings:
      1. A place or location.
      2. The right or appropriate place:
      3. A strategic area occupied by members of a force:
      1. A place in which business, clerical, or professional activities are conducted.
      2. The administrative personnel, executives, or staff working in such a place:
      3. A subdivision of a governmental department:
      1. A regular activity performed in exchange for payment, especially as one's trade, occupation, or profession:
      2. A position of employment:
      3. A task that must be done:
      1. Lodging for troops.
      2. A written order directing that such lodging be provided.
      3. A position of employment; a job.
      1. Sufficient space for a vessel to maneuver; sea room:
      2. A space for a vessel to dock or anchor:
      3. Employment on a vessel:
      1. The act of appointing or designating someone for an office or position.
      2. The office or position to which one has been appointed.
      3. An arrangement to do something or meet someone at a particular time and place.
    See also:

    place

  6. Positioning of one individual vis-à-vis others

      1. Position relative to that of others; standing:
      2. High standing; prestige:
      3. The legal character or condition of a person or thing:
      1. A place or position where a person or thing stands or is assigned to stand; a post:
      2. An area where a person is assigned to work.
      3. The place, building, or establishment from which a service is provided or operations are directed:
      1. Status with respect to rank, reputation, or position in society or a profession:
      2. High reputation; esteem:
      3. Continuance in time; duration:
      1. The combination of circumstances at a given moment; a state of affairs.
      2. A critical, problematic, or striking set of circumstances:
      3. The way in which something is positioned vis-à-vis its surroundings:
      1. A relative position in a society.
      2. An official position or grade:
      3. A relative position or degree of value in a graded group.
      1. A place or location.
      2. The right or appropriate place:
      3. A strategic area occupied by members of a force:
      1. Secure placement of the feet in standing or moving.
      2. A surface or its condition with respect to its suitability for walking or running, especially the condition of a racetrack.
      3. A secure place for the feet; a foothold.
    See also:

    place

Verb
  1. To deposit in a specified place

      1. A branch or stem that has fallen or been cut from a tree or shrub.
      2. A piece of wood, such as a tree branch, that is used for fuel, cut for lumber, or shaped for a specific purpose.
      3. A wand, staff, baton, or rod.
      1. To put in a specified position or arrangement; place:
      2. To put into a specified state:
      3. To cause to begin an action:
      1. To place in a specified location; set:
      2. To cause to be in a specified condition:
      3. To cause (one) to undergo something; subject:
      1. To cause to lie down:
      2. To place in or bring to a particular position:
      3. To bury.
  2. To put in or assign to a certain position or location

    See also:

    place

  3. To assign to a class or classes

      1. A quantity measured with respect to another measured quantity:
      2. A measure of a part with respect to a whole; a proportion:
      3. The cost per unit of a commodity or service:
      1. A relative position in a society.
      2. An official position or grade:
      3. A relative position or degree of value in a graded group.
      1. A number or grouping of things in the same category or within specified limits:
      2. An amount or extent of variation:
      3. The gamut of tones that a voice or instrument is capable of producing.
      1. A small compartment or recess, as in a desk, for holding papers; a cubbyhole.
      2. A specific, often oversimplified category.
      3. The small hole or holes in a pigeon loft for nesting.
      1. An assemblage of persons or objects gathered or located together; an aggregation:
      2. A set of two or more figures that make up a unit or design, as in sculpture.
      3. A number of individuals or things considered or classed together because of similarities:
      1. A stage or degree in a process.
      2. A position in a scale of size, quality, or intensity:
      3. An accepted level or standard.
      1. To divide and dispense in portions.
      2. To supply (goods) to retailers.
      3. To deliver or pass out:
      1. To arrange or organize according to class or category.
      2. To designate (a document, for example) as confidential, secret, or top secret.
      1. A set, collection, group, or configuration containing members regarded as having certain attributes or traits in common; a kind or category.
      2. A grade of mail:
      3. A quality of accommodation on public transport:
      1. To put into a category or categories; classify.
  4. To calculate approximately

    See also:

    precise

  5. To establish the identification of

      1. any of the five jointed parts projecting from the palm of the hand; esp., any of these other than the thumb
      2. the part of a glove that covers one of these parts
      3. anything resembling a finger in shape or use; specif., a short strip of chicken, fish, etc., breaded and deep-fried
      1. To know to be something that has been perceived before:
      2. To know or identify from past experience or knowledge:
      3. To perceive or show acceptance of the validity or reality of:
      1. A very small or sharp point:
      2. A point on a map marking a precise location or target.
      3. A very small amount of something:
      1. To establish or recognize the identity of; ascertain as a certain person or thing:
      2. To determine the taxonomic classification of (an organism).
      3. To ascertain as having a certain characteristic or feature:
  6. To ascribe (a misdeed or an error, for example) to

      1. To relate (something, usually something bad) to a particular cause or source; place the fault or responsibility for:
      2. To assign as a characteristic; credit:
      1. To correct or set right; adjust:
      2. To restore to proper condition or working order; repair:
      3. To make ready for a specific purpose, as by altering or combining elements; prepare:
      1. To attach firmly to something else, as by pinning or nailing.
      2. To make fast or secure:
      3. To close or connect securely, as with a lock or other device:
      1. To consider responsible for a misdeed, failure, or undesirable outcome:
      2. To find fault with; criticize:
      3. To place responsibility for (something):
      1. To select for a duty or office; appoint:
      2. To set apart for a particular purpose or place in a particular category; designate:
      3. To give out as a task; allot:
      1. To secure to something; attach:
      2. To impute; attribute:
      3. To place at the end; append:
    See also:

    give

  7. To complete a race or competition in a specified position

    See also:

    be

Another word for place

Noun
  1. Position

      1. A mark on a surface differing sharply in color from its surroundings.
      2. A blemish, mark, or pimple on the skin.
      3. A stain or blot.
      1. A sharp or tapered end:
      2. An object having a sharp or tapered end:
      3. A tapering extension of land projecting into water; a peninsula, cape, or promontory.
      1. A place or position where a person or thing stands or is assigned to stand; a post:
      2. An area where a person is assigned to work.
      3. The place, building, or establishment from which a service is provided or operations are directed:
    See also:

    position

  2. Space

      1. The act of accommodating or the state of being accommodated; adjustment.
      2. Something that meets a need; a convenience.
      3. Room and board; lodgings.
      1. The act of reserving; a keeping back or withholding:
      2. A limiting qualification, condition, or exception:
      3. A doubt or misgiving:
      1. Sufficient space for a vessel to maneuver; sea room:
      2. A space for a vessel to dock or anchor:
      3. Employment on a vessel:
      1. A collection of written or printed sheets bound together; a book.
      2. One of the books of a work printed and bound in more than one book.
      3. A series of issues of a periodical, usually covering one calendar year.
      1. Something, such as a chair or bench, that may be sat on:
      2. The part on which one rests in sitting:
      3. A place in which one may sit:
      1. A roughly bounded part of the space on a surface; a region:
      2. A surface, especially an open, unoccupied piece of ground:
      3. A distinct part or section, as of a building, set aside for a specific function:
      1. The extent of space between two objects or places; an intervening space.
      2. The fact or condition of being apart in space; remoteness.
      3. The length or numerical value of a straight line or curve.
      1. Containing no matter; empty.
      2. Not occupied; unfilled.
      3. Completely lacking; devoid:
      1. The place, position, or function properly or customarily occupied by another.
      2. Advantage; service; purpose:
      3. To be of advantage or service to; benefit.
      1. A device used to determine geographic direction, usually consisting of a magnetic needle or needles horizontally mounted or suspended and free to pivot until aligned with the earth's magnetic field.
      2. Another device, such as a radio compass or a gyrocompass, used for determining geographic direction.
      3. A V-shaped device for describing circles or circular arcs and for taking measurements, consisting of a pair of rigid, end-hinged legs, one of which is equipped with a pen, pencil, or other marker and the other with a sharp point providing a pivot about which the drawing leg is turned.
      1. A space that is or may be occupied:
      2. An area separated by walls or partitions from other similar parts of the structure or building in which it is located:
      3. The people present in such an area:
    See also:

    extent

  3. Locality

      1. plural form of quarter
      2. (plural only, military) Housing, barracks or other habitation or living space. Compare cuarto.
      3. A commonly played university drinking game in North America.
      1. A structure serving as a dwelling for one or more persons, especially for a family.
      2. A household or family.
      3. Something, such as a burrow or shell, that serves as a shelter or habitation for a wild animal.
      1. A dwelling place; a home.
      2. The act of abiding; a sojourn.
      1. The place in which one lives; a dwelling.
      2. The act or a period of residing in a place.
      3. A medical residency.
      1. A place where one lives; a residence.
      2. The physical structure within which one lives, such as a house or apartment.
      3. A dwelling place together with the family or social unit that occupies it; a household.
      1. The natural environment in which a species or group of species lives:
      2. A particular kind of natural environment:
      3. An artificial environment created for an animal to live in:
      1. One of several components; a piece.
      2. A subdivision of a written work.
      3. A distinct portion or provision of a legal code or set of laws, often establishing a particular legal requirement:
      1. A nation or state.
      2. The territory of a nation or state; land.
      3. The people of a nation or state; populace:
      1. A usually residential area or community outlying a city.
      2. The usually residential region around a major city; the environs.
      1. A division of an area, as for administrative purposes.
      2. A region or locality marked by a distinguishing feature:
      3. To mark off or divide into districts.
      1. A group of people living in the same locality and under the same government.
      2. The district or locality in which such a group lives.
      3. A group of people having common interests:
      1. The place where a structure or group of structures was, is, or is to be located:
      2. The place or setting of something:
      3. A website.
      1. A locality; a place.
      2. A center or focus of great activity or intense concentration:
      3. The set or configuration of all points whose coordinates satisfy a single equation or one or more algebraic conditions.
      1. A mark on a surface differing sharply in color from its surroundings.
      2. A blemish, mark, or pimple on the skin.
      3. A stain or blot.
  4. Rank

      1. A place or position where a person or thing stands or is assigned to stand; a post:
      2. An area where a person is assigned to work.
      3. The place, building, or establishment from which a service is provided or operations are directed:
      1. A place or location.
      2. The right or appropriate place:
      3. A strategic area occupied by members of a force:
      1. Position relative to that of others; standing:
      2. High standing; prestige:
      3. The legal character or condition of a person or thing:
    See also:

    rank

  5. An office

      1. An activity that serves as one's regular source of livelihood; a vocation.
      2. An activity engaged in especially as a means of passing time; an avocation.
      3. The act or process of holding or possessing a place.
      1. The combination of circumstances at a given moment; a state of affairs.
      2. A critical, problematic, or striking set of circumstances:
      3. The way in which something is positioned vis-à-vis its surroundings:
      1. A place or location.
      2. The right or appropriate place:
      3. A strategic area occupied by members of a force:
  6. A courtlike space

      1. A public square or similar open area in a town or city.
      2. A widened roadway forming the approach to tollbooths on a highway.
      3. A parking or service area next to a highway.
      1. A piece of land with few or no buildings within or adjoining a town, maintained for recreational and ornamental purposes.
      2. A landscaped city square.
      3. A large tract of rural land kept in its natural state and usually reserved for the enjoyment and recreation of visitors.
      1. A plane figure having four equal sides.
      2. Something having an equal-sided rectangular form:
      3. A T-shaped or L-shaped instrument for drawing or testing right angles.
Verb
  1. To put in a place

  2. To put in order

      1. An assemblage of persons or objects gathered or located together; an aggregation:
      2. A set of two or more figures that make up a unit or design, as in sculpture.
      3. A number of individuals or things considered or classed together because of similarities:
      1. To put into a specific order or relation; dispose:
      2. To plan or prepare for:
      3. To bring about or come to an agreement concerning; settle:
      1. To correct or set right; adjust:
      2. To restore to proper condition or working order; repair:
      3. To make ready for a specific purpose, as by altering or combining elements; prepare:
    See also:

    order

  3. *To be among the winners