Part of speech:
To place in or on a given spot or spots; locate
To place in a given context, category, or set of circumstances:
(Theater) To place (a scene) in a given locale
To arrange for the publication or display of:
To establish in a certain place
To place in an office, rank, etc., with formality or ceremony
To place; put; set
To place (a model, for example) in a specific position.
To cause to be in a certain position or place; place; set
To assign to or place in a station; post
Sir Walter Scott (1771-1832)
To cause to occupy a post, site, or situation; to station; to establish; to fix; to settle.
To place in a certain arrangement or condition:
To assign to a station; to set; to place.
To show the presence and location of (game) by standing still and facing toward it
A taxonomic category of organisms ranking above an order and below a phylum or division. In modern taxonomic schemes, the names of classes end in –phyceae for the various groups of algae, –mycetes for fungi, and –opsida for plants (as in Liliopsida, the class of plants also termed monocotyledons). The names of classes belonging to phyla of the animal kingdom, however, are formed in various ways, as Osteichthyes the bony fishes, Aves, the birds, and Mammalia, the mammals, all of which are classes belonging to the subphylum Vertebrata (the vertebrates) in the phylum Chordata.
(Often in the passive) To place (something) at an angle.
A distinct aspect:
Field of vision:
A long, rectangular or cylindrical unfinished bar of iron or steel, usually smaller than c. 232 sq cm (c. 36 sq in) in cross section
A place to sleep or stay; accommodations:
Position relative to that of others; standing:
The place or location of a thing or event.
A particular neighborhood, place, or district:
Any region; part of a country, city, etc.
The physical features, esp. the surface features, of a region, area, or place
Graphic representation of the surface features of a place or region on a map, indicating their relative positions and elevations.
2013 June 8, “The new masters and commanders”, The Economist, volume 407, number 8839, page 52:
(Nautical) A long light ship's boat, usually reserved for use by the ship's captain.
An assigned place in a sequence or schedule:
(Slang) Cosmetic surgery performed on a (specified) body part
The place, position, or function properly or customarily occupied by another.
Characteristic appearance, form, or manner of growth, especially of a plant or crystal:
A condition of being in a stage or form, as of structure, growth, or development:
Judgment, opinion, or view.
To wander from or become ignorant of:
To displace is defined as to force something to move, to move from a usual place, or to replace.
The trade winds.
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