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PLACE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does place mean? 

PLACE (noun)
  The noun PLACE has 16 senses:

1. a point located with respect to surface features of some region
2. any area set aside for a particular purpose
3. an abstract mental location
4. a general vicinity
5. the post or function properly or customarily occupied or served by another
6. a particular situation
7. where you live at a particular time
8. a job in an organization
9. the particular portion of space occupied by something
10. proper or designated social situation
11. a space reserved for sitting (as in a theater or on a train or airplane)
12. the passage that is being read
13. proper or appropriate position or location
14. a public square with room for pedestrians
15. an item on a list or in a sequence
16. a blank area

  Familiarity information: PLACE used as a noun is very familiar.


PLACE (verb)
  The verb PLACE has 16 senses:

1. put into a certain place or abstract location
2. place somebody in a particular situation or location
3. assign a rank or rating to
4. assign a location to
5. to arrange for
6. take a place in a competition; often followed by an ordinal
7. intend (something) to move towards a certain goal
8. recognize as being; establish the identity of someone or something
9. assign to (a job or a home)
10. locate
11. estimate
12. identify the location or place of
13. make an investment
14. assign to a station
15. finish second or better in a horse or dog race
16. sing a note with the correct pitch

  Familiarity information: PLACE used as a verb is very familiar.


 Dictionary entry details 


PLACE (noun)


Sense 1place [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A point located with respect to surface features of some region

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Synonyms:

place; spot; topographic point

Context example:

this is a nice place for a picnic

Hypernyms ("place" is a kind of...):

point (the precise location of something; a spatially limited location)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "place"):

solitude (a solitary place)

showplace (a place that is frequently exhibited and visited for its historical interest or natural beauty)

service area (place on a highway providing garage services and eating and toilet facilities)

scour (a place that is scoured (especially by running water))

stop (a spot where something halts or pauses)

target; target area (the location of the target that is to be hit)

pool; puddle (something resembling a pool of liquid)

mock sun; parhelion; sundog (a bright spot on the parhelic circle; caused by diffraction by ice crystals)

macula; sunspot (a cooler darker spot appearing periodically on the sun's photosphere; associated with a strong magnetic field)

facula (a large bright spot on the sun's photosphere occurring most frequently in the vicinity of sunspots)

facula (a bright spot on a planet)

rendezvous (a place where people meet)

crest; crown; peak; summit; tip; top (the top point of a mountain or hill)

overlook (a high place affording a good view)

grave; tomb (a place for the burial of a corpse (especially beneath the ground and marked by a tombstone))

junction (the place where two or more things come together)

birthplace; place of birth (the place where someone was born)

polling place; polling station (a place where voters go to cast their votes in an election)

end (one of two places from which people are communicating to each other)

hiding place (a place suitable for hiding something (such as yourself))

heights; high (a high place)

hole-in-the-wall (a small unpretentious out-of-the-way place)

holy; holy place; sanctum (a sacred place of pilgrimage)

mecca (a place that attracts many visitors)

nesting place (a place suitable for nesting)


Sense 2place [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Any area set aside for a particular purpose

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Synonyms:

property; place

Context examples:

who owns this place? / the president was concerned about the property across from the White House

Hypernyms ("place" is a kind of...):

geographic area; geographic region; geographical area; geographical region (a demarcated area of the Earth)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "place"):

sanctuary (a consecrated place where sacred objects are kept)

center; centre (a place where some particular activity is concentrated)

hatchery (a place where eggs are hatched under artificial conditions (especially fish eggs))


Sense 3place [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An abstract mental location

Classified under:

Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents

Context examples:

he has a special place in my thoughts / a place in my heart / a political system with no place for the less prominent groups

Hypernyms ("place" is a kind of...):

cognition; knowledge; noesis (the psychological result of perception and learning and reasoning)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "place"):

layer; level; stratum (an abstract place usually conceived as having depth)


Sense 4place [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A general vicinity

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Context example:

He comes from a place near Chicago

Hypernyms ("place" is a kind of...):

locality; neck of the woods; neighborhood; neighbourhood; vicinity (a surrounding or nearby region)


Sense 5place [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The post or function properly or customarily occupied or served by another

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

stead; lieu; place; position

Context examples:

can you go in my stead? / took his place / in lieu of

Hypernyms ("place" is a kind of...):

function; office; part; role (the actions and activities assigned to or required or expected of a person or group)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "place"):

behalf (as the agent of or on someone's part (usually expressed as)


Sense 6place [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A particular situation

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Synonyms:

shoes; place

Context example:

If you were in my place what would you do?

Hypernyms ("place" is a kind of...):

position; situation (a condition or position in which you find yourself)


Sense 7place [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Where you live at a particular time

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Synonyms:

home; place

Context examples:

deliver the package to my home / he doesn't have a home to go to / your place or mine?

Hypernyms ("place" is a kind of...):

abode; residence (any address at which you dwell more than temporarily)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "place"):

home away from home; home from home (a place where you are just as comfortable and content as if you were home)


Sense 8place [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A job in an organization

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

berth; billet; post; situation; position; office; place; spot

Context example:

he occupied a post in the treasury

Hypernyms ("place" is a kind of...):

business; job; line; line of work; occupation (the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "place"):

magistracy; magistrature (the position of magistrate)

prefecture (the office of prefect)

prelacy; prelature (the office or station of a prelate)

premiership (the office of premier)

presidency; presidentship (the office and function of president)

primateship (the office of primate)

principalship (the post of principal)

priorship (the office of prior)

proconsulate; proconsulship (the position of proconsul)

proctorship (the position of proctor)

chair; professorship (the position of professor)

protectorship (the position of protector)

preceptorship (the position of preceptor)

precentorship (the position of precentor)

praetorship (the office of praetor)

managership (the position of manager)

manhood (the status of being a man)

marshalship (the post of marshall)

mastership (the position of master)

mayoralty (the position of mayor)

messiahship (the position of messiah)

moderatorship (the position of moderator)

overlordship (the position of overlord)

pastorate; pastorship (the position of pastor)

peasanthood (the state of being a peasant)

plum (a highly desirable position or assignment)

public office (a position concerning the people as a whole)

rabbinate (the office or function of a rabbi)

teachership (the position of teacher)

thaneship (the position of thane)

throne (the position and power of an exalted person (a sovereign or bishop) who is entitled to sit in a chair of state on ceremonial occasions)

treasurership (the position of treasurer)

tribuneship (the position of tribune)

trusteeship (the position of trustee)

vice-presidency (the office and function of a vice president)

viceroyship (the position of viceroy)

viziership (the position of vizier)

wardenship (the position of warden)

wardership (the position of warder)

studentship (the position of student)

stewardship (the position of steward)

speakership (the position of speaker)

receivership (the office of a receiver)

rectorate; rectorship (the office or station of a rector)

regency (the office of a regent)

residency (the position of physician who is receiving special training in a hospital (usually after completing an internship))

rulership (the position of ruler)

sainthood (the status and dignity of a saint)

secretaryship (the position of secretary)

feudal lordship; seigneury; seigniory (the position and authority of a feudal lord)

senatorship (the office of senator)

sinecure (an office that involves minimal duties)

solicitorship (the position of solicitor)

womanhood (the status of a woman)

academicianship (the position of member of an honorary academy)

chairmanship (the position of chairman)

chancellorship (the office of chancellor)

chaplaincy; chaplainship (the position of chaplain)

chieftaincy; chieftainship (the position of chieftain)

clerkship (the job of clerk)

commandership; commandery (the position or office of commander)

comptrollership (the position of comptroller)

consulship (the post of consul)

controllership (the position of controller)

councillorship; councilorship (the position of council member)

counsellorship; counselorship (the position of counselor)

cardinalship (the office of cardinal)

captaincy; captainship (the post of captain)

caliphate (the office of a caliph)

accountantship (the position of accountant)

admiralty (the office of admiral)

ambassadorship (the post of ambassador)

apostleship (the position of apostle)

apprenticeship (the position of apprentice)

associateship (the position of associate (as in an office or academy))

attorneyship (the position of attorney)

bailiffship (the office of bailiff)

baronetage (the state of a baronet)

bishopry; episcopate (the office and dignity of a bishop)

cadetship (the position of cadet)

curacy (the position of a curate)

lieutenancy (the position of a lieutenant)

hot seat (a difficult position where you are subjected to stress and criticism)

incumbency (the office of an incumbent)

inspectorship (the office of inspector)

instructorship (the position of instructor)

internship (the position of a medical intern)

judgeship; judicature (the position of judge)

khanate (the position of a khan)

lectureship (the post of lecturer)

legateship; legation (the post or office of legate)

legislatorship (the office of legislator)

librarianship (the position of librarian)

headship (the position of headmaster or headmistress)

headship (the position of head)

governorship (the office of governor)

curatorship (the position of curator)

custodianship (the position of custodian)

deanery; deanship (the position or office of a dean)

directorship (the position of a director of a business concern)

discipleship (the position of disciple)

editorship (the position of editor)

eldership (the office of elder)

generalcy; generalship (the office and authority of a general)

foremanship (the position of foreman)

fatherhood (the status of a religious leader)

fatherhood (the status of a father)

emirate (the office of an emir)


Sense 9place [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The particular portion of space occupied by something

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Synonyms:

position; place

Context example:

he put the lamp back in its place

Hypernyms ("place" is a kind of...):

point (the precise location of something; a spatially limited location)

Attribute:

right (being or located on or directed toward the side of the body to the east when facing north)

left (being or located on or directed toward the side of the body to the west when facing north)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "place"):

pitch (a vendor's position (especially on the sidewalk))

landmark (the position of a prominent or well-known object in a particular landscape)

right (location near or direction toward the right side; i.e. the side to the south when a person or object faces east)

left (location near or direction toward the left side; i.e. the side to the north when a person or object faces east)

back; rear (the part of something that is furthest from the normal viewer)

front (the part of something that is nearest to the normal viewer)

stand (the position where a thing or person stands)

station ((nautical) the location to which a ship or fleet is assigned for duty)

vantage (place or situation affording some advantage (especially a comprehensive view or commanding perspective))

post; station (the position where someone (as a guard or sentry) stands or is assigned to stand)

lie (position or manner in which something is situated)

half-mast (a position some distance below the top of the mast to which a flag is lowered in mourning or to signal distress)

lead ((baseball) the position taken by a base runner preparing to advance to the next base)

pole position (the most favorable position at the start of a race)

polls (the place where people vote)

pride of place (the first or highest or most important or most ostentatious place)

anomaly ((astronomy) position of a planet as defined by its angular distance from its perihelion (as observed from the sun))

site; situation (physical position in relation to the surroundings)

setting (the physical position of something)

juxtaposition (a side-by-side position)


Sense 10place [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Proper or designated social situation

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Synonyms:

station; place

Context examples:

he overstepped his place / the responsibilities of a man in his station / married above her station

Hypernyms ("place" is a kind of...):

rank; social rank; social station; social status (position in a social hierarchy)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "place"):

niche (a position particularly well suited to the person who occupies it)


Sense 11place [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A space reserved for sitting (as in a theater or on a train or airplane)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Synonyms:

seat; place

Context examples:

he booked their seats in advance / he sat in someone else's place

Hypernyms ("place" is a kind of...):

space (an area reserved for some particular purpose)

Domain category:

aeroplane; airplane; plane (an aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets)

dramatic art; dramatics; dramaturgy; theater; theatre (the art of writing and producing plays)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "place"):

perch (an elevated place serving as a seat)


Sense 12place [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The passage that is being read

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Context example:

he lost his place on the page

Hypernyms ("place" is a kind of...):

passage (a section of text; particularly a section of medium length)


Sense 13place [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Proper or appropriate position or location

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Context example:

a woman's place is no longer in the kitchen

Hypernyms ("place" is a kind of...):

condition; status (a state at a particular time)


Sense 14place [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A public square with room for pedestrians

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Synonyms:

piazza; plaza; place

Context examples:

they met at Elm Plaza / Grosvenor Place

Hypernyms ("place" is a kind of...):

public square; square (an open area at the meeting of two or more streets)


Sense 15place [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An item on a list or in a sequence

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

position; place

Context examples:

in the second place / moved from third to fifth position

Hypernyms ("place" is a kind of...):

item; point (a distinct part that can be specified separately in a group of things that could be enumerated on a list)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "place"):

postposition ((linguistics) the placing of one linguistic element after another (as placing a modifier after the word that it modifies in a sentence or placing an affix after the base to which it is attached))

preposition ((linguistics) the placing of one linguistic element before another (as placing a modifier before the word it modifies in a sentence or placing an affix before the base to which it is attached))


Sense 16place [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A blank area

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

blank space; space; place

Context example:

write your name in the space provided

Hypernyms ("place" is a kind of...):

area; expanse; surface area (the extent of a 2-dimensional surface enclosed within a boundary)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "place"):

margin (the blank space that surrounds the text on a page)

indent; indentation; indention; indenture (the space left between the margin and the start of an indented line)

Holonyms ("place" is a part of...):

form (a printed document with spaces in which to write)


PLACE (verb)


Sense 1place [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Put into a certain place or abstract location

Classified under:

Verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging

Synonyms:

set; put; place; lay; position; pose

Context examples:

Put your things here / Set the tray down / Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children / Place emphasis on a certain point

Hypernyms (to "place" is one way to...):

displace; move (cause to move, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "place"):

recline (cause to recline)

place upright; stand; stand up (put into an upright position)

lay; put down; repose (put in a horizontal position)

seat; sit; sit down (show to a seat; assign a seat for)

upend (set, turn, or stand on end)

lose; mislay; misplace (place (something) where one cannot find it again)

pillow; rest (rest on or as if on a pillow)

ground (place or put on the ground)

barrel (put in barrels)

bucket (put into a bucket)

bottle (put into bottles)

set down (put or settle into a position)

juxtapose (place side by side)

misplace (place or position wrongly; put in the wrong position)

seed; sough; sow (place (seeds) in or on the ground for future growth)

place down; put down; set down (cause to sit or seat or be in a settled position or place)

appose (place side by side or in close proximity)

plant; set (put or set (seeds, seedlings, or plants) into the ground)

instal; install; put in; set up (set up for use)

deposit; fix; posit; situate (put (something somewhere) firmly)

throw (to put into a state or activity hastily, suddenly, or carelessly)

settle; settle down (settle into a position, usually on a surface or ground)

marshal (place in proper rank)

space (place at intervals)

glycerolise; glycerolize (place in glycerol)

position (cause to be in an appropriate place, state, or relation)

siphon (move a liquid from one container into another by means of a siphon or a siphoning action)

set (put into a position that will restore a normal state)

cram (put something somewhere so that the space is completely filled)

load (put (something) on a structure or conveyance)

perch (cause to perch or sit)

rest (put something in a resting position, as for support or steadying)

clap (put quickly or forcibly)

lean (cause to lean or incline)

poise (cause to be balanced or suspended)

ladle (put (a liquid) into a container by means of a ladle)

imbricate (place so as to overlap)

bed (put to bed)

enclose; inclose; insert; introduce; put in; stick in (introduce)

ensconce; settle (fix firmly)

park (place temporarily)

superpose (place (one geometric figure) upon another so that their perimeters coincide)

lay over; superimpose; superpose (place on top of)

arrange; set up (put into a proper or systematic order)

pile (place or lay as if in a pile)

nestle; snuggle (position comfortably)

intersperse (place at intervals in or among)

plant (place something or someone in a certain position in order to secretly observe or deceive)

stratify (form, arrange, or deposit in layers)

put back; replace (put something back where it belongs)

step (place (a ship's mast) in its step)

prepose (place before another constituent in the sentence)

postpose (place after another constituent in the sentence)

cock (set the trigger of a firearm back for firing)

docket (place on the docket for legal action)

emplace (put into place or position)

emplace (provide a new emplacement for guns)

ship (place on board a ship)

coffin (place into a coffin)

rack up (place in a rack)

tee; tee up (place on a tee)

throw; thrust (place or put with great energy)

reposition (place into another position)

recess (put into a recess)

butt (place end to end without overlapping)

parallelize (place parallel to one another)

middle (put in the middle)

sign (place signs, as along a road)

underlay (put (something) under or beneath)

trench (set, plant, or bury in a trench)

pigeonhole (place into a small compartment)

shelve (place on a shelf)

jar (place in a cylindrical vessel)

repose (to put something (eg trust) in something)

put forward; stick (cause to protrude or as if to protrude)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something PP

Sentence example:

They place the bags on the table


Sense 2place [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Place somebody in a particular situation or location

Classified under:

Verbs of political and social activities and events

Context example:

he was placed on probation

Hypernyms (to "place" is one way to...):

assign; delegate; depute; designate (give an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person))

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s somebody PP


Sense 3place [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Assign a rank or rating to

Classified under:

Verbs of thinking, judging, analyzing, doubting

Synonyms:

grade; rate; rank; place; range; order

Context examples:

how would you rank these students? / The restaurant is rated highly in the food guide

Hypernyms (to "place" is one way to...):

evaluate; judge; pass judgment (form a critical opinion of)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "place"):

upgrade (rate higher; raise in value or esteem)

downgrade (rate lower; lower in value or esteem)

sequence (arrange in a sequence)

prioritise; prioritize (assign a priority to)

subordinate (rank or order as less important or consider of less value)

reorder (assign a new order to)

seed (distribute (players or teams) so that outstanding teams or players will not meet in the early rounds)

shortlist (put someone or something on a short list)

superordinate (place in a superior order or rank)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s somebody


Sense 4place [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Assign a location to

Classified under:

Verbs of buying, selling, owning

Synonyms:

site; locate; place

Context example:

The company located some of their agents in Los Angeles

Hypernyms (to "place" is one way to...):

base; place; post; send; station (assign to a station)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s somebody
Something ----s somebody
Something ----s something


Sense 5place [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

To arrange for

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Context examples:

place a phone call / place a bet

Hypernyms (to "place" is one way to...):

order (make a request for something)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something


Sense 6place [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Take a place in a competition; often followed by an ordinal

Classified under:

Verbs of thinking, judging, analyzing, doubting

Synonyms:

come in; come out; place

Context example:

Jerry came in third in the Marathon

Hypernyms (to "place" is one way to...):

rank (take or have a position relative to others)

Sentence frames:

Something ----s Adjective/Noun
Somebody ----s Adjective


Sense 7place [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Intend (something) to move towards a certain goal

Classified under:

Verbs of fighting, athletic activities

Synonyms:

target; direct; aim; place; point

Context examples:

He aimed his fists towards his opponent's face / criticism directed at her superior / direct your anger towards others, not towards yourself

Hypernyms (to "place" is one way to...):

aim; direct; take; take aim; train (aim or direct at; as of blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "place"):

home in; range in; zero in (direct onto a point or target, especially by automatic navigational aids)

address (direct a question at someone)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s somebody


Sense 8place [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Recognize as being; establish the identity of someone or something

Classified under:

Verbs of thinking, judging, analyzing, doubting

Synonyms:

identify; place

Context example:

She identified the man on the 'wanted' poster

Hypernyms (to "place" is one way to...):

determine; set (fix conclusively or authoritatively)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "place"):

differentiate; distinguish; secern; secernate; separate; severalise; severalize; tell; tell apart (mark as different)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s somebody


Sense 9place [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Assign to (a job or a home)

Classified under:

Verbs of political and social activities and events

Hypernyms (to "place" is one way to...):

assign; delegate; depute; designate (give an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person))

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "place"):

deracinate; displace; uproot (move (people) forcibly from their homeland into a new and foreign environment)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s somebody PP


Sense 10place [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Locate

Classified under:

Verbs of sewing, baking, painting, performing

Synonyms:

localize; localise; set; place

Context example:

The film is set in Africa

Hypernyms (to "place" is one way to...):

present; represent; stage (perform (a play), especially on a stage)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something PP


Sense 11place [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Estimate

Classified under:

Verbs of thinking, judging, analyzing, doubting

Synonyms:

put; place; set

Context example:

We put the time of arrival at 8 P.M.

Hypernyms (to "place" is one way to...):

approximate; estimate; gauge; guess; judge (judge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time))

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something


Sense 12place [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Identify the location or place of

Classified under:

Verbs of being, having, spatial relations

Synonyms:

localise; localize; place

Context example:

We localized the source of the infection

Hypernyms (to "place" is one way to...):

locate; situate (determine or indicate the place, site, or limits of, as if by an instrument or by a survey)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something


Sense 13place [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Make an investment

Classified under:

Verbs of buying, selling, owning

Synonyms:

invest; commit; put; place

Context example:

Put money into bonds

Hypernyms (to "place" is one way to...):

drop; expend; spend (pay out)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "place"):

buy into (buy stocks or shares of a company)

job; speculate (invest at a risk)

tie up (invest so as to make unavailable for other purposes)

shelter (invest (money) so that it is not taxable)

roll over (invest (a previously investment) into a similar fund or security)

fund (invest money in government securities)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s something PP


Sense 14place [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Assign to a station

Classified under:

Verbs of fighting, athletic activities

Synonyms:

station; base; post; send; place

Hypernyms (to "place" is one way to...):

displace; move (cause to move, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "place"):

garrison (station (troops) in a fort or garrison)

fort (station (troops) in a fort)

locate; place; site (assign a location to)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s somebody PP


Sense 15place [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Finish second or better in a horse or dog race

Classified under:

Verbs of fighting, athletic activities

Context example:

he bet $2 on number six to place

Hypernyms (to "place" is one way to...):

race; run (compete in a race)

Sentence frame:

Something ----s


Sense 16place [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Sing a note with the correct pitch

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Hypernyms (to "place" is one way to...):

sing (produce tones with the voice)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something


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