Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun place

16 senses of place

Sense 1
topographic point, place, spot -- (a point located with respect to surface features of some region; "this is a nice place for a picnic"; "a bright spot on a planet")
       => point -- (the precise location of something; a spatially limited location; "she walked to a point where she could survey the whole street")

Sense 2
place, property -- (any area set aside for a particular purpose; "who owns this place?"; "the president was concerned about the property across from the White House")
       => geographical area, geographic area, geographical region, geographic region -- (a demarcated area of the Earth)

Sense 3
place -- (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")
       => cognition, knowledge, noesis -- (the psychological result of perception and learning and reasoning)

Sense 4
place -- (a general vicinity; "He comes from a place near Chicago")
       => vicinity, locality, neighborhood, neighbourhood, neck of the woods -- (a surrounding or nearby region; "the plane crashed in the vicinity of Asheville"; "it is a rugged locality"; "he always blames someone else in the immediate neighborhood"; "I will drop in on you the next time I am in this neck of the woods")

Sense 5
stead, position, place, lieu -- (the post or function properly or customarily occupied or served by another; "can you go in my stead?"; "took his place"; "in lieu of")
       => function, office, part, role -- (the actions and activities assigned to or required or expected of a person or group; "the function of a teacher"; "the government must do its part"; "play its role")

Sense 6
place, shoes -- (a particular situation; "If you were in my place what would you do?")
       => situation, position -- (a condition or position in which you find yourself; "the unpleasant situation (or position) of having to choose between two evils"; "found herself in a very fortunate situation")

Sense 7
home, place -- (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?")
       => residence, abode -- (any address at which you dwell more than temporarily; "a person can have several residences")

Sense 8
position, post, berth, office, spot, billet, place, situation -- (a job in an organization; "he occupied a post in the treasury")
       => occupation, business, job, line of work, line -- (the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money; "he's not in my line of business")

Sense 9
position, place -- (the particular portion of space occupied by something; "he put the lamp back in its place")
       => point -- (the precise location of something; a spatially limited location; "she walked to a point where she could survey the whole street")

Sense 10
place, station -- (proper or designated social situation; "he overstepped his place"; "the responsibilities of a man in his station"; "married above her station")
       => social station, social status, social rank, rank -- (position in a social hierarchy; "the British are more aware of social status than Americans are")

Sense 11
seat, place -- (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")
       => space -- (an area reserved for some particular purpose; "the laboratory's floor space")

Sense 12
place -- (the passage that is being read; "he lost his place on the page")
       => passage -- (a section of text; particularly a section of medium length)

Sense 13
place -- (proper or appropriate position or location; "a woman's place is no longer in the kitchen")
       => condition, status -- (a state at a particular time; "a condition (or state) of disrepair"; "the current status of the arms negotiations")

Sense 14
plaza, place, piazza -- (a public square with room for pedestrians; "they met at Elm Plaza"; "Grosvenor Place")
       => public square, square -- (an open area at the meeting of two or more streets)

Sense 15
place, position -- (an item on a list or in a sequence; "in the second place"; "moved from third to fifth position")
       => item, point -- (a distinct part that can be specified separately in a group of things that could be enumerated on a list; "he noticed an item in the New York Times"; "she had several items on her shopping list"; "the main point on the agenda was taken up first")

Sense 16
space, blank space, place -- (a blank area; "write your name in the space provided")
       => area, expanse, surface area -- (the extent of a 2-dimensional surface enclosed within a boundary; "the area of a rectangle"; "it was about 500 square feet in area")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb place

16 senses of place

Sense 1
put, set, place, pose, position, lay -- (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")
       => move, displace -- (cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense; "Move those boxes into the corner, please"; "I'm moving my money to another bank"; "The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant")

Sense 2
place -- (place somebody in a particular situation or location; "he was placed on probation")
       => delegate, designate, depute, assign -- (give an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person))

Sense 3
rate, rank, range, order, grade, place -- (assign a rank or rating to; "how would you rank these students?"; "The restaurant is rated highly in the food guide")
       => evaluate, pass judgment, judge -- (form a critical opinion of; "I cannot judge some works of modern art"; "How do you evaluate this grant proposal?" "We shouldn't pass judgment on other people")

Sense 4
locate, place, site -- (assign a location to; "The company located some of their agents in Los Angeles")
       => station, post, send, place -- (assign to a station)

Sense 5
place -- (to arrange for; "place a phone call"; "place a bet")
       => order -- (make a request for something; "Order me some flowers"; "order a work stoppage")

Sense 6
place, come in, come out -- (take a place in a competition; often followed by an ordinal; "Jerry came in third in the Marathon")
       => rank -- (take or have a position relative to others; "This painting ranks among the best in the Western World")

Sense 7
target, aim, place, direct, point -- (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")
       => aim, take, train, take aim, direct -- (point or cause to go (blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment) towards; "Please don't aim at your little brother!"; "He trained his gun on the burglar"; "Don't train your camera on the women"; "Take a swipe at one's opponent")

Sense 8
identify, place -- (recognize as being; establish the identity of someone or something; "She identified the man on the 'wanted' poster")
       => determine, set -- (fix conclusively or authoritatively; "set the rules")

Sense 9
place -- (assign to (a job or a home))
       => delegate, designate, depute, assign -- (give an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person))

Sense 10
set, localize, localise, place -- (locate; "The film is set in Africa")
       => stage, present, represent -- (perform (a play), especially on a stage; "we are going to stage `Othello'")

Sense 11
place, put, set -- (estimate; "We put the time of arrival at 8 P.M.")
       => estimate, gauge, approximate, guess, judge -- (judge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time); "I estimate this chicken to weigh three pounds")

Sense 12
place, localize, localise -- (identify the location or place of; "We localized the source of the infection")
       => situate, locate -- (determine or indicate the place, site, or limits of, as if by an instrument or by a survey; "Our sense of sight enables us to locate objects in space"; "Locate the boundaries of the property")

Sense 13
invest, put, commit, place -- (make an investment; "Put money into bonds")
       => spend, expend, drop -- (pay out; "spend money")

Sense 14
station, post, send, place -- (assign to a station)
       => move, displace -- (cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense; "Move those boxes into the corner, please"; "I'm moving my money to another bank"; "The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant")

Sense 15
place -- (finish second or better in a horse or dog race; "he bet $2 on number six to place")
       => race, run -- (compete in a race; "he is running the Marathon this year"; "let's race and see who gets there first")

Sense 16
place -- (sing a note with the correct pitch)
       => sing -- (produce tones with the voice; "She was singing while she was cooking"; "My brother sings very well")

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