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")

Antonyms of adj placed

2 senses of placed

Sense 1
located, placed, set, situated -- (situated in a particular spot or position; "valuable centrally located urban land"; "strategically placed artillery"; "a house set on a hilltop"; "nicely situated on a quiet riverbank")

INDIRECT (VIA settled) -> unsettled -- (not settled or established; "an unsettled lifestyle")

Sense 2
placed -- (put in position in relation to other things; "end tables placed conveniently")

INDIRECT (VIA arranged) -> disarranged -- (having the arrangement disturbed; not in order; "her disarranged hair")

Similarity of adj placed

2 senses of placed

Sense 1
located, placed, set, situated -- (situated in a particular spot or position; "valuable centrally located urban land"; "strategically placed artillery"; "a house set on a hilltop"; "nicely situated on a quiet riverbank")
       => settled (vs. unsettled) -- (established in a desired position or place; not moving about; "nomads...absorbed among the settled people"; "settled areas"; "I don't feel entirely settled here"; "the advent of settled civilization")

Sense 2
placed -- (put in position in relation to other things; "end tables placed conveniently")
       => arranged (vs. disarranged), ordered -- (disposed or placed in a particular kind of order; "the carefully arranged chessmen"; "haphazardly arranged interlobular septa"; "comfortable chairs arranged around the fireplace")

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