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place (n):
a job in an organization
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he occupied a post in the treasury
Related Words: officepost
place (n):
the post or function properly or customarily occupied or served by another
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can you go in my stead?
took his place.
in lieu of
place (n):
an abstract mental location
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he has a special place in my thoughts.
a place in my heart.
a political system with no place for the less prominent groups
place (n):
the passage that is being read
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he lost his place on the page
place (n):
a blank area
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write your name in the space provided
place (n):
an item on a list or in a sequence
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in the second place.
moved from third to fifth position
place (n):
any area set aside for a particular purpose
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who owns this place?
the president was concerned about the property across from the White House
place (n):
where you live at a particular time
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deliver the package to my home.
he doesn't have a home to go to.
your place or mine?

Related Words: home
place (n):
a public square with room for pedestrians
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they met at Elm Plaza.
Grosvenor Place
place (n):
the particular portion of space occupied by something
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he put the lamp back in its place
Related Words: position
place (n):
a general vicinity
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He comes from a place near Chicago
place (n):
a space reserved for sitting (as in a theater or on a train or airplane)
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he booked their seats in advance.
he sat in someone else's place

Related Word: seat
place (n):
a point located with respect to surface features of some region
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this is a nice place for a picnic.
a bright spot on a planet
place (n):
a particular situation
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If you were in my place what would you do?
place (n):
proper or designated social situation
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he overstepped his place.
the responsibilities of a man in his station.
married above her station
place (n):
proper or appropriate position or location
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a woman's place is no longer in the kitchen
place (v):
put into a certain place or abstract location
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Put your things here.
Set the tray down.
Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children.
Place emphasis on a certain point

Related Words: laypositionputset
place (v):
recognize as being; establish the identity of someone or something
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She identified the man on the 'wanted' poster
Related Word: identify
place (v):
assign a rank or rating to
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how would you rank these students?
The restaurant is rated highly in the food guide

Related Words: gradeorderrank
place (v):
take a place in a competition; often followed by an ordinal
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Jerry came in third in the Marathon
place (v):
estimate
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We put the time of arrival at 8 P.M.
place (v):
to arrange for
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place a phone call.
place a bet
place (v):
sing a note with the correct pitch
place (v):
finish second or better in a horse or dog race
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he bet $2 on number six to place
place (v):
assign to a station
Related Words: station
place (v):
intend (something) to move towards a certain goal
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He aimed his fists towards his opponent's face.
criticism directed at her superior.
direct your anger towards others, not towards yourself

Related Words: aimtarget
place (v):
locate
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The film is set in Africa
Related Words: localizeset
place (v):
make an investment
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Put money into bonds
Related Words: commitinvest
place (v):
assign a location to
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The company located some of their agents in Los Angeles
Related Words: locatesite
place (v):
place somebody in a particular situation or location
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he was placed on probation
place (v):
assign to (a job or a home)
place (v):
identify the location or place of
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We localized the source of the infection
Related Words: localiselocalize
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The early bird catches the worm

Erken kalkan yol alır.
If you wake up and get to work early, you will succeed.


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