Pronunciation: plās
n.1.Any portion of space regarded as measured off or distinct from all other space, or appropriated to some definite object or use; position; ground; site; spot; rarely, unbounded space.
Here is the place appointed.
- Shak.
What place can be for us
Within heaven's bound?
- Milton.
2.A broad way in a city; an open space; an area; a court or short part of a street open only at one end.
3.A position which is occupied and held; a dwelling; a mansion; a village, town, or city; a fortified town or post; a stronghold; a region or country.
Are you native of this place?
- Shak.
4.Rank; degree; grade; order of priority, advancement, dignity, or importance; especially, social rank or position; condition; also, official station; occupation; calling.
Men in great place are thrice servants.
- Bacon.
I know my place as I would they should do theirs.
- Shak.
5.Vacated or relinquished space; room; stead (the departure or removal of another being or thing being implied).
6.A definite position or passage of a document.
The place of the scripture which he read was this.
- Acts viii. 32.
7.Ordinal relation; position in the order of proceeding; as, he said in the first place.
8.Reception; effect; - implying the making room for.
My word hath no place in you.
- John viii. 37.
9.(Astron.) Position in the heavens, as of a heavenly body; - usually defined by its right ascension and declination, or by its latitude and longitude.
10.(Racing) The position of first, second, or third at the finish, esp. the second position. In betting, to win a bet on a horse for place it must, in the United States, finish first or second, in England, usually, first, second, or third.
Place of arms
(Mil.) a place calculated for the rendezvous of men in arms, etc., as a fort which affords a safe retreat for hospitals, magazines, etc.
High place
(Script.) a mount on which sacrifices were offered.
- Wilhelm.
In place
in proper position; timely.
- Jer. xlviii. 35.
Out of place
inappropriate; ill-timed; as, his remarks were out of place.
Place kick
(Football) the act of kicking the ball after it has been placed on the ground.
Place name
the name of a place or locality.
To give place
to make room; to yield; to give way; to give advantage.
- London Academy.
To have place
to have a station, room, or seat; as, such desires can have no place in a good heart.
- Eph. iv. 27.
To take place
a - To come to pass; to occur; as, the ceremony will not take place.
b - To take precedence or priority.
c - To take effect; to prevail.
- Addison.
To take the place of
to be substituted for.
- Berkeley.
v. t.1.To assign a place to; to put in a particular spot or place, or in a certain relative position; to direct to a particular place; to fix; to settle; to locate; as, to place a book on a shelf; to place balls in tennis.
[imp. & p. p. Placed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Placing .]
2.To put or set in a particular rank, office, or position; to surround with particular circumstances or relations in life; to appoint to certain station or condition of life; as, in whatever sphere one is placed.
Place such over them to be rulers.
- Ex. xviii. 21.
3.To put out at interest; to invest; to loan; as, to place money in a bank.
4.To set; to fix; to repose; as, to place confidence in a friend.
5.To attribute; to ascribe; to set down.
Place it for her chief virtue.
- Shak.
6.(Racing) To determine or announce the place of at the finish. Usually, in horse racing only the first three horses are placed officially.
7.(Rugby Football) To place-kick ( a goal).
8.to recognize or identify (a person).
Noun1.place - a point located with respect to surface features of some region; "this is a nice place for a picnic"
2.Placeplace - any area set aside for a particular purpose; "who owns this place?"; "the president was concerned about the property across from the White House"
Synonyms: property
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"
4.place - a general vicinity; "He comes from a place near Chicago"
5.place - the function or position properly or customarily occupied or served by another; "can you go in my stead?"; "took his place"; "in lieu of"
Synonyms: lieu, stead, position
6.place - a particular situation; "If you were in my place what would you do?"
Synonyms: shoes
7.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?"
Synonyms: home
8.place - a job in an organization; "he occupied a post in the treasury"
9.place - the particular portion of space occupied by a physical object; "he put the lamp back in its place"
Synonyms: position
10.place - proper or designated social situation; "he overstepped his place"; "the responsibilities of a man in his station"; "married above her station"
Synonyms: station
11.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"
Synonyms: seat
12.place - the passage that is being read; "he lost his place on the page"
13.place - proper or appropriate position or location; "a woman's place is no longer in the kitchen"
14.Placeplace - a public square with room for pedestrians; "they met at Elm Plaza"; "Grosvenor Place"
Synonyms: piazza, plaza
15.place - an item on a list or in a sequence; "in the second place"; "moved from third to fifth position"
Synonyms: position
16.place - a blank area; "write your name in the space provided"
Synonyms: blank space, space
Verb1.place - 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"
Synonyms: lay, put, set, position, pose
2.place - place somebody in a particular situation or location; "he was placed on probation"
3.place - assign a rank or rating to; "how would you rank these students?"; "The restaurant is rated highly in the food guide"
Synonyms: grade, rate, rank, range, order
4.place - assign a location to; "The company located some of their agents in Los Angeles"
Synonyms: site, locate
5.place - to arrange for; "place a phone call", "place a bet"
6.place - take a place in a competition; often followed by an ordinal; "Jerry came in third in the Marathon"
Synonyms: come in, come out
7.place - 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"
Synonyms: target, direct, aim, point
8.place - recognize as being; establish the identity of someone or something; "She identified the man on the 'wanted' poster"
Synonyms: identify
9.place - assign to (a job or a home)
10.place - locate; "The film is set in Africa"
Synonyms: localise, localize, set
11.place - estimate; "We put the time of arrival at 8 P.M."
Synonyms: put, set
12.place - identify the location or place of; "We localized the source of the infection"
Synonyms: localise, localize
13.place - make an investment; "Put money into bonds"
Synonyms: invest, put, commit
14.place - assign to a station
Synonyms: station, base, post, send
15.place - finish second or better in a horse or dog race; "he bet $2 on number six to place"
16.place - sing a note with the correct pitch

PLACE, pleading, evidence. A particular portion of space; locality.
     2. In local actions, the plaintiff must lay his venue in the county in which the action arose. It is a general rule, that the place of every traversable fact, stated in the pleading, must be distinctly alleged; Com. Dig. Pleader, c. 20; Cro. Eliz. 78, 98; Lawes' Pl. 57; Bac. Ab. Venue, B; Co. Litt. 303 a; and some place must be alleged for every such fact; this is done by designating the city, town, village, parish or district, together with the county in which the fact is alleged to have occurred; and the place thus designated, is called the venue. (q.v.)
     3. In transitory actions, the place laid in the declaration, need not be the place where the cause of action arose, unless when required by statute. In local actions, the plaintiff will be confined in his proof to the county laid in the declaration.
     4. In criminal cases the facts must be laid and proved to have been committed within the jurisdiction of the court, or the defendant must be acquitted. 2 Hawk. c. 25, s. 84; Arch. Cr. Pl. 40, 95. Vide, generally, Gould on Pl. c. 3, 102-104; Arch. Civ. Pl. 366; Hamm. N. P. 462; 1 Saund. 347, n. 1; 2 Saund. 5 n.

PLACE - Programming Language for Automatic Checkout Equipment.

["The Compiler for the Programming Language for Automatic Checkout Equipment (PLACE)", AFAPL TR-68-27, Battelle Inst, Columbus, May 1968].
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purlieu, purlieus, purpose, put down, put in, put in place, put on, put out, put upon, quarter, quarters, rally, ranch, rancho, range, rank, rate, rating, ready, realize, recall, recall knowledge of, reckon, recognize, refer, reference system, regard, regiment, reidentify, reinvest, relief, remember, residence, respect, responsibility, rialto, right, right-of-way, ring, ring road, risk, road, roadbed, roadway, role, roof, room, rooms, round, route nationale, row, royal road, saddle with, salient, say, scene, scene of action, scenery, scope, seat, second helping, second job, secondary road, section, see, self-imposed duty, sequence, serial order, service, serving, set, set out, set up, setting, settle, side, sight, sink, sink money in, site, situate, situation, situs, slant, slot, soil, sort, speculate, speedway, spell, sphere, spot, square, squared circle, squelch, stadium, stage, stage set, stage setting, stand, standing, standpoint, state, state highway, station, status, stead, steading, stepping-stone, stick, street, strike it rich, subdivide, subject to, submit, subordination, succeed, suitable, superhighway, system, tabulate, take place, task, tax, tell, tenure, terrace, terrain, territory, theater, thoroughfare, three-mile limit, thrive, throne, through street, thruway, tilting ground, tiltyard, time, time at bat, toft, toll road, town, township road, tract, transpire, triangulate, turn, turnpike, twelve-mile limit, type, uncomfortable, universe, unsuitable, vacancy, venture, vicinage, vicinity, view, viewpoint, village, walk, weight down with, whack, where, whereabout, whereabouts, wrestling ring, wrong, wynd, yoke with, zero in on, zone
Translate Place to Spanish, Translate Place to German, Translate Place to French
-- Place --
place bet
place down
place kick
place mat
place name
Place of arms
place of birth
place of business
place of origin
place of worship
place setting
place upright
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