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Definition for: place

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English

Rank of this word in the English language, from analyzing texts from Project Gutenberg.
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Etymology

From Old English place , open space, from French place , from Latin platea , plaza , from PIE * plat

Pronunciation

  • AHD: plās , IPA: /pleɪs/ , SAMPA: /pleIs/
  • Rhymes: -eɪs

Homophones

  • plaice

Noun

place ( plural places )

  1. An open space, courtyard, market square.
  2. A group of houses.
    They live in Westminster Place.
  3. A location or position.
  4. Somewhere for a person to sit.
    We asked the restaurant to give us a table with three places.
  5. A frame of mind.
    I'm in a strange place at the moment.
  6. ( informal ) A house or home.
    Do you want to come over to my place later?
  7. A role or purpose; a station.
    It is really not my place to say what is right and wrong in this case.
  8. Numerically, the column counting a certain quantity.
    three decimal places
    the hundreds place

Synonyms

Translations

open space, courtyard, market square

  • Finnish: aukio
  • French: place f .
  • German: Platz m .
  • Greek: πλατεία f .
  • Italian: piazza f .
  • Japanese: 広場 (hiroba), 場所 (basho), 場 (ba)
  • Romanian: pătrat n . , piaţă f .
  • Romansch: plaz m . , plazza f .
  • Slovene: trg m .
  • Spanish: plaza f .
  • Swedish: gård c . , plats c . , torg n .
  • Telugu: స్థలము (sthalamu)

group of houses

  • Swedish: gård c .

location, position

  • Albanian: vend
  • Arabic: مكان m .
  • Catalan: lloc
  • Croatian: mjesto
  • Finnish: paikka
  • French: lieu m .
  • German: Platz m . , Ort m . , Stelle f . , Position f .
  • Hungarian: hely
  • Italian: posto m . , posizione f .
  • Japanese: 場所 (basho), 位置 (ichi), 所 (ところ, tokoro)
  • Latin: loco
  • Old English: lōg
  • Romanian: loc n .
  • Romansch: lieu m .
  • Slovene: kraj m . , mesto n .
  • Swedish: plats c . , placering c . , post c . , säte n . , ställe n .
  • Telugu: స్థానము (sthaanamu)

somewhere to sit

  • Finnish: paikka
  • German: Platz m . , Sitzplatz m . , Sitz m .
  • Japanese: 席 (seki), 座り場所 (suwaribasho)
  • Slovene: sedež m .
  • Swedish: plats c . , sittplats c . , säte n .
  • Telugu: చోటు (chOTu), జాగా (jaagaa)

somewhere to stand

  • Finnish: paikka
  • German: Platz m . , Stehplatz m . , for vehicles: Standplatz

m .

  • Swedish: plats c . , ståplats c .
  • Telugu: చోటు (chOTu), జాగా (jaagaa)

somewhere to lay down

  • Finnish: paikka
  • German: Platz m .
  • Japanese: 置き場所 (okibasho)
  • Swedish: plats c . , liggplats c .
  • Telugu: చోటు (chOTu), జాగా (jaagaa)

somewhere to sleep

  • Finnish: paikka
  • German: Schlafplatz m . , Quartier n . , seldom: Platz m .
  • Japanese: 寝場所 (nebasho)
  • Swedish: plats c . , sovplats c .
  • Telugu: చోటు (chOTu), జాగా (jaagaa)

frame of mind

  • Finnish: paikka
  • Catalan : lloc m .
  • Hebrew : מקום (makom)
  • Ido : loko, placo ( public ), plaso ( someone )
  • Interlingua : loco
  • Korean : 자리 (ja-ri), 장소 (jang-so)
  • Lithuanian : aikštė f . (1); vieta f . (3)
  • Spanish : lugar m . (1, 3), punta f . (1, 3)

Derived terms

  • placement

Verb

to place ( third-person singular simple present places , present participle placing , simple past placed , past participle placed )

  1. ( intransitive ) To earn a given spot in a competition.
  2. ( transitive ) To put (an object or person) in a specific location.
  3. ( transitive ) To remember where and when (an object or person) has been previously encountered.
    I've seen him before, but I can't quite place where.
  4. ( transitive ) ( in the passive ) To achieve (a certain position, often followed by an ordinal) as in a horse race.
  5. ( transitive ) To sing (a note) with the correct pitch.
  6. ( transitive ) To arrange for or to make (a bet).
  7. ( transitive ) To recruit or match an appropriate person for a job.
    They phoned hoping to place her in the management team.

Synonyms

Translations

to earn a given spot in a competition

  • Swedish: placera sig

to put in a specific location

  • Finnish: panna, laittaa, asettaa, sijoittaa
  • French: mettre, poser, placer
  • German: plazieren ( alternative platzieren), einordnen
  • Italian: mettere, posare
  • Japanese: 置く (oku), 入れる (ireru), 付ける (tsukeru), 収める (osameru)
  • Old English: lōgian
  • Swedish: lägga, placera, ställa, sätta

to remember where and when something or someone was previously encountered

  • Swedish: erinra sig, placera

passive : to achieve (a certain position)

  • Finnish: sijoittua
  • Japanese: なる (naru), つく (tsuku), 決まる (kimaru), 定まる (sadamaru)
  • Swedish: placera sig

to sing (a note) with the correct pitch

to arrange for, make (a bet)

  • Finnish: asettua
  • French: faire
  • Japanese: 配置する (haichisuru)

to recruit or match an appropriate person for a job

  • Japanese: 定める (sadameru), 割り当てる (wariateru)
  • Swedish: placera, skaffa anställning åt, skaffa plats åt, utnämna
  • Chinese : 放置 (fàngzhì)
  • Ido : pozar (1), lok-izar (2), kolokar (5)
  • Japanese : 置く (おく, oku)
  • Korean : 위치하다 (we-chi-ha-da: from noun 위치)
  • Spanish : colocar (1), poner (1)

Related terms


French

Pronunciation

IPA: /plas/

Noun

place f . ( plural places )

  1. Place, square, plaza, piazza
  2. Place, space, room
  3. Place, seat

Verb form

place

  1. first-, third-person singular indicative present of placer .
  2. first-, third-person singular sunjunctive present of placer .
  3. second-person singular imperative of placer .

Polish

Pronunciation

IPA: /ˈplaʦɛ/

Noun

place

  1. Plural form of plac .

Spanish

Verb form

place

  1. third-person singular indicative present of placer .
  2. second-person singular imperative of placer .

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