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KK Pronunciation

〔 ples 〕


〔 pleis 〕

Overview of noun place

The noun place has 16 senses

  • 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")

  • 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")

  • 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")

  • place -- (a general vicinity; "He comes from a place near Chicago")

  • 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")

  • place, shoes -- (a particular situation; "If you were in my place what would you do?")

  • 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?")

  • position, post, berth, office, spot, billet, place, situation -- (a job in an organization; "he occupied a post in the treasury")

  • position, place -- (the particular portion of space occupied by something; "he put the lamp back in its place")

  • place, station -- (proper or designated social situation; "he overstepped his place"; "the responsibilities of a man in his station"; "married above her station")

  • 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")

  • place -- (the passage that is being read; "he lost his place on the page")

  • place -- (proper or appropriate position or location; "a woman's place is no longer in the kitchen")

  • plaza, place, piazza -- (a public square with room for pedestrians; "they met at Elm Plaza"; "Grosvenor Place")

  • place, position -- (an item on a list or in a sequence; "in the second place"; "moved from third to fifth position")

  • space, blank space, place -- (a blank area; "write your name in the space provided")

Overview of verb place

The verb place has 16 senses

  • 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")

  • place -- (place somebody in a particular situation or location; "he was placed on probation")

  • 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")

  • locate, place, site -- (assign a location to; "The company located some of their agents in Los Angeles")

  • place -- (to arrange for; "place a phone call"; "place a bet")

  • place, come in, come out -- (take a place in a competition; often followed by an ordinal; "Jerry came in third in the Marathon")

  • 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")

  • identify, place -- (recognize as being; establish the identity of someone or something; "She identified the man on the 'wanted' poster")

  • place -- (assign to (a job or a home))

  • set, localize, localise, place -- (locate; "The film is set in Africa")

  • place, put, set -- (estimate; "We put the time of arrival at 8 P.M.")

  • place, localize, localise -- (identify the location or place of; "We localized the source of the infection")

  • invest, put, commit, place -- (make an investment; "Put money into bonds")

  • station, post, send, place -- (assign to a station)

  • place -- (finish second or better in a horse or dog race; "he bet $2 on number six to place")

  • place -- (sing a note with the correct pitch)