The Word is:”place”

place

/pleɪs/

noun

noun: place; plural noun: places; noun: Place

1. a particular position, point, or area in space; a location.

“I can’t be in two places at once”
synonyms: location, site, spot, scene, setting, position, point, situation, area, region,
whereabouts, locale; venue;
technical locus
“the hotel is an ideal place to have pre-dinner cocktails”

  • town, city, village, hamlet;
    country, state, area, region;
    locality, district, neighbourhood, quarter, section;
    literaryclime
    “she gets to visit millions of foreign places every year”
  • a particular area on a larger surface.
    “he lashed out and cut the policeman’s hand in three places”
  • a building or area used for a specified purpose or activity.
    “the town has many excellent eating places”
  • a point in a book or other text reached by a reader at a particular time.
    “I must have lost my place in the script”
  • 2. a portion of space designated or available for or being used by someone.

    “they hurried to their places at the table”
    synonyms: seat, chair, position, space
    “a place was reserved for her in the front row”

  • the regular or proper position of something.
    “she put the book back in its place”
  • a person’s rank or status.
    “occupation structures a person’s place in society”
    synonyms: status, position, station, standing, grade, rank, footing, niche; datedestate
    “I know my place”
  • the role played by or importance attached to someone or something in a particular context.
    “the place of computers in improving office efficiency”
  • 3. a position in a sequence or series, typically one ordered on the basis of merit.

    “his score left him in ninth place”

  • British
    any of the first three or sometimes four positions in a race (used especially of the second, third, or fourth positions).
  • North American
    the second position, especially in a horse race.
  • the degree of priority given to something.
    “accurate reportage takes second place to lurid detail”
  • the position of a figure in a series indicated in decimal or similar notation, especially one after the decimal point.
    “calculate the ratios to one decimal place”
  • 4. a square or short street.
    “the lecture theatre is in New Burlington Place”

  • a country house with its grounds.
  • verb

    verb: place; 3rd person present: places; past tense: placed; past participle: placed; gerund or present participle: placing

    1. put in a particular position.

    “a newspaper had been placed beside my plate”
    synonyms: put down, put, set, set down, lay down, deposit, position, plant, rest, stand,
    sit, settle, station, situate, leave, stow, prop, lean; arrange, set out, array;
    informal stick, dump, bung, park, plonk, pop; informal plunk
    “newspapers and magazines were placed on the table”

  • cause to be in a particular situation.
    “enemy officers were placed under arrest”
  • allocate or assign (an abstract quality) to something.
    “they place a great deal of emphasis on positive thought”
    synonyms: put, lay, set, pin, invest
    “I would never betray the trust you placed in me”
  • have a specified degree of advantage or convenience as a result of one’s position or circumstances.
    “the company is well placed to seize the opportunity”
  • 2. find a home or employment for.

    “the children were placed with foster-parents”
    synonyms: find employment for, find a job for; find a home for, accommodate, find
    accommodation for;
    allocate, assign, appoint
    “the agency had placed 3,000 people in work”
  • dispose of (something, especially shares) by selling to a customer.
    “the shares were placed last November”
  • arrange for the recognition and implementation of (an order, bet, etc.).
    “they placed a contract for three boats”
  • order or obtain a connection for (a telephone call) through an operator.
    “she placed a call to her husband to break the news”
  • 3. identify or classify as being of a specified type or as holding a specified position in a sequence or hierarchy.
    “a survey placed the company 13th for achievement”

    synonyms: rank, order, put in order, grade, group, arrange, sort, class, classify, categorize; put,
    set, assign
    “a survey placed the company 13th for achievement”
  • be able to remember or identify (someone or something).
    “she eventually said she couldn’t place him”
    synonyms: identify, recognize, remember, put one’s finger on, put a name to, pin down, locate, pinpoint
    “she seemed familiar, but Joe couldn’t quite place her”
  • British
    achieve a specified position in a race.
    “he was placed eleventh in the long individual race”
  • be among the first three or four in a race (or the first three in the US).
    “he won three times and placed three times”
  • 4.Rugby American Football
    score (a goal) by a place kick.