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Definitions of "place"

  • An area with definite or indefinite boundaries; a portion of space. noun
  • Room or space, especially adequate space: There is place for everyone at the back of the room. noun
  • The particular portion of space occupied by or allocated to a person or thing. noun
  • A building or an area set aside for a specified purpose: a place of worship. noun
  • A dwelling; a house: bought a place on the lake. noun
  • A business establishment or office. noun
  • A locality, such as a town or city: visited many places. noun
  • A public square or street with houses in a town. noun
  • A space in which one person, such as a passenger or spectator, can sit or stand. noun
  • A setting for one person at a table. noun
  • A position regarded as belonging to someone or something else; stead: She was chosen in his place. noun
  • A particular point that one has reached, as in a book: I have lost my place. noun
  • A particular spot, as on the body: the place that hurts. noun
  • The proper or designated role or function: the place of the media in a free society. noun
  • The proper or customary position or order: These books are out of place. noun
  • A suitable setting or occasion: not the place to argue. noun
  • The appropriate right or duty: not her place to criticize. noun
  • Social station: He overstepped his place. noun
  • A particular situation or circumstance: Put yourself in my place. noun

The word "place" in example sentences

Moving on… happy place, happy place… sittin here eating frozen snickers bars and drinking mountain dew and talking on the phone to my friend Anthony.. [aleighk21 Diary Entry]

But Barzillai felt, and felt rightly, that in his circumstances, the place in which he had been brought up -- "_his own place_" -- was the best place for him.. [Men of the Bible; Some Lesser-Known Characters]

From time to time even now readjustments are made in the details of all three indexes, the fossil, the modern, and the embryonic, the method of rearrangement being charmingly simple: _just taking a card out of one place and putting it into another place_ where we may think it more properly belongs.. [Q. E. D., or New Light on the Doctrine of Creation]

"The lowest place, _the lowest place_, I can abide no other.". [The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Part 1 of 4]

And as it gets hold of you it crowds your mind and heart and life till every other is either crowded out, or crowded to a lower place; _out_, if it jars; _lower place_, if it agrees, for every agreeing bit yields to the lead of this tremendous message.. [Quiet Talks on John's Gospel]

The principal place of resort of this class is Marina Rotche, lying about two versts from Moscow, and thither I drove, attended by a _valet de place_.. [George Borrow The Man and His Books]

Arras was a famous Jacobin centre, and from the balcony of this theatre, Lebon, one of the Jacobins, directed the executions, which took place abundantly on the pretty _place_.. [A Day's Tour A Journey through France and Belgium by Calais, Tournay, Orchies, Douai, Arras, Béthune, Lille, Comines, Ypres, Hazebrouck, Berg]

The name of the place, -- or rather neighborhood, for I don't know where the _place_ actually is -- there are three places, and they are all four or five miles off -- Mill Village, and Pemunk, and Sandon; the name of the neighborhood, -- Brickfield Farms, comes from there having been brickmaking done here at one time; but it was given up.. [The Other Girls]

The trite maxim, * A place for everything, and everything in its place*, so commends itself to the sense of fitness, as hardly to need exposition or enforcement; yet while no maxim is more generally admitted, scarce any is so frequently violated in practice.. [A Manual of Moral Philosophy]

Arriving at too late an hour for a place among our guests at the _table d 'hôte_, perhaps he will not object to sit at our humble side-table, and converse familiarly with the reader; since, as honest SANCHO remarked of the Duke,' Wherever _he_ sits, there will be the _first place_. '. [Knickerbocker, or New-York Monthly Magazine, March 1844 Volume 23, Number 3]

The present slave-holder, then, by declining to emancipate his bondman, does not place himself in _the guilt_ of the man-stealer or of those who had complicity with him; but he stands _exactly_ in that NICK _of time and place_, in the course of Providence, where _wrong_, in the transmission of African slavery, _ends_, and _right begins_.. [Slavery Ordained of God]

-- "Psha, sir," said George, "don't fret; when you had this _old_ place, you were _out_ of place; now you are _in place_, you can get both _yourself and me a better place_.". [The Jest Book The Choicest Anecdotes and Sayings]

Priory, to take care of all the old trumpery, and show the place -- you know it's a _show place_.. [Tales and Novels — Volume 09]

_Difficulties and dangers in succession: A place of horrors its inmates: A dialogue worthy of the place_. [The Adventures of Hugh Trevor]

+prevalence of short sentences+; because (6) of the +repetition of the thought+ in successive sentences; because (7), though the murder took place some time before, Webster speaks as if it were +now taking place+ in our very sight.. [Higher Lessons in English A work on english grammar and composition]

It is Peter who is speaking, at the time of the choosing of another as apostle in Judas's place; he says: 'Judas, by transgression, fell, that he might go _to his own place_.'". [The Mark of the Beast]

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