Complete Definition of "place"

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English

rank|eyes|hand|young|153|place|give|ever|saw

Etymology
From OE. term|plæce|langang||open space, from F. term|place|langfr, from L. term|langla|platea||plaza, wide street, from Gr. term|scGrek|ÏλαÏεία|trplateía, from term|scGrek|ÏλαÏÏÏ|tr=platýs||wide, broad, from PIE. *term||plat

Pronunciation
enPR|plÄs, IPA|/pleɪs/, SAMPA|/pleIs/

audio|en-us-place.ogg|Audio (US)
Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-eɪs|-eɪs

Homophones
plaice

Noun
en-noun

  1. An open space, courtyard, market square.
  2. A group of houses.

#: They live in Westminster Place.

  1. A location or position.
  2. Somewhere for a person to sit.

#: We asked the restaurant to give us a table with three places.

  1. A frame of mind.

#: I'm in a strange place at the moment.

  1. informal A house or home.

#: Do you want to come over to my place later?

  1. A role or purpose; a station.

#: It is really not my place to say what is right and wrong in this case.

  1. Numerically, the column counting a certain quantity.

#: three decimal places
#: the hundreds place

Synonyms
sense|open space, courtyard, market square courtyard, piazza, plaza, square
sense|location location, position, situation, spot
sense|somewhere to sit seat
sense|frame of mind frame of mind, mindset, mood

Translations
trans-top|open space, courtyard, market square
Finnish: t+|fi|aukio
French: t+|fr|place|f
German: t+|de|Platz|m
Greek: t+|el|ÏλαÏεία|f|sc=Grek
Italian: t+|it|piazza|f
Japanese: åºå ´ (hiroba), å ´æ (basho), å ´ (ba)
Korean: t+|ko|ê³³|trgot|scHang, ì¥ì (jangso)
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Kurdish:

Polish: t+|pl|plac|m
Portuguese: t+|pt|lugar, t+|pt|local
Romanian: t-|ro|pÄtrat|n, t-|ro|piaÅ£Ä|f
Romansch: plaz m, plazza f
Russian: плоÑÐ°Ð´Ñ (plóšÄadâ) f
Slovene: t+|sl|trg|m
Spanish: t+|es|plaza|f
Swedish: t-|sv|gård|c, t+|sv|plats|c, t+|sv|torg|n
Telugu: à°¸à±à°¥à°²à°®à± (sthalamu)
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trans-top|group of houses
Swedish: t-|sv|gård|c
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trans-top|location, position
Albanian: t-|sq|vend|xs=Albanian
Arabic: Arab|ÙÙا٠(makÄn) m
Catalan: lloc m
Chinese: å°æ¹ (dìfang)
Croatian: t-|hr|mjesto|n
Czech: t-|cs|místo|n
Dutch: t+|nl|plaats|f
Finnish: t+|fi|paikka
French: t+|fr|lieu|m
German: t+|de|Platz|m, t+|de|Ort|m, t+|de|Stelle|f, t+|de|Position|f
Hebrew: he-translation|×ק××|makóm m
Hindi: à¤à¤à¤¹ (jagah) f
Hungarian: t+|hu|hely
Italian: t+|it|luogo|m, t+|it|posto|m, t+|it|posizione|f
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Japanese: å ´æ (ã°ãã, basho), ä½ç½® (ãã¡, ichi), æ (ã¨ãã, tokoro)
Korean: ì¥ì (jangso)
Kurdish:

Latin: t-|la|locus|m
Mongolian: Ð³Ð°Ð·Ð°Ñ (gazar)
Old English: t-|ang|log|altlÅg|xsOld English
Portuguese: t+|pt|lugar|m, t+|pt|local|m, t+|pt|posição|f
Romanian: t-|ro|loc|n
Romansch: lieu m
Russian: t+|ru|меÑÑо|n|trmésto|scCyrl
Slovene: t+|sl|kraj|m, t+|sl|mesto|n
Spanish: t+|es|lugar|m, t-|es|sitio|m
Swedish: plats c, placering c, post c, säte n, ställe n
Telugu: à°¸à±à°¥à°¾à°¨à°®à± (sthaanamu)
Urdu: URchar|Ø¬Ú¯Û (jagah) f
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trans-top|somewhere to sit
Finnish: t+|fi|paikka
German: Platz m, Sitzplatz m, Sitz m
Hebrew: he-translation|×ק××|makóm m
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Japanese: 席 (seki), 座ãå ´æ (suwaribasho)
Kurdish:

Slovene: sedež m
Spanish: t-|es|asiento|m
Swedish: plats c, sittplats c, säte n
Telugu: à°à±à°à± (chOTu), à°à°¾à°à°¾ (jaagaa)
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trans-top|frame of mind
Finnish: t+|fi|paikka
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trans-top|informal: house or home
Hebrew: he-translation|××ת|báyit m
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trans-top|a role or purpose. A station
Hebrew: he-translation|×ק××|makóm m
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trans-top|somewhere to stand
Finnish: t+|fi|paikka
German: Platz m, Stehplatz m, for vehicles: Standplatz m
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Swedish: plats c, ståplats c
Telugu: à°à±à°à± (chOTu), à°à°¾à°à°¾ (jaagaa)
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trans-top|somewhere to lay down
Finnish: t+|fi|paikka
German: t+|de|Platz|m
Japanese: ç½®ãå ´æ (ããã°ãã, okibasho)
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Kurdish:

Swedish: plats c, liggplats c
Telugu: à°à±à°à± (chOTu), à°à°¾à°à°¾ (jaagaa)
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trans-top|somewhere to sleep
Finnish: t+|fi|paikka
German: Schlafplatz m, Quartier n, seldom: Platz m
Japanese: å¯å ´æ (nebasho)
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Kurdish:

Swedish: plats c, sovplats c
Telugu: à°à±à°à± (chOTu), à°à°¾à°à°¾ (jaagaa)
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ttbc|Catalan: lloc m
ttbc|Ido: loko, placo (public), plaso (someone)
ttbc|Interlingua: loco
ttbc|Korean: ì리 (jari), ì¥ì (jangso)
ttbc|Lithuanian: aikÅ¡tÄ f (1); vieta f (3)
ttbc|Spanish: lugar m (1, 3), punta f (1, 3)

Derived terms
placement

Verb
en-verb|plac|ing

  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.

  1. transitive|in the passive To achieve (a certain position, often followed by an ordinal) as in a horse race.
  2. transitive To sing (a note) with the correct pitch.
  3. transitive To arrange for or to make (a bet).
  4. transitive To recruit or match an appropriate person for a job.

#: They phoned hoping to place her in the management team.

Synonyms
sense|put in a specific location deposit, lay, lay down, put down
sense|remember where and when something or someone was previously encountered
sense|passive|achieve a certain position achieve, make
sense|sing (a note) with the correct pitch reach
sense|arrange for, make (a bet)

Translations
trans-top|to earn a given spot in a competition
French: t-|fr|se placer, t+|fr|arriver
Hebrew: he-translation|×××××¢|lehagí`a (literally: to reach)
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Swedish: placera sig
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trans-top|to put in a specific location
Arabic: Arab|Ùضع IPAchar|(wáÉaÊa)
Chinese: æ¾ (fàng)
Dutch: t+|nl|plaatsen
Finnish: t+|fi|panna, t+|fi|laittaa, t+|fi|asettaa, t-|fi|sijoittaa
French: t+|fr|mettre, t+|fr|poser, t+|fr|placer
German: stellen, plazieren (or platzieren), einordnen
Hebrew: he-translation|××ק×|lemakém
Hungarian: t-|hu|tenni, t-|hu|helyezni
Italian: t+|it|collocare, t+|it|mettere, t-|it|posare
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Japanese: ç½®ã (ãã, oku), å¥ãã (ããã, ireru), ä»ãã (ã¤ã§ã, tsukeru), åãã (ãããã, osameru)
Korean: ëë¤ (duda)
Kurdish: KUchar|داÙاÙ
Old English: t-|ang|logian|altlÅgian|xsOld English
Portuguese: t+|pt|colocar
Russian: клаÑÑÑ (klastâ), ÑÑавиÑÑ (stávitâ)
Spanish: t-|es|colocar, t+|es|poner
Swedish: t+|sv|lägga, t-|sv|placera, t-|sv|ställa, t+|sv|sätta
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trans-top|to remember where and when something or someone was previously encountered
Hebrew: he-translation|××ק×|lemakém
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Swedish: erinra sig, placera
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trans-top|passive: to achieve (a certain position)
Finnish: sijoittua
Japanese: ãªã (naru), ã¤ã (tsuku), 決ã¾ã (ãã¾ã, kimaru), å®ã¾ã (ãã ã¾ã, sadamaru)
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Portuguese: t+|pt|lugar
Swedish: placera sig
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trans-top|to sing (a note) with the correct pitch
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trans-top|to arrange for, make (a bet)
Finnish: t-|fi|asettua
French: t+|fr|faire
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Japanese: éç½®ãã (ã¯ãã¡ãã, haichisuru)
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trans-top|to recruit or match an appropriate person for a job
Japanese: å®ãã (ãã ãã, sadameru), å²ãå½ã¦ã (ãããã¦ã, wariateru)
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Swedish: placera, skaffa anställning åt, skaffa plats åt, utnämna
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ttbc|Chinese: æ¾ç½® (fàngzhì)
ttbc|Ido: pozar (1), lok-izar (2), kolokar (5)
ttbc|Japanese: ç½®ã (ãã, oku)
ttbc|Korean: ìì¹íë¤ (wichi-hada, from ìì¹)

Related terms
piazza
plaza

Category:200 English basic words


French

Pronunciation
IPA|lang=fr|/plas/

Noun
fr-noun|f

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

Verb form
infl|fr|verb form

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

Polish

Pronunciation
IPA|lang=pl|/ËplaʦÉ/

Noun
place

  1. plural of|plac

Romanian

Verb
ro-verbform|plÄcea|person3s|timepres|tense=ind

  1. (he/she/it) is pleasant

#:ÃÅ£i place Å£ie? â âDo you like him?â (literally, âIs he pleasant to you?â)

Verb
ro-imp|plÄcea|person=2s

  1. enjoy!

Spanish

Verb
infl|es|verb form

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

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