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  • n  a point located with respect to surface features of some region
    this is a nice place for a picnic
  • n  any area set aside for a particular purpose
    who owns this place?
  • n  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
  • n  a general vicinity
    He comes from a place near Chicago
  • n  the post or function properly or customarily occupied or served by another
    took his place
  • n  a particular situation
    If you were in my place what would you do?
  • n  where you live at a particular time
    your place or mine?
  • n  a job in an organization
  • n  the particular portion of space occupied by something
    he put the lamp back in its place
  • n  proper or designated social situation
    he overstepped his place
  • n  a space reserved for sitting (as in a theater or on a train or airplane)
    he sat in someone else's place
  • n  the passage that is being read
    he lost his place on the page
  • n  proper or appropriate position or location
    a woman's place is no longer in the kitchen
  • n  a public square with room for pedestrians
  • n  an item on a list or in a sequence
    in the second place
  • n  a blank area
  • v  put into a certain place or abstract location
  • v  place somebody in a particular situation or location
    he was placed on probation
  • v  assign a rank or rating to
  • v  assign a location to
  • v  to arrange for
    place a phone call
    place a bet
  • v  take a place in a competition; often followed by an ordinal
  • v  intend (something) to move towards a certain goal
  • v  recognize as being; establish the identity of someone or something
  • v  assign to (a job or a home)
  • v  locate
  • v  estimate
  • v  identify the location or place of
  • v  make an investment
  • v  assign to a station
  • v  finish second or better in a horse or dog race
    he bet $2 on number six to place
  • v  sing a note with the correct pitch

  • As Place looked for information in online forums, he found that women were used to treating breast cancer sites as women's-only safehouses, a place to discuss their bodies with .
  • They mingle with the fashionably dressed twentysomethings who flock here because Eslite has become Taipei's place to be seen.
  • After the family nixed the idea of burying Michael Jackson at Neverland, they decided on a resting place at a celebrity-filled mausoleum in Glendale, Calif.
News & Articles

  • ILFC to place $5 billion order for 50 Airbus jets: sources
    PARIS (Reuters) - International Lease Finance Corp is set to place an order for 50 Airbus A320neo narrowbody jets worth $5 billion at list prices, industry sources said on Sunday. The order by one of the world's largest aircraft leasing companies could be announced as early as Monday at the Paris Airshow. It lifts the Los Angeles-based firm's portfolio of a revamped model of European medium-haul ...
    June 16, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
  • 11th-Place finish at Milwaukee leaves Newgarden wanting more
    MILWAUKEE - Josef Newgarden had high hopes for his second shot at the Milwaukee Mile, but an 11th-place finish left the competitive 22-year-old driver feeling frustrated and unsatisfied. "It wasn't a good day," Newgarden said. "It was a rough one and it stinks sometimes because you don't have the package, but we'll keep working hard. There's definitely no quit in this ... Keep reading
    June 16, 2013 -
  • Longtime Elmwood Place teacher honored
    In Elmwood Place Saturday former students of Vickie Stambaugh paid tribute to the longtime teacher by having a park renamed in her honor.
    June 16, 2013 - WCPO Cincinnati

  • Paris Hilton in The Associated Press
    Everyone was super nice and friendly to me,Hilton wrote. "I love South Africa! Such an amazing place, especially during The World Cup! Hope that clears everything up."
  • Joe Johnson in The Associated Press
    Although I explored several different opportunities this offseason, Atlanta was the place I wanted to be,Johnson said in a statement released by the team.
  • Philipp Lahm in The Associated Press
    Right now, I really don't feel like playing for third place,captain Philipp Lahm said. "The disappointment is very big. We had a lot as our goal and we didn't succeed."

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