Definition Of place


(in place names) a square or a short street.

our new restaurant is in Hilliard Place

a particular position or point in space.

there were still some remote places in the world

a portion of space available or designated for or being used by someone.

they hurried to their places at the table

a position in a sequence, in particular.

He dropped more than 50 Order of Merit places to 74th and managed only one top-ten finish.

find a home or employment for.

the children were placed with foster parents

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Example Of place

  • a place of worship

  • Aberdeen, as a city and as a club, still have a big place in my heart.

  • accurate reportage takes second place to lurid detail

  • After a handful of laps the car was up to 2nd place and was already challenging for the lead.

  • After awhile we headed back to my place , where we watched some Family Guy until she had to go.

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