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Synonyms for place

Synonyms for (noun) place

Synonyms: berth, billet, spot, situation, position, post, place, office Definition: a job in an organization Usage: he occupied a post in the treasury

Similar words: business, job, line, line of work, occupation Definition: the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money Usage: he's not in my line of business

Synonyms: position, place, stead, lieu Definition: the post or function properly or customarily occupied or served by another Usage: can you go in my stead?; took his place; in lieu of

Similar words: part, office, function, role Definition: the actions and activities assigned to or required or expected of a person or group Usage: the function of a teacher; the government must do its part; play its role

Synonyms: place Definition: an abstract mental location Usage: he has a special place in my thoughts; a place in my heart; a political system with no place for the less prominent groups

Similar words: noesis, knowledge, cognition Definition: the psychological result of perception and learning and reasoning

Synonyms: blank space, space, place Definition: a blank area Usage: write your name in the space provided

Similar words: expanse, area, surface area Definition: the extent of a 2-dimensional surface enclosed within a boundary Usage: the area of a rectangle; it was about 500 square feet in area

Synonyms: place Definition: the passage that is being read Usage: he lost his place on the page

Similar words: passage Definition: a section of text; particularly a section of medium length

Synonyms: position, place Definition: an item on a list or in a sequence Usage: in the second place; moved from third to fifth position

Similar words: item, point Definition: a distinct part that can be specified separately in a group of things that could be enumerated on a list Usage: he noticed an item in the New York Times; she had several items on her shopping list; the main point on the agenda was taken up first

Synonyms: property, place Definition: any area set aside for a particular purpose Usage: who owns this place?; the president was concerned about the property across from the White House

Similar words: geographic area, geographic region, geographical area, geographical region Definition: a demarcated area of the Earth

Synonyms: place, home Definition: where you live at a particular time Usage: deliver the package to my home; he doesn't have a home to go to; your place or mine?

Similar words: abode, residence Definition: any address at which you dwell more than temporarily Usage: a person can have several residences

Synonyms: piazza, place, plaza Definition: a public square with room for pedestrians Usage: they met at Elm Plaza; Grosvenor Place

Similar words: public square, square Definition: an open area at the meeting of two or more streets

Synonyms: position, place Definition: the particular portion of space occupied by something Usage: he put the lamp back in its place

Similar words: point Definition: the precise location of something; a spatially limited location Usage: she walked to a point where she could survey the whole street

Synonyms: place Definition: a general vicinity Usage: He comes from a place near Chicago

Similar words: vicinity, neck of the woods, neighborhood, neighbourhood, locality Definition: a surrounding or nearby region Usage: the plane crashed in the vicinity of Asheville; it is a rugged locality; he always blames someone else in the immediate neighborhood; I will drop in on you the next time I am in this neck of the woods

Synonyms: seat, place Definition: a space reserved for sitting (as in a theater or on a train or airplane) Usage: he booked their seats in advance; he sat in someone else's place

Similar words: space Definition: an area reserved for some particular purpose Usage: the laboratory's floor space

Synonyms: topographic point, spot, place Definition: a point located with respect to surface features of some region Usage: this is a nice place for a picnic; a bright spot on a planet

Similar words: point Definition: the precise location of something; a spatially limited location Usage: she walked to a point where she could survey the whole street

Synonyms: shoes, place Definition: a particular situation Usage: If you were in my place what would you do?

Similar words: situation, position Definition: a condition or position in which you find yourself Usage: the unpleasant situation (or position) of having to choose between two evils; found herself in a very fortunate situation

Synonyms: station, place Definition: proper or designated social situation Usage: he overstepped his place; the responsibilities of a man in his station; married above her station

Similar words: rank, social rank, social station, social status Definition: position in a social hierarchy Usage: the British are more aware of social status than Americans are

Synonyms: place Definition: proper or appropriate position or location Usage: a woman's place is no longer in the kitchen

Similar words: condition, status Definition: a state at a particular time Usage: a condition (or state) of disrepair; the current status of the arms negotiations

Synonyms for (verb) place

Synonyms: identify, place Definition: recognize as being; establish the identity of someone or something Usage: She identified the man on the 'wanted' poster

Similar words: determine, set Definition: fix conclusively or authoritatively Usage: set the rules

Synonyms: place, range, rank, rate, grade, order Definition: assign a rank or rating to Usage: how would you rank these students?; The restaurant is rated highly in the food guide

Similar words: evaluate, judge, pass judgment Definition: form a critical opinion of Usage: I cannot judge some works of modern art; How do you evaluate this grant proposal? We shouldn't pass judgment on other people

Synonyms: place, come in, come out Definition: take a place in a competition; often followed by an ordinal Usage: Jerry came in third in the Marathon

Similar words: rank Definition: take or have a position relative to others Usage: This painting ranks among the best in the Western World

Synonyms: put, place, set Definition: estimate Usage: We put the time of arrival at 8 P.M.

Similar words: judge, approximate, estimate, gauge, guess Definition: judge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time) Usage: I estimate this chicken to weigh three pounds

Synonyms: place Definition: to arrange for Usage: place a phone call; place a bet

Similar words: order Definition: make a request for something Usage: Order me some flowers; order a work stoppage

Synonyms: place Definition: sing a note with the correct pitch

Similar words: sing Definition: produce tones with the voice Usage: She was singing while she was cooking; My brother sings very well

Synonyms: place Definition: finish second or better in a horse or dog race Usage: he bet $2 on number six to place

Similar words: race, run Definition: compete in a race Usage: he is running the Marathon this year; let's race and see who gets there first

Synonyms: station, send, place, post Definition: assign to a station

Similar words: displace, move Definition: cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense Usage: Move those boxes into the corner, please; I'm moving my money to another bank; The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant

Synonyms: target, direct, aim, point, place Definition: intend (something) to move towards a certain goal Usage: He aimed his fists towards his opponent's face; criticism directed at her superior; direct your anger towards others, not towards yourself

Similar words: aim, direct, take, take aim, train Definition: point or cause to go (blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment) towards Usage: Please don't aim at your little brother!; He trained his gun on the burglar; Don't train your camera on the women; Take a swipe at one's opponent

Synonyms: put, place, pose, position, set, lay Definition: put into a certain place or abstract location Usage: Put your things here; Set the tray down; Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children; Place emphasis on a certain point

Similar words: displace, move Definition: cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense Usage: Move those boxes into the corner, please; I'm moving my money to another bank; The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant

Synonyms: place, set, localise, localize Definition: locate Usage: The film is set in Africa

Similar words: stage, represent, present Definition: perform (a play), especially on a stage Usage: we are going to stage `Othello'

Synonyms: commit, invest, put, place Definition: make an investment Usage: Put money into bonds

Similar words: spend, expend, drop Definition: pay out Usage: spend money

Synonyms: locate, place, site Definition: assign a location to Usage: The company located some of their agents in Los Angeles

Similar words: station, send, place, post Definition: assign to a station

Synonyms: place Definition: place somebody in a particular situation or location Usage: he was placed on probation

Similar words: delegate, depute, designate, assign Definition: give an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person)

Synonyms: place Definition: assign to (a job or a home)

Similar words: delegate, depute, designate, assign Definition: give an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person)

Synonyms: localise, localize, place Definition: identify the location or place of Usage: We localized the source of the infection

Similar words: locate, situate Definition: determine or indicate the place, site, or limits of, as if by an instrument or by a survey Usage: Our sense of sight enables us to locate objects in space; Locate the boundaries of the property