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