Textual thesaurus for "place"

(noun) berth, billet, spot, situation, position, post, office

a job in an organization

he occupied a post in the treasury

(noun) position, stead, lieu

the post or function properly or customarily occupied or served by another

can you go in my stead?; took his place; in lieu of

(noun) blank space, space

a blank area

write your name in the space provided

(noun) position

an item on a list or in a sequence

in the second place; moved from third to fifth position

(noun) property

any area set aside for a particular purpose

who owns this place?; the president was concerned about the property across from the White House

(noun) home

where you live at a particular time

deliver the package to my home; he doesn't have a home to go to; your place or mine?

(noun) piazza, plaza

a public square with room for pedestrians

they met at Elm Plaza; Grosvenor Place

(noun) position

the particular portion of space occupied by something

he put the lamp back in its place

(noun) seat

a space reserved for sitting (as in a theater or on a train or airplane)

he booked their seats in advance; he sat in someone else's place

(noun) topographic point, spot

a point located with respect to surface features of some region

this is a nice place for a picnic; a bright spot on a planet

(noun) shoes

a particular situation

If you were in my place what would you do?

(noun) station

proper or designated social situation

he overstepped his place; the responsibilities of a man in his station; married above her station

(verb) identify

recognize as being; establish the identity of someone or something

She identified the man on the 'wanted' poster

(verb) range, rank, rate, grade, order

assign a rank or rating to

how would you rank these students?; The restaurant is rated highly in the food guide

(verb) come in, come out

take a place in a competition; often followed by an ordinal

Jerry came in third in the Marathon

(verb) put, set


We put the time of arrival at 8 P.M.

(verb) station, send, post

assign to a station

(verb) target, direct, aim, point

intend (something) to move towards a certain goal

He aimed his fists towards his opponent's face; criticism directed at her superior; direct your anger towards others, not towards yourself

(verb) put, pose, position, set, lay

put into a certain place or abstract location

Put your things here; Set the tray down; Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children; Place emphasis on a certain point

(verb) set, localise, localize


The film is set in Africa

(verb) commit, invest, put

make an investment

Put money into bonds

(verb) locate, site

assign a location to

The company located some of their agents in Los Angeles

(verb) localise, localize

identify the location or place of

We localized the source of the infection