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1. To assign a place to; to put in a particular spot or place, or in a certain relative position; to direct to a particular place; to fix; to settle; to locate; as, to place a book on a shelf; to place balls in tennis. Upon my head they placed a fruitless crown. (Shak)

2. To put or set in a particular rank, office, or position; to surround with particular circumstances or relations in life; to appoint to certain station or condition of life; as, in whatever sphere one is placed. Place such over them to be rulers. (Ex. Xviii. 21)

3. To put out at interest; to invest; to loan; as, to place money in a bank.

4. To set; to fix; to repose; as, to place confidence in a friend. My resolution 's placed.

5. To attribute; to ascribe; to set down. Place it for her chief virtue. (Shak) To place (a person), to identify him.

Synonym: See put.

Origin: Cf. F. Placer. See Place.

1. Any portion of space regarded as measured off or distinct from all other space, or appropriated to some definite object or use; position; ground; site; spot; rarely, unbounded space. Here is the place appointed. (Shak) What place can be for us within heaven's bound? (milton) The word place has sometimes a more confused sense, and stands for that space which any body takes up; and so the universe is a place. (locke)

2. A broad way in a city; an [[o 1000 pen]] space; an area; a court or short part of a street open only at one end. Hangman boys in the market place.

3. A position which is occupied and held; a dwelling; a mansion; a village, town, or city; a fortified town or post; a stronghold; a region or country. Are you native of this place? (Shak)

4. Rank; degree; grade; order of priority, advancement, dignity, or importance; especially, social rank or position; condition; also, official station; occupation; calling. The enervating magic of place. Men in great place are thrice servants. (bacon) I know my place as I would they should do theirs. (Shak)

5. Vacated or relinquished space; room; stead (the departure or removal of another being or thing being implied). In place of lord Bassanio.

6. A definite position or passage of a document. The place of the scripture which he read was this. (acts viii. 32)

7. Ordinal relation; position in the order of proceeding; as, he said in the first place.

8. Reception; effect; implying the making room for. My word hath no place in you. (john viii. 37)

9. (Science: astronomy) position in the heavens, as of a heavenly body; usually defined by its right ascension and declination, or by its latitude and longitude.

(Science: mathematics) Place of arms, the act of kicking the ball after it has been placed on the ground. Place name, the name of a place or locality. To give place, to make room; to yield; to give way; to give advantage. Neither give place to the devil. . Let all the rest give place. . To have place, to have a station, room, or seat; as, such desires can have no place in a good heart. To take place. To come to pass; to occur; as, the ceremony will not take place. To take precedence or priority. To take effect; to prevail. If your doctrine takes place. . But none of these excuses would take place. . To take the place of, to be substituted for.

Synonym: situation, seat, abode, position, locality, location, site, spot, office, employment, charge, function, trust, ground, room, stead.

Origin: F, fr. L. Platea a street, an area, a courtyard, from Gr. Platei^a a street, properly fem. Of platys, flat, broad; akin to Skr. Prithu, Lith. Platus. Cf. Flawn, Piazza, Plate, Plaza. Assign a rank or rating to; how would you rank these students?; The restaurant is rated highly in the food guide.

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