Noun Definition

place

1.Definition: a blank area

Related Noun(s):space

Category: General

2.Definition: a general vicinity

"He comes from a place near Chicago"

Category: Places

3.Definition: a job in an organization

Related Noun(s):situation, berth, post, spot, billet, office, position

Category: General

4.Definition: a particular situation

"If you were in my place what would you do?"

Related Noun(s):shoes

Category: General

5.Definition: 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"

Related Noun(s):spot, topographic point

Category: Places

6.Definition: a public square with room for pedestrians

"They met at Elm Plaza", "Grosvenor Place"

Related Noun(s):plaza, piazza

Category: Places

7.Definition: 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"

Related Noun(s):seat

Category: Places

8.Definition: an abstract mental location

"He has a special place in my thoughts", "A place in my heart", "A political system with no place for the less prominent groups"

Category: General

9.Definition: an item on a list or in a sequence

"In the second place", "Moved from third to fifth position"

Related Noun(s):position

Category: General

10.Definition: any area set aside for a particular purpose

"Who owns this place?", "The president was concerned about the property across from the White House"

Related Noun(s):property

Category: Places

11.Definition: proper or appropriate position or location

"A woman's place is no longer in the kitchen"

Category: General

12.Definition: proper or designated social situation

"He overstepped his place", "The responsibilities of a man in his station", "Married above her station"

Related Noun(s):station

Category: General

13.Definition: the particular portion of space occupied by something

"He put the lamp back in its place"

Related Noun(s):position

Category: Places

14.Definition: the passage that is being read

"He lost his place on the page"

Category: General

15.Definition: the post or function properly or customarily occupied or served by another

"Can you go in my stead?", "Took his place", "In lieu of"

Related Noun(s):position, stead, lieu

Category: General

16.Definition: 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?"

Related Noun(s):home

Category: Places