1. A point located with respect to surface features of some region (synset 108682181)
    "this is a nice place for a picnic"; "a bright spot on a planet"
  2. Any area set aside for a particular purpose (synset 108530790)
    "who owns this place?"; "the president was concerned about the property across from the White House"
  3. An abstract mental location (synset 105619605)
    "he has a special place in my thoughts"; "a place in my heart"; "a political system with no place for the less prominent groups"
  4. A general vicinity (synset 108659612)
    "He comes from a place near Chicago"
  5. The post or function properly or customarily occupied or served by another (synset 100722683)
    "can you go in my stead?"; "took his place"; "in lieu of"
  6. A particular situation (synset 113949819)
    "If you were in my place what would you do?"
  7. Where you live at a particular time (synset 108577045)
    "deliver the package to my home"; "he doesn't have a home to go to"; "your place or mine?"
  8. A job in an organization (synset 100587299)
    "he occupied a post in the treasury"
  9. The particular portion of space occupied by something (synset 108639173)
    "he put the lamp back in its place"
  10. Proper or designated social situation (synset 113970825)
    "he overstepped his place"; "the responsibilities of a man in his station"; "married above her station"
  11. A space reserved for sitting (as in a theater or on a train or airplane) (synset 108665191)
    "he booked their seats in advance"; "he sat in someone else's place"
  12. The passage that is being read (synset 106412750)
    "he lost his place on the page"
  13. Proper or appropriate position or location (synset 113971047)
    "a woman's place is no longer in the kitchen"
  14. A public square with room for pedestrians (synset 108637370)
    "they met at Elm Plaza"; "Grosvenor Place"
  15. An item on a list or in a sequence (synset 106495143)
    "in the second place"; "moved from third to fifth position"
  16. A blank area (synset 106401196)
    "write your name in the space provided"
  1. Put into a certain place or abstract location (synset 201496967)
    "Put your things here"; "Set the tray down"; "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children"; "Place emphasis on a certain point"
  2. Place somebody in a particular situation or location (synset 202397904)
    "he was placed on probation"
  3. Assign a rank or rating to (synset 200659723)
    "how would you rank these students?"; "The restaurant is rated highly in the food guide"
  4. Assign a location to (synset 202338685)
    "The company located some of their agents in Los Angeles"
  5. To arrange for (synset 200747956)
    "place a phone call"; "place a bet"
  6. Take a place in a competition;
    Often followed by an ordinal (synset 200661447)
    "Jerry came in third in the Marathon"
  7. Intend (something) to move towards a certain goal (synset 201153025)
    "He aimed his fists towards his opponent's face"; "criticism directed at her superior"; "direct your anger towards others, not towards yourself"
  8. Recognize as being;
    Establish the identity of someone or something (synset 200620568)
    "She identified the man on the `wanted' poster"
  9. Assign to (a job or a home) (synset 202543626)
  10. Locate (synset 201715608)
    "The film is set in Africa"
  11. Estimate (synset 200675367)
    "We put the time of arrival at 8 P.M."
  12. Identify the location or place of (synset 202701737)
    "We localized the source of the infection"
  13. Make an investment (synset 202275982)
    "Put money into bonds"
  14. Assign to a station (synset 201091334)
  15. Finish second or better in a horse or dog race (synset 201089102)
    "he bet $2 on number six to place"
  16. Sing a note with the correct pitch (synset 201051148)

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