What is place?

Some articles on place:

Xaltocan - Overview
... of Xaltocan) were among the Chichimec tribes that left the mythical place of origin, Aztlán, under a leader named Quauhtliztac ("White Eagle") ... while others were allowed to resettle on the lands of Texcoco in the place that was henceforth called Otumba - "Place of the Otomies" ...
Survivor: Africa - Controversy
... producers were alerted to the mistake, both third place finisher Lex and fourth place finisher Tom were awarded the $100,000 runner-up prize instead of the traditional third and fourth place earnings ...
Shiva - Forms and Depictions - Lingam
... Linga also means the same thing—a place where created objects get dissolved during the disintegration of the created universe ... or Skambha, and it is shown that the said Skambha is put in place of the eternal Brahman ... its back the wood for the Vedic sacrifice gave place to the conceptions of the brightness of Shiva's body, his tawny matted hair, his blue throat, and the riding on the bull of the Shiva, the Yupa-Skambha ...
Norfolk (disambiguation) - Place
... Nebraska Norfolk (town), New York Norfolk (CDP), New York, a hamlet and census-designated place in the town of Norfolk Norfolk, Virginia Naval Station Norfolk, a major U.S ...
Viktor Korchnoi - Young Master
... scored 10.5/17 for a shared 2nd–4th place, to advance ... in an event held at Vilnius 1953, with 9/14 for a shared 3rd–4th place ... Korchnoi improved on the previous year's showing with his shared 2nd–3rd place in URS-ch21 at Kiev 1954, on 13/19, as Yuri Averbakh won ...

More definitions of "place":

  • (noun): Where you live at a particular time.
    Example: "Your place or mine?"
    Synonyms: home
  • (verb): Assign a location to.
    Synonyms: locate, site
  • (noun): Proper or designated social situation.
    Example: "He overstepped his place"
    Synonyms: station
  • (verb): Finish second or better in a horse or dog race.
    Example: "He bet $2 on number six to place"
  • (verb): Recognize as being; establish the identity of someone or something.
    Synonyms: identify
  • (noun): The function or position properly or customarily occupied or served by another.
    Example: "Took his place"
    Synonyms: stead, position, lieu
  • (noun): Any area set aside for a particular purpose.
    Example: "Who owns this place?"
    Synonyms: property
  • (noun): A point located with respect to surface features of some region.
    Example: "This is a nice place for a picnic"
    Synonyms: topographic point, spot
  • (noun): A general vicinity.
    Example: "He comes from a place near Chicago"
  • (noun): Proper or appropriate position or location.
    Example: "A woman's place is no longer in the kitchen"
  • (verb): Sing a note with the correct pitch.
  • (noun): An abstract mental location.
    Example: "He has a special place in my thoughts"; "a place in my heart"; "a political system with no place for the less prominent groups"
  • (noun): A space reserved for sitting (as in a theater or on a train or airplane).
    Example: "He sat in someone else's place"
    Synonyms: seat
  • (noun): The particular portion of space occupied by a physical object.
    Example: "He put the lamp back in its place"
    Synonyms: position
  • (verb): Put into a certain place or abstract location.
    Example: "Place emphasis on a certain point"
    Synonyms: put, set, pose, position, lay
  • (verb): Estimate.
    Synonyms: put, set
  • (noun): An item on a list or in a sequence.
    Example: "In the second place"
    Synonyms: position
  • (noun): A public square with room for pedestrians.
    Example: "Grosvenor Place"
    Synonyms: plaza, piazza
  • (verb): To arrange for.
    Example: "Place a phone call", "place a bet"
  • (noun): The passage that is being read.
    Example: "He lost his place on the page"
  • (verb): Take a place in a competition; often followed by an ordinal.
    Synonyms: come in, come out
  • (noun): A particular situation.
    Example: "If you were in my place what would you do?"
    Synonyms: shoes
  • (verb): Assign to (a job or a home).
  • (verb): Place somebody in a particular situation or location.
    Example: "He was placed on probation"

Famous quotes containing the word place:

    The advantage of time and place in all practical actions is half a victory; which being lost is irrecoverable.
    Francis, Sir Drake (1540–1596)

    Being fooled, by foolery thrive;
    There’s place and means for every man alive.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

    Poor old Jonathan Bing
    Went home and addressed a short note to the King:
    If you please will excuse me
    I won’t come to tea;
    For home’s the best place for
    All people like me!
    Beatrice Curtis Brown (1901–1974)