What is place?

Some articles on place:

Norfolk (disambiguation) - Place
... Norfolk, Nebraska Norfolk (town), New York Norfolk (CDP), New York, a hamlet and census-designated place in the town of Norfolk Norfolk, Virginia ...
Xaltocan - Overview
... among the Chichimec tribes that left the mythical place of origin, Aztlán, under a leader named Quauhtliztac ("White Eagle") ... were allowed to resettle on the lands of Texcoco in the place that was henceforth called Otumba - "Place of the Otomies" ...
Viktor Korchnoi - Young Master
... the semi-final at Minsk, 1952, he scored 10.5/17 for a shared 2nd–4th place, to advance ... In his debut, in URS-ch20 at Moscow, he scored 11/19 for sixth place, as Mikhail Botvinnik and Mark Taimanov came joint first ... in an event held at Vilnius 1953, with 9/14 for a shared 3rd–4th place ...
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 ... and the ox that used to carry on its back the wood for the Vedic sacrifice gave place to the conceptions of the brightness of Shiva's body, his tawny matted hair ...
Survivor: Africa - Controversy
... After the 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 ...

More definitions of "place":

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

Famous quotes containing the word place:

    Paris is a hard place to leave, even when it rains incessantly and one coughs continually from the dampness.
    Willa Cather (1876–1947)

    It is the place where all the aspirations of the Western World meet to form one vast master aspiration, as powerful as the suction of a steam dredge. It is the icing on the pie called Christian civilization.
    —H.L. (Henry Lewis)

    Here was a great woman; a magnificent, generous, gallant, reckless, fated fool of a woman. There was never a place for her in the ranks of the terrible, slow army of the cautious. She ran ahead, where there were no paths.
    Dorothy Parker (1893–1967)