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Entry Word: place
Function: noun
Text: 1 the area or space occupied by or intended for something <the place chosen for the picnic> <there's the place where I left my umbrella>
Synonyms locale, locality, location, locus, point, position, site, spot
Related Words scene; region, section, sector
2 a building, room, or suite of rooms occupied by a service business <we're going to our favorite place to eat>
Synonyms establishment, joint, parlor, salon
Related Words spot, station; facility, installation; studio; den, dive, hole
3 an assignment at which one regularly works for pay <a friend got her a place in a department store's clothing department> -- see JOB 1
4 an extent or area available for or used up by some activity or thing <let's make a place around our campfire for the newest member of our group> -- see ROOM 1
5 the action for which a person or thing is specially fitted or used or for which a thing exists <knew his place in the organization> -- see ROLE
6 the place where one lives <they have a nice little place in the country> -- see HOME 1
7 the placement of someone or something in relation to others in a vertical arrangement <came in fourth place in the marathon> -- see RANK 1