Definition of PLACES

noun : PLACES

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 2. (

    ) any area set aside for a particular purpose; "who owns this place?"; "the president was concerned about the property across from the White House" ;

  • 3. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 4. (

    ) a general vicinity; "He comes from a place near Chicago" ;

  • 5. (

    ) the post or function properly or customarily occupied or served by another; "can you go in my stead?"; "took his place"; "in lieu of" ;

  • 6. (

    ) a particular situation; "If you were in my place what would you do?" ;

  • 7. (

    ) 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?" ;

  • 9. (

    ) the particular portion of space occupied by something; "he put the lamp back in its place" ;

  • 10. (

    ) proper or designated social situation; "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); "he booked their seats in advance"; "he sat in someone else's place" ;

  • 12. (

    ) the passage that is being read; "he lost his place on the page" ;

  • 13. (

    ) proper or appropriate position or location; "a woman's place is no longer in the kitchen" ;

  • 14. (

    ) a public square with room for pedestrians; "they met at Elm Plaza"; "Grosvenor Place" ;

  • 15. (

    ) an item on a list or in a sequence; "in the second place"; "moved from third to fifth position" ;

verb : PLACES

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) put into a certain place or abstract location; "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; "he was placed on probation" ;

  • 5. (

    ) to arrange for; "place a phone call"; "place a bet" ;

  • 7. (

    ) intend (something) to move towards a certain goal; "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; "She identified the man on the `wanted' poster" ;

  • 9. (