Synonyms of place


1. topographic point, place, spot, point

usage: 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. place, property, geographical area, geographic area, geographical region, geographic region

usage: 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. place, cognition, knowledge, noesis

usage: 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. place, vicinity, locality, neighborhood, neighbourhood, neck of the woods

usage: a general vicinity; "He comes from a place near Chicago"

5. stead, position, place, lieu, function, office, part, role

usage: 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. place, shoes, situation, position

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

7. home, place, residence, abode

usage: 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?"

8. position, post, berth, office, spot, billet, place, situation, occupation, business, job, line of work, line

usage: a job in an organization; "he occupied a post in the treasury"

9. position, place, point

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

10. place, station, social station, social status, social rank, rank

usage: proper or designated social situation; "he overstepped his place"; "the responsibilities of a man in his station"; "married above her station"

11. seat, place, space

usage: 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. place, passage

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

13. place, condition, status

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

14. plaza, place, piazza, public square, square

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

15. place, position, item, point

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

16. space, blank space, place, area, expanse, surface area

usage: a blank area; "write your name in the space provided"


1. put, set, place, pose, position, lay, move, displace

usage: 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, delegate, designate, depute, assign

usage: place somebody in a particular situation or location; "he was placed on probation"

3. rate, rank, range, order, grade, place, evaluate, pass judgment, judge

usage: assign a rank or rating to; "how would you rank these students?"; "The restaurant is rated highly in the food guide"

4. locate, place, site, station, post, send, place

usage: assign a location to; "The company located some of their agents in Los Angeles"

5. place, order

usage: to arrange for; "place a phone call"; "place a bet"

6. place, come in, come out, rank

usage: take a place in a competition; often followed by an ordinal; "Jerry came in third in the Marathon"

7. target, aim, place, direct, point, aim, take, train, take aim, direct

usage: 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. identify, place, determine, set

usage: recognize as being; establish the identity of someone or something; "She identified the man on the 'wanted' poster"

9. place, delegate, designate, depute, assign

usage: assign to (a job or a home)

10. set, localize, localise, place, stage, present, represent

usage: locate; "The film is set in Africa"

11. place, put, set, estimate, gauge, approximate, guess, judge

usage: estimate; "We put the time of arrival at 8 P.M."

12. place, localize, localise, situate, locate

usage: identify the location or place of; "We localized the source of the infection"

13. invest, put, commit, place, spend, expend, drop

usage: make an investment; "Put money into bonds"

14. station, post, send, place, move, displace

usage: assign to a station

15. place, race, run

usage: finish second or better in a horse or dog race; "he bet $2 on number six to place"

16. place, sing

usage: sing a note with the correct pitch

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