place

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place is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
place

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Singular
place

Plural
places

  1. (countable) A place is a point in space: a town, building, room, or even somewhere on a desk.
    It's nice to see the whole family together in one place.
  2. (countable) A place is an open space, courtyard, or marketplace.
  3. (countable) A place is a group of houses.
  4. (countable) A place is an area of land.
  5. (countable) A place is someones' frame of mind.
  6. (countable) A place is an area for someone to sit at.
    We would like to sit at that table because it has three places open.
  7. (countable) A place is a role or position; it is a station.
  8. (countable) A place is the position in which you finish a competition in.
    She finished the poker tournament in fifth place.

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Plain form
place

Third-person singular
places

Past tense
placed

Past participle
placed

Present participle
placing

  1. (transitive) If you place something somewhere, you put it in a certain spot.
  2. (intransitive) If you place, you earn a given spot in a competition.
    She finished the poker tournament in fifth place.
  3. (transitive) If you place something somewhere, you remember the last time you encountered it.
    She placed the last time we met each other at.

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