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Synonyms for place

entrust to

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  • entrust to
  • give to
  • assign to
  • appoint to
  • allocate to
  • find a home for

identify

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in place: in position

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in place of

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  • instead of
  • rather than
  • in exchange for
  • as an alternative to
  • taking the place of
  • in lieu of
  • as a substitute for
  • as a replacement for

out of place: out of position

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put someone in their place

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  • humble
  • humiliate
  • deflate
  • crush
  • mortify
  • take the wind out of someone's sails
  • cut someone down to size
  • take someone down a peg
  • make someone eat humble pie
  • bring someone down to size
  • make someone swallow their pride
  • settle someone's hash

take the place of

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Synonyms for place

a particular portion of space chosen for something

a building or shelter where one lives

a particular geographic area

the function or position customarily occupied by another

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the proper or designated location

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positioning of one individual vis-à-vis others

to deposit in a specified place

to put in or assign to a certain position or location

to calculate approximately

to establish the identification of

to ascribe (a misdeed or an error, for example) to

to complete a race or competition in a specified position

Synonyms for place

an abstract mental location

the post or function properly or customarily occupied or served by another

a particular situation

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where you live at a particular time

a job in an organization

proper or designated social situation

a space reserved for sitting (as in a theater or on a train or airplane)

the passage that is being read

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proper or appropriate position or location

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a public square with room for pedestrians

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an item on a list or in a sequence

place somebody in a particular situation or location

assign a location to

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to arrange for

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take a place in a competition

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intend (something) to move towards a certain goal

assign to (a job or a home)

locate

estimate

identify the location or place of

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assign to a station

finish second or better in a horse or dog race

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sing a note with the correct pitch

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References in classic literature ?
He had no overcoat, and no place to go, and two dollars and sixty-five cents in his pocket, with the certainty that he could not earn another cent for months.
added Prince John, without heeding him, ``and there is my Mammon of unrighteousness too the Marquis of Marks, the Baron of Byzants, contesting for place with penniless dogs, whose threadbare cloaks have not a single cross in their pouches to keep the devil from dancing there.
It would be useless to ask," says my Lady with the dreariness of the place in Lincolnshire still upon her, "whether anything has been done.
In one place, five hundred feet above the sea, the perpendicular bank on the upper side of the road was ten or fifteen feet high, and the cut exposed three veins of oyster shells, just as we have seen quartz veins exposed in the cutting of a road in Nevada or Montana.
In the centre of the eastern side of the Place, rose a heavy and hybrid construction, formed of three buildings placed in juxtaposition.
You yachtsmen with your wands, who think we are all there to gaze on you, your ships are only accidents of this place, and were they all to be boarded and sunk by the ducks the real business of the Round Pond would be carried on as usual.
The whole place might have been transplanted from some remote country village; yet there was something about it that made its nearest neighbor, the big lawn-encircled palace of a tobacco king, look exceedingly crude and showy and ill-bred by contrast.
In the first place, the black tulip had been produced; secondly, the Prince William of Orange, as a true Hollander, had promised to be present at the ceremony of its inauguration; and, thirdly, it was a point of honour with the States to show to the French, at the conclusion of such a disastrous war as that of 1672, that the flooring of the Batavian Republic was solid enough for its people to dance on it, with the accompaniment of the cannon of their fleets.
Crickgelly, North Wales, was assuredly a very remote place to banish her to; but then the doctor was not a man to do things by halves: he knew the lengths to which my cunning and resolution were capable of carrying me; and he would have been innocent indeed if he had hidden his daughter from me in any place within reasonable distance of Barkingham.
I place my own interpretation on this circumstance; but as it is not founded on any knowledge of facts, I merely allude to it, and say no more.
You see me here in a place of trust--patiently, humbly, doing all the good I can.
She will sell cheaply, for a big place like that in a small village like the Glen will not be very easy to dispose of.
But, in order that the moon should reach the zenith of a given place, it is necessary that the place should not exceed in latitude the declination of the luminary; in other words, it must be comprised within the degrees 0@ and 28@ of lat.
I have ordered Safrano tea-roses to put in their place, as they all come out next month and are to be grouped in the grass; and the semicircle being immediately under the windows, besides having the best position in the place, must be reserved solely for my choicest treasures.
Away from the market-place and from fame taketh place all that is great: away from the market-Place and from fame have ever dwelt the devisers of new values.