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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 ?
When the appearance of an object in a given place changes, it is found that one or other of two things occurs.
In the particular case where the place concerned is a human brain, the perspective belonging to the place consists of all the perceptions of a certain man at a given time.
And if such a tribe come here the place will go to rack and ruin in no time--an old place goes down so quickly if it is not carefully attended to.
It's only--Gilbert is going to buy the Morgan place, and we'll have to go and live at the Glen.
Out of this place she got the crown of thorns, the nails of the cross, the true Cross itself, and the cross of the penitent thief.
He looks at the place where Mary stood, in another part of the church, and where John stood, and Mary Magdalen; where the mob derided the Lord; where the angel sat; where the crown of thorns was found, and the true Cross; where the risen Saviour appeared-- he looks at all these places with interest, but with the same conviction he felt in the case of the Sepulchre, that there is nothing genuine about them, and that they are imaginary holy places created by the monks.
I mention this because it would be worth the observation of any prisoner, who shall hereafter fall into the same misfortune, and come to that dreadful place of Newgate, how time, necessity, and conversing with the wretches that are there familiarizes the place to them; how at last they become reconciled to that which at first was the greatest dread upon their spirits in the world, and are as impudently cheerful and merry in their misery as they were when out of it.
I cannot say, as some do, this devil is not so black as he is painted; for indeed no colours can represent the place to the life, not any soul conceive aright of it but those who have been suffers there.
My directions were simple--I had only to go through the village, and I should find Zion Place at the other end of it.
The village had a very strong smell, and a curious habit of building boats in the street between intervals of detached cottages; a helpless, muddy, fishy little place.
Before leaving, he moved all over the place unsatisfied, and in one spot, close to the edge of the Brow, where there was a deep hollow, he appeared to be afraid.
In the dusk this place was shadowy, and the view was hampered by the clustering trunks.
The great responsibility which weighed on me heavily in London--the responsibility of so guiding my slightest actions as to prevent them from leading accidentally to the discovery of Laura's place of refuge--was removed, now that I was in Hampshire.
There was a feeble lamp at no great distance; the only one in the place, which was a kind of square yard, but sufficient to show how poor and mean it was.
When I found this, I resolved to quit the place that I had hitherto inhabited, to seek for one where the few wants I experienced would be more easily satisfied.