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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 ?
According to the view that I am suggesting, a physical object or piece of matter is the collection of all those correlated particulars which would be regarded by common sense as its effects or appearances in different places. On the other hand, all the happenings in a given place represent what common sense would regard as the appearances of a number of different objects as viewed from that place.
Given a system of particulars which is a physical object, I shall define that one of the system which is in a given place (if any) as the "appearance of that object in that place."
The Morgan place will suit us in every essential particular--we really can't afford to miss such a chance.
Anne realised that the end of their life in this dear place drew nigh, and that she must face the fact bravely.
But the feature of the place is a short column that rises from the middle of the marble pavement of the chapel, and marks the exact centre of the earth.
The next place the guide took us to in the holy church was an altar dedicated to the Roman soldier who was of the military guard that attended at the Crucifixion to keep order, and who--when the vail of the Temple was rent in the awful darkness that followed; when the rock of Golgotha was split asunder by an earthquake; when the artillery of heaven thundered, and in the baleful glare of the lightnings the shrouded dead flitted about the streets of Jerusalem--shook with fear and said, "Surely this was the Son of God!" Where this altar stands now, that Roman soldier stood then, in full view of the crucified Saviour--in full sight and hearing of all the marvels that were transpiring far and wide about the circumference of the Hill of Calvary.
I asked her how the place looked to her when she first came into it.
"Not five minutes since," she thought to herself, "I was longing to change places with you!
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. I walked through it rapidly; turned inland a few hundred yards; ascended some rising ground; and discerned, in the dim twilight, four small lonesome villas standing in pairs, with a shed and a saw-pit on one side, and a few shells of unfinished houses on the other.
Finally all the hatred and maniacal loathing for these awful creatures who had placed me in this horrible place was centered by my tottering reason upon this single emissary who represented to me the entire horde of Warhoons.
This was the only place where he showed distinct reverence.
There was only one interpretation that I could place on what I had just seen and heard.
Please God, we shall be there soon--to-morrow or next day at the farthest--and in the meantime let us think, dear, that it was a good thing we came here; for we are lost in the crowd and hurry of this place, and if any cruel people should pursue us, they could surely never trace us further.
The light became more and more oppressive to me, and the heat wearying me as I walked, I sought a place where I could receive shade.
As the citizens in general are to eat at public tables in certain companies, and it is necessary that the walls should have bulwarks and towers in proper places and at proper distances, it is evident that it will be very necessary to have some of these in the towers; let the buildings for this purpose be made the ornaments of the walls.