Definition for Place (-s)

place (-s), n. [ME < Fr. < L. platea, open space < Gk 'broad way'.] (webplay: apartment, arise, astronomy, body, book, calamity, circumstances, come, contentment, country, distinct, divines, earth, easily, establish, existence, face, feet, first, fled, friend, God, ground, hands, happiness, heart, heaven, high place, holy, house, influence, invest, Jews, kingdom, last, life, local, low, man, mansion, moon, mount, narrow, occupied, order, pass away, perfect, person, put, rank, reception, rest, room, sacrifices, security, sequestered, set, shelf, sign, society, space, sphere, standest, star, stead, stream, suffer, sun, superiors, thing, town, village, word).

  1. Spot; seat; chair; area to be occupied.
  2. Heaven; paradise.
  3. Position; proper arrangement.
  4. Site; expanse; space; area; realm; region; appropriate setting; proper context; natural environment.
  5. Passage; excerpt; section of a written text.
  6. Presence; home; shelter; refuge; sanctuary; [metaphor] relationship; companionship; friendship; [fig.] harbor; haven.
  7. Heart; soul; inner part; core of being.
  8. Grave; tomb; burial site.
  9. Circumstance; situation; time of day.
  10. Altar; closet; (see Matthew 6:6); [fig.] attempt at communion.
  11. Locale; point on a map; set of coordinates; [fig.] town; village; settlement; real domain for being.
  12. World; society; sphere of existence.
  13. Building; structure; edifice.
  14. State of mind.
  15. Cemetery; burial ground.
  16. Space; room to grow.
  17. Horizon; skyline; orient; eastern location.
  18. Haunt; commonly occupied site; frequently visited location.
  19. Rank; status; qualification for a position of honor; [fig.] legacy; inheritance; promised land.
  20. Emotional state; feeling of security.
  21. Landscape; scenery; vista; [fig.] absence; vacancy.
  22. Phrase. “In the place of”: instead of; as a substitute for.
  23. Phrase. “Market place”: public square; open-air bazaar.
  24. Phrase. “Sheets of Place”: fenced portion of land; [kenning] fields; farms; homesteads.

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