Place in a sentence

The word "place" in a example sentences. Learn the definition of place and how to use it in a sentence.

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Definition of Place

  • Any portion of space regarded as measured off or distinct from all other space, or appropriated to some definite object or use; position; ground; site; spot; rarely, unbounded space.
  • A broad way in a city; an open space; an area; a court or short part of a street open only at one end.
  • A position which is occupied and held; a dwelling; a mansion; a village, town, or city; a fortified town or post; a stronghold; a region or country.
  • Rank; degree; grade; order of priority, advancement, dignity, or importance; especially, social rank or position; condition; also, official station; occupation; calling.
  • Vacated or relinquished space; room; stead (the departure or removal of another being or thing being implied).
  • A definite position or passage of a document.
  • Ordinal relation; position in the order of proceeding; as, he said in the first place.
  • Reception; effect; -- implying the making room for.
  • Position in the heavens, as of a heavenly body; -- usually defined by its right ascension and declination, or by its latitude and longitude.
  • The position of first, second, or third at the finish, esp. the second position. In betting, to win a bet on a horse for place it must, in the United States, finish first or second, in England, usually, first, second, or third.
  • To assign a place to; to put in a particular spot or place, or in a certain relative position; to direct to a particular place; to fix; to settle; to locate; as, to place a book on a shelf; to place balls in tennis.
  • To put or set in a particular rank, office, or position; to surround with particular circumstances or relations in life; to appoint to certain station or condition of life; as, in whatever sphere one is placed.
  • To put out at interest; to invest; to loan; as, to place money in a bank.
  • To set; to fix; to repose; as, to place confidence in a friend.
  • To attribute; to ascribe; to set down.
  • To determine or announce the place of at the finish. Usually, in horse racing only the first three horses are placed officially.
  • To place-kick ( a goal).
  • to recognize or identify (a person).
  • a job in an organization
  • the post or function properly or customarily occupied or served by another
  • an abstract mental location
  • a blank area
  • the passage that is being read
  • an item on a list or in a sequence
  • any area set aside for a particular purpose
  • where you live at a particular time
  • a public square with room for pedestrians
  • the particular portion of space occupied by something
  • a general vicinity
  • a space reserved for sitting (as in a theater or on a train or airplane)
  • a point located with respect to surface features of some region
  • a particular situation
  • proper or designated social situation
  • proper or appropriate position or location
  • recognize as being; establish the identity of someone or something
  • assign a rank or rating to
  • take a place in a competition; often followed by an ordinal
  • estimate
  • to arrange for
  • sing a note with the correct pitch
  • finish second or better in a horse or dog race
  • assign to a station
  • intend (something) to move towards a certain goal
  • put into a certain place or abstract location
  • locate
  • make an investment
  • assign a location to
  • place somebody in a particular situation or location
  • assign to (a job or a home)
  • identify the location or place of

How to use place in a sentence. Place pronunciation.

He had had his great fight for place and power, alien as he was in religion, though he had lived in Egypt since a child.
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In the latter place he had been one of the Turkish Embassy, and, having none of the outward characteristics of the Turk, and being in appearance more of a Spaniard than an Oriental, he had, by his gifts, his address and personal appearance, won the good-will of the Duchess of Middlesex, and had had that success all too flattering to the soul of a libertine.
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He could little imagine Foorgat doing this from mere courtesy; he could not imagine any woman, save one wholly sophisticated, or one entirely innocent, trusting herself with him-and in such a place.
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Nahoum had an office in the Palace, also, which gave him the freedom of the place, and brought him often in touch with the Chief Eunuch.
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The face of an English girl in that place dedicated to sombre intrigue, to the dark effacement of women, to the darker effacement of life, as he well knew, all too often!
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Would he not prove to be as much out of place as was the face of that English girl?
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He sat in the place where Kaid had left him, his face drawn and white, his eyes burning, but with no other "sign of agitation.
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He did not definitely realise his actions; but long afterwards he could have drawn an accurate plan of the table, could have reproduced upon it each article in its exact place as correctly as though it had been photographed.
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He had wandered on until he had come to the end of the bridge and into the great groups of traffickers who, at this place, made a market of their wares.
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When a man in high places dies in Egypt, it may be one death or another.
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No man who has been in high place, has had the secrets of the Palace and the ear of the Prince, lives after he has lost favour.
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For me, thou hast taken my place, and more.
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He had taken his place, and by so doing had placed his life in danger.
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In office Nahoum had done after his kind, after the custom of the place and the people; and yet, as it would seem, the man had had stirrings within him towards a higher path.
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That very day Kaid had said that if Nahoum had been less eager to control the State, he might still have held his place.
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Tonight, here, of all places in Cairo, he is safe; for who could look to find him where thou art who hast taken from him his place and office, Excellency-on whom the stars shine for ever!
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But it is the custom of the place for political errors to be punished by a hidden hand; we do not call it murder.
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He will lose his place?
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Thou hast his place with me.
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I spent it for the State-for the Effendina, and to keep my place.
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Examples of Place

Example #1
It was to him, however, like a ground-wire in telegraphy- it carried off the nervous force tingling in him and driving him to impulsive action, while his reputation called for a constant outward urbanity, a philosophical apathy.
Example #2
He was seldom without the string of beads so many Orientals love to carry, and, Armenian Christian as he was, the act seemed almost religious.
Example #3
It had, however, been the means of his premature retirement from England, for his chief at the Embassy had a preference for an Oriental entourage.
Example #4
He had lived abroad for some years in France and England.
Example #5
The girl's face, though not that of one in her teens, had seemed to him a very flower of innocence.
Example #6
Familiar with the Palace, and bribing when it was necessary to bribe, Foorgat Bey had evidently brought her to see the function, there where all women were forbidden.