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Overview of verb place

The verb place has 16 senses? (first 11 from tagged texts)
1. (135) put, set, place, pose, position, lay

(put into a certain place or abstract location; "Put your things here"; "Set the tray down"; "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children"; "Place emphasis on a certain point")

2. (13) place

(place somebody in a particular situation or location; "he was placed on probation")

3. (7) rate, rank, range, order, grade, place

(assign a rank or rating to; "how would you rank these students?"; "The restaurant is rated highly in the food guide")

4. (4) locate, place, site

(assign a location to; "The company located some of their agents in Los Angeles")

5. (4) place

(to arrange for; "place a phone call"; "place a bet")

6. (3) place, come in, come out

(take a place in a competition; often followed by an ordinal; "Jerry came in third in the Marathon")

7. (2) target, aim, place, direct, point

(intend (something) to move towards a certain goal; "He aimed his fists towards his opponent's face"; "criticism directed at her superior"; "direct your anger towards others, not towards yourself")

8. (2) identify, place

(recognize as being; establish the identity of someone or something; "She identified the man on the 'wanted' poster")

9. (1) place

(assign to (a job or a home))

10. (1) set, localize, localise, place

(locate; "The film is set in Africa")

11. (1) place, put, set

(estimate; "We put the time of arrival at 8 P.M.")

12. place, localize, localise

(identify the location or place of; "We localized the source of the infection")

13. invest, put, commit, place

(make an investment; "Put money into bonds")

14. station, post, send, place

(assign to a station)

15. place

(finish second or better in a horse or dog race; "he bet $2 on number six to place")

16. place

(sing a note with the correct pitch)


Overview of adj placed

The adj placed has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. located, placed, set, situated

(situated in a particular spot or position; "valuable centrally located urban land"; "strategically placed artillery"; "a house set on a hilltop"; "nicely situated on a quiet riverbank")

2. placed

(put in position in relation to other things; "end tables placed conveniently")

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