place [-s] n
ME < Fr. < L. platea, open space < Gk 'broad way'.
- Spot; seat; chair; area to be occupied.
- Heaven; paradise.
- Position; proper arrangement.
- Site; expanse; space; area; realm; region; appropriate setting; proper context; natural environment.
- Passage; excerpt; section of a written text.
- Presence; home; shelter; refuge; sanctuary; [metaphor] relationship; companionship; friendship; [fig.] harbor; haven.
- Heart; soul; inner part; core of being.
- Grave; tomb; burial site.
- Circumstance; situation; time of day.
- Altar; closet; (see Matthew 6:6); [fig.] attempt at communion.
- Locale; point on a map; set of coordinates; [fig.] town; village; settlement; real domain for being.
- World; society; sphere of existence.
- Building; structure; edifice.
- State of mind.
- Cemetery; burial ground.
- Space; room to grow.
- Horizon; skyline; orient; eastern location.
- Haunt; commonly occupied site; frequently visited location.
- Rank; status; qualification for a position of honor; [fig.] legacy; inheritance; promised land.
- Emotional state; feeling of security.
- Landscape; scenery; vista; [fig.] absence; vacancy.
- Phrase. “In the place of”: instead of; as a substitute for.
- Phrase. “Market place”: public square; open-air bazaar.
- Phrase. “Sheets of Place”: fenced portion of land; [kenning] fields; farms; homesteads;.
place [-d, placing] v
see place, n.
- Put; position; cause to be located.
- Fix; tidy; arrange properly.
- Gather; collect; accumulate; come together; [fig.] congeal; coagulate; clot.
- Appear; materialize.
- Direct; send; [fig.] utter.
- Seat; show someone to a seat.