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Place - Ndhawu

Place is an English word meaning "Ndhawu" in Xitsonga. Item has no rating. Help improve content quality by rating below.

Definition of place
- Place n
- A point located with respect to surface features of some region; "this is a nice place for a picnic" [syn: {topographic point}, {spot}]
- Any area set aside for a particular purpose; "who owns this place?"; "the president was concerned about the property across from the White House" [syn: {property}]
- An abstract mental location; "he has a special place in my thoughts"; "a place in my heart"; "a political system with no place for the less prominent groups"
- A general vicinity; "He comes from a place near Chicago"
- The function or position properly or customarily occupied or served by another; "can you go in my stead?"; "took his place"; "in lieu of" [syn: {stead}, {position}, {lieu}]
- A particular situation; "If you were in my place what would you do?" [syn: {shoes}]
- Where you live at a particular time; "deliver the package to my home"; "he doesn't have a home to go to"; "your place or mine?" [syn: {home}]
- A job in an organization; "he occupied a post in the treasury" [syn: {position}, {post}, {berth}, {office}, {spot}, {billet}, {situation}]
- The particular portion of space occupied by a physical object; "he put the lamp back in its place" [syn: {position}]
- Proper or designated social situation; "he overstepped his place"; "the responsibilities of a man in his station"; "married above her station" [syn: {station}]
- A space reserved for sitting (as in a theater or on a train or airplane); "he booked their seats in advance"; "he sat in someone else's place" [syn: {seat}]
- The passage that is being read; "he lost his place on the page"
- Proper or appropriate position or location; "a woman's place is no longer in the kitchen"
- A public square with room for pedestrians; "they met at Elm Plaza"; "Grosvenor Place" [syn: {plaza}, {piazza}]
- An item on a list or in a sequence; "in the second place"; "moved from third to fifth position" [syn: {position}]
- A blank area; "write your name in the space provided" [syn: {space}, {blank space}] v
- 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" [syn: {put}, {set}, {pose}, {position}, {lay}]
- Place somebody in a particular situation or location; "he was placed on probation"
- Assign a rank or rating to; "how would you rank these students?"; "The restaurant is rated highly in the food guide" [syn: {rate}, {rank}, {range}, {order}, {grade}]
- Assign a location to; "The company located some of their agents in Los Angeles" [syn: {locate}, {site}]
- To arrange for; "place a phone call", "place a bet"
- Take a place in a competition; often followed by an ordinal; "Jerry came in third in the Marathon" [syn: {come in}, {come out}]
- 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" [syn: {target}, {aim}, {direct}, {point}]
- Recognize as being; establish the identity of someone or something; "She identified the man on the 'wanted' poster" [syn: {identify}]
- Assign to (a job or a home)
- Locate; "The film is set in Africa" [syn: {set}, {localize}, {localise}]
- Estimate; "We put the time of arrival at 8 P.M." [syn: {put}, {set}]
- Identify the location or place of; "We localized the source of the infection" [syn: {localize}, {localise}]
- Make an investment; "Put money into bonds" [syn: {invest}, {put}, {commit}] [ant: {divest}]
- Assign to a station [syn: {station}, {post}, {base}, {send}]
- Finish second or better in a horse or dog race; "he bet $2 on number six to place"
- Sing a note with the correct pitch
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