place

I
n.
space occupied at a table

1) to lay (BE), set (esp. AE) a place for smb.

position

2) to take smb.'s place

3) to trade places

4) (misc.) to know one's place (in life); to give up one's place in line/in a queue; to occupy a prominent place in world literature

point in space

5) a meeting place

6) at, in a place (at the same old place)

dwelling

7) at smb.'s place (let's meet at your place)

appropriate position

8) in; out of place (everything was in place)

seat

9) to take one's place (they took their places)

standing in a competition

10) to take a place (she took second place in the competition)

11) a place goes to (first place went to Smith)

duty, function

12) one's place to + inf. (it's not my place to criticize them)

stage
step

13) in a place (in the first place)

misc.

14) to take place ('to happen'); to go places ('to be successful'); all over the place ('everywhere'); in place of ('instead of')

II
v.

1) (d; tr.) ('to put') to place above (to place one's family above all other concerns)

2) (d; tr.) ('to put') to place at (she placed her car at our disposal)

3) (d; tr.) ('to present') to place before (to place evidence before a grand jury)

4) (d; tr.) ('to put') to place in (to place one's confidence in smb.)

5) (D; tr.) to place with ('to find a home for') (to place a child with a family)

6) (P; tr.) ('to put') to place books on a table)

* * *
[pleɪs]
set (esp. AE) a place for smb.
to give up one's place in line/in a queue
to occupy a prominent place in world literature
in a place ('dwelling'; at the same old place)
all over the place ('everywhere')
in place of ('instead of)
to go places ('to be successful')
out of place (everything was in place)
(P; tr.) ('to put') to place books on a table
['appropriate position'] in
['point in space'] a meeting place
['position'] to take smb. 's place
at
to trade places
['misc. '] to take place ('to happen')
['space occupied at a table'] to lay (BE)
a place goes to (first place went to Smith)
(misc.) to know one's place (in life)
['stage'] ['step'] in a place (in the first place)
['duty, function'] one's place to + inf. (it's not my place to criticize them)
at smb. 's place (let's meet at your place)
['standing in a competition'] to take a place (she took second place in the competition)
(d; tr.) ('to put') to place at (she placed her car at our disposal)
['seat'] to take one's place (they took their places)
(D; tr.) to place with (to place a child with a family; 'to find a home for')
(d; tr.) ('to present') to place before (to place evidence before a grand jury)
(d; tr.) ('to put') to place in (to place one's confidence in smb.)
(d; tr.) ('to put') to place above (to place one's family above all other concerns)

Combinatory dictionary. 2013.

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