The particular portion of space occupied by or allocated to a person or thing.
A building or an area set aside for a specified purpose: a place of worship.
A dwelling; a house: bought a place on the lake.
A business establishment or office.
A locality, such as a town or city: visited many places.
A public square or street with houses in a town.
A space in which one person, such as a passenger or spectator, can sit or stand.
A setting for one person at a table.
A position regarded as belonging to someone or something else; stead: She was chosen in his place.
A particular point that one has reached, as in a book: I have lost my place.
A particular spot, as on the body: the place that hurts.
The proper or designated role or function: the place of the media in a free society.
The proper or customary position or order: These books are out of place.
A suitable setting or occasion: not the place to argue.
The appropriate right or duty: not her place to criticize.
Social station: He overstepped his place.
A particular situation or circumstance: Put yourself in my place.
High rank or status.
A job, post, or position: found a place in the company.
Relative position in a series; standing.
Games Second position for betting purposes, as in a horserace.
The specified stage in a list of points to be made, as in an argument: in the first place.
Mathematics A position in a numeral or series.