A particular position, point, or area in space; a location
Give someone uncritical respect or admiration; treat someone as an ideal rather than a real person
Regard or treat as particularly valuable or important
A difficult situation
the hotel is an ideal place to have pre-dinner cocktails
A place in the middle.
Of an assertion, etc.: in which only one thing is postulated or involved; chiefly in one-place predicate.
An out-of-the-way place; an outlying or remote spot.
Any of various Acts of Parliament excluding people holding office under the Crown from sitting in the House of Commons.
Working or ready to work; established
(In the UK) a bet on a horse to win a place in a race, usually first, second, or third
A small mat underneath a person’s dining plate, used to protect the table from the heat of the plate and food
A school place available to a pupil who satisfies particular requirements; specifically (now historical) with reference to a scheme in the U.K., introduced under the Education (Administrative Provisions) Act of 1907, whereby grant-aided secondary schools were required to award state-subsidized scholarships to some promising pupils from public elementary schools (frequently attributive).
A place where games are played; an arena for contests.
(With possessive adjective) a place which a person associates with happiness, visualized as a means of reducing stress, calming down, etc.; (hence) a happy state of mind.
Any principal or main place; specifically the capital or administrative centre of a district, region, etc.; the chief seat or residence of a domain.
A place where one's home is; a house; (North American) a homestead.
A version of a Place Act in bill form.
A horse which comes in among those placed.
Money placed as a bet that a horse, etc., will finish second or third (North American second only) in a race.
A person who names places.
The genital region; (in plural) the genitals.
A village, a hamlet, a farmyard.
A place revered as holy, typically one to which religious pilgrimage is made
Hell, as opposed to heaven
A brick which has been imperfectly fired due to being on the outward side of the kiln
A card bearing a person’s name, placed on a table to indicate where they should sit
A kick made after the ball is first placed on the ground
The name of a geographical location, such as a town, lake, or a range of hills
The numerical value that a digit has by virtue of its position in a number
A stopping or dwelling place.
= coaling station.
A place where people or things may pass or pass across each other; specifically (a) a ford; (b) a railway siding; (c) a widened section on a narrow or single track road.
An assembly point for weapons or ammunition, an arsenal; an assembly point for troops, a parade ground.
A competitor who finishes in one of the top positions in a race, especially other than the winner.
A person who persistently seeks a job in government service, usually for self-advancement.
The action or practice of persistently pursuing government office, especially for reasons of self-interest.
That seeks, or aims for, a desirable place; specifically that persistently seeks a desirable job in government service.
The action of naming a place.
A place in which to walk; a walk, an ambulatory.
The position held by women in society; compare a woman's place is in the home.
A place where work is done; (formerly) specifically †= workshop (obsolete); (in later use chiefly) the place in a mine at which excavation is carried out.
The other House of Parliament (used in the Commons to refer to the Lords, and vice versa)
The position of a digit to the right of a decimal point
A place for concealing someone or something
An Aboriginal cultural centre dedicated to the preservation of traditional Aboriginal culture, artefacts, etc.