Synonyms of place in English:

place

noun

  • 2 foreign places
    country, state, area, region, town, city; locality, district
    literary clime
  • 4 if I were in your place, I'd sell now
    situation, position, circumstances
    informal shoes
  • 5 a place was reserved for her
    seat, chair, space

verb

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  • 2 the trust you placed in me
    put, lay, set, invest
  • 5 we were placed with foster parents
    house with, billet to; allocate to, assign to, appoint to

Phrases

in the first place

in the first place, you're not old enough initiallyat firstat the startat the outsetin/at the beginningin the first instanceto begin withto start withoriginally

Phrases

in place

  • 1.1 the veil was held in place by pearls
    in position, in situ
  • 2.1 the plans are in place
    ready, set up, all set, established, arranged, in order

in place of

in place of fresh flowers, use sprays of dried lavender instead ofrather thanas a substitute foras a replacement forin exchange forin lieu ofin someone's stead

out of place

  • 1.1 she never had a hair out of place
    out of position, out of order, in disarray, disarranged, in a mess, messy, topsy-turvy, muddled
  • 3.1 she seemed out of place at the literary parties
    incongruous, out of one's element, like a fish out of water; uncomfortable, uneasy

put someone in their place

Marsha's father-in-law finally spoke up and put that hateful woman in her place humiliatetake down a peg or twodeflatecrushsquashhumble informalcut down to sizesettle someone's hashmake someone eat crow

take place

the site where the crash took place happenoccurcome abouttranspirecrop upmaterializearisego down literarycome to passbefallbetide

take the place of

I know I'll never be able to take the place of your father replacestand in forsubstitute foract forfill in forcover forrelieve

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