- a particular position or point in space；a particular point on a larger surface or in a larger object or area
- put in a particular position；cause to be in a particular situation
noun: place, plural noun: places
verb: place, 3rd person present: places, gerund or present participle: placing, past tense: placed, past participle: placed
- 1. a particular position or point in space the monastery was a peaceful place that street was no place for a lady 同義詞
- ▪ a particular point on a larger surface or in a larger object or area he lashed out and cut the policeman's hand in three places
- ▪ a building or area used for a specified purpose or activity the town has many excellent eating places
- ▪ informal a person's home what about dinner at my place? 同義詞
- ▪ a point in a book or other text reached by a reader at a particular time I must have lost my place in the script
- 2. a portion of space available or designated for or being used by someone they hurried to their places at the table he was watching from his place across the room 同義詞
- ▪ a vacancy or available position she won a place to study German at the university 同義詞
- ▪ the regular or proper position of something lay each slab in place
- ▪ a person's rank or status occupation structures a person's place in society 同義詞
- ▪ a right or privilege resulting from someone's role or position I'm sure she has a story to tell, but it's not my place to ask 同義詞
- ▪ the role played by or importance attached to someone or something in a particular context the place of computers in improving office efficiency varies between companies
- 3. a position in a sequence or series, typically one ordered on the basis of merit his score left him in ninth place
- ▪ a position in a contest his score was good enough to leave him in ninth place
- ▪ British any of the first three or sometimes four positions in a race (used especially of the second, third, or fourth positions).
- ▪ North American the second position, especially in a horse race.
- ▪ the degree of priority given to something accurate reportage takes second place to lurid detail
- ▪ the position of a figure in a series indicated in decimal or similar notation, especially one after the decimal point calculate the ratios to one decimal place
- 4. (in place names) a square or a short street our new restaurant is in Hilliard Place
- ▪ a country house with its grounds.
- 1. put in a particular position a newspaper had been placed beside my plate 同義詞
- ▪ cause to be in a particular situation enemy officers were placed under arrest you are not placing yourself under any obligation
- ▪ used to express the attitude someone has toward someone or something I am not able to place any trust in you 同義詞
- ▪ used to indicate the degree of advantage or convenience enjoyed by someone or something as a result of their position or circumstances the company is well placed to seize the opportunity
- 2. find a home or employment for the children were placed with foster parents the agency had placed 3,000 people in full-time jobs 同義詞
- ▪ dispose of (something, especially shares) by selling to a customer the shares were placed last November
- ▪ arrange for the recognition and implementation of (an order, bet, etc.) they placed a contract for three boats
- ▪ order or obtain a connection for (a telephone call) through an operator she placed a call to her husband to break the news
- 3. identify or classify as being of a specified type or as holding a specified position in a sequence or hierarchy a survey placed the company 13th for achievement 同義詞
- ▪ remember where one has seen or how one comes to recognize (someone or something) she eventually said she couldn't place him 同義詞
- ▪ British achieve a specified position in a race he was placed eleventh in the long individual race
- ▪ be among the first three in a race (or the first three or four in the UK) he won three times and placed three times
給你place跟location的字典解釋 place (vt.)放置,使…處於某位置;任命 ;C地方,地點...外景拍攝地 從這些解釋中你會發現: 1. location的意識比較地點比較明確(exact) 2. place比較沒那麼明確而比較偏向地方的名字(church, hotel, McDonalds..) ...
her place = 從字面上看是『她的地方』，但是多半是暗指她家、她的住處，但也有可能...抽象的家，所以美國人比較不會用 her home 來表示她家所以 her place 和 her house 的意思比較接近，也比較常用
v. v.tr.（及物動詞） placed， plac.ing， plac.es (1) To put in or as...3) To offer for consideration: 提出以供考慮： placed the matter before the board. 向委員會提出這件事 (4...