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Adjective: placed  pleyst
  1. Positioned in a particular place or situation
    "strategically placed artillery";
    - located, set, situated
  2. Put in position in relation to other things
    "end tables placed conveniently"
Verb: place  pleys
  1. Cause to have a certain (possibly abstract) location
    "Place emphasis on a certain point";
    - put, set, pose, position, lay
  2. Assign somebody to a particular situation or location
    "he was placed on probation"
  3. Assign a rank or rating to
    "The restaurant is placed highly in the food guide";
    - rate, rank, range, order, grade
  4. Assign a location to
    "The company placed some of their agents in Los Angeles";
    - locate, site
  5. To arrange for
    "place a phone call"; "place a bet"
  6. Take a place in a competition; often followed by an ordinal
    "Jerry placed third in the Marathon";
    - come in, come out
  7. Intend (something) to move towards a certain goal, or direct to a specific place or group of people
    - target, aim, direct, point
  8. Recognize as being; establish the identity of someone or something
    "She placed the man on the 'wanted' poster";
    - identify, finger [informal]
  9. Assign to (a job or a home)
  10. Locate
    - set, localize, localise [Brit]
  11. Estimate
    "We place the time of arrival at 8 P.M.";
    - put, set
  12. Identify the location or place of
    - localize, localise [Brit]
  13. Make an investment
    "place money into bonds";
    - invest, put, commit
  14. Assign to a particular location
    - station, post, send
  15. Finish second or better in a horse or dog race
    "he bet $2 on number six to place"
  16. Sing a note with the correct pitch

See also: arranged, ordered, settled

Type of: aim, approximate, assign, delegate, depute, designate, determine, direct, displace, drop, estimate, evaluate, expend, gauge, guess, judge, locate, move, order, pass judgment, present, race, rank, represent, run, set, sing, situate, spend, stage, take, take aim, train

Antonym: disinvest

Encyclopedia: Place, New Hampshire