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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Place \Place\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Placed; p. pr. & vb. n.
Placing.] [Cf. F. placer. See Place, n.]
1. To assign a place to; to put in a particular spot or
place, or in a certain relative position; to direct to a
particular place; to fix; to settle; to locate; as, to
place a book on a shelf; to place balls in tennis.
Upon my head they placed a fruitless crown.
2. To put or set in a particular rank, office, or position;
to surround with particular circumstances or relations in
life; to appoint to certain station or condition of life;
as, in whatever sphere one is placed.
Place such over them to be rulers. --Ex. xviii.
3. To put out at interest; to invest; to loan; as, to place
money in a bank.
4. To set; to fix; to repose; as, to place confidence in a
friend. "My resolution 's placed." --Shak.
5. To attribute; to ascribe; to set down.
Place it for her chief virtue. --Shak.
6. (Racing) To determine or announce the place of at the
finish. Usually, in horse racing only the first three
horses are placed officially.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]
7. (Rugby Football) To place-kick ( a goal).
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]
8. to recognize or identify (a person). [Colloq. U.S.]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
adj 1: situated in a particular spot or position; "valuable
centrally located urban land"; "strategically placed
artillery"; "a house set on a hilltop"; "nicely situated
on a quiet riverbank" [syn: located, placed, set,
2: put in position in relation to other things; "end tables
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
56 Moby Thesaurus words for "placed":
aligned, arranged, arrayed, assigned, assorted, cataloged,
categorized, classified, composed, constituted, deployed, disposed,
embosomed, emplaced, ensconced, established, filed, fixed, graded,
grouped, harmonized, hierarchic, indexed, installed, located,
marshaled, methodized, normalized, on file, ordered, orderly,
organized, pigeonholed, planted, positioned, posted, pyramidal,
ranged, ranked, rated, regularized, regulated, routinized, seated,
set, settled, situate, situated, sorted, spotted, standardized,
stationed, stratified, synchronized, systematized, tabular
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