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Engelsk substantiv: place

1. place (om sted) a point located with respect to surface features of some region


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThis is a nice place for a picnic.
A bright spot on a planet.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)spot, topographic point


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkpoint


Mere spesifikke uttrykkbirthplace, crest, crown, end, grave, heights, hiding place, high, hole-in-the-wall, holy, holy place, junction, mecca, nesting place, overlook, peak, place of birth, polling place, polling station, pool, puddle, rendezvous, sanctum, scour, service area, showplace, solitude, stop, summit, target, target area, tip, tomb, top, zone

2. place (om sted) any area set aside for a particular purpose


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWho owns this place?.
The president was concerned about the property across from the White House.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)property


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkgeographic area, geographic region, geographical area, geographical region


Mere spesifikke uttrykkboatyard, center, centre, colony, hatchery, sanctuary

3. place (om erkjendelse) an abstract mental location


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe has a special place in my thoughts.
A place in my heart.
A political system with no place for the less prominent groups.


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkcognition, knowledge, noesis


Mere spesifikke uttrykklayer, level, stratum

4. place (om sted) a general vicinity


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe comes from a place near Chicago.


Mindre spesifikke uttrykklocality, neck of the woods, neighborhood, neighbourhood, vicinity

5. place (om handling) the post or function properly or customarily occupied or served by another


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningCan you go in my stead?.
Took his place.
In lieu of.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)lieu, position, stead


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkfunction, office, part, role


Mere spesifikke uttrykkbehalf

6. place (om tilstand) a particular situation


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningIf you were in my place what would you do?.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)shoes


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkposition, situation

7. place (om sted) where you live at a particular time


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningDeliver the package to my home.
He doesn't have a home to go to.
Your place or mine?.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)home


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkabode, residence


Mere spesifikke uttrykkhome away from home, home from home

8. place (om handling) a job in an organization


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe occupied a post in the treasury.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)berth, billet, office, position, post, situation, spot


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkbusiness, job, line, line of work, occupation


Mere spesifikke uttrykkacademicianship, accountantship, admiralty, ambassadorship, apostleship, apprenticeship, associateship, attorneyship, bailiffship, baronetage, bishopry, cadetship, caliphate, captaincy, captainship, cardinalship, chair, chairmanship, chancellorship, chaplaincy, chaplainship, chieftaincy, chieftainship, clerkship, commandership, commandery, comptrollership, consulship, controllership, councillorship, councilorship, counsellorship, counselorship, curacy, curatorship, custodianship, deanery, deanship, directorship, discipleship, editorship, eldership, emirate, episcopate, fatherhood, fatherhood, feudal lordship, foremanship, generalcy, generalship, governorship, headship, headship, hot seat, incumbency, inspectorship, instructorship, internship, judgeship, judicature, khanate, lectureship, legateship, legation, legislatorship, librarianship, lieutenancy, magistracy, magistrature, managership, manhood, marshalship, mastership, mayoralty, messiahship, moderatorship, overlordship, pastorate, pastorship, peasanthood, plum, praetorship, precentorship, preceptorship, prefecture, prelacy, prelature, premiership, presidency, presidentship, primateship, principalship, priorship, proconsulate, proconsulship, proctorship, professorship, protectorship, public office, rabbinate, receivership, rectorate, rectorship, regency, residency, rulership, sainthood, secretaryship, seigneury, seigniory, senatorship, sinecure, solicitorship, speakership, stewardship, studentship, teachership, thaneship, throne, treasurership, tribuneship, trusteeship, vice-presidency, viceroyship, viziership, wardenship, wardership, womanhood

9. place (om sted) the particular portion of space occupied by something


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe put the lamp back in its place.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)position


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkpoint


Mere spesifikke uttrykkanomaly, back, front, half-mast, half-staff, juxtaposition, landmark, lead, left, lie, pitch, pole position, polls, post, pride of place, rear, right, setting, site, situation, stand, station, station, vantage, wing


Kjennetegner disse uttrykkeneleft, right

10. place (om tilstand) proper or designated social situation


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe overstepped his place.
The responsibilities of a man in his station.
Married above her station.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)station


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkrank, social rank, social station, social status


Mere spesifikke uttrykkniche

11. place (om sted) a space reserved for sitting (as in a theater or on a train or airplane)


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe booked their seats in advance.
He sat in someone else's place.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)seat


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkspace


Mere spesifikke uttrykkperch


Overordnet kategoriaeroplane, airplane, dramatic art, dramatics, dramaturgy, plane, theater, theatre

12. place (om kommunikasjon) the passage that is being read


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe lost his place on the page.


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkpassage

13. place (om tilstand) proper or appropriate position or location


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA woman's place is no longer in the kitchen.


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkcondition, status

14. place (om sted) a public square with room for pedestrians


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThey met at Elm Plaza.
Grosvenor Place.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)piazza, plaza


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkpublic square, square

15. place (om kommunikasjon) an item on a list or in a sequence


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningIn the second place.
Moved from third to fifth position.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)position


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkitem, point


Mere spesifikke uttrykkpostposition, preposition

16. place (om kommunikasjon) a blank area


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWrite your name in the space provided.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)blank space, space


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkarea, expanse, surface area


Mere spesifikke uttrykkindent, indentation, indention, indenture, margin


Omfatter disse overordnede uttrykkeneform


Engelsk verb: place

1. place (om relasjon) put into a certain place or abstract location


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningPut your things here.
Set the tray down.
Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children.
Place emphasis on a certain point.


Eksempler på anvendelseThey place the bags on the table


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)lay, pose, position, put, set


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something PP


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkdisplace, move


Mere spesifikke uttrykkappose, arrange, barrel, bed, bottle, bucket, butt, clap, cock, coffin, cram, deposit, dispose, docket, emplace, emplace, enclose, ensconce, fix, glycerolise, glycerolize, ground, imbricate, inclose, insert, instal, install, intersperse, introduce, jar, juxtapose, ladle, lay, lay over, lean, load, lose, marshal, middle, mislay, misplace, misplace, nestle, parallelize, park, perch, pigeonhole, pile, pillow, place down, place upright, plant, plant, poise, posit, position, postpose, prepose, put back, put down, put down, put in, put in, rack up, recess, recline, replace, repose, repose, reposition, rest, rest, seat, seat, seat, seed, set, set, set down, set down, set up, set up, settle, settle, settle down, shelve, ship, sign, siphon, sit, sit down, situate, snuggle, sow, space, stand, stand up, step, stick in, stratify, superimpose, superpose, superpose, tee, tee up, throw, throw, thrust, trench, underlay, upend

2. place (om adferd) place somebody in a particular situation or location


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe was placed on probation.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody PP


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkassign, delegate, depute, designate

3. place (om erkjendelse) assign a rank or rating to


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHow would you rank these students?.
The restaurant is rated highly in the food guide.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)grade, order, range, rank, rate


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkevaluate, judge, pass judgment


Mere spesifikke uttrykkdowngrade, prioritise, prioritize, reorder, seed, sequence, shortlist, subordinate, superordinate, upgrade

4. place (om forhold) assign a location to


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe company located some of their agents in Los Angeles.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)locate, site


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkplace, post, send, station

5. place (om kommunikasjon) to arrange for


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningPlace a phone call.
Place a bet.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkorder

6. place (om erkjendelse) take a place in a competition; often followed by an ordinal


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningJerry came in third in the Marathon.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)come in, come out


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s Adjective/Noun.
Somebody ----s Adjective


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkrank

7. place (om konkurranse) intend (something) to move towards a certain goal


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe aimed his fists towards his opponent's face.
Criticism directed at her superior.
Direct your anger towards others, not towards yourself.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)aim, direct, point, target


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkaim, direct, take, take aim, train


Mere spesifikke uttrykkaddress, home in, range in, zero in

8. place (om erkjendelse) recognize as being; establish the identity of someone or something


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe identified the man on the 'wanted' poster.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)identify


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkdetermine, set


Mere spesifikke uttrykkdifferentiate, distinguish, secern, secernate, separate, severalise, severalize, tell, tell apart

9. place (om adferd) assign to (a job or a home)


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody PP


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkassign, delegate, depute, designate

10. place (om tilblivelse) locate


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe film is set in Africa.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)localise, localize, set


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something PP


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkpresent, represent, stage

11. place (om erkjendelse) estimate


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWe put the time of arrival at 8 P.M..


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)put, set


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkapproximate, estimate, gauge, guess, judge

12. place (om tilstand) identify the location or place of


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWe localized the source of the infection.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)localise, localize


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre spesifikke uttrykklocate, situate

13. place (om forhold) make an investment


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningPut money into bonds.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)commit, invest, put


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something PP


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkdrop, expend, spend


Mere spesifikke uttrykkbuy into, fund, job, roll over, shelter, speculate, tie up


Uttrykk med motsatt betydning (antonymer)disinvest, divest

14. place (om konkurranse) assign to a station


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)post, send, station


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody PP


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkdisplace, move


Mere spesifikke uttrykkfort, garrison, locate, place, site

15. place (om konkurranse) finish second or better in a horse or dog race


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe bet $2 on number six to place.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkrace, run

16. place (om kommunikasjon) sing a note with the correct pitch


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre spesifikke uttrykksing









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