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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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