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Engelsk navneord: 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.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)spot, topographic point

Mindre specifikke termerpoint

Mere specifikke termerbirthplace, 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.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)property

Mindre specifikke termergeographic area, geographic region, geographical area, geographical region

Mere specifikke termerboatyard, center, centre, colony, hatchery, sanctuary

3. place (om erkendelse) 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 specifikke termercognition, knowledge, noesis

Mere specifikke termerlayer, level, stratum

4. place (om sted) a general vicinity

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe comes from a place near Chicago.

Mindre specifikke termerlocality, 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.

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

Mindre specifikke termerfunction, office, part, role

Mere specifikke termerbehalf

6. place (om tilstand) a particular situation

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

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)shoes

Mindre specifikke termerposition, 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?.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)home

Mindre specifikke termerabode, residence

Mere specifikke termerhome 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.

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

Mindre specifikke termerbusiness, job, line, line of work, occupation

Mere specifikke termeracademicianship, 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.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)position

Mindre specifikke termerpoint

Mere specifikke termeranomaly, 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

Kendetegnerleft, 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.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)station

Mindre specifikke termerrank, social rank, social station, social status

Mere specifikke termerniche

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.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)seat

Mindre specifikke termerspace

Mere specifikke termerperch

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

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

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe lost his place on the page.

Mindre specifikke termerpassage

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

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

Mindre specifikke termercondition, status

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

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

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)piazza, plaza

Mindre specifikke termerpublic square, square

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

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

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)position

Mindre specifikke termeritem, point

Mere specifikke termerpostposition, preposition

16. place (om kommunikation) a blank area

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWrite your name in the space provided.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)blank space, space

Mindre specifikke termerarea, expanse, surface area

Mere specifikke termerindent, indentation, indention, indenture, margin

Omfatter disse overordnede termerform

Engelsk udsagnsord: place

1. place (om relation) 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

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

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something PP

Mindre specifikke termerdisplace, move

Mere specifikke termerappose, 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 adfærd) place somebody in a particular situation or location

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe was placed on probation.

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody PP

Mindre specifikke termerassign, delegate, depute, designate

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

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

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

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

Mindre specifikke termerevaluate, judge, pass judgment

Mere specifikke termerdowngrade, 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.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)locate, site

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

Mindre specifikke termerplace, post, send, station

5. place (om kommunikation) to arrange for

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

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something

Mindre specifikke termerorder

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

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningJerry came in third in the Marathon.

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

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

Mindre specifikke termerrank

7. place (om konkurrence) 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.

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

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

Mindre specifikke termeraim, direct, take, take aim, train

Mere specifikke termeraddress, home in, range in, zero in

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

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

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)identify

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

Mindre specifikke termerdetermine, set

Mere specifikke termerdifferentiate, distinguish, secern, secernate, separate, severalise, severalize, tell, tell apart

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

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody PP

Mindre specifikke termerassign, delegate, depute, designate

10. place (om tilvejebringelse) locate

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe film is set in Africa.

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

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something PP

Mindre specifikke termerpresent, represent, stage

11. place (om erkendelse) estimate

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

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)put, set

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something

Mindre specifikke termerapproximate, estimate, gauge, guess, judge

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

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWe localized the source of the infection.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)localise, localize

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something

Mindre specifikke termerlocate, situate

13. place (om forhold) make an investment

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningPut money into bonds.

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

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

Mindre specifikke termerdrop, expend, spend

Mere specifikke termerbuy into, fund, job, roll over, shelter, speculate, tie up

Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)disinvest, divest

14. place (om konkurrence) assign to a station

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

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody PP

Mindre specifikke termerdisplace, move

Mere specifikke termerfort, garrison, locate, place, site

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

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

AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s

Mindre specifikke termerrace, run

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

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something

Mindre specifikke termersing

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