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Place vs. Prize

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Placenoun

(physical) An area; somewhere within an area.

Prizenoun

That which is taken from another; something captured; a thing seized by force, stratagem, or superior power.

Placenoun

An open space, particularly a city square, market square, or courtyard.

Prizenoun

Anything captured by a belligerent using the rights of war; especially, property captured at sea in virtue of the rights of war, as a vessel.

Placenoun

A group of houses.

‘They live at Westminster Place.’;

Prizenoun

An honour or reward striven for in a competitive contest; anything offered to be competed for, or as an inducement to, or reward of, effort.

Placenoun

An inhabited area: a village, town, or city.

Prizenoun

That which may be won by chance, as in a lottery.

Placenoun

Any area of the earth: a region.

‘He is going back to his native place on vacation.’;

Prizenoun

Anything worth striving for; a valuable possession held or in prospect.

Placenoun

The area one occupies, particularly somewhere to sit.

‘We asked the restaurant to give us a table with three places.’;

Prizenoun

(obsolete) A contest for a reward; competition.

Placenoun

The area where one lives: one's home, formerly country estates and farms.

‘Do you want to come over to my place later?’;

Prizenoun

A lever; a pry; also, the hold of a lever. Also spelled prise.

Placenoun

An area of the skin.

Prizeverb

To consider highly valuable; to esteem.

Placenoun

An area to urinate and defecate: an outhouse or lavatory.

Prizeverb

(obsolete) To set or estimate the value of; to appraise; to price; to rate.

Placenoun

An area to fight: a battlefield or the contested ground in a battle.

Prizeverb

To move with a lever; to force up or open; to prise or pry.

Placenoun

A location or position in space.

Prizeverb

(obsolete) To compete in a prizefight.

Placenoun

A particular location in a book or document, particularly the current location of a reader.

Prizenoun

That which is taken from another; something captured; a thing seized by force, stratagem, or superior power.

‘I will depart my pris, or my prey, by deliberation.’; ‘His own prize,Whom formerly he had in battle won.’;

Placenoun

A passage or extract from a book or document.

Prizenoun

Anything captured by a belligerent using the rights of war; esp., property captured at sea in virtue of the rights of war, as a vessel.

‘I'll never wrestle for prize more.’; ‘I fought and conquered, yet have lost the prize.’;

Placenoun

A topic.

Prizenoun

That which may be won by chance, as in a lottery.

Placenoun

A frame of mind.

‘I'm in a strange place at the moment.’;

Prizenoun

Anything worth striving for; a valuable possession held or in prospect.

‘I press toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus.’;

Placenoun

A chess position; a square of the chessboard.

Prizenoun

A contest for a reward; competition.

Placenoun

(social) A responsibility or position in an organization.

Prizenoun

A lever; a pry; also, the hold of a lever.

Placenoun

A role or purpose; a station.

‘It is really not my place to say what is right and wrong in this case.’;

Prizenoun

Estimation; valuation.

Placenoun

The position of a contestant in a competition.

‘We thought we would win but only ended up in fourth place.’;

Prizeverb

To move with a lever; to force up or open; to pry.

Placenoun

(horse-racing) The position of first, second, or third at the finish, especially the second position.

‘to win a bet on a horse for place’;

Prizeverb

To set or estimate the value of; to appraise; to price; to rate.

‘A goodly price that I was prized at.’; ‘I prize it [life] not a straw, but for mine honor.’;

Placenoun

The position as a member of a sports team.

‘He lost his place in the national team.’;

Prizeverb

To value highly; to estimate to be of great worth; to esteem.

‘I prized your person, but your crown disdain.’;

Placenoun

A fortified position: a fortress, citadel, or walled town.

Prizenoun

something given for victory or superiority in a contest or competition or for winning a lottery;

‘the prize was a free trip to Europe’;

Placenoun

Numerically, the column counting a certain quantity.

‘three decimal places;’; ‘the hundreds place’;

Prizenoun

goods or money obtained illegally

Placenoun

Ordinal relation; position in the order of proceeding.

‘That's what I said in the first place!’;

Prizenoun

something given as a token of victory

Placenoun

Reception; effect; implying the making room for.

Prizeverb

hold dear;

‘I prize these old photographs’;

Placeverb

(transitive) To put (an object or person) in a specific location.

‘He placed the glass on the table.’;

Prizeverb

to move or force, especially in an effort to get something open;

‘The burglar jimmied the lock’; ‘Raccoons managed to pry the lid off the garbage pail’;

Placeverb

(intransitive) To earn a given spot in a competition.

‘The Cowboys placed third in the league.’;

Prizeverb

regard highly; think much of;

‘I respect his judgement’; ‘We prize his creativity’;

Placeverb

To finish second, especially of horses or dogs.

‘In the third race: Aces Up won, paying eight dollars; Blarney Stone placed, paying three dollars; and Cinnamon showed, paying five dollars.’;

Prizeadjective

of superior grade;

‘choice wines’; ‘prime beef’; ‘prize carnations’; ‘quality paper’; ‘select peaches’;

Placeverb

(transitive) To remember where and when (an object or person) has been previously encountered.

‘I've seen him before, but I can't quite place where.’;

Prize

A prize is an award to be given to a person, a group of people like a sports team, or organization to recognize and reward actions or achievements. Official prizes often involve monetary rewards as well as the fame that comes with them.

Placeverb

To achieve (a certain position, often followed by an ordinal) as in a horse race.

‘Run Ragged was placed fourth in the race.’;

Placeverb

(transitive) To sing (a note) with the correct pitch.

Placeverb

(transitive) To arrange for or to make (a bet).

‘I placed ten dollars on the Lakers beating the Bulls.’;

Placeverb

(transitive) To recruit or match an appropriate person for a job.

‘They phoned hoping to place her in the management team.’;

Placeverb

To place-kick (a goal).

Placenoun

Any portion of space regarded as measured off or distinct from all other space, or appropriated to some definite object or use; position; ground; site; spot; rarely, unbounded space.

‘Here is the place appointed.’; ‘What place can be for usWithin heaven's bound?’; ‘The word place has sometimes a more confused sense, and stands for that space which any body takes up; and so the universe is a place.’;

Placenoun

A broad way in a city; an open space; an area; a court or short part of a street open only at one end.

Placenoun

A position which is occupied and held; a dwelling; a mansion; a village, town, or city; a fortified town or post; a stronghold; a region or country.

‘Are you native of this place?’;

Placenoun

Rank; degree; grade; order of priority, advancement, dignity, or importance; especially, social rank or position; condition; also, official station; occupation; calling.

‘Men in great place are thrice servants.’; ‘I know my place as I would they should do theirs.’;

Placenoun

Vacated or relinquished space; room; stead (the departure or removal of another being or thing being implied).

Placenoun

A definite position or passage of a document.

‘The place of the scripture which he read was this.’;

Placenoun

Ordinal relation; position in the order of proceeding; as, he said in the first place.

Placenoun

Reception; effect; - implying the making room for.

‘My word hath no place in you.’;

Placenoun

Position in the heavens, as of a heavenly body; - usually defined by its right ascension and declination, or by its latitude and longitude.

Placenoun

The position of first, second, or third at the finish, esp. the second position. In betting, to win a bet on a horse for place it must, in the United States, finish first or second, in England, usually, first, second, or third.

Placeverb

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.’;

Placeverb

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.’;

Placeverb

To put out at interest; to invest; to loan; as, to place money in a bank.

Placeverb

To set; to fix; to repose; as, to place confidence in a friend.

Placeverb

To attribute; to ascribe; to set down.

‘Place it for her chief virtue.’;

Placeverb

To determine or announce the place of at the finish. Usually, in horse racing only the first three horses are placed officially.

Placeverb

To place-kick ( a goal).

Placeverb

to recognize or identify (a person).

Placenoun

a point located with respect to surface features of some region;

‘this is a nice place for a picnic’;

Placenoun

any area set aside for a particular purpose;

‘who owns this place?’; ‘the president was concerned about the property across from the White House’;

Placenoun

an abstract mental location;

‘he has a special place in my thoughts’; ‘a place in my heart’; ‘a political system with no place for the less prominent groups’;

Placenoun

a general vicinity;

‘He comes from a place near Chicago’;

Placenoun

the function or position properly or customarily occupied or served by another;

‘can you go in my stead?’; ‘took his place’; ‘in lieu of’;

Placenoun

a particular situation;

‘If you were in my place what would you do?’;

Placenoun

where you live at a particular time;

‘deliver the package to my home’; ‘he doesn't have a home to go to’; ‘your place or mine?’;

Placenoun

a job in an organization;

‘he occupied a post in the treasury’;

Placenoun

the particular portion of space occupied by a physical object;

‘he put the lamp back in its place’;

Placenoun

proper or designated social situation;

‘he overstepped his place’; ‘the responsibilities of a man in his station’; ‘married above her station’;

Placenoun

a space reserved for sitting (as in a theater or on a train or airplane);

‘he booked their seats in advance’; ‘he sat in someone else's place’;

Placenoun

the passage that is being read;

‘he lost his place on the page’;

Placenoun

proper or appropriate position or location;

‘a woman's place is no longer in the kitchen’;

Placenoun

a public square with room for pedestrians;

‘they met at Elm Plaza’; ‘Grosvenor Place’;

Placenoun

an item on a list or in a sequence;

‘in the second place’; ‘moved from third to fifth position’;

Placenoun

a blank area;

‘write your name in the space provided’;

Placeverb

put into a certain place or abstract location;

‘Put your things here’; ‘Set the tray down’; ‘Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children’; ‘Place emphasis on a certain point’;

Placeverb

place somebody in a particular situation or location;

‘he was placed on probation’;

Placeverb

assign a rank or rating to;

‘how would you rank these students?’; ‘The restaurant is rated highly in the food guide’;

Placeverb

assign a location to;

‘The company located some of their agents in Los Angeles’;

Placeverb

to arrange for;

‘place a phone call’; ‘place a bet’;

Placeverb

take a place in a competition; often followed by an ordinal;

‘Jerry came in third in the Marathon’;

Placeverb

intend (something) to move towards a certain goal;

‘He aimed his fists towards his opponent's face’; ‘criticism directed at her superior’; ‘direct your anger towards others, not towards yourself’;

Placeverb

recognize as being; establish the identity of someone or something;

‘She identified the man on the 'wanted' poster’;

Placeverb

assign to (a job or a home)

Placeverb

locate;

‘The film is set in Africa’;

Placeverb

estimate;

‘We put the time of arrival at 8 P.M.’;

Placeverb

identify the location or place of;

‘We localized the source of the infection’;

Placeverb

make an investment;

‘Put money into bonds’;

Placeverb

assign to a station

Placeverb

finish second or better in a horse or dog race;

‘he bet $2 on number six to place’;

Placeverb

sing a note with the correct pitch

Placenoun

a particular position, point, or area in space; a location

‘the monastery was a peaceful place’; ‘he would always have a special place in her heart’; ‘I can't be in two places at once’; ‘that street was no place for a lady’;

Placenoun

a particular area on a larger surface

‘he lashed out and cut the policeman's hand in three places’;

Placenoun

a building or area used for a specified purpose or activity

‘the town has many excellent eating places’; ‘a place of worship’;

Placenoun

a person's home

‘what about dinner at my place?’;

Placenoun

a point in a book or other text reached by a reader at a particular time

‘I must have lost my place in the script’;

Placenoun

a portion of space designated or available for or being used by someone

‘Jackie had saved her a place’; ‘they hurried to their places at the table’;

Placenoun

a vacancy or available position

‘he was offered a place at Liverpool University’;

Placenoun

the regular or proper position of something

‘she put the book back in its place’;

Placenoun

a person's rank or status

‘occupation structures a person's place in society’;

Placenoun

a right or privilege resulting from someone's role or position

‘I'm sure she has a story to tell, but it's not my place to ask’;

Placenoun

the role played by or importance attached to someone or something in a particular context

‘the place of computers in improving office efficiency’;

Placenoun

a position in a sequence or series, typically one ordered on the basis of merit

‘his score left him in ninth place’;

Placenoun

any of the first three or sometimes four positions in a race (used especially of the second, third, or fourth positions).

Placenoun

the second position, especially in a horse race.

Placenoun

the degree of priority given to something

‘accurate reportage takes second place to lurid detail’;

Placenoun

the position of a figure in a series indicated in decimal or similar notation, especially one after the decimal point

‘calculate the ratios to one decimal place’;

Placenoun

a square or short street

‘the lecture theatre is in New Burlington Place’;

Placenoun

a country house with its grounds.

Placeverb

put in a particular position

‘a newspaper had been placed beside my plate’;

Placeverb

cause to be in a particular situation

‘enemy officers were placed under arrest’; ‘you are not placing yourself under any obligation’;

Placeverb

allocate or assign (an abstract quality) to something

‘they place a great deal of emphasis on positive thought’;

Placeverb

have a specified degree of advantage or convenience as a result of one's position or circumstances

‘the company is well placed to seize the opportunity’;

Placeverb

find a home or employment for

‘the children were placed with foster-parents’;

Placeverb

dispose of (something, especially shares) by selling to a customer

‘the shares were placed last November’;

Placeverb

arrange for the recognition and implementation of (an order, bet, etc.)

‘they placed a contract for three boats’;

Placeverb

order or obtain a connection for (a telephone call) through an operator

‘she placed a call to her husband to break the news’;

Placeverb

identify or classify as being of a specified type or as holding a specified position in a sequence or hierarchy

‘a survey placed the company 13th for achievement’;

Placeverb

be able to remember or identify (someone or something)

‘she eventually said she couldn't place him’;

Placeverb

achieve a specified position in a race

‘he was placed eleventh in the long individual race’;

Placeverb

be among the first three or four in a race (or the first three in the US)

‘he won three times and placed three times’; ‘the horse, Bahuddin, was not placed at Lingfield’;

Placeverb

score (a goal) by a place kick.

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