Definitions for placeable
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
placepleɪs(n.; v.)placed, plac•ing.
(n.)a particular portion of space, whether of definite or indefinite extent.
space in general:
time and place.
the portion of space normally occupied by a person or thing.
any part of a body or surface; spot:
a decayed place in a tree.
a particular passage in a book or writing.
a space or seat for a person, as in a theater or train.
position, situation, or circumstances:
I would complain if I were in your place.
a proper or appropriate location, position, or time:
A restaurant is no place for an argument.
a job, post, or office:
persons in high places.
a function or duty:
It is not your place to offer criticism.
proper sequence or relationship, as of ideas or details.
high position or rank.
a region or area:
to travel to distant places.
an open space or square in a city or town.
a short street or court.
an area of habitation, as a city, town, or village.
a building, location, etc., set aside for a specific purpose:
a place of worship.
a part of a building:
The kitchen is the sunniest place in the house.
a residence, dwelling, or house.
lieu; substitution (usu. fol. by of):
Use yogurt in place of sour cream.
a step or point in order of proceeding:
in the first place.
Arith. the position of a figure in a series, as in decimal notation. Usu., places. the figures of the series.
one of the three dramatic unities.
Sports. a position among the leading competitors, usu. the first, second, or third at the finish line. the position of the competitor who comes in second in a horse race.
Ref: Compare show (def. 26), 29 win (def. 15). 17
space for entry or passage:
to make place for the crowds.
(v.t.)to put in the proper position or order; arrange:
Place the dishes on the table.
to put or set in a particular place.
to put in a suitable place for some purpose:
to place an advertisement in the newspaper.
to put into particular or proper hands.
to give (an order or the like) to a supplier.
to appoint (a person) to a post or office.
to find a place, situation, etc., for (a person).
to determine or indicate the place of:
We place health high among our aims.
to assign a certain position or rank to.
to identify by connecting with the proper place, circumstances, etc:
to place a face.
to employ (the voice) to sing or speak with resonant tones.
Category: Music and Dance
(v.i.)to finish among the first three competitors in a race. to finish second in a horse race.
to earn a specified standing, as in an examination or competition:
He placed fifth in the class.
Idioms for place:
give place to, to give precedence to. to be succeeded or replaced by.
go places,to advance in one's career; succeed.
Category: Idiom, Informal
in place, in the correct or usual position or order. in the same spot, without advancing or retreating:
to jog in place.
Category: Idiom, Common Vocabulary
know or keep one's place,to behave according to one's position or rank, esp. if inferior.
out of place, not in the correct or usual position or order. unsuitable; inappropriate.
place in the sun,a favorable position; prominence.
Origin of place:
1200–50; ME < OF place < L platea,platēa street, courtyard, area < Gk plateîa broad street
recognizable, recognisable, placeable(adj)
capable of being recognized
A jobseeker who is considered by an employment agency to be suitable for placement, but not employment, with a client company.
In computer-aided translation, an element such as a symbol or numeral, which is the same in both source and target segments and can therefore be placed directly from one into the other.
Something which is conventionally associated with a specific place; for example, blinds go on windows, carpets go on floors.
Capable of being placed.
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