Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of place.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. situated in a particular spot or position
  • adj. put in position in relation to other things

Etymologies

place +‎ -ed (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • And now as to the Judge’s inference that because I wish to see slavery placed in the course of ultimate extinction, —placed where our fathers originally placed it, —I wish to annihilate the State Legislatures—to force cotton to grow upon the tops of the Green Mountains, to freeze ice in Florida, to cut lumber on the broad Illinois prairies, —that I am in favor of all these ridiculous and impossible things.

    Speech of Hon. Abraham Lincoln

  • Back in London after their romantic interlude in paradise, Kate was given her first security pass to Clarence House—in effect, a key that allowed her to enter and leave at will, without having to have her name placed on a list at the gate.

    William and Kate

  • He was definitely a son of the streets, although his slang placed him as a young adult squarely in the 80s.

    Yvahn Martin: My Near Death, I mean, Near Crazy Subway Experience

  • Even my name placed me firmly in this second-place role.

    MeiMei Fox: The Life Out Loud: The Ghostwriter Speaks

  • She came to his side and without saying a word placed the flash drive on the shelf, which was nearly flat.

    Final Theory

  • Moreover, see if the term placed in the genus has a wider denotation than the genus, as (e.g.) ‘object of opinion’ has, as compared with ‘being’: for both what is and what is not are objects of opinion, so that

    Topics

  • As early as August 10, 1936, Roosevelt had circulated a secret memorandum declaring: “Every Japanese citizen or noncitizen on the Island of Oahu who meets these Japanese ships or who has any connection with their officers and men should be secretly but definitely identified and his or her name placed on a special list of those who would be the first to be placed in a concentration camp in the event of trouble.”

    DAY OF DECEIT

  • "On the label placed on the vial by the pharmacist, there should be printed the pharmacist's name and address, probably in Fairfield, and your name should be typed in as well, together with directions for use."

    Banquets of the Black Widowers

  • We are not -- as the title placed at the head of this paper, till further explained, might seem to imply -- we are not about to pass in review the whole literature of America.

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 62, Number 385. November, 1847.

  • Obj. 2: Further, the predicate is predicated of the term placed in reduplication, rather than of the subject of the proposition; as when

    Summa Theologica, Part III (Tertia Pars) From the Complete American Edition

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