Definitions

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of place.

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

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

Etymologies

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place +‎ -ed

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

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

    MeiMei Fox: The Life Out Loud: The Ghostwriter Speaks

  • 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

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

    MeiMei Fox: The Life Out Loud: The Ghostwriter Speaks

  • 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

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

    Final Theory

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

    Final Theory

  • 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

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