Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The act of placing or arranging.
  • noun The state of being placed or arranged.
  • noun The finding of suitable accommodation or employment for applicants.
  • noun Assignment of students to appropriate classes or programs.
  • noun The sale of a new issue of stock, bonds, or other securities.
  • noun The setting of the ball in position for a place kick.
  • noun A place kick.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A putting, placing, or setting.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The act of placing, or the state of being placed.
  • noun Position; place.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The act of placing or putting in place; the act of locating or positioning; the state of being placed.
  • noun A location or position.
  • noun The act of matching a person with a job

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

  • noun the spatial property of the way in which something is placed
  • noun contact established between applicants and prospective employees
  • noun the act of putting something in a certain place

Etymologies

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From place +‎ -ment

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