from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The act of placing or arranging.
  • n. The state of being placed or arranged.
  • n. The finding of suitable accommodation or employment for applicants.
  • n. Assignment of students to appropriate classes or programs.
  • n. Football The setting of the ball in position for a place kick.
  • n. Football A place kick.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A putting, placing, or setting.

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

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


From place +‎ -ment (Wiktionary)



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