Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of place.
  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of place.

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Examples

  • In these and similar places, while the phraseology is exceedingly simple, the variations which the text exhibits are so exceeding numerous, — that when it is discovered that _a Church Lesson begins in those places_, we may be sure that we have been put in possession of the name of the disturbing force.

    The Last Twelve Verses of the Gospel According to S. Mark

  • And in the canons of 1603, after alluding to the foregoing constitution, and observing that it was too much neglected in many places, it is appointed “That there shall be a font of stone in every church and chapel where baptism is to be ministered; the same to be set in the _ancient usual places_.”

    The Principles of Gothic Ecclesiastical Architecture, Elucidated by Question and Answer, 4th ed.

  • And many times when a reformation was introduced under some of the wiser and better princes, it is still lamented by the sacred writer, that [717] _the high places were not taken away: the people still offered, and burnt incense on the high places_.

    A New System; or, an Analysis of Antient Mythology. Volume I.

  • And he did, in the subsequent articles of his said instructions, order the whole management to be directed by Sir John D'Oyly, subject to his own directions as aforesaid; and did even direct what company he should keep; and did throw reflections on some persons, in places the nearest to him, as of bad character and base origin, -- persons whom he should decline to name as such, "unless he heard that they still availed themselves of his goodness to retain _the places_ which they improperly hold near his person."

    The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. 09 (of 12)

  • Her hands still had pink stains in places from the beets.

    MORE FROM GINNY BATES: SETTING UP HOUSE

  • Â The Census Bureau uses the term places as a synonym for cities over 250,000 people.

    The Richest and Poorest Counties and Cities in the US

  • The handwriting shows hurry and in places is scarcely legible.

    The Filigree Ball

  • The label places a great deal of emphasis on design and packaging, and every release will come with a limited edition screenprint, as well as a digital mixtape created by the band whose music is on the release.

    Pitchfork: Latest News

  • The label places a great deal of emphasis on design and packaging, and every release will come with a limited edition screenprint, as well as a digital mixtape created by the band whose music is on the release.

    Pitchfork: Latest News

  • Developed by the Black Box studio of Electronic Arts, the title places players onto the driving seats of the hottest and fastest cars available in the real world.

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