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Place vs. Land: What's the Difference?

Edited by Sumera Saeed || By Sawaira Riaz || Updated on September 30, 2023
A "Place" denotes any location or area, while "Land" specifically refers to a solid surface of the earth not covered by water.

Key Differences

"Place" is a versatile term that encompasses various locations, both general and specific. "Land", on the other hand, zeroes in on the expanse of earth’s solid surface. While a place can be an entire city, a room, or even a country, land distinctly refers to the ground, often marked by ownership or geographic boundaries.
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"Place" is not limited to the physical realm; it can denote virtual or emotional spaces. For example, an online forum might be referred to as a "place" to discuss specific topics. "Land", conversely, is tactile and tangible, used to describe terrains like deserts, forests, or plains.
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A "place" might be remembered for an event, a feeling, or its ambiance. For example, a memorable place could be where someone had their first date. "Land", in contrast, might be recognized for its topography, ownership, or utility, such as farming land or a plot for construction.
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Every "land" is a "place", but not every "place" is a "land". For instance, a restaurant is a place, but it’s not a land. Meanwhile, a pasture is both a place and a land, as it describes a specific type of terrain or ground.
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While "place" can have abstract connotations, suggesting belonging or feeling (like "finding one’s place"), "land" is more solid, often intertwined with concepts of property, rights, and nature.
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Comparison Chart

Definition

A location or area.
Earth's solid surface not covered by water.
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Usage Scope

Broad and versatile.
More specific to terrain.
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Abstractness

Can have abstract connotations.
Generally tangible and concrete.
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Relativity to Water

Can be underwater or on land.
Specifically not covered by water.
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Ownership Implication

Not necessarily owned.
Often implies ownership or boundaries.
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Place and Land Definitions

Place

An area with definite or indefinite boundaries; a portion of space.
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Land

Ground or soil used as a basis for agriculture.
The farmer tilled the land to plant crops.
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Place

Room or space, especially adequate space
There is place for everyone at the back of the room.
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Land

A nation or territory.
Many lands were explored during the Age of Discovery.
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Place

The particular portion of space occupied by or allocated to a person or thing.
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Land

Real estate or property, often referring to a large area.
He purchased a piece of land for development.
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Place

A building or an area set aside for a specified purpose
A place of worship.
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Land

The solid ground of the earth.
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Place

A dwelling; a house
Bought a place on the lake.
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Land

Ground or soil
Tilled the land.
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Place

A business establishment or office.
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Land

A topographically or functionally distinct tract
Desert land.
Prime building land.
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Place

A locality, such as a town or city
Visited many places.
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Land

A nation; a country.
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Place

Abbr. Pl. A public square or street with houses in a town.
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Land

The people of a nation, district, or region.
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Place

A space in which one person, such as a passenger or spectator, can sit or stand.
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Land

Lands Territorial possessions or property.
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Place

A setting for one person at a table.
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Land

Public or private landed property; real estate.
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Place

A position regarded as belonging to someone or something else; stead
She was chosen in his place.
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Land

(Law) The solid material of the earth as well as the natural and manmade things attached to it and the rights and interests associated with it.
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Place

A particular point that one has reached, as in a book
I have lost my place.
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Land

An agricultural or farming area
Wanted to buy a house on the land.
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Place

A particular spot, as on the body
The place that hurts.
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Land

Farming considered as a way of life.
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Place

The proper or designated role or function
The place of the media in a free society.
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Land

An area or realm
The land of make-believe.
The land of television.
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Place

The proper or customary position or order
These books are out of place.
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Land

The raised portion of a grooved surface, as on a phonograph record.
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Place

A suitable setting or occasion
Not the place to argue.
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Land

To bring to and unload on land
Land cargo.
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Place

The appropriate right or duty
Not her place to criticize.
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Land

To set (a vehicle) down on land or another surface
Land an airplane smoothly.
Land a seaplane on a lake.
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Place

Social station
He overstepped his place.
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Land

(Informal) To cause to arrive in a place or condition
Civil disobedience will land you in jail.
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Place

A particular situation or circumstance
Put yourself in my place.
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Land

To catch and pull in (a fish)
Landed a big catfish.
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Place

High rank or status.
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Land

(Informal) To win; secure
Land a big contract.
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Place

A job, post, or position
Found a place in the company.
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Land

(Informal) To deliver
Landed a blow on his opponent's head.
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Place

Relative position in a series; standing.
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Land

To come to shore
Landed against the current with great difficulty.
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Place

(Games) Second position for betting purposes, as in a horserace.
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Land

To disembark
Landed at a crowded dock.
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Place

The specified stage in a list of points to be made, as in an argument
In the first place.
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Land

To descend toward and settle onto the ground or another surface
The helicopter has landed.
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Place

(Mathematics) A position in a numeral or series.
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Land

(Informal) To arrive in a place or condition
Landed at the theater too late for the opening curtain.
Landed in trouble for being late.
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Place

To put in or as if in a particular place or position; set.
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Land

To come to rest in a certain way or place
Slipped and landed on his shoulder.
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Place

To put in a specified relation or order
Place the words in alphabetical order.
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Land

The part of Earth which is not covered by oceans or other bodies of water.
Most insects live on land.
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Place

To offer for consideration
Placed the matter before the board.
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Land

Real estate or landed property; a partitioned and measurable area which is owned and acquired and on which buildings and structures can be built and erected.
There are 50 acres of land in this estate.
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Place

To find accommodation or employment for.
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Land

A country or region.
They come from a faraway land.
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Place

To put into a particular condition
Placed him under arrest.
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Land

A person's country of origin and/or homeplace; homeland.
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Place

To arrange for the publication or display of
Place an advertisement in the newspaper.
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Land

The soil, in respect to its nature or quality for farming.
Wet land; good or bad land for growing potatoes
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Place

To appoint to a post
Placed her in a key position.
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Land

Realm, domain.
I'm going to Disneyland.
Maybe that's how it works in TV-land, but not in the real world.
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Place

To rank in an order or sequence
I'd place him second best.
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Land

(agriculture) The ground left unploughed between furrows; any of several portions into which a field is divided for ploughing.
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Place

To estimate
Placed the distance at 100 feet.
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Land

A shock or fright.
He got an awful land when the police arrived.
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Place

To identify or classify in a particular context
Could not place that person's face.
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Land

(electronics) A conducting area on a board or chip which can be used for connecting wires.
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Place

To give an order for
Place a bet.
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Land

On a compact disc or similar recording medium, an area of the medium which does not have pits.
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Place

To apply or arrange for
Place an order.
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Land

(travel) The non-airline portion of an itinerary. Hotel, tours, cruises, etc.
Our city offices sell a lot more land than our suburban offices.
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Place

To make or obtain a connection for (a telephone call).
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Land

(obsolete) The ground or floor.
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Place

To sell (a new issue of stock, bonds, or other securities).
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Land

(nautical) The lap of the strakes in a clinker-built boat; the lap of plates in an iron vessel; called also landing.
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Place

To adjust (one's voice) for the best possible effects.
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Land

In any surface prepared with indentations, perforations, or grooves, that part of the surface which is not so treated, such as the level part of a millstone between the furrows.
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Place

To be among those who finish a competition or race, especially to finish second.
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Land

(ballistics) The space between the rifling grooves in a gun.
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Place

(physical) An area; somewhere within an area.
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Land

A group of dwellings or tenements under one roof and having a common entry.
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Place

An open space, particularly a city square, market square, or courtyard.
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Land

Lant; urine
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Place

A street, sometimes but not always surrounding a public place, square, or plaza of the same name.
They live at Westminster Place.
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Land

(intransitive) To descend to a surface, especially from the air.
The plane is about to land.
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Place

An inhabited area: a village, town, or city.
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Land

(dated) To alight, to descend from a vehicle.
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Place

Any area of the earth: a region.
He is going back to his native place on vacation.
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Land

(intransitive) To come into rest.
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Place

The area one occupies, particularly somewhere to sit.
We asked the restaurant to give us a table with three places.
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Land

(intransitive) To arrive on land, especially a shore or dock, from a body of water.
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Place

The area where one lives: one's home, formerly country estates and farms.
Do you want to come over to my place later?
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Land

(transitive) To bring to land.
It can be tricky to land a helicopter.
Use the net to land the fish.
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Place

An area of the body, especially the skin.
Which place hurts the most?
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Land

To capture or arrest.
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Place

An area to urinate and defecate: an outhouse or lavatory.
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Land

(transitive) To acquire; to secure.
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Place

An area to fight: a battlefield or the contested ground in a battle.
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Land

To succeed in having sexual relations with; to score
Too ugly to ever land a chick
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Place

A location or position in space.
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Land

(transitive) (of a blow) To deliver.
If you land a knockout blow, you’ll win the match
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Place

A particular location in a book or document, particularly the current location of a reader.
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Land

(intransitive) (of a punch) To connect
If the punches land, you might lose a few teeth!
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Place

A passage or extract from a book or document.
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Land

(intransitive) To go down well with an audience.
Some of the comedian's jokes failed to land.
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Place

A topic.
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Land

Urine. See Lant.
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Place

A state of mind.
I'm in a strange place at the moment.
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Land

The solid part of the surface of the earth; - opposed to water as constituting a part of such surface, especially to oceans and seas; as, to sight land after a long voyage.
They turn their heads to sea, their sterns to land.
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Place

A chess position; a square of the chessboard.
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Land

Any portion, large or small, of the surface of the earth, considered by itself, or as belonging to an individual or a people, as a country, estate, farm, or tract.
Go view the land, even Jericho.
Ill fares the land, to hastening ills a prey,Where wealth accumulates and men decay.
A poor parson dwelling upon land [i.e., in the country].
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Place

(social) A responsibility or position in an organization.
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Land

Ground, in respect to its nature or quality; soil; as, wet land; good or bad land.
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Place

A role or purpose; a station.
It is really not my place to say what is right and wrong in this case.
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Land

The inhabitants of a nation or people.
These answers, in the silent night received,The king himself divulged, the land believed.
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Place

The position of a contestant in a competition.
We thought we would win but only ended up in fourth place.
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Land

The mainland, in distinction from islands.
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Place

(horse-racing) The position of first, second, or third at the finish, especially the second position.
To win a bet on a horse for place
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Land

The ground or floor.
Herself upon the land she did prostrate.
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Place

The position as a member of a sports team.
He lost his place in the national team.
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Land

The ground left unplowed between furrows; any one of several portions into which a field is divided for convenience in plowing.
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Place

A fortified position: a fortress, citadel, or walled town.
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Land

Any ground, soil, or earth whatsoever, as meadows, pastures, woods, etc., and everything annexed to it, whether by nature, as trees, water, etc., or by the hand of man, as buildings, fences, etc.; real estate.
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Place

Numerically, the column counting a certain quantity.
Three decimal places;
The hundreds place
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Land

The lap of the strakes in a clinker-built boat; the lap of plates in an iron vessel; - called also landing.
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Place

Ordinal relation; position in the order of proceeding.
That's what I said in the first place!
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Land

In any surface prepared with indentations, perforations, or grooves, that part of the surface which is not so treated, as the level part of a millstone between the furrows, or the surface of the bore of a rifled gun between the grooves.
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Place

Reception; effect; implying the making room for.
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Land

To set or put on shore from a ship or other water craft; to disembark; to debark.
I 'll undertake to land them on our coast.
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Place

(transitive) To put (an object or person) in a specific location.
He placed the glass on the table.
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Land

To catch and bring to shore; to capture; as, to land a fish.
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Place

(intransitive) To earn a given spot in a competition.
The Cowboys placed third in the league.
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Land

To set down after conveying; to cause to fall, alight, or reach; to bring to the end of a course; as, he landed the quoit near the stake; to be thrown from a horse and landed in the mud; to land one in difficulties or mistakes.
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Place

To finish second, especially of horses or dogs.
In the third race: Aces Up won, paying eight dollars; Blarney Stone placed, paying three dollars; and Cinnamon showed, paying five dollars.
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Land

To pilot (an airplane) from the air onto the land; as, to land the plane on a highway.
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Place

To rank at (a certain position, often followed by an ordinal) as in a horse race.
Run Ragged was placed fourth in the race.
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Land

To come to the end of a course; to arrive at a destination, literally or figuratively; as, he landed in trouble; after hithchiking for a week, he landed in Los Angeles.
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Place

(transitive) To remember where and when (an object or person) has been previously encountered.
I've seen him before, but I can't quite place where.
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Land

To go on shore from a ship or boat; to disembark.
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Place

(transitive) To sing (a note) with the correct pitch.
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Land

To reach and come to rest on land after having been in the air; as, the arrow landed in a flower bed; the golf ball landed in a sand trap; our airplane landed in Washington.
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Place

(transitive) To arrange for or to make (a bet).
I placed ten dollars on the Lakers beating the Bulls.
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Land

The land on which real estate is located;
He built the house on land leased from the city
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Place

(transitive) To establish a call connection by telephone or similar.
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Land

Material in the top layer of the surface of the earth in which plants can grow (especially with reference to its quality or use);
The land had never been plowed
Good agricultural soil
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Place

(transitive) To recruit or match an appropriate person for a job, or a home for an animal for adoption, etc.
They phoned hoping to place her in the management team.
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Land

The solid part of the earth's surface;
The plane turned away from the sea and moved back over land
The earth shook for several minutes
He dropped the logs on the ground
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Place

To place-kick (a goal).
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Land

Territory over which rule or control is exercised;
His domain extended into Europe
He made it the law of the land
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Place

Any portion of space regarded as measured off or distinct from all other space, or appropriated to some definite object or use; position; ground; site; spot; rarely, unbounded space.
Here is the place appointed.
What place can be for usWithin heaven's bound?
The word place has sometimes a more confused sense, and stands for that space which any body takes up; and so the universe is a place.
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Land

The territory occupied by a nation;
He returned to the land of his birth
He visited several European countries
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Place

A broad way in a city; an open space; an area; a court or short part of a street open only at one end.
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Land

A domain in which something is dominant;
The untroubled kingdom of reason
A land of make-believe
The rise of the realm of cotton in the south
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Place

A position which is occupied and held; a dwelling; a mansion; a village, town, or city; a fortified town or post; a stronghold; a region or country.
Are you native of this place?
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Land

Extensive landed property (especially in the country) retained by the owner for his own use;
The family owned a large estate on Long Island
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Place

Rank; degree; grade; order of priority, advancement, dignity, or importance; especially, social rank or position; condition; also, official station; occupation; calling.
Men in great place are thrice servants.
I know my place as I would they should do theirs.
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Land

The people who live in a nation or country;
A statement that sums up the nation's mood
The news was announced to the nation
The whole country worshipped him
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Place

Vacated or relinquished space; room; stead (the departure or removal of another being or thing being implied).
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Land

A politically organized body of people under a single government;
The state has elected a new president
African nations
Students who had come to the nation's capitol
The country's largest manufacturer
An industrialized land
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Place

A definite position or passage of a document.
The place of the scripture which he read was this.
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Land

United States inventor who incorporated Polaroid film into lenses and invented the one-step photographic process (1909-1991)
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Place

Ordinal relation; position in the order of proceeding; as, he said in the first place.
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Land

Working the land as an occupation or way of life;
Farming is a strenuous life
There's no work on the land any more
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Place

Reception; effect; - implying the making room for.
My word hath no place in you.
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Land

Reach or come to rest;
The bird landed on the highest branch
The plane landed in Istanbul
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Place

Position in the heavens, as of a heavenly body; - usually defined by its right ascension and declination, or by its latitude and longitude.
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Land

Cause to come to the ground;
The pilot managed to land the airplane safely
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Place

The position of first, second, or third at the finish, esp. the second position. In betting, to win a bet on a horse for place it must, in the United States, finish first or second, in England, usually, first, second, or third.
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Land

Bring into a different state;
This may land you in jail
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Place

To assign a place to; to put in a particular spot or place, or in a certain relative position; to direct to a particular place; to fix; to settle; to locate; as, to place a book on a shelf; to place balls in tennis.
Upon my head they placed a fruitless crown.
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Land

Bring ashore;
The drug smugglers landed the heroin on the beach of the island
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Place

To put or set in a particular rank, office, or position; to surround with particular circumstances or relations in life; to appoint to certain station or condition of life; as, in whatever sphere one is placed.
Place such over them to be rulers.
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Land

Deliver (a blow);
He landed several blows on his opponent's head
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Place

To put out at interest; to invest; to loan; as, to place money in a bank.
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Land

Arrive on shore;
The ship landed in Pearl Harbor
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Jan 20, 2023

Place

To set; to fix; to repose; as, to place confidence in a friend.
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Land

Shoot at and force to come down;
The enemy landed several of our aircraft
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Place

To attribute; to ascribe; to set down.
Place it for her chief virtue.
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Land

Relating to or characteristic of or occurring on land;
Land vehicles
Sea stories
Sea smells
Sea traffic
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Place

To determine or announce the place of at the finish. Usually, in horse racing only the first three horses are placed officially.
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Land

Operating or living or growing in water;
Boats are aquatic vehicles
Water lilies are aquatic plants
Fish are aquatic animals
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Place

To place-kick ( a goal).
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Land

The surface of the earth not covered by water.
The ship finally sighted land after days at sea.
Sara Rehman
Sep 30, 2023

Place

To recognize or identify (a person).
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Jan 20, 2023

Land

To come down from the air to the ground.
The plane will land in 20 minutes.
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Sep 30, 2023

Place

A point located with respect to surface features of some region;
This is a nice place for a picnic
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Place

Any area set aside for a particular purpose;
Who owns this place?
The president was concerned about the property across from the White House
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Place

An abstract mental location;
He has a special place in my thoughts
A place in my heart
A political system with no place for the less prominent groups
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Place

A general vicinity;
He comes from a place near Chicago
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Place

The function or position properly or customarily occupied or served by another;
Can you go in my stead?
Took his place
In lieu of
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Place

A particular situation;
If you were in my place what would you do?
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Place

Where you live at a particular time;
Deliver the package to my home
He doesn't have a home to go to
Your place or mine?
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Place

A job in an organization;
He occupied a post in the treasury
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Place

The particular portion of space occupied by a physical object;
He put the lamp back in its place
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Place

Proper or designated social situation;
He overstepped his place
The responsibilities of a man in his station
Married above her station
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Place

A space reserved for sitting (as in a theater or on a train or airplane);
He booked their seats in advance
He sat in someone else's place
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Place

The passage that is being read;
He lost his place on the page
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Place

Proper or appropriate position or location;
A woman's place is no longer in the kitchen
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Place

A public square with room for pedestrians;
They met at Elm Plaza
Grosvenor Place
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Place

An item on a list or in a sequence;
In the second place
Moved from third to fifth position
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Place

A blank area;
Write your name in the space provided
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Place

Put into a certain place or abstract location;
Put your things here
Set the tray down
Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children
Place emphasis on a certain point
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Place

Place somebody in a particular situation or location;
He was placed on probation
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Place

Assign a rank or rating to;
How would you rank these students?
The restaurant is rated highly in the food guide
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Place

Assign a location to;
The company located some of their agents in Los Angeles
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Place

To arrange for;
Place a phone call
Place a bet
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Place

Take a place in a competition; often followed by an ordinal;
Jerry came in third in the Marathon
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Place

Intend (something) to move towards a certain goal;
He aimed his fists towards his opponent's face
Criticism directed at her superior
Direct your anger towards others, not towards yourself
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Place

Recognize as being; establish the identity of someone or something;
She identified the man on the 'wanted' poster
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Place

Assign to (a job or a home)
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Place

Locate;
The film is set in Africa
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Place

Estimate;
We put the time of arrival at 8 P.M.
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Place

Identify the location or place of;
We localized the source of the infection
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Place

Make an investment;
Put money into bonds
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Place

Assign to a station
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Place

Finish second or better in a horse or dog race;
He bet $2 on number six to place
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Place

Sing a note with the correct pitch
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Place

A particular position or point in space.
I've reserved a place for you at the event.
Sara Rehman
Sep 30, 2023

Place

A portion of space designated for a purpose.
I need a place to park my car.
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Place

A specific area or region.
The beach is my favorite place to relax.
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Place

A position in a series or hierarchy.
She finished in first place in the marathon.
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Place

An appropriate position or setting.
Everything in the room found its place.
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Sep 30, 2023

FAQs

Can land be underwater?

By definition, land refers to the surface not covered by water.
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Sep 30, 2023

What does "land" often imply?

Land often implies ownership, boundaries, or a specific terrain.
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Sep 30, 2023

Is "place" always a physical location?

No, "place" can also refer to virtual or emotional spaces.
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Sep 30, 2023

Is "home" considered a place?

Yes, a home is a specific type of place.
Aimie Carlson
Sep 30, 2023

Can "place" be used in a figurative sense?

Yes, like "finding one's place in the world."
Aimie Carlson
Sep 30, 2023

What's a synonym for "place"?

Locale, spot, or location.
Aimie Carlson
Sep 30, 2023

Can a land be a place?

Yes, every land is a place, but not every place is a land.
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Sep 30, 2023

How does "land" relate to real estate?

"Land" often refers to a property or real estate, especially larger expanses.
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Sep 30, 2023

Is an island a place or a land?

An island is both a place and a land.
Aimie Carlson
Sep 30, 2023

Can "land" be a verb?

Yes, like when an airplane "lands" on a runway.
Harlon Moss
Sep 30, 2023

Can a building be called a place?

Yes, a building, like a school or a mall, is a place.
Aimie Carlson
Sep 30, 2023

What does "arable land" mean?

It means land suitable for growing crops.
Janet White
Sep 30, 2023

What's the difference between "land" and "terrain"?

While both refer to the earth's surface, "terrain" often describes the land's physical character.
Sawaira Riaz
Sep 30, 2023

Can "place" denote rank?

Yes, like "first place in a competition."
Aimie Carlson
Sep 30, 2023

Is "soil" synonymous with "land"?

Not necessarily. Soil is the top layer of earth in which plants grow, a subset of land.
Sara Rehman
Sep 30, 2023
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