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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Place  \Place\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Placed};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Placing}.]  [Cf.  F.  placer.  See  {Place},  n.] 
  1.  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.  --Shak. 
  2.  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.  --Ex.  xviii. 
  3.  To  put  out  at  interest;  to  invest;  to  loan;  as  to  place 
  money  in  a  bank. 
  4.  To  set  to  fix;  to  repose;  as  to  place  confidence  in  a 
  friend.  ``My  resolution  's  placed.''  --Shak. 
  5.  To  attribute;  to  ascribe;  to  set  down 
  Place  it  for  her  chief  virtue.  --Shak. 
  {To  place}  (a  person),  to  identify  him  [Colloq.  U.S.] 
  Syn:  See  {Put}. 

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