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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. (sports) a kick in which the ball is placed on the ground before kicking;
[syn: place kick, place-kicking]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Place \Place\ (pl[=a]s), n. [F., fr. L. platea a street, an area, a courtyard, from Gr. platei^a a street, properly fem. of platy`s, flat, broad; akin to Skr. p[.r]thu, Lith. platus. Cf. Flawn, Piazza, Plate, Plaza.] 1. 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. [1913 Webster] Here is the place appointed. --Shak. [1913 Webster] What place can be for us Within heaven's bound? --Milton. [1913 Webster] 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. --Locke. [1913 Webster] 2. A broad way in a city; an open space; an area; a court or short part of a street open only at one end. "Hangman boys in the market place." --Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. 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. [1913 Webster] Are you native of this place? --Shak. [1913 Webster] 4. Rank; degree; grade; order of priority, advancement, dignity, or importance; especially, social rank or position; condition; also, official station; occupation; calling. "The enervating magic of place." --Hawthorne. [1913 Webster] Men in great place are thrice servants. --Bacon. [1913 Webster] I know my place as I would they should do theirs. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 5. Vacated or relinquished space; room; stead (the departure or removal of another being or thing being implied). "In place of Lord Bassanio." --Shak. [1913 Webster] 6. A definite position or passage of a document. [1913 Webster] The place of the scripture which he read was this. --Acts viii. 32. [1913 Webster] 7. Ordinal relation; position in the order of proceeding; as, he said in the first place. [1913 Webster] 8. Reception; effect; -- implying the making room for. [1913 Webster] My word hath no place in you. --John viii. 37. [1913 Webster] 9. (Astron.) Position in the heavens, as of a heavenly body; -- usually defined by its right ascension and declination, or by its latitude and longitude. [1913 Webster] 10. (Racing) 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. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] Place of arms (Mil.), a place calculated for the rendezvous of men in arms, etc., as a fort which affords a safe retreat for hospitals, magazines, etc. --Wilhelm. High place (Script.), a mount on which sacrifices were offered. "Him that offereth in the high place." --Jer. xlviii. 35. In place, in proper position; timely. Out of place, inappropriate; ill-timed; as, his remarks were out of place. Place kick (Football), the act of kicking the ball after it has been placed on the ground. Place name, the name of a place or locality. --London Academy. To give place, to make room; to yield; to give way; to give advantage. "Neither give place to the devil." --Eph. iv. 27. "Let all the rest give place." --Shak. To have place, to have a station, room, or seat; as, such desires can have no place in a good heart. To take place. (a) To come to pass; to occur; as, the ceremony will not take place. (b) To take precedence or priority. --Addison. (c) To take effect; to prevail. "If your doctrine takes place." --Berkeley. "But none of these excuses would take place." --Spenser. To take the place of, to be substituted for. [1913 Webster] Syn: Situation; seat; abode; position; locality; location; site; spot; office; employment; charge; function; trust; ground; room; stead. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

place kick n 1: (sports) a kick in which the ball is placed on the ground before kicking [syn: place kick, place-kicking]