Place and Take


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Place verb – To arrange something in a certain spot or position.
Usage example: he carefully placed the flowers in a vase

Take is an antonym for place in topics: order, locate.
Nearby Words: placed, placement, placing, placer, placet
Antonyms for Place


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Take verb – To reach for and take hold of by embracing with the fingers or arms.
Place is an antonym for take.
Nearby Words: taking, taken, taker
Antonyms for Take
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How words are described

good good place good take
best best place best take
exact exact place exact take
particular particular place particular take
Other adjectives: perfect, original, single, actual, entire, real, big, great, little, bad, beautiful, interesting, new, final, odd, weird, strange, last, different.

Common collocations

life place life take life
hand place hand take hand
time place time take time
way place way take way
Other nouns: money, blame, orders.

Both words in one sentence

  • Comicbook / Brightest Day Atrocitus hired Lobo to attack him in the first place and take a dive, in order to get the others to trust him.
  • Luke, Leia, and Chewie storm the place and take out whoever they have to in order to get Han out of there.
  • Video Game / M.U.G.E.N These practically do nothing but stand in one place and take damage from everything until they die.
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Antonyms for place
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