Place and Town


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Place noun – The area or space occupied by or intended for something.
Town is a synonym for place in function topic. In some cases you can use "Town" instead a noun "Place", when it comes to topics like region.
Nearby Words: placed, placement, placing, placer, placet
Synonyms for Place


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Town noun – A thickly settled, highly populated area.
Place is a synonym for town. You can use "Place" instead a noun "Town".
Nearby Words: township, townsman
Synonyms for Town

How words are described

full full place full town
nice nice place nice town
particular particular place particular town
certain certain place certain town
Other adjectives: friendly, single, actual, entire, real, large, little, quiet, peaceful, former, final, mysterious, next, weird, strange, last, different.

Both words in one sentence

  • Royal Blood For instance in 2010, amid increasing incidences of armed robbery around the city of Benin, the Oba of Benin conducted a new ritual intended to cleanse the town and place a curse on all robbers.
    Source: Royal Blood
  • The '80s Since then the place has become a Ghost Town and a place where plants and animals have won back ground on humans.
    Source: The '80s
  • It had been a thriving town during a gold rush but when the gold dried up everyone else in town abandoned the place.
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