place with

place with

1. To set, put, or lay someone or something alongside someone or something else. Place her with the other prisoners in the cell. You can place that vase with the white lamp in the hallway.
2. To assign one to work with or alongside with some person or group. The teacher placed me with Tommy for the history project. Let's place her with the advanced class.
3. To find a person, group, or company for someone to work for. The recruitment agency was able to place me with an advertising company as their new financial manager. The university has several resources to help place recent graduates with companies around the country.
4. To find a person, couple, or group that will take care of someone or an animal. They placed the foster child with a couple who were very eager to adopt him. We were able to placed the abandoned puppy with a new family in a matter of days. The company placed the valuable item with a security firm.
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place someone with someone or something

to get someone a job with someone or some company. The agency was able to place me with Dave, who runs a small candy store on Maple Street. They placed me with a firm that makes doghouses.
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place something with someone or something

to leave something in the care of someone or something. We placed the trunk with Fred and his wife. Mary placed the problem with the committee, hoping a solution could be found.
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Sense of place is a factor that converts the space into a place with special behavioral and emotional characteristics for individuals.
Sense of place is a concept which is changing a typical space to place with special behavior and sensory characteristics for certain people.
After Wade's death in 1823--a death for which Sapphira is given full credit by the people of Willow Springs--Sapphira lived as a free woman in the other place with her sons until she, according to legend, flew back to Africa.
captured fifth place with his project on the quantum Yang-Baxter equation, which has implications for various fields of physics.
This place with barbed wire and razor wire that stands 12 feet high and has bars.