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  • verblocate, situate
  • verborder, sort
  • verbidentify, recognize

synonyms for placing

  • deposit
  • distribute
  • establish
  • install
  • lay
  • plant
  • put
  • set
  • stand
  • stick
  • store
  • allocate
  • allot
  • assign
  • finger
  • fix
  • lodge
  • nail
  • park
  • peg
  • position
  • quarter
  • repose
  • rest
  • settle
  • spot
  • station
  • stow
  • diagnose
  • remember
  • associate
  • spot
  • pinpoint
  • nail
  • indicate
  • know
  • determine
  • distinguish
  • peg
  • tell
  • finger
  • determinate
  • figure out
  • set in context
  • put one's finger on
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antonyms for placing

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  • disestablish
  • displace
  • refuse
  • remove
  • take
  • unsettle
  • depart
  • energize
  • ignore
  • keep
  • leave
  • move
  • unfasten
  • disarrange
  • discompose
  • dislodge
  • disorder
  • empty
  • forget
  • lose
  • misplace
  • overlook
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How to use placing in a sentence

The little boy of two, often quoted here, showed a punctilious feeling for order in the placing of things.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
I played up one octave, and then I wished to go on by placing my first finger on F sharp.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
Track of the count may be kept by placing a mark for each leukocyte in its appropriate column, ruled upon paper.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
We notice that more attention is given to the problem of placing a feature than to that of making a likeness of it.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
Provisions are to some extent protected from them, by placing the legs of the tables and presses in plates filled with water.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
It is obtained by placing a quantity of wheat flour in a bag, and kneading it under a gentle stream of water.
ELEMENTS OF AGRICULTURAL CHEMISTRYTHOMAS ANDERSON
Placing his duty to his country and his plighted faith before the longings of his heart, he remained faithful to the Bourbons.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
It was a big job, placing the Imperator in commission for the first time by American Navalmen.
A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE U. S. S. IMPERATOR, ONE OF THE TWO LARGEST SHIPS IN THE U. S. NAVY.ANONYMOUS
Does the experience of the last ten years justify the country in placing confidence, on such a point, in a Whig Ministry?
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
The English fashion of placing a card upon each plate with the name of the person to take that seat upon it, is a good one.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PLACING

  • agreement
  • architecture
  • balance
  • beauty
  • combination
  • concord
  • configuration
  • consonance
  • constitution
  • content
  • design
  • distribution
  • form
  • formation
  • harmony
  • layout
  • make-up
  • placing
  • proportion
  • relation
  • rhythm
  • spacing
  • style
  • symmetry
  • weave
  • chain of commands
  • due orders
  • groupings
  • pecking orders
  • placings
  • positions
  • pyramids
  • rankings
  • scales
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