take place


  • Snow Locomotive. Takes the place of 12 teamsters and 12 horses. Minnesota
    Snow Locomotive. Takes the place of 12 teamsters and 12 horses. Minnesota
  • WordNet 3.6
    • v take place come to pass "What is happening?","The meeting took place off without an incidence","Nothing occurred that seemed important"
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The Mexican version of the Tooth Fairy is known as the Tooth Mouse, which takes the tooth and leaves treasures in its place
    • Take place to come to pass: to take precedence of
    • Take place to happen: to prevail
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  • Jack Kinder
    Jack Kinder
    “High achievement always takes place in the framework of high expectation.”
  • Gita Bellin
    Gita Bellin
    “If one desires a change, one must be that change before that change can take place.”
  • John Barrymore
    “A man is not old until regrets take the place of dreams.”
  • Jim Rohn
    “Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.”
  • Robert Frost
    “Home is the place where, when you have to go there, They have to take you in.”
  • Norman Schwarzkopf
    Norman Schwarzkopf
    “When placed in command -- take charge.”


Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
M. E. taken—Scand.; Ice. taka pa.t. tók, pa.p. tekinn); conn. with L. tangĕre, tetig-i, to touch, and with Eng. tack.


In literature:

The precise method in which this conversion takes place is a discovery of only a few years' standing.
"Manures and the principles of manuring" by Charles Morton Aikman
On that day the first bull-fight of the season was to take place at Puerto Santa Maria, a small town about ten miles from Jerez.
"The Chronicles of a Gay Gordon" by José Maria Gordon
I don't wish that meeting to take place.
"Nobody's Girl" by Hector Malot
Death would quickly take place were this not true.
"The Higher Powers of Mind and Spirit" by Ralph Waldo Trine
As is the case in all fractures of the acromion, bony union seldom takes place.
"Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition." by Alexander Miles
If such a miracle could take place, I should never believe in it.
"The Cryptogram" by James De Mille
By time it thaws so absorption becomes possible, there may have been changes such as take place in cold storage, unfitting it for food.
"Dishes & Beverages of the Old South" by Martha McCulloch Williams
In one style, the hulling takes place between a rotating disk and the casing of the machine.
"All About Coffee" by William H. Ukers
Comets were regarded as celestial portents, and meteors as small conflagrations taking place in the upper air.
"Astronomy of To-day" by Cecil G. Dolmage
He sees what takes place around him.
"My Days and Nights on the Battle-Field" by Charles Carleton Coffin

In poetry:

My darlings, do you feel me near,
As every day
Into this hidden place and dear
I take my way?
"Within" by Susan Coolidge
If he have held them deare,
And cannot cease to moane,
Come, let him take his place by me;
He shall not rue alone.
"A Fancy" by Edward Dyer
A sweet sad smile plays on her lips;
Her heart is far away,
And thus she sits till twilight comes
To take the place of day.
"Alexander And Zenobia" by Anne Bronte
Wouldst thou the holy hill ascend,
Wouldst see the Father's face?
To all his other children bend,
And take the lowest place.
"To My Sister: On Her Twenty-First Birthday" by George MacDonald
The twilight deepens on apace,
The vision fades away from me;
But yet another takes its place,
I look, and this is what I see:—
"A City Reverie" by Alexander Anderson
His voice of mirth hath ceas'd
Amidst the vineyards! there is left no place
For him whose dust receives your vain embrace,
At the gay bridal feast!
Earth must take earth to moulder on her breast;
Come near! weep o'er him! bear him to his rest!
"The Farewell To The Dead" by Felicia Dorothea Hemans

In news:

Recent media reports say the wedding could take place this summer.
There's a big brouhaha taking place between Mayor Richard Cohen and certain members of the Veterans' Council.
The ceremony will take place in Escanaba.
The first ever San Fermin in Nueva Orleans will take place on Saturday, July 7 at 8 am in the French Quarter of New Orleans, the same day the original Spanish event will be taking place in Pamplona.
This one-day event takes place July 31 in Coldwater, Mich.
If so, you'll want to be part of "Spirits on the Gulf" at the Burroughs Home in Fort Myers, scheduled to take place on Friday, Oct 28.
If so, you'll want to be part of "Spirits on the Gulf" at the Burroughs Home in Fort Myers, scheduled to take place on.
BOSTON — Over the past week a very public act of graffiti has been taking place in Boston's Financial District.
The 17th-annual Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance takes place this weekend, March 9-11.
Vote to take place Thrusday.
Interment will take place on Monday, April 2, at the Reed Hatch Memorial Cemetery in Taylor.
Costume Capers will take place 5:30 to 7 pm Tuesday, Oct 23 in Ashland.
The event will take place from 6:30 to 8:30 pm Wednesday, Oct 10.
Ericsson and Qualcomm unveiled "LTE Broadcast" at the Mobile World Congress 2012 in Barcelona, taking place now through March 1.
Mike the Headless Chicken Festival takes place in Fruita, Colorado from May 15-16.

In science:

The breaking of the overlapping regime thus takes place when N/z t ∼ 1 or, equivalently, t× ∼ ln N .
I. Territory covered by N random walkers on deterministic fractals. The Sierpinski gasket
It is presently unclear how this procedure applied to any affine frame takes place.
On the solutions of the Cartan equation in Metric Affine Gravity
Since the homology takes place in the cover corresponding to π1N each of these curves is nullhomotopic in N .
Dual 2-complexes in 4-manifolds
STATIC and DYNAMIC lists describe the general environment in which the accident takes place.
Generating a 3D Simulation of a Car Accident from a Written Description in Natural Language: the CarSim System
In the last chapter we make some comments about the influence of the Andreev reflection on the phenomena that can take place inside the Neutron Stars.
Quark scattering at QGP/2SC interface