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General words for location and place - thesaurus

Synonyms

place

noun

an area, or a position

location

noun

the place or position where someone or something is or where something happens

setting

noun

the place where someone or something is, and all the things, people, or emotions that are part of that place

base

noun

a place from which an activity can be planned, started, or carried out

site

noun

a place used for a particular purpose

venue

noun

the place where an activity or event happens

whereabouts

noun

the place where someone or something is: can be followed by a singular or plural verb

scene

noun

a place where something happens, usually something bad

locale

noun

formal the place where something happens

centre

noun

an important place for a particular activity

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capital

noun

the most important place for an activity or industry

citadel

noun

literary a place that seems to represent all the important aspects of an idea, method, or practice

city

noun

informal used after some nouns and adjectives to describe a place that has a lot of a particular quality

hub

noun

the most important place where a particular activity takes place

locale

noun

formal the place where the story of a book, film etc is set

locality

noun

formal a particular area or district

locus

noun

formal the particular place or situation in which something exists or takes place

mise-en-scène

noun

literary the type of place where an event happens. A more common word for this is setting.

parts

noun

old-fashioned a place or area

place

noun

the position where someone or something is, or where it should be

place

noun

a particular town, country, building, shop etc

place

noun

an area, building, or space that is used for or suitable for a particular purpose

point

noun

a particular place

position

noun

where something is in relation to other things

site

noun

a place used for a particular purpose

spot

noun

the particular place where someone or something is

stronghold

noun

a place where something that is no longer common can still be found

surroundings

noun

all the things that are present in a place and that form the experience of being there

vicinity

noun

the area near a particular place

way

noun

the area or position in which a place is

X marks the spot

used in games and mysteries for saying that something important can be found at a particular place

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hygge

a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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Open Dictionary

sofar

a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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