Bedeutung von “place” im Essential American English Dictionary

place

verb us /pleɪs/ present participle placing, past tense and past participle placed

to put something somewhere carefully:

She placed a large dish in front of me.

to cause someone to be in a situation:

He was placed in charge of the troops.
One stupid action has placed us all at risk.

(Definition von “place verb” aus dem Webster's Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)