W w


    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [wel pleys]
    • /wɛl pleɪs/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [wel pleys]
    • /wɛl pleɪs/

Definitions of well-placed word

  • noun well-placed a particular portion of space, whether of definite or indefinite extent. 1
  • noun well-placed space in general: time and place. 1
  • noun well-placed the specific portion of space normally occupied by anything: The vase is in its place. Every item on the shelf had its place. 1
  • noun well-placed a space, area, or spot, set apart or used for a particular purpose: a place of worship; a place of entertainment. 1
  • noun well-placed any part or spot in a body or surface: a decayed place in a tree. 1
  • noun well-placed a particular passage in a book or writing: to find the place where one left off reading. 1

Information block about the term

Origin of well-placed

First appearance:

before 950
One of the 4% oldest English words
before 950; (noun) Middle English, conflation of Old English plæce and Middle French place, both < Latin platea, variant of platēa street, courtyard, area < Greek plateîa broad street, noun use of feminine of platýs broad, flat1; (v.) late Middle English, derivative of the noun; see platy-

Historical Comparancy

Parts of speech for Well-placed


well-placed popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 100% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

See also

Matching words

Was this page helpful?
Yes No
Thank you for your feedback! Tell your friends about this page
Tell us why?