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Definition of "placement" []

  • The act of placing or arranging. (noun)
  • The state of being placed or arranged. (noun)
  • The finding of suitable accommodation or employment for applicants. (noun)
  • Assignment of students to appropriate classes or programs. (noun)
  • Football The setting of the ball in position for a place kick. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "placement" in a sentence
  • "For me at least, the responsibility for their placement is a heavy one."
  • "Coming from someone who works in advertising, product placement is worked into shows more and more because of the impact that DVRs are having on commercials."
  • "As with anything else shot placement is the main thing."