She was standing exactly where you are standing now.
Stay where you are.
This is the place where I hid the key.
In 1963 we moved to Boston, where my grandparents lived.
3used to talk about a particular stage in a process, conversation, story etc:
The treatment will continue until the patient reaches the point where he can walk correctly and safely.
You are saying that everyone should be equal, and this is where I disagree.
Now, where were we? Oh yes, we were talking about John.
4used to ask or talk about the origin of something or someone:
Where does the word 'super' come from?
Where does this man get the money to keep two houses?
I wonder where he gets these strange ideas.
5used to say that one person, thing, opinion etc is different from another:
Where others might have been satisfied, Dawson had higher ambitions.
6in or to any place [= wherever]:
You can sit where you like.
You're free to go where you please.
WORD CHOICE: WORD CHOICE: position, place, location, where, therePlaceis a very general word for talking about where something or someone is• the place where they live • Put this in a safe place.Positioncan be used to talk about the place where something is in relation to other things or places• the position of the table in the roomLocation is used mainly in formal or business English to talk about where a building is• a house in a central location • the location of the new headquartersIn ordinary spoken English, it is more usual to use words like where, there, somewhere, anywhereto talk about the place where something or someone is• This is where (NOT the place where) I live. • My shoes were in the hall but they're not there (NOT in that place) now.• Let's have lunch somewhere different (NOT in a different place) today. ➔ See alsoposition
Definition from the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Advanced Learner's Dictionary.