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KK Pronunciation

〔 pәˋzIʃәn 〕


〔 pәˊziʃәn 〕

Overview of noun position

The noun position has 16 senses

  • position, place -- (the particular portion of space occupied by something; "he put the lamp back in its place")

  • military position, position -- (a point occupied by troops for tactical reasons)

  • position, view, perspective -- (a way of regarding situations or topics etc.; "consider what follows from the positivist view")

  • position, posture, attitude -- (the arrangement of the body and its limbs; "he assumed an attitude of surrender")

  • status, position -- (the relative position or standing of things or especially persons in a society; "he had the status of a minor"; "the novel attained the status of a classic"; "atheists do not enjoy a favorable position in American life")

  • position, post, berth, office, spot, billet, place, situation -- (a job in an organization; "he occupied a post in the treasury")

  • position, spatial relation -- (the spatial property of a place where or way in which something is situated; "the position of the hands on the clock"; "he specified the spatial relations of every piece of furniture on the stage")

  • position -- (the appropriate or customary location; "the cars were in position")

  • position -- ((in team sports) the role assigned to an individual player; "what position does he play?")

  • placement, location, locating, position, positioning, emplacement -- (the act of putting something in a certain place)

  • situation, position -- (a condition or position in which you find yourself; "the unpleasant situation (or position) of having to choose between two evils"; "found herself in a very fortunate situation")

  • position, stance, posture -- (a rationalized mental attitude)

  • side, position -- (an opinion that is held in opposition to another in an argument or dispute; "there are two sides to every question")

  • place, position -- (an item on a list or in a sequence; "in the second place"; "moved from third to fifth position")

  • stead, position, place, lieu -- (the post or function properly or customarily occupied or served by another; "can you go in my stead?"; "took his place"; "in lieu of")

  • position -- (the act of positing; an assumption taken as a postulate or axiom)

Overview of verb position

The verb position has 2 senses

  • position -- (cause to be in an appropriate place, state, or relation)

  • put, set, place, pose, position, lay -- (put into a certain place or abstract location; "Put your things here"; "Set the tray down"; "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children"; "Place emphasis on a certain point")