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position

noun

1 position

The particular portion of space occupied by something.

synonym: place.

Roget 514: supposition, assumption, assumed position, postulation, condition, presupposition, hypothesis, blue sky hypothesis, postulate, postulatum [Lat.], theory; thesis, theorem; ... show more

Roget 873: distinction, mark, name, figure; repute, reputation; good repute, high repute; note, notability, notoriety, eclat, the bubble reputation" [As You Like It], ... show more

Roget 535: affirmance, affirmation; statement, allegation, assertion, predication, declaration, word, averment; confirmation.    asseveration, adjuration, swearing, ... show more

Roget 737b: politics; political science; candidacy, campaign, campaigning, electioneering; partisanship, ideology, factionalism.    election, poll, ballot, vote, referendum, ... show more

Dutch: plaats, plek, standplaats
Polish: lokacja, lokalizacja, pozycja, położenie, umiejscowienie, usytuowanie



2 position

A point occupied by troops for tactical reasons.

synonym: military position.

Polish: pozycja, punkt, stanowisko

3 position

A way of regarding situations or topics etc..

synonyms: perspective, view.

Dutch: beeld

4 position

The arrangement of the body and its limbs.

synonyms: attitude, posture.

Roget 8: circumstance, situation, phase, position, posture, attitude, place, point; terms; regime; footing, standing, status.    ... show more

Dutch: houding, pose, positie, stand
Polish: układ ciała, pozycja, poza

5 position

The relative position or standing of things or especially persons in a society:
— Atheists do not enjoy a favorable position in American life.

synonym: status.

Roget 71: term, rank, station, stage, step; degree etc. 26; scale, remove, grade, link, peg, round of the ladder, ... show more

Dutch: aanzien, positie, status
Polish: status, pozycja, status społeczny

6 position

A job in an organization.

synonyms: berth, billet, office, place, post, situation, spot.

Roget 183: situation, position, locality, locale, status, latitude and longitude; footing, standing, standpoint, post; stage; aspect, attitude, ... show more

Dutch: standplaats
Polish: stołek, posterunek, stolec, stanowisko, funkcja

7 position

The spatial property of a place where or way in which something is situated:
— The position of the hands on the clock.

synonym: spatial relation.

Dutch: ligging, positie, situatie, stand
Polish: położenie, usytuowanie

8 position

The appropriate or customary location.

9 position

in team sports The role assigned to an individual player.

Polish: pozycja

10 position

The act of putting something in a certain place.

synonyms: emplacement, locating, location, placement, positioning.

Dutch: locatie, plaatsing, placement, tafelschikking
Polish: umieszczanie

11 position

A condition or position in which you find yourself:
— The unpleasant situation (or position) of having to choose between two evils.

synonym: situation.

Dutch: positie

12 position

A rationalized mental attitude.

synonyms: posture, stance.

13 position

An opinion that is held in opposition to another in an argument or dispute.

synonym: side.

Polish: stanowisko

14 position

An item on a list or in a sequence:
— Moved from third to fifth position.

synonym: place.

15 position

The post or function properly or customarily occupied or served by another.

synonyms: lieu, place, stead.

16 position

The act of positing; an assumption taken as a postulate or axiom.

verb

1 position

Cause to be in an appropriate place, state, or relation.

2 position

Put into a certain place or abstract location.

synonyms: lay, place, pose, put, set.

Dutch: brengen, neerzetten, plaatsen, stellen, zetten


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