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Synonyms for position
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English Synonyms and Antonyms1.0 / 1 vote

  1. position

    Position as applied to the arrangement or situation of the human body or limbs may denote that which is conscious or unconscious, of the living or the dead; but we do not speak of the attitude, pose, or posture of a corpse; unless, in some rare case, we might say the body was found in a sitting posture, where the posture is thought of as assumed in life, or as, at first glance, suggesting life. A posture is assumed without any special reference to expression of feeling; as, an erect posture, a reclining posture; attitude is the position appropriate to the expression of some feeling; the attitude may be unconsciously taken through the strength of the feeling; as, an attitude of defiance; or it may be consciously assumed in the attempt to express the feeling; as, he assumed an attitude of humility. A pose is a position studied for artistic effect, or considered with reference to such effect; the unconscious posture of a spectator or listener may be an admirable pose from an artist's standpoint.

    Synonyms:
    attitude, pose, posture

Princeton's WordNet4.0 / 1 vote

  1. position, placenoun

    the particular portion of space occupied by something

    "he put the lamp back in its place"

    Synonyms:
    stance, billet, berth, seat, lieu, place, spot, perspective, locating, plaza, station, view, post, property, space, topographic point, shoes, location, spatial relation, status, positioning, blank space, posture, military position, attitude, placement, home, emplacement, stead, situation, side, piazza, office

  2. military position, positionnoun

    a point occupied by troops for tactical reasons

    Synonyms:
    locating, stead, view, location, post, side, status, place, emplacement, placement, attitude, posture, stance, spot, perspective, office, spatial relation, lieu, positioning, military position, situation, berth, billet

  3. position, view, perspectivenoun

    a way of regarding situations or topics etc.

    "consider what follows from the positivist view"

    Synonyms:
    stance, prospect, billet, berth, lieu, place, spot, perspective, locating, aspect, purview, view, linear perspective, post, vista, survey, thought, spatial relation, opinion, status, positioning, scene, sentiment, posture, panorama, eyeshot, horizon, military position, attitude, placement, emplacement, sight, stead, situation, side, location, office, persuasion

  4. position, posture, attitudenoun

    the arrangement of the body and its limbs

    "he assumed an attitude of surrender"

    Synonyms:
    locating, stead, military posture, view, location, carriage, post, side, status, place, emplacement, military capability, military strength, placement, attitude, strength, mental attitude, posture, stance, spot, perspective, office, spatial relation, lieu, positioning, military position, bearing, situation, berth, billet

  5. status, positionnoun

    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"

    Synonyms:
    locating, stead, view, location, post, side, status, place, emplacement, condition, placement, attitude, posture, stance, spot, perspective, office, spatial relation, lieu, positioning, military position, situation, berth, billet

  6. position, post, berth, office, spot, billet, place, situationnoun

    a job in an organization

    "he occupied a post in the treasury"

    Synonyms:
    stance, state of affairs, touch, billet, short letter, berth, seat, lieu, place, spot, perspective, locating, mail, bureau, authority, role, home, station, function, view, post, plaza, property, piazza, mooring, spotlight, topographic point, point, mail service, part, note, spatial relation, bunk, power, dapple, speckle, status, positioning, government agency, fleck, agency, blank space, posture, smear, moorage, site, slip, business office, slur, military position, maculation, attitude, daub, placement, bit, smudge, line, emplacement, space, stead, postal service, smirch, office staff, situation, side, location, office, stain, federal agency, pip, stake, built in bed, military post, shoes, patch, blot

  7. position, spatial relationnoun

    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"

    Synonyms:
    locating, stead, view, location, post, side, status, place, emplacement, placement, attitude, posture, stance, spot, perspective, office, spatial relation, lieu, positioning, military position, situation, berth, billet

  8. positionnoun

    the appropriate or customary location

    "the cars were in position"

    Synonyms:
    locating, stead, view, location, post, side, status, place, emplacement, placement, attitude, posture, stance, spot, perspective, office, spatial relation, lieu, positioning, military position, situation, berth, billet

  9. positionnoun

    (in team sports) the role assigned to an individual player

    "what position does he play?"

    Synonyms:
    locating, stead, view, location, post, side, status, place, emplacement, placement, attitude, posture, stance, spot, perspective, office, spatial relation, lieu, positioning, military position, situation, berth, billet

  10. placement, location, locating, position, positioning, emplacementnoun

    the act of putting something in a certain place

    Synonyms:
    locating, arrangement, view, location, stead, post, localisation, localization, side, status, place, office, placement, attitude, posture, fix, spot, perspective, emplacement, stance, spatial relation, lieu, positioning, military position, situation, berth, billet

  11. situation, positionnoun

    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"

    Synonyms:
    locating, stead, view, location, post, placement, side, status, place, emplacement, site, attitude, state of affairs, posture, stance, spot, perspective, office, spatial relation, lieu, positioning, military position, situation, berth, billet

  12. position, stance, posturenoun

    a rationalized mental attitude

    Synonyms:
    locating, stead, military posture, view, location, carriage, post, side, status, place, emplacement, military capability, military strength, placement, attitude, strength, posture, stance, spot, perspective, office, spatial relation, lieu, positioning, military position, bearing, situation, berth, billet

  13. side, positionnoun

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

    "there are two sides to every question"

    Synonyms:
    locating, stead, face, view, location, post, slope, side, status, place, emplacement, placement, attitude, posture, stance, spot, perspective, office, spatial relation, incline, lieu, positioning, situation, military position, side of meat, berth, billet

  14. place, positionnoun

    an item on a list or in a sequence

    "in the second place"; "moved from third to fifth position"

    Synonyms:
    stance, billet, berth, seat, lieu, place, spot, perspective, locating, plaza, station, view, post, property, space, topographic point, shoes, location, spatial relation, status, positioning, blank space, posture, military position, attitude, placement, home, emplacement, stead, situation, side, piazza, office

  15. stead, position, place, lieunoun

    the post or function properly or customarily occupied or served by another

    "can you go in my stead?"; "took his place"; "in lieu of"

    Synonyms:
    stance, billet, berth, seat, lieu, place, spot, perspective, locating, plaza, station, view, post, property, space, topographic point, shoes, location, spatial relation, status, positioning, blank space, posture, military position, attitude, placement, home, emplacement, stead, situation, side, piazza, office

  16. positionverb

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

    Synonyms:
    locating, stead, view, location, post, side, status, place, emplacement, placement, attitude, posture, stance, spot, perspective, office, spatial relation, lieu, positioning, military position, situation, berth, billet

  17. positionverb

    cause to be in an appropriate place, state, or relation

    Synonyms:
    set, lay, place, put, pose

  18. put, set, place, pose, position, layverb

    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"

    Synonyms:
    sit, site, redact, gear up, fructify, send, mystify, put down, coiffure, plant, cast, put, prepare, do, rank, frame, place, impersonate, fix, countersink, arrange, stick, set up, define, station, gravel, aim, repose, amaze, beat, posture, come out, dress, typeset, localise, dumbfound, localize, mark, go under, point, locate, specify, correct, bewilder, set, personate, come in, rate, sic, range, limit, jell, grade, present, coiffe, post, baffle, lay, pose, vex, coif, commit, direct, perplex, stupefy, flummox, ready, rig, get, order, invest, identify, determine, target, puzzle, model, go down, congeal, assign, lay out, couch, adjust, nonplus

Dictionary of English Synonymes1.0 / 1 vote

  1. positionnoun

    Synonyms:
    station, situation, spot, place, locality, post

  2. positionnoun

    Synonyms:
    attitude, posture, state, condition

  3. positionnoun

    Synonyms:
    proposition, principle, thesis, dictum, assertion, doctrine

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. positionnoun

    Synonyms:
    situation, post, attitude, posture, situation, place, job, rank, standing, status, state, condition, circumstances

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How to use position in a sentence?

  1. Bob Vander Plaats:

    There's just no doubt that those who are in position to lead, people who will be evaluating their leadership, and there's no doubt, in these primaries where you're trying to get principled conservatives, you're splitting hairs to say,' I went further to protect the sanctity of life.'.

  2. Canadian Brooke Henderson:

    I hit it great all day and I was able to make a few putts, i'm happy to be in the position that I am. I was in the same position last week and hopefully it will be a little better this week.

  3. Red Bull principal Christian Horner:

    They don’t want to be in this position. They want to be in F1 to compete and they want to win, they don’t want to be in the situation that they are, so of course that is not going to come for free, renault Sport chairman Jerome Stoll recognizes that and Renault Sport seem committed to finding a solution.

  4. Henry Sockbeson:

    You shouldn't hire a person who is convicted of stealing from you to work for you in another position less than a year later.

  5. Taras Pastushenko:

    Ihor Kononenko stated several times, and his position is, that until the investigation is completed in NABU he will not give any comments to the media.


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