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Synonyms for position
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. position, place(noun)

    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, position(noun)

    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, perspective(noun)

    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, attitude(noun)

    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, position(noun)

    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, situation(noun)

    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 relation(noun)

    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. position(noun)

    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. position(noun)

    (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, emplacement(noun)

    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, position(noun)

    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, posture(noun)

    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, position(noun)

    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, position(noun)

    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, lieu(noun)

    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. position(verb)

    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. position(verb)

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

    Synonyms:
    set, lay, place, put, pose

  18. put, set, place, pose, position, lay(verb)

    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

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. position(n.)

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

  2. position(n.)

    Synonyms:
    attitude, posture, state, condition

  3. position(n.)

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. position(n)

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

How to pronounce position?

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How to say position in sign language?

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How to use position in a sentence?

  1. Lindsey Graham:

    I take pride in the fact that our vigorous response to their underhanded tactics ended up making the The White House House Democrats position untenable, today, they were forced to change course.

  2. Nim Ralph:

    She is arguing against 1 % of the population, who she recognizes is being harmed and marginalized -- that is not a position of protecting your own rights [ as a woman ], that is becoming the oppressor, white women have always tried to control the definition of women and there is a legacy of black feminist and women of color who have fought against that singularity.

  3. Chuck Hagel:

    It's not one defining issue for me. ... But it's a combination of things, as you think through these things, and the president and I talked about it, so I'm very comfortable with my position and my decision. I think the president feels good about it. I feel good about it.

  4. Anuj Somany:

    It is neither the most talented nor the most good looking but the most self-obsessed person who often makes it to the topmost position in the entertainment industry.

  5. Chen Ning:

    For a long period of time, manufacturers have been in a dominant position, we haven't yet seen any improvements in dealers' situation. Many of them are still struggling on the verge of survival.


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