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position (n):
the act of positing; an assumption taken as a postulate or axiom
position (n):
a job in an organization
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he occupied a post in the treasury
Related Words: officeplacepost
position (n):
the post or function properly or customarily occupied or served by another
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can you go in my stead?
took his place.
in lieu of
position (n):
(in team sports) the role assigned to an individual player
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what position does he play?
position (n):
the act of putting something in a certain place
Related Words: emplacementlocationing
position (n):
the spatial property of a place where or way in which something is situated
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the position of the hands on the clock.
he specified the spatial relations of every piece of furniture on the stage
position (n):
the arrangement of the body and its limbs
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he assumed an attitude of surrender
Related Words: attitudeposture
position (n):
a rationalized mental attitude
Related Word: stance
position (n):
a way of regarding situations or topics etc.
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consider what follows from the positivist view
Related Word: view
position (n):
an item on a list or in a sequence
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in the second place.
moved from third to fifth position

Related Word: place
position (n):
an opinion that is held in opposition to another in an argument or dispute
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there are two sides to every question
position (n):
the particular portion of space occupied by something
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he put the lamp back in its place
Related Words: place
position (n):
the appropriate or customary location
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the cars were in position
position (n):
a point occupied by troops for tactical reasons
position (n):
a condition or position in which you find yourself
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the unpleasant situation (or position) of having to choose between two evils.
found herself in a very fortunate situation
position (n):
the relative position or standing of things or especially persons in a society
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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 (v):
put into a certain place or abstract location
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Put your things here.
Set the tray down.
Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children.
Place emphasis on a certain point

Related Words: layplaceputset
position (v):
cause to be in an appropriate place, state, or relation
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If you play with fire you get burned


If you fool around with something that is potentially dangerous, you must expect to get harmed.


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