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Position

Position is an English word meaning "-" in Xitsonga. Item has no rating. Help improve content quality by rating below.

Definition of position
- Position n
- The particular portion of space occupied by a physical object; "he put the lamp back in its place" [syn: {place}]
- A point occupied by troops for tactical reasons [syn: {military position}]
- A way of regarding situations or topics etc.; "consider what follows from the positivist view" [syn: {view}, {perspective}]
- Position or arrangement of the body and its limbs; "he assumed an attitude of surrender" [syn: {posture}, {attitude}]
- 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" [syn: {status}]
- A job in an organization; "he occupied a post in the treasury" [syn: {post}, {berth}, {office}, {spot}, {billet}, {place}, {situation}]
- 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" [syn: {spatial relation}]
- The appropriate or customary location; "the cars were in position"
- (in team sports) the role assigned to an individual player; "what position does he play?"
- The act of putting something in a certain place or location [syn: {placement}, {location}, {locating}, {positioning}, {emplacement}]
- 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" [syn: {situation}]
- An item on a list or in a sequence; "in the second place"; "moved from third to fifth position" [syn: {place}]
- A rationalized mental attitude [syn: {stance}, {posture}]
- An opinion that is held in opposition to another in an argument or dispute; "there are two sides to every question" [syn: {side}]
- The function or position properly or customarily occupied or served by another; "can you go in my stead?"; "took his place"; "in lieu of" [syn: {stead}, {place}, {lieu}]
- The act of positing; an assumption taken as a postulate or axiom v
- Cause to be in an appropriate place, state, or relation
- 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" [syn: {put}, {set}, {place}, {pose}, {lay}]
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