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position

po·si·tion

position

 
 
pronunciation:
p zI shn
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the exact place where a person or thing is.
Let's change the position of the table and put it by the window.
synonyms:
location, place
similar words:
site, spot, station
definition 2: the way something is placed or arranged.
Sitting with your legs raised is a comfortable position.The heater must be in an upright position.
synonyms:
arrangement, order
similar words:
distribution
definition 3: point of view; opinion.
Sarah's parents took the same position on her going to the party.
synonyms:
opinion, views
similar words:
attitude, outlook
definition 4: an appointed job.
My cousin has a new position as chief of police.
synonyms:
job, post, work
similar words:
business, duty, employment, occupation, office, place, rank, task
derivation: positional (adj.)