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station

sta·tion

station

 
 
pronunciation:
steI shn
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the place where a person or thing is normally found.
The soldier went to his station.
synonyms:
position, post
similar words:
location, place, stand
definition 2: a place or building used by a business or other organization.
The rescue squad gathered at the fire station.
synonyms:
headquarters
definition 3: a regular stopping place on a route or road.
She drove him to the train station.
 
synonyms:
depot, terminal
definition 4: a radio or television business.
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: stationed, stationing, stations
definition: to assign to a particular place.
The soldier was stationed in England.
synonyms:
post
similar words:
appoint, assign, install, locate, place
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The word station contains the following part:
sta, stat, stant, -stance Latin and Greek root that means stand, standing, stablize
synonyms:
sist