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  • EN [ pəˈzɪʃn]
  • US [ pəˈzɪʃn]

English definition


  • 1. the particular portion of space occupied by a physical object;

    • "he put the lamp back in its place"
  • 2. a point occupied by troops for tactical reasons

  • 3. a way of regarding situations or topics etc.;

    • "consider what follows from the positivist view"
  • 4. position or arrangement of the body and its limbs;

    • "he assumed an attitude of surrender"
  • 5. 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"
  • 6. a job in an organization;

    • "he occupied a post in the treasury"
  • 7. 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"
  • 8. the appropriate or customary location;

    • "the cars were in position"
  • 9. (in team sports) the role assigned to an individual player;

    • "what position does he play?"
  • 10. the act of putting something in a certain place or location

  • 11. 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"
  • 12. an item on a list or in a sequence;

    • "in the second place"
    • "moved from third to fifth position"
  • 13. a rationalized mental attitude

  • 14. an opinion that is held in opposition to another in an argument or dispute;

    • "there are two sides to every question"
  • 15. the function or position properly or customarily occupied or served by another;

    • "can you go in my stead?"
    • "took his place"
    • "in lieu of"
  • 16. the act of positing; an assumption taken as a postulate or axiom


  • 1. cause to be in an appropriate place, state, or relation

  • 2. 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"

Example sentences

  • Mr. White occupies an important position in the Ministry of Education.

  • We can't give Smith the position. To begin with, he's too young; secondly, I want my son to have the job.

  • No matter how high one's position, he must never be a law unto himself.

  • He took uninterrupted occupancy of this position for ten years.

  • I am in a rather unique position, as my job is different from anyone else's.

  • You must state your position on matters of principle . Don't be equivocal.

  • She was a woman of high position in the government.

  • He obtained a government position through interest with a cabinet minister.

  • The lawyer reached a position of prominence in her profession at an early age.

  • The official was accompanied by all the pomp of his high position.

  • The enemy attacked our foremost position all night.

  • It was a long hard pull for him to get to the top of his position.

  • She's not in position to decide.

  • No honor attaches to this position.

  • Ten years had evened up their position.

  • The Archbishop of Canterbury holds the highest position in the Church of England.

  • Such conduct hardly sorts with the position as a teacher.

  • He is unsuited for that position.

  • He was raised to the position of manager.

  • The regiment secured its position while awaiting the enemy attack.

  • He used his position to repudiate the charge.

  • in a position of authority

  • the doctrinal position of the English church

  • She lay curled up in a foetal position .

  • She found it necessary to reassert her position.

  • His position had become untenable and he was forced to resign.

  • Since 1991, parents have been advised not to put their infants down to sleep in the prone position.

Synonym discrimination

  • place, position, post, situation

  • place, position, spot, situation, site, location, locality, setting, scene

  • stand, attitude, position

Meaning of position

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