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position

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of position

  1. 1 an assignment at which one regularly works for pay <he holds the position of manager at the store> Synonyms appointment, berth, billet, capacity, connection, function, place, job, post, situationRelated Words business, employ, employment, occupation, profession; work; office, spot; calling, pursuit, trade, vocation; line, racket; engagement, gig; livelihood, living; career, lifework, practice (also practise); duty, mission, posting, service, taskNear Antonyms avocation; joblessness, unemployment

  2. 2 the action for which a person or thing is specially fitted or used or for which a thing exists <man's position in the universe> Synonyms business, capacity, function, job, part, place, role, purpose, task, workRelated Words affair, concern, hand, involvement, participation; niche, office, post, situation; calling, occupation, pursuit, vocation; activity, assignment, charge, commission, duty, employ, mission, responsibility, service, use

  3. 3 the area or space occupied by or intended for something <I knew that someone had been in the room because the chair was out of its usual position> Synonyms emplacement, locale, locality, location, locus, point, place, site, spot, venue, whereRelated Words scene; precinct, region, section, sector; here, there

  4. 4 the place where someone is assigned to stand or remain <the soldiers were commanded to hold their position on the hill at all costs> Synonyms station, post, quarterRelated Words assignment, brief, business, charge, detail, job, operation

  5. 5 the placement of someone or something in relation to others in a vertical arrangement <holds the lead position in the standings> Synonyms degree, echelon, footing, level, place, rank, ranking, reach(es), rung, situation, standing, station, status, stratumRelated Words condition, estate, order, walk; capacity, function; rating




position

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of position

  1. to arrange something in a certain spot or position <positioned the chairs around the room> Synonyms depose, deposit, dispose, emplace, fix, lay, place, put, set, set up, situate, stickRelated Words move, rearrange, reorder, shift; orient; establish, locate, plant, settle; clap, flop, plank, plop, plump, plunk (or plonk), plunk down, slap; ensconce, niche; assemble, collect; carry; berth, park; affix, anchor, lock, lodge, wedge; array, lay out, line up, queue, rank; set downNear Antonyms relocate, remove, take; banish; dislodge, displace, replace, supersede, supplant




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