Thesaurus

situation


situation

noun

Definition of SITUATION

1
position with regard to conditions and circumstances <the school's situation is improving with additional financial help>
2
an assignment at which one regularly works for pay <there were the usual situation wanted postings in the local newspaper>
3
the placement of someone or something in relation to others in a vertical arrangement <in earlier times people were unable to alter their situation in life, so if you were born a servant, you stayed a servant>

March 03, 2015
thanatology Hear it
The study of death and grieving
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears