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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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