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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 of position appointment, berth, billet, capacity, connection, function, place, job, post, situationWords Related to position 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 of position 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 of position business, capacity, function, job, part, place, role, purpose, task, workWords Related to position 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 of position emplacement, locale, locality, location, locus, point, place, site, spot, venue, whereWords Related to position 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 of position station, post, quarterWords Related to position 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 of position degree, echelon, footing, level, place, rank, ranking, reach(es), rung, situation, standing, station, status, stratumWords Related to position 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 of position depose, deposit, dispose, emplace, fix, lay, place, put, set, set up, situate, stickWords Related to position 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 of position relocate, remove, take; banish; dislodge, displace, replace, supersede, supplant



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