Synonyms of station

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1 the place where someone is assigned to stand or remain
  • the soldiers remained at their station even though a huge enemy force was approaching

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2 a regular stopping place
  • the historic house was once a station on the Underground Railroad, the network that helped slaves reach freedom in the North

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3 the placement of someone or something in relation to others in a vertical arrangement
  • in colonial America, women occupied the lowest station in society and were not allowed to take part in public life

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4 a general way of holding the body
  • the palace guards are required to maintain a rigid station

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Synonyms of station (Entry 2 of 2)

to assign to a place or position
  • stationed guards around the perimeter of the encampment

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The first known use of station was in the 14th century

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“Station.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Jul. 2020.

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