position in Chinese
[ pə'ziʃən ] Pronunciation:
How to pronounce "position"Synonyms of "position""position" in a sentence"position" meaning
past tense: positioned past participle: positioned plural: positions present participle: positioning
- The man felt that his position was bad enough .
- We 've spotted the enemy battery position .
- Their position is likely to be eroded .
- She has put herself in a false position .
- She positioned herself near the warm fire .
- Put the gear lever in the neutral position .
- He applied for the position of assistant manager .
- The officer reported his men in position .
- He is sensible of the danger of his position .
- It would put him in a mighty awkward position .
- the act of positing; an assumption taken as a postulate or axiom
- a job in an organization; "he occupied a post in the treasury"
Synonyms: post, berth, office, spot, billet, place, situation,
- the post or function properly or customarily occupied or served by another; "can you go in my stead?"; "took his place"; "in lieu of"
Synonyms: stead, place, lieu,
- (in team sports) the role assigned to an individual player; "what position does he play?"
- the act of putting something in a certain place
Synonyms: placement, location, locating, positioning, emplacement,
- the spatial property of a place where or way in which something is situated; "the position of the hands on the clock"; "he specified the spatial relations of every piece of furniture on the stage"
Synonyms: spatial relation,
- the arrangement of the body and its limbs; "he assumed an attitude of surrender"
Synonyms: posture, attitude,
- a rationalized mental attitude
Synonyms: stance, posture,
- a way of regarding situations or topics etc.; "consider what follows from the positivist view"
Synonyms: view, perspective,
- an item on a list or in a sequence; "in the second place"; "moved from third to fifth position"
- an opinion that is held in opposition to another in an argument or dispute; "there are two sides to every question"
- the particular portion of space occupied by something; "he put the lamp back in its place"
- the appropriate or customary location; "the cars were in position"
- a point occupied by troops for tactical reasons
Synonyms: military position,
- a condition or position in which you find yourself; "the unpleasant situation (or position) of having to choose between two evils"; "found herself in a very fortunate situation"
- the relative position or standing of things or especially persons in a society; "he had the status of a minor"; "the novel attained the status of a classic"; "atheists do not enjoy a favorable position in American life"
Synonyms: status, Verb
- put into a certain place or abstract location; "Put your things here"; "Set the tray down"; "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children"; "Place emphasis on a certain point"
Synonyms: put, set, place, pose, lay,
- cause to be in an appropriate place, state, or relation