Noun Definition

position

1.Definition: (in team sports) the role assigned to an individual player

"What position does he play?"

Category: General

2.Definition: 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"

Related Noun(s):situation

Category: General

3.Definition: a job in an organization

Related Noun(s):billet, situation, office, post, spot, place, berth

Category: General

4.Definition: a point occupied by troops for tactical reasons

Related Noun(s):military position

Category: Places

5.Definition: a rationalized mental attitude

Related Noun(s):stance, posture

Category: General

6.Definition: a way of regarding situations or topics etc.

Related Noun(s):perspective, view

Category: General

7.Definition: an item on a list or in a sequence

"In the second place", "Moved from third to fifth position"

Related Noun(s):place

Category: General

8.Definition: an opinion that is held in opposition to another in an argument or dispute

Related Noun(s):side

Category: General

9.Definition: the act of positing; an assumption taken as a postulate or axiom

Category: General

10.Definition: the act of putting something in a certain place

Related Noun(s):emplacement, placement, location

Category: General

11.Definition: the appropriate or customary location

"The cars were in position"

Category: Places

12.Definition: the arrangement of the body and its limbs

Related Noun(s):posture, attitude

Category: General

13.Definition: the particular portion of space occupied by something

Related Noun(s):place

Category: Places

14.Definition: the post or function properly or customarily occupied or served by another

Related Noun(s):stead, place, lieu

Category: General

15.Definition: 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"

Related Noun(s):status

Category: General

16.Definition: 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"

Category: General