Definition of Position


  • the act of positing
    an assumption taken as a postulate or axiom
  • the post or function properly or customarily occupied or served by another
    "can you go in my stead?"
    "took his place"
    "in lieu of"
  • 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"
  • a rationalized mental attitude
  • 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 act of putting something in a certain place
  • (in team sports) the role assigned to an individual player
    "what position does he play?"
  • the appropriate or customary location
    "the cars were in position"
  • 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"
    - spatial relation
  • a job in an organization
    "he occupied a post in the treasury"
  • 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"
  • the arrangement of the body and its limbs
    "he assumed an attitude of surrender"
  • a way of regarding situations or topics etc.
    "consider what follows from the positivist view"
  • a point occupied by troops for tactical reasons
    - military position
  • the particular portion of space occupied by something
    "he put the lamp back in its place"


  • 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"
  • cause to be in an appropriate place, state, or relation
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

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Unscramble position

153 unscramble word found using the letters position.

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