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Synonyms for position

Synonyms for position

the place where a person or thing is located

the way in which one is placed or arranged

one's place and direction relative to one's surroundings

a frame of mind affecting one's thoughts or behavior

something believed or accepted as true by a person

positioning of one individual vis-à-vis others

to put in or assign to a certain position or location

Synonyms for position

a point occupied by troops for tactical reasons

a job in an organization

the appropriate or customary location

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a condition or position in which you find yourself

an opinion that is held in opposition to another in an argument or dispute

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an item on a list or in a sequence

the post or function properly or customarily occupied or served by another

the act of positing

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cause to be in an appropriate place, state, or relation

References in classic literature ?
Standing alone in the world -- alone, as to any dependence on society, and with little Pearl to be guided and protected -- alone, and hopeless of retrieving her position, even had she not scorned to consider it desirable -- she cast away the fragment a broken chain.
Then the very nature of the opposite sex, or its long hereditary habit, which has become like nature, is to be essentially modified before woman can be allowed to assume what seems a fair and suitable position.
Here is a woman who has grown old in your service, and in your father's service before you; a woman who has contrived, in all sorts of small, underhand ways, to presume systematically on her position for years and years past; a woman, in short, whom your inconsiderate but perfectly natural kindness has allowed to claim a right of property in you -- "
I was only assuring you, my dear sir, that I understood your position," said the captain.
A few of them then boarded her and were busily engaged in what appeared, from my distant position, as the emptying of the contents of various carboys upon the dead bodies of the sailors and over the decks and works of the vessel.
The members of this class had little ambition to create a position for themselves, but wanted the Federal officials to create one for them.
In many cases it seemed to me that the ignorance of my race was being used as a tool with which to help white men into office, and that there was an element in the North which wanted to punish the Southern white men by forcing the Negro into positions over the heads of the Southern whites.
You are in a position to seize its baggage and artillery.
Coulson admitted, "has been remarkably clear, but the question I asked you was this,--what is to be the position of your country in the event of war between Japan and America?
Jones asks you is--what would be your position if it should take place?
I am in a position to tell you, madam, what your mother-in-law's name really is.
And again every detail of his quarrel with his wife was present to his imagination, all the hopelessness of his position, and worst of all, his own fault.
And there you have the statement of my claims to fill the position which I occupy in these pages.
I had accepted the position as part of my calling in life; I had trained myself to leave all the sympathies natural to my age in my employer's outer hall, as coolly as I left my umbrella there before I went upstairs.
His views and beliefs had nothing in them to shock or startle her, since she judged them from the standpoint of her lofty position.