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Synonyms for station

Synonyms for station

an assigned position

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a center of organization, supply, or activity

positioning of one individual vis-à-vis others

to appoint and send to a particular place

Synonyms for station

proper or designated social situation

(nautical) the location to which a ship or fleet is assigned for duty

the position where someone (as a guard or sentry) stands or is assigned to stand

the frequency assigned to a broadcasting station

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assign to a station

References in classic literature ?
Bird, attacked Riddle's and Martin's stations, at the Forks of Licking River, with six pieces of artillery.
After they had left the station they had driven through a tiny village and she had seen whitewashed cottages and the lights of a public house.
But even in that case, may he have no object beyond his present station, to which he may sacrifice his independence?
This must be thought out; it was clear that there had been no hallucination at the station then, either; something had actually happened to him, on both occasions; there was no doubt of it.
It rained heavily all the way to Bright River, to which station they had to go, since the branch line train from Carmody did not connect with the boat train.
He volunteered to make immediate inquiries at the railway station.
He started up, and saw the pony-chaise approaching him along the road from the station.
I didn't want any more loitering in the shade, and I made haste towards the station.
The station for Howards End was at Hilton, one of the large villages that are strung so frequently along the North Road, and that owe their size to the traffic of coaching and pre-coaching days.
There were very few people upon Platform Number Twenty-one of Liverpool Street Station at a quarter to nine on the evening of April 2 - possibly because the platform in question is one of the most remote and least used in the great terminus.
The astonished reader must be called upon to transport himself ten thousand miles to the military station of Bundlegunge, in the Madras division of our Indian empire, where our gallant old friends of the --th regiment are quartered under the command of the brave Colonel, Sir Michael O'Dowd.
At Tsaritsino station the train was met by a chorus of young men singing "Hail to Thee
I had to wait some hours; and when a later train finally deposited me at the nearest station to Limmeridge House, it was past ten, and the night was so dark that I could hardly see my way to the pony-chaise which Mr.
At any rate the director of the Great Trading Company, coming up in a steamer that resembled an enormous sardine box with a flat-roofed shed erected on it, found the station in good order, and Makola as usual quietly diligent.
He told me it was men of desperate fortunes on one hand, or of aspiring, superior fortunes on the other, who went abroad upon adventures, to rise by enterprise, and make themselves famous in undertakings of a nature out of the common road; that these things were all either too far above me or too far below me; that mine was the middle state, or what might be called the upper station of low life, which he had found, by long experience, was the best state in the world, the most suited to human happiness, not exposed to the miseries and hardships, the labour and sufferings of the mechanic part of mankind, and not embarrassed with the pride, luxury, ambition, and envy of the upper part of mankind.