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Synonyms for position

Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

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

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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

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An attempt at divorce could lead to nothing but a public scandal, which would be a perfect godsend to his enemies for calumny and attacks on his high position in society.
"I must inform her of my conclusion, that thinking over the terrible position in which she has placed her family, all other solutions will be worse for both sides than an external status quo, and that such I agree to retain, on the strict condition of obedience on her part to my wishes, that is to say, cessation of all intercourse with her lover." When this decision had been finally adopted, another weighty consideration occurred to Alexey
All memory of the past, all thought of the future, all sense of the falseness and hopelessness of my own position, lay hushed within me into deceitful rest.
A week elapsed, leaving us all three still in this position of secret constraint towards one another.
Others had secured minor government positions, and still another large class was there in the hope of securing Federal positions.
But not all the coloured people who were in office during Reconstruction were unworthy of their positions, by any means.
"I was only assuring you, my dear sir, that I understood your position," said the captain.
Vanstone, that your position in this matter is an exceptional position, if ever there was one yet.
Noel Vanstone, after nervously following his host's example, composed himself to meet the coming ordeal, with reclining head and grasping hands, in the position familiarly associated to all civilized humanity with a seat in a dentist's chair.
"I hate all awkward positions, and this is the most unpleasant position I ever was placed in.
Secondly, whether we are altogether justified -- considering our present position toward a certain sharp practitioner in petticoats -- in running the risk of delay.
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?
It was scarcely, perhaps, what he should have expected from a man in a similar position in his own country, but it was, at any rate, impressive.
Smith continued, "of the present position of your fleet.