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Synonyms for situation

Synonyms for situation

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

the place where a person or thing is located

positioning of one individual vis-à-vis others

manner of being or form of existence

Synonyms for situation

a condition or position in which you find yourself

a job in an organization

References in classic literature ?
In this situation I was constantly exposed to danger, and death.
I knowing it was impossible for them to escape, capitulated with the enemy, and, at a distance in their view, gave notice to my men of their situation, with orders not to resist, but surrender themselves captives.
In this situation we concluded to maintain our garrison, if possible.
In this situation the articles were formally agreed to, and signed; and the Indians told us it was customary with them, on such occasions, for two Indians to shake hands with every white-man in the treaty, as an evidence of entire friendship.
When the enemy saw our proceedings, having greatly the advantage of us in situation, they formed the line of battle, represented in the map, from one bend of Licking to the other, about a mile from the Blue Licks.
The savage, perceiving their defenceless situation, without offering violence to the family attempted to captivate the Negro, who, happily proved an over-match for him, threw him on the ground, and, in the struggle, the mother of the children drew an ax from a corner of the cottage, and cut his head off, while her little daughter shut the door.
But you have not an idea of what is requisite in situations directly opposite to your own.
She entreats you not to suppose that she had the faintest idea of her situation when she attempted to destroy herself.
He didn't quite promise me anything; he seemed to think I couldn't have a very good situation. I'm too young."
I wouldn't care about his speaking kindly, if I could get a situation. But it's such a nuisance and bother; I've been at school all this while learning Latin and things,--not a bit of good to me,--and now my uncle says I must set about learning book-keeping and calculation, and those things.
He said general views of the members were that parties concerned should refrain from taking any unilateral action which might aggravate the situation.
[USPRwire, Fri Aug 02 2019] Situation Awareness Systems (SAS) are witnessing significant adoption in line with their ability to assist in collecting, visualizing, and evaluating information related to the remote environment and surroundings.
Solve the problem - Of course this may be easier said than done but remember that solving problems involves either leaving the situation or changing it in some way.
[ClickPress, Tue Apr 24 2018] According to a new report Global Situation Awareness Systems Market (2016-2022), published by KBV Research, the global Situation Awareness Systems is expected to attain a market size of $29.8 billion by 2022, growing at a CAGR of 8.6% during the forecast period.
-- Americans' assessments of their current financial situation are the most positive they have been in a decade, continuing a mostly upward trend since 2013.