Definitions for



Overview of noun situation

The noun situation has 5 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (66) situation, state of affairs

(the general state of things; the combination of circumstances at a given time; "the present international situation is dangerous"; "wondered how such a state of affairs had come about"; "eternal truths will be neither true nor eternal unless they have fresh meaning for every new social situation"- Franklin D.Roosevelt)

2. (18) situation, position

(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")

3. situation

(a complex or critical or unusual difficulty; "the dangerous situation developed suddenly"; "that's quite a situation"; "no human situation is simple")

4. site, situation

(physical position in relation to the surroundings; "the sites are determined by highly specific sequences of nucleotides")

5. position, post, berth, office, spot, billet, place, situation

(a job in an organization; "he occupied a post in the treasury")

Synonym.com © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
Classroom | Privacy Policy | Terms | Ad Choices