Synonyms
Etymology

1. missionary

noun. ['ˈmɪʃəˌnɛri'] someone who attempts to convert others to a particular doctrine or program.

Synonyms

  • Saint Cyril
  • teacher
  • instructor
  • Cyril

Etymology

  • -ary (English)
  • mission (English)
  • mission (French)

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Words that Rhyme with Missionary Position

  • predisposition
  • misrecognition
  • juxtaposition
  • retransmission
  • presupposition
  • decomposition
  • statistician
  • reimposition
  • redeposition
  • redefinition
  • precondition
  • pediatrician
  • obstetrician
  • mathematician
  • malnutrition
  • geriatrician
  • fondkommission
  • extradition
  • transmission
  • superstition
  • requisition
  • recondition
  • recognition
  • proposition
  • premonition
  • preignition
  • inquisition
  • exposition
  • expedition
  • electrician

Example sentences of the word missionary-position


1. Noun Phrase
For those who feel truly called to minister to others, consider a long-term missionary position.

2. Noun Phrase
With these and all sexual-pain disorders, Jeffcoat recommends avoiding the missionary position.

2. position

noun. ['pəˈzɪʃən'] the particular portion of space occupied by something.

Synonyms

  • half-staff
  • right
  • site
  • situation
  • wing
  • post
  • pitch
  • pole position
  • back
  • station
  • place
  • stand
  • polls
  • lie
  • setting
  • half-mast
  • lead
  • left
  • juxtaposition
  • rear
  • landmark
  • anomaly
  • front
  • pride of place
  • vantage

Antonyms

  • back
  • left
  • right
  • unhook

Etymology

  • position (French)
  • positio (Latin)

3. position

noun. ['pəˈzɪʃən'] a point occupied by troops for tactical reasons.

Synonyms

  • military position
  • line
  • ground

Antonyms

  • detach
  • worsen
  • break
  • winterize

Etymology

  • position (French)
  • positio (Latin)

4. position

noun. ['pəˈzɪʃən'] a way of regarding situations or topics etc..

Synonyms

  • Weltanschauung
  • futurism
  • forefront
  • panoramic view
  • perspective
  • view
  • world view
  • bird's eye view
  • orientation
  • paradigm
  • light
  • vanguard
  • straddle
  • cutting edge

Antonyms

  • sit
  • sit down
  • lie down
  • surrender

Etymology

  • position (French)
  • positio (Latin)

5. position

noun. ['pəˈzɪʃən'] a job in an organization.

Synonyms

  • viceroyship
  • clerkship
  • deanery
  • khanate
  • regency
  • thaneship
  • peasanthood
  • chancellorship
  • feudal lordship
  • foremanship
  • admiralty
  • moderatorship
  • episcopate
  • councilorship
  • librarianship
  • baronetage
  • prelature
  • inspectorship
  • rectorate
  • governorship
  • captaincy
  • vice-presidency
  • bishopry
  • chaplaincy
  • principalship
  • curatorship
  • directorship
  • pastorate
  • hot seat
  • attorneyship
  • apostleship
  • berth
  • generalcy
  • billet
  • womanhood
  • controllership
  • situation
  • rabbinate
  • pastorship
  • residency
  • rulership
  • speakership
  • solicitorship
  • wardenship
  • proctorship
  • associateship
  • headship
  • post
  • mastership
  • receivership
  • apprenticeship
  • commandership
  • bailiffship
  • chairmanship
  • magistrature
  • proconsulship
  • eldership
  • custodianship
  • comptrollership
  • plum
  • office
  • manhood
  • preceptorship
  • business
  • chaplainship
  • occupation
  • trusteeship
  • internship
  • seigniory
  • job
  • chieftaincy
  • throne
  • precentorship
  • marshalship
  • fatherhood
  • overlordship
  • professorship
  • chieftainship
  • instructorship
  • praetorship
  • primateship
  • sainthood
  • discipleship
  • rectorship
  • protectorship
  • sinecure
  • prefecture
  • public office
  • teachership
  • cardinalship
  • mayoralty
  • editorship
  • senatorship
  • magistracy
  • priorship
  • treasurership
  • ambassadorship
  • tribuneship
  • wardership
  • managership
  • seigneury
  • studentship
  • legislatorship
  • secretaryship
  • accountantship
  • viziership
  • consulship
  • counsellorship
  • stewardship
  • commandery
  • caliphate
  • counselorship
  • councillorship
  • judgeship
  • presidentship
  • academicianship
  • captainship
  • emirate
  • chair
  • line of work
  • lieutenancy
  • place
  • lectureship
  • premiership
  • incumbency
  • judicature
  • prelacy
  • presidency
  • legation
  • generalship
  • proconsulate
  • curacy
  • deanship
  • line
  • spot
  • legateship
  • messiahship

Antonyms

  • exclusion
  • disequilibrium
  • acceptance
  • equilibrium

Etymology

  • position (French)
  • positio (Latin)

6. position

noun. ['pəˈzɪʃən'] the arrangement of the body and its limbs.

Synonyms

  • vertical
  • guard
  • eversion
  • ballet position
  • stance
  • posture
  • pose
  • order arms
  • tuck
  • bodily property
  • upright
  • ectopia
  • missionary position
  • lithotomy position
  • lotus position
  • sprawling
  • decubitus
  • attitude
  • unerect
  • erect
  • sprawl
  • presentation

Antonyms

  • erect
  • straight line
  • uncover
  • nonconformity

Etymology

  • position (French)
  • positio (Latin)

7. position

noun. ['pəˈzɪʃən'] the relative position or standing of things or especially persons in a society.

Synonyms

  • ordination
  • retirement
  • subordinate
  • social status
  • standing
  • middle-class
  • leadership
  • dignity
  • lowliness
  • pedestal
  • terms
  • upper-class
  • rank
  • Order
  • command
  • equality
  • left-handedness
  • high status
  • status
  • low-level
  • social rank
  • illegitimacy
  • equivalence
  • high profile
  • low status
  • nobility
  • slot
  • election
  • social station
  • footing
  • low-class
  • legal status
  • nationality
  • par
  • noblesse
  • equation
  • state
  • bar sinister
  • toehold
  • face
  • dominant
  • caste
  • lower-class
  • bastardy
  • Holy Order
  • lowness

Antonyms

  • upper-class
  • middle-class
  • low status
  • dominant
  • lower-class
  • high status

Etymology

  • position (French)
  • positio (Latin)

8. position

noun. ['pəˈzɪʃən'] the spatial property of a place where or way in which something is situated.

Synonyms

  • uprightness
  • dead center
  • outwardness
  • interior
  • externality
  • tilt
  • centrality
  • outer
  • northernness
  • external
  • internal
  • room
  • leaning
  • relation
  • posterior
  • posteriority
  • arrangement
  • direction
  • spatial relation
  • dead centre
  • elbow room
  • coincidence
  • exterior
  • horizontality
  • misplacement
  • erectness
  • verticalness
  • verticality
  • southernness
  • anterior
  • inner
  • placement
  • gradient
  • list
  • slot
  • inclination
  • anteriority
  • occlusion
  • malposition
  • point of view
  • inwardness
  • marginality
  • way
  • lean
  • angular position

Antonyms

  • anterior
  • posterior
  • inner
  • posteriority
  • outer
  • outwardness
  • interior
  • inwardness
  • exterior
  • marginality
  • centrality
  • anteriority
  • northernness
  • external
  • internal

Etymology

  • position (French)
  • positio (Latin)

9. position

noun. ['pəˈzɪʃən'] the appropriate or customary location.

Antonyms

  • unbuckle

Etymology

  • position (French)
  • positio (Latin)

10. position

noun. ['pəˈzɪʃən'] (in team sports) the role assigned to an individual player.

Synonyms

  • cleanup position
  • guard
  • first
  • mid-off
  • third
  • rightfield
  • leftfield
  • catcher
  • center field
  • cleanup spot
  • centerfield
  • center
  • goalkeeper
  • left field
  • pitcher
  • role
  • back
  • second base
  • short
  • netkeeper
  • third base
  • mound
  • first base
  • cleanup
  • right field
  • lineman
  • shortstop
  • goalie
  • mid-on
  • second
  • goaltender

Antonyms

  • nonhuman
  • divest
  • fire
  • dethrone

Etymology

  • position (French)
  • positio (Latin)
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