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1. 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)

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How do you spell position? Is it postion ?

A common misspelling of position is postion

Example sentences of the word position


1. Noun, singular or mass
Hold the straight-leg position for five seconds, then slide the leg back in toward you.

Quotes containing the word position


1. Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome.
- Booker T. Washington

2. You don't seem to realize that a poor person who is unhappy is in a better position than a rich person who is unhappy. Because the poor person has hope. He thinks money would help.
- Jean Kerr

3. Along with a sense of humor, my songs have to be sincere, and they have to be sung from a position of inner conviction.
- Arlo Guthrie

2. 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)

3. 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)

4. 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)

5. 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)

6. 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)

7. 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)

8. position

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

Antonyms

  • unbuckle

Etymology

  • position (French)
  • positio (Latin)

9. 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)

10. position

verb. ['pəˈzɪʃən'] cause to be in an appropriate place, state, or relation.

Synonyms

  • aim
  • orient
  • place
  • take aim
  • pose
  • direct
  • lay
  • deploy
  • line up
  • put
  • dress
  • square
  • train
  • take

Antonyms

  • stand
  • punch out
  • clock out
  • humanize

Etymology

  • position (French)
  • positio (Latin)
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