position


position
I (business status) noun appointment, assignment, avocation, business, calling, career, concern, duty, echelon, employment, function, incumbency, job, line of business, line of work, means of livelihood, occupation, office, post, practice, profession, pursuit, responsibility, role, situation, specialty, sphere, station, trade, vocation, walk of life, work II (point of view) noun apprehension, attitude, bearing, bent, bias, conclusion, feeling, frame of mind, inclination, judgment, leaning, mental outlook, mind set, opinion, outlook, pose, posture, predilection, predisposition, preference, presumption, proclivity, proneness, propensity, sentiment, slant, standpoint, tendency, turn of mind, view, viewpoint, way of thinking III (situation) noun circumstances, condition, footing, ground, locus, place, plight, posture, predicament, spot, state, station, status IV index advantage, aspect, calling, capacity (job), career, case (set of circumstances), character (reputation), claim (assertion), class, condition (state), conviction (persuasion), degree (station), employment, file (arrange), job, livelihood, locality, locate, location, marshal, occupation (vocation), office, opinion (belief), opinion (judicial decision), outlook, perspective, platform, plight, post, posture (attitude), posture (situation), predicament, prestige, principle (axiom), profession (vocation), proposition, pursuit (occupation), reputation, role, seat, side, site (noun), site (verb), situation, situs, stand (position), stand (witness' place in court), standpoint, state (condition), status, supposition, thesis, trade (occupation), venue, work (employment)

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  • Position — Po*si tion, n. [F. position, L. positio, fr. ponere, positum, to put, place; prob. for posino, fr. an old preposition used only in comp. (akin to Gr. ?) + sinere to leave, let, permit, place. See {Site}, and cf. {Composite}, {Compound}, v.,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Position — may refer to:* A location in a coordinate system, usually in two or more dimensions; the science of position and its generalizations is topology * Body position (proprioception), the sense of the relative position of neighboring parts of the body …   Wikipedia

  • Position — Po*si tion, v. t. To indicate the position of; to place. [R.] Encyc. Brit. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • POSITION — s. f. Lieu, point où une chose est placée ; manière dont elle est placée, situation. La position des lieux n est pas juste, n est pas bien indiquée dans cette carte. La position d une ville. La position en est riante. Je n aime pas la position de …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • POSITION — n. f. Lieu, point où une chose est placée, situation. La position des lieux n’est pas juste, n’est pas bien indiquée dans cette carte. La position de cette ville est riante. Cette maison est dans une position très agréable. Il se dit spécialement …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • position — I. noun Etymology: Middle English posycion, from Anglo French posicioun, from Latin position , positio, from ponere to lay down, put, place, from Old Latin *posinere, from po away (akin to Old Church Slavic po , perfective prefix, Greek apo away) …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • position — See: SCORING POSITION …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • position — Angle An gle ([a^][ng] g l), n. [F. angle, L. angulus angle, corner; akin to uncus hook, Gr. agky los bent, crooked, angular, a gkos a bend or hollow, AS. angel hook, fish hook, G. angel, and F. anchor.] 1. The inclosed space near the point where …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Position (poker) — Position in poker refers to the order in which players are seated around the table and the related poker strategy implications. Players who act first are in early position ; players who act later are in late position . A player has position on… …   Wikipedia

  • Position error — is one of the errors affecting the systems in an aircraft for measuring airspeed and altitude. [Kermode, A.C., Mechanics of Flight , 10th Edition – page 65] [”Of these errors the error in detection of static pressure is generally the most serious …   Wikipedia

  • Position finder — Position Po*si tion, n. [F. position, L. positio, fr. ponere, positum, to put, place; prob. for posino, fr. an old preposition used only in comp. (akin to Gr. ?) + sinere to leave, let, permit, place. See {Site}, and cf. {Composite}, {Compound},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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