Synonyms for (noun) position

position

the act of positing; an assumption taken as a postulate or axiom

LESS SPECIFIC: assumption


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

a job in an organization

he occupied a post in the treasury

LESS SPECIFIC: business, job, line, line of work, occupation


position, place, stead, lieu

the post or function properly or customarily occupied or served by another

can you go in my stead?; took his place; in lieu of

LESS SPECIFIC: part, office, function, role


position

(in team sports) the role assigned to an individual player

what position does he play?

LESS SPECIFIC: role


position, positioning, placement, locating, location, emplacement

the act of putting something in a certain place

LESS SPECIFIC: activity


position, spatial relation

the spatial property of a place where or way in which something is situated

the position of the hands on the clock; he specified the spatial relations of every piece of furniture on the stage

LESS SPECIFIC: relation


position, posture, attitude

the arrangement of the body and its limbs

he assumed an attitude of surrender

LESS SPECIFIC: bodily property


stance, position, posture

a rationalized mental attitude

LESS SPECIFIC: attitude, mental attitude


position, perspective, view

a way of regarding situations or topics etc.

consider what follows from the positivist view

LESS SPECIFIC: orientation


position, place

an item on a list or in a sequence

in the second place; moved from third to fifth position

LESS SPECIFIC: item, point


side, position

an opinion that is held in opposition to another in an argument or dispute

there are two sides to every question

LESS SPECIFIC: view, opinion


position, place

the particular portion of space occupied by something

he put the lamp back in its place

LESS SPECIFIC: point


position

the appropriate or customary location

the cars were in position

LESS SPECIFIC: point


position, military position

a point occupied by troops for tactical reasons

LESS SPECIFIC: point


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

LESS SPECIFIC: condition, status


status, position

the relative position or standing of things or especially persons in a society

he had the status of a minor; the novel attained the status of a classic; atheists do not enjoy a favorable position in American life

LESS SPECIFIC: state

Synonyms for (verb) position

put, place, pose, position, set, lay

put into a certain place or abstract location

Put your things here; Set the tray down; Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children; Place emphasis on a certain point

LESS SPECIFIC: displace, move


position

cause to be in an appropriate place, state, or relation

LESS SPECIFIC: put, place, pose, position, set, lay