Synonyms for position

Synonyms for (noun) position

Synonyms: position

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

Similar words: assumption

Definition: the act of assuming or taking for granted

Usage: your assumption that I would agree was unwarranted


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

Definition: a job in an organization

Usage: he occupied a post in the treasury

Similar words: business, job, line, line of work, occupation

Definition: the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money

Usage: he's not in my line of business


Synonyms: position, place, stead, lieu

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

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

Similar words: part, office, function, role

Definition: the actions and activities assigned to or required or expected of a person or group

Usage: the function of a teacher; the government must do its part; play its role


Synonyms: position

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

Usage: what position does he play?

Similar words: role

Definition: normal or customary activity of a person in a particular social setting

Usage: what is your role on the team?


Synonyms: position, positioning, placement, locating, location, emplacement

Definition: the act of putting something in a certain place

Similar words: activity

Definition: any specific behavior

Usage: they avoided all recreational activity


Synonyms: position, spatial relation

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

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

Similar words: relation

Definition: an abstraction belonging to or characteristic of two entities or parts together


Synonyms: position, posture, attitude

Definition: the arrangement of the body and its limbs

Usage: he assumed an attitude of surrender

Similar words: bodily property

Definition: an attribute of the body


Synonyms: stance, position, posture

Definition: a rationalized mental attitude

Similar words: attitude, mental attitude

Definition: a complex mental state involving beliefs and feelings and values and dispositions to act in certain ways

Usage: he had the attitude that work was fun


Synonyms: position, perspective, view

Definition: a way of regarding situations or topics etc.

Usage: consider what follows from the positivist view

Similar words: orientation

Definition: an integrated set of attitudes and beliefs


Synonyms: position, place

Definition: an item on a list or in a sequence

Usage: in the second place; moved from third to fifth position

Similar words: item, point

Definition: a distinct part that can be specified separately in a group of things that could be enumerated on a list

Usage: he noticed an item in the New York Times; she had several items on her shopping list; the main point on the agenda was taken up first


Synonyms: side, position

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

Usage: there are two sides to every question

Similar words: view, opinion

Definition: a message expressing a belief about something; the expression of a belief that is held with confidence but not substantiated by positive knowledge or proof

Usage: his opinions appeared frequently on the editorial page


Synonyms: position, place

Definition: the particular portion of space occupied by something

Usage: he put the lamp back in its place

Similar words: point

Definition: the precise location of something; a spatially limited location

Usage: she walked to a point where she could survey the whole street


Synonyms: position

Definition: the appropriate or customary location

Usage: the cars were in position

Similar words: point

Definition: the precise location of something; a spatially limited location

Usage: she walked to a point where she could survey the whole street


Synonyms: position, military position

Definition: a point occupied by troops for tactical reasons

Similar words: point

Definition: the precise location of something; a spatially limited location

Usage: she walked to a point where she could survey the whole street


Synonyms: situation, position

Definition: a condition or position in which you find yourself

Usage: the unpleasant situation (or position) of having to choose between two evils; found herself in a very fortunate situation

Similar words: condition, status

Definition: a state at a particular time

Usage: a condition (or state) of disrepair; the current status of the arms negotiations


Synonyms: status, position

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

Usage: 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

Similar words: state

Definition: the way something is with respect to its main attributes

Usage: the current state of knowledge; his state of health; in a weak financial state

Synonyms for (verb) position

Synonyms: put, place, pose, position, set, lay

Definition: put into a certain place or abstract location

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

Similar words: displace, move

Definition: cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense

Usage: Move those boxes into the corner, please; I'm moving my money to another bank; The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant


Synonyms: position

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

Similar words: put, place, pose, position, set, lay

Definition: put into a certain place or abstract location

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