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Noun position has 16 senses
  1. position, place - the particular portion of space occupied by a physical object; "he put the lamp back in its place"
    --1 is a kind of point
    --1 has particulars:
     half-mast; lead; pole position; polls; pride of place; anomaly; site, situation; setting; juxtaposition; lie; post, station; pitch; landmark; right; left; back, rear; front; stand; station; vantage
    Derived form: verb position1
  2. military position, position - a point occupied by troops for tactical reasons
    --2 is a kind of point
    --2 has particulars: ground; line
  3. position, view, perspective - a way of regarding situations or topics etc.; "consider what follows from the positivist view"
    --3 is a kind of orientation
    --3 has particulars:
     bird's eye view, panoramic view; futurism; vanguard, forefront, cutting edge; paradigm; light; sight; Weltanschauung, world view; straddle
  4. position, posture, attitude - position or arrangement of the body and its limbs; "he assumed an attitude of surrender"
    --4 is a kind of bodily property
    --4 has particulars:
     order arms; ballet position; decubitus; eversion; lithotomy position; lotus position; missionary position; pose; presentation; ectopia; asana; guard; sprawl, sprawling; stance; tuck
  5. 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"
    --5 is a kind of state
    --5 has particulars:
     face; election; equality, equivalence, equation, par; social station, social status, social rank, rank; standing; high status; high ground; high profile; holy order, order; low status; legal status; bastardy, illegitimacy, bar sinister; command; nationality; footing, terms; retirement; rank; caste; dignity; nobility, noblesse; ordination; pedestal; leadership; slot; toehold
  6. position, post, berth, office, spot, billet, place, situation - a job in an organization; "he occupied a post in the treasury"
    --6 is a kind of occupation, business, job, line of work, line
    --6 has particulars:
     academicianship; accountantship; admiralty; ambassadorship; apostleship; apprenticeship; attorneyship; bailiffship; bishopry; cadetship; caliphate; captainship, captaincy; cardinalship; chairmanship; chancellorship; chaplaincy, chaplainship; chieftaincy, chieftainship; clerkship; commandership, commandery; comptrollership; consulship; controllership; councillorship, councilorship; counselorship, counsellorship; curacy; curatorship; custodianship; deanship, deanery; directorship; discipleship; editorship; eldership; emirate; fatherhood; fatherhood; foremanship; generalship; governorship; headship; headship; hot seat; incumbency; inspectorship; instructorship; internship; judgship, judgeship, judicature; khanate; lectureship; legation, legateship; legislatorship; librarianship; lieutenancy; magistracy, magistrature; managership; manhood; marshalship; mastership; mayoralty; messiahship; moderatorship; overlordship; pastorship, pastorate; peasanthood; praetorship; precentorship; preceptorship; prefecture; prelacy, prelature; premiership; presidency, presidentship; primateship; principalship; priorship; proconsulship, proconsulate; proctorship; professorship, chair; protectorship; public office; receivership; regency; residency; rulership; sainthood; secretaryship; senatorship; sinecure; solicitorship; speakership; stewardship; studentship; teachership; thaneship; throne; treasurership; tribuneship; viceroyship; viziership; wardenship; wardership; womanhood
  7. 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"
    --7 is a kind of relation
    --7 has particulars:
     occlusion; tilt, list, inclination, lean, leaning; gradient, slope; placement, arrangement; point of view; coincidence; dead center, dead centre; centrality; marginality; anteriority; posteriority; outwardness, externality; inwardness; malposition, misplacement; northernness; southernness; horizontality; verticality, verticalness, erectness, uprightness; slot; room, way, elbow room; direction; angular position
    Derived form: verb position1
  8. position - the appropriate or customary location; "the cars were in position"
    --8 is a kind of
    Derived form: verb position1
  9. position - (in team sports) the role assigned to an individual player; "what position does he play?"
    --9 is a kind of
    --9 has particulars:
     goalkeeper, goalie, goaltender, netkeeper; pitcher, mound; catcher, plate; first base, first; second base, second; shortstop, short; third base, third; left field; center field; right field; forward; center; guard; back; lineman; mid-off; mid-on; center; cleanup, cleanup position, cleanup spot
  10. placement, location, locating, position, positioning, emplacement - the act of putting something in a certain place or location
    --10 is a kind of activity
    --10 has particulars:
     stratification; juxtaposition, apposition, collocation; interposition; orientation; planting; implantation; repositioning; set; superposition; fingering; superposition
    Derived forms: verb position2, verb posit1
  11. 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"
    --11 is a kind of condition, status
    --11 has particulars: place, shoes; poverty trap; soup; stymie
  12. place, position - an item on a list or in a sequence; "in the second place"; "moved from third to fifth position"
    --12 is a kind of item, point
    --12 has particulars: postposition; preposition
  13. position, stance, posture - a rationalized mental attitude
    --13 is a kind of attitude, mental attitude
    --13 has particulars:
     hard line; point of view, viewpoint, stand, standpoint
  14. side, position - an opinion that is held in opposition to another in an argument or dispute; "there are two sides to every question"
    --14 is a kind of opinion, view
  15. stead, position, place, lieu - the function or position properly or customarily occupied or served by another; "can you go in my stead?"; "took his place"; "in lieu of"
    --15 is a kind of function, office, part, role
    --15 has particulars: behalf
  16. position - the act of positing; an assumption taken as a postulate or axiom
    --16 is a kind of
    Derived form: verb posit3
Verb position has 2 senses
  1. position - cause to be in an appropriate place, state, or relation
    --1 is one way to
    put, set, place, pose, position, lay
    Derived forms: noun position8, noun position7, noun position1, noun positioner1, noun positioning1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody PP
    Somebody ----s something PP
  2. put, set, place, pose, position, 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"
    --2 is one way to move, displace
    Derived forms: noun position10, noun positioner1
    Sample sentence:
    They position the bags on the table
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