Associations to the word «Position»


POSITION, noun. A place or location.
POSITION, noun. A post of employment; a job.
POSITION, noun. A status or rank.
POSITION, noun. An opinion, stand, or stance.
POSITION, noun. A posture.
POSITION, noun. (team sports) A place on the playing field, together with a set of duties, assigned to a player.
POSITION, noun. (finance) An amount of securities or commodities held by a person, firm, or institution.
POSITION, noun. (arithmetic) A method of solving a problem by one or two suppositions; also called the rule of trial and error.
POSITION, noun. (chess) The full state of a chess game at any given turn.
POSITION, verb. To put into place.
POSITION ARGUMENT, noun. The claim a writer or speaker makes about a controversial issue
POSITION PAPER, noun. (philosophy) (government) (public policy) An essay or report which expresses a position, conclusion, or recommendation concerning a contested issue or undecided question and which usually contains arguments or reasons in support of this position.
POSITION PAPERS, noun. Plural of position paper

Dictionary definition

POSITION, noun. The particular portion of space occupied by something; "he put the lamp back in its place".
POSITION, noun. A point occupied by troops for tactical reasons.
POSITION, noun. A way of regarding situations or topics etc.; "consider what follows from the positivist view".
POSITION, noun. The arrangement of the body and its limbs; "he assumed an attitude of surrender".
POSITION, noun. 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".
POSITION, noun. A job in an organization; "he occupied a post in the treasury".
POSITION, noun. 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".
POSITION, noun. The appropriate or customary location; "the cars were in position".
POSITION, noun. (in team sports) the role assigned to an individual player; "what position does he play?".
POSITION, noun. The act of putting something in a certain place.
POSITION, noun. 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".
POSITION, noun. A rationalized mental attitude.
POSITION, noun. An opinion that is held in opposition to another in an argument or dispute; "there are two sides to every question".
POSITION, noun. An item on a list or in a sequence; "in the second place"; "moved from third to fifth position".
POSITION, noun. The post or function properly or customarily occupied or served by another; "can you go in my stead?"; "took his place"; "in lieu of".
POSITION, noun. The act of positing; an assumption taken as a postulate or axiom.
POSITION, verb. Cause to be in an appropriate place, state, or relation.
POSITION, verb. 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".

Wise words

Words are but symbols for the relations of things to one another and to us; nowhere do they touch upon absolute truth.
Friedrich Nietzsche