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position

Synonyms of position in English:

noun

  • 1 radars determine the aircraft's position
    Australian/New Zealand slangpossy
    technicallocus
  • 2 she levered herself into a standing position
    posture, stance, attitude, pose;
    set, arrangement, disposition, placement
  • 3 the company's financial position is dire
    situation, state, condition, circumstances, set of circumstances, state of affairs, case;
    predicament, plight, pass, strait(s)
  • 4 all the political parties were jockeying for position
    advantage, pole position, advantageous position, favourable position, the upper hand, the edge, the whip hand, primacy
    North American informalthe catbird seat
    Australian/New Zealand informalthe box seat
  • 5 people's awareness of their position in society
  • 6 I'm looking for a secretarial position
    opening, vacancy, niche, opportunity, placement
    informalberth
    Australian informalgrip
    archaicemploy
  • 7 the chancellor was asked to clarify the government's position on the matter
  • verb

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  • he pulled out a chair and positioned it between them
    lay, lie, rest, prop, plant, stick, install, settle;
    informalplonk, park
    rareposit
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