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Position meaning

position - 7 dictionary results

  1. 1. a job in an organization; " he occupied a post in the treasury"
  2. 2. The state of being posited, or placed; the manner in which anything is placed; attitude; condition; as, a firm, an inclined, or an upright position.
  3. 3. The spot where a person or thing is placed or takes a place; site; place; station; situation; as, the position of man in creation; the fleet changed its position.
  4. 4. Relative place or standing; social or official rank; as, a person of position; hence, office; post; as, to lose one's position.
  5. 5. A method of solving a problem by one or two suppositions; -- called also the rule of trial and error.
  6. 6. To indicate the position of; to place.
  7. 7. Situation; place; attitude; state of affairs; principle laid down.

position - examples of usage

  1. Yet, because they had glanced, her position was impossible. - "Night and Day", Virginia Woolf.
  2. This is the sort of position I'm always getting into. - "Night and Day", Virginia Woolf.
  3. This was not only a man in high position, but a very busy man. - "America To-day, Observations and Reflections", William Archer.
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