Student Thesaurus

2 entries found for position.
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Entry Word: position
Function: noun
Text: 1 an assignment at which one regularly works for pay <he holds the position of manager at the store> -- see JOB 1
2 the action for which a person or thing is specially fitted or used or for which a thing exists <man's position in nature> -- see ROLE
3 the area or space occupied by or intended for something <took her position at the head of the line> -- see PLACE 1
4 the place where someone is assigned to stand or remain <the soldiers were commanded to hold their position on the hill> -- see STATION 1
5 the placement of someone or something in relation to others in a vertical arrangement <holds the lead position in the standings> -- see RANK 1