[noun] the particular portion of space occupied by a physical object; "he put the lamp back in its place" Synonyms:place
[noun] a point occupied by troops for tactical reasons Synonyms:military
[noun] a way of regarding situations or topics etc.; "consider what follows from the positivist view" Synonyms:view, perspective
[noun] position or arrangement of the body and its limbs; "he assumed an attitude of surrender" Synonyms:posture, attitude
[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" Synonyms:status
[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" Synonyms:spatial relation
[noun] the appropriate or customary location; "the cars were in position"
[noun] (in team sports) the role assigned to an individual player; "what position does he play?"
[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" Synonyms:situation
[noun] an item on a list or in a sequence; "in the second place"; "moved from third to fifth position" Synonyms:place
[noun] an opinion that is held in opposition to another in an argument or dispute; "there are two sides to every question" Synonyms:side
[noun] the function or position properly or customarily occupied or served by another; "can you go in my stead?"; "took his place"; "in lieu of" Synonyms:stead, place, lieu
[noun] the act of positing; an assumption taken as a postulate or axiom
[verb] cause to be in an appropriate place, state, or relation
[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" Synonyms:put, set, place, pose, lay