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Definition 1: the act of putting something in a certain place - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for position in the sense of this definition

(position is a kind of ...) any specific behavior

"they avoided all recreational activity"

(... is a kind of position ) the placement of the fingers for playing different notes (or sequences of notes) on a musical instrument

(... is a kind of position ) the placement of one thing on top of another

(... is a kind of position ) the act of putting something in position

"he gave a final set to his hat"

(... is a kind of position ) the act of placing in a new position

(... is a kind of position ) the act of planting or setting in the ground

(... is a kind of position ) the act of fixing firmly in place

"he ordered the planting of policemen outside every doorway"

(... is a kind of position ) the act of orienting

(... is a kind of position ) the act or fact of interposing one thing between or among others

(... is a kind of position ) the act of positioning close together (or side by side)

"it is the result of the juxtaposition of contrasting colors"

(... is a kind of position ) the placing of seeds in damp sand or sawdust or peat moss in order to preserve them or promote germination

(... is a kind of position ) (geometry) the placement of one object ideally in the position of another one in order to show that the two coincide

Definition 2: a job in an organization - [noun denoting act]

Samples where position or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he occupied a post in the treasury

Synonyms for position in the sense of this definition

(position is a kind of ...) the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money

"he's not in my line of business"

(... is a kind of position ) the position of member of an honorary academy

(... is a kind of position ) the position of accountant

(... is a kind of position ) the office of admiral

(... is a kind of position ) the post of ambassador

(... is a kind of position ) the position of apostle

(... is a kind of position ) the position of apprentice

(... is a kind of position ) the position of associate (as in an office or academy)

(... is a kind of position ) the position of attorney

(... is a kind of position ) the office of bailiff

(... is a kind of position ) the state of a baronet

(... is a kind of position ) the office and dignity of a bishop

(... is a kind of position ) the position of cadet

(... is a kind of position ) the office of a caliph

(... is a kind of position ) the post of captain

(... is a kind of position ) the office of cardinal

"following the scandal, the cardinal resigned his cardinalate"

(... is a kind of position ) the position of chairman

(... is a kind of position ) the office of chancellor

(... is a kind of position ) the position of chaplain

(... is a kind of position ) the position of chieftain

(... is a kind of position ) the job of clerk

(... is a kind of position ) the position or office of commander

(... is a kind of position ) the position of comptroller

(... is a kind of position ) the post of consul

(... is a kind of position ) the position of controller

(... is a kind of position ) the position of council member

(... is a kind of position ) the position of counselor

(... is a kind of position ) the position of a curate

(... is a kind of position ) the position of curator

(... is a kind of position ) the position of custodian

(... is a kind of position ) the position or office of a dean

(... is a kind of position ) the position of a director of a business concern

(... is a kind of position ) the position of disciple

(... is a kind of position ) the position of editor

(... is a kind of position ) the office of elder

(... is a kind of position ) the office of an emir

(... is a kind of position ) the status of a father

(... is a kind of position ) the status of a religious leader

(... is a kind of position ) the position of foreman

(... is a kind of position ) the office and authority of a general

(... is a kind of position ) the office of governor

(... is a kind of position ) the position of head

(... is a kind of position ) the position of headmaster or headmistress

(... is a kind of position ) a difficult position where you are subjected to stress and criticism

(... is a kind of position ) the office of an incumbent

(... is a kind of position ) the office of inspector

(... is a kind of position ) the position of instructor

(... is a kind of position ) the position of a medical intern

(... is a kind of position ) the position of judge

(... is a kind of position ) the position of a khan

(... is a kind of position ) the post of lecturer

(... is a kind of position ) the post or office of legate

(... is a kind of position ) the office of legislator

(... is a kind of position ) the position of librarian

(... is a kind of position ) the position of a lieutenant

(... is a kind of position ) the position of magistrate

(... is a kind of position ) the position of manager

(... is a kind of position ) the status of being a man

(... is a kind of position ) the post of marshall

(... is a kind of position ) the position of master

(... is a kind of position ) the position of mayor

(... is a kind of position ) the position of messiah

(... is a kind of position ) the position of moderator

(... is a kind of position ) the position of overlord

(... is a kind of position ) the position of pastor

(... is a kind of position ) the state of being a peasant

"the same homely dress she wore in the days of her peasanthood"

(... is a kind of position ) a highly desirable position or assignment

"a political plum"

(... is a kind of position ) the office of praetor

(... is a kind of position ) the position of precentor

(... is a kind of position ) the position of preceptor

(... is a kind of position ) the office of prefect

(... is a kind of position ) the office or station of a prelate

(... is a kind of position ) the office of premier

(... is a kind of position ) the office and function of president

"Andrew Jackson expanded the power of the presidency beyond what was customary before his time"

(... is a kind of position ) the office of primate

(... is a kind of position ) the post of principal

(... is a kind of position ) the office of prior

(... is a kind of position ) the position of proconsul

(... is a kind of position ) the position of proctor

(... is a kind of position ) the position of professor

"he was awarded an endowed chair in economics"

(... is a kind of position ) the position of protector

(... is a kind of position ) a position concerning the people as a whole

(... is a kind of position ) the office or function of a rabbi

(... is a kind of position ) the office of a receiver

(... is a kind of position ) the office or station of a rector

(... is a kind of position ) the office of a regent

(... is a kind of position ) the position of physician who is receiving special training in a hospital (usually after completing an internship)

(... is a kind of position ) the position of ruler

(... is a kind of position ) the status and dignity of a saint

(... is a kind of position ) the position of secretary

(... is a kind of position ) the position and authority of a feudal lord

(... is a kind of position ) the office of senator

(... is a kind of position ) an office that involves minimal duties

(... is a kind of position ) the position of solicitor

(... is a kind of position ) the position of Speaker

(... is a kind of position ) the position of steward

(... is a kind of position ) the position of student

(... is a kind of position ) the position of teacher

(... is a kind of position ) the position of thane

(... is a kind of position ) the position and power of an exalted person (a sovereign or bishop) who is entitled to sit in a chair of state on ceremonial occasions

(... is a kind of position ) the position of treasurer

(... is a kind of position ) the position of tribune

(... is a kind of position ) the position of trustee

(... is a kind of position ) the office and function of a vice president

(... is a kind of position ) the position of viceroy

(... is a kind of position ) the position of vizier

(... is a kind of position ) the position of warden

(... is a kind of position ) the position of warder

(... is a kind of position ) the status of a woman

Definition 3: (in team sports) the role assigned to an individual player - [noun denoting act]

Samples where position or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • what position does he play?

(position is a kind of ...) normal or customary activity of a person in a particular social setting

"what is your role on the team?"

(... is a kind of position ) the defensive position on an ice hockey or soccer or lacrosse team who stands in front of the goal and tries to prevent opposing players from scoring

(... is a kind of position ) a position on a basketball, soccer, or hockey team

(... is a kind of position ) a position on a basketball team of the player who participates in the jump that starts the game

(... is a kind of position ) a position on a basketball team

(... is a kind of position ) (American football) the position of a player on a football team who is stationed behind the line of scrimmage

(... is a kind of position ) (American football) the position of a player on a football team who is stationed on the line of scrimmage

(... is a kind of position ) the fielding position in cricket closest to the bowler on the off side

(... is a kind of position ) the fielding position in cricket closest to the bowler on the on side

(... is a kind of position ) the position on a hockey team of the player who participates in the face off at the beginning of the game

(... is a kind of position ) the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is expected to field balls in the right third of the outfield (looking from home plate)

(... is a kind of position ) the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is expected to field balls in the central third of the outfield

(... is a kind of position ) the position on a baseball team of the player who throws the ball for a batter to try to hit

"he has played every position except pitcher" "they have a southpaw on the mound"

(... is a kind of position ) the position on a baseball team of the player who is stationed behind home plate and who catches the balls that the pitcher throws

"a catcher needs a lot of protective equipment" "a catcher plays behind the plate"

(... is a kind of position ) the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is stationed at first of the bases in the infield (counting counterclockwise from home plate)

(... is a kind of position ) the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is stationed near the second of the bases in the infield

(... is a kind of position ) the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is stationed between second and third base

(... is a kind of position ) the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is stationed near the third of the bases in the infield (counting counterclockwise from home plate)

"he is playing third"

(... is a kind of position ) the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is expected to field balls in the left third of the outfield (looking from home plate)

(... is a kind of position ) (baseball) the fourth position in the batting order (usually filled by the best batter on the team)

(position belongs to category ...) an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition

Definition 4: the post or function properly or customarily occupied or served by another - [noun denoting act]

Samples where position or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • can you go in my stead?
  • took his place
  • in lieu of

Synonyms for position in the sense of this definition

(position is a kind of ...) the actions and activities assigned to or required or expected of a person or group

"the function of a teacher" "the government must do its part" "play its role"

(... is a kind of position ) as the agent of or on someone's part (usually expressed as `on behalf of' rather than `in behalf of')

"the guardian signed the contract on behalf of the minor child" "this letter is written on behalf of my client"

Definition 5: the act of positing; an assumption taken as a postulate or axiom - [noun denoting act]

(position is a kind of ...) the act of assuming or taking for granted

"your assumption that I would agree was unwarranted"

Definition 6: the spatial property of a place where or way in which something is situated - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where position or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the position of the hands on the clock
  • he specified the spatial relations of every piece of furniture on the stage

Synonyms for position in the sense of this definition

(position is a kind of ...) an abstraction belonging to or characteristic of two entities or parts together

(... is a kind of position ) the quality or state of being inward or internal

"the inwardness of the body's organs"

(... is a kind of position ) faulty position

(... is a kind of position ) the property of being to the north

(... is a kind of position ) the property of being to the south

(... is a kind of position ) the quality of being parallel to the horizon

"houses with a pronounced horizontality"

(... is a kind of position ) position at right angles to the horizon

(... is a kind of position ) a position in a grammatical linguistic construction in which a variety of alternative units are interchangeable

"he developed a version of slot grammar"

(... is a kind of position ) space for movement

"room to pass" "make way for" "hardly enough elbow room to turn around"

(... is a kind of position ) the spatial relation between something and the course along which it points or moves

"he checked the direction and velocity of the wind"

(... is a kind of position ) relation by which any position with respect to any other position is established

(... is a kind of position ) the quality or state of being outside or directed toward or relating to the outside or exterior

"the outwardness of the world"

(... is a kind of position ) the quality of being toward the back or toward the rear end

(... is a kind of position ) (dentistry) the normal spatial relation of the teeth when the jaws are closed

(... is a kind of position ) the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the vertical

"the tower had a pronounced tilt" "the ship developed a list to starboard" "he walked with a heavy inclination to the right"

(... is a kind of position ) the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the horizontal

"a five-degree gradient"

(... is a kind of position ) the spatial property of the way in which something is placed

"the arrangement of the furniture" "the placement of the chairs"

(... is a kind of position ) the spatial property of the position from which something is observed

(... is a kind of position ) the quality of occupying the same position or area in space

"he waited for the coincidence of the target and the cross hairs"

(... is a kind of position ) the position of a crank when it is in line with the connecting rod and not exerting torque

(... is a kind of position ) the property of being central

(... is a kind of position ) the property of being marginal or on the fringes

(... is a kind of position ) the quality of being in front or (in lower animals) toward the head

(... are attributes of position) situated in or suitable for the outdoors or outside of a building

"an exterior scene" "exterior grade plywood" "exterior paints"

(... are attributes of position) located or occurring within or closer to a center

"an inner room"

(... are attributes of position) being on the outside or further from a center

"spent hours adorning the outer man" "the outer suburbs"

(... are attributes of position) happening or arising or located within some limits or especially surface

"internal organs" "internal mechanism of a toy" "internal party maneuvering"

(... are attributes of position) happening or arising or located outside or beyond some limits or especially surface

"the external auditory canal" "external pressures"

(... are attributes of position) located at or near or behind a part or near the end of a structure

(... are attributes of position) of or near the head end or toward the front plane of a body

(... are attributes of position) situated within or suitable for inside a building

"an interior scene" "interior decoration" "an interior bathroom without windows"

Definition 7: the arrangement of the body and its limbs - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where position or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he assumed an attitude of surrender

Synonyms for position in the sense of this definition

(position is a kind of ...) an attribute of the body

(... is a kind of position ) a position in the manual of arms; the rifle is held vertically on the right side with the butt on the ground; often used as a command

(... is a kind of position ) (sports) a bodily position adopted in some sports (such as diving or skiing) in which the knees are bent and the thighs are drawn close to the chest

(... is a kind of position ) standing posture

(... is a kind of position ) an ungainly posture with arms and legs spread about

(... is a kind of position ) a posture of defence in boxing or fencing

"keep your guard up"

(... is a kind of position ) (Hinduism) a posture or manner of sitting (as in the practice of yoga)

(... is a kind of position ) abnormal position of a part or organ (especially at the time of birth)

(... is a kind of position ) (obstetrics) position of the fetus in the uterus relative to the birth canal

"Cesarean sections are sometimes the result of abnormal presentations"

(... is a kind of position ) a posture assumed by models for photographic or artistic purposes

(... is a kind of position ) a position for sexual intercourse; a man and woman lie facing each other with the man on top; so-called because missionaries thought it the proper position for primitive peoples

(... is a kind of position ) a sitting position with the legs crossed; used in yoga

(... is a kind of position ) a position lying on your back with knees bent and thighs apart; assumed for vaginal or rectal examination

(... is a kind of position ) the position of being turned outward

"the eversion of the foot"

(... is a kind of position ) a reclining position (as in a bed)

(... is a kind of position ) classical position of the body and especially the feet in ballet

(... are attributes of position) upright in position or posture

"an erect stature" "erect flower stalks" "for a dog, an erect tail indicates aggression" "a column still vertical amid the ruins" "he sat bolt upright"

(... are attributes of position) not upright in position or posture

Definition 8: a way of regarding situations or topics etc. - [noun denoting cognition]

Samples where position or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • consider what follows from the positivist view

Synonyms for position in the sense of this definition

(position is a kind of ...) an integrated set of attitudes and beliefs

(... is a kind of position ) a situation or topic as if viewed from an altitude or distance

(... is a kind of position ) the position that the meaning of life should be sought in the future

(... is a kind of position ) the position of greatest importance or advancement; the leading position in any movement or field

"the Cotswolds were once at the forefront of woollen manufacturing in England" "the idea of motion was always to the forefront of his mind and central to his philosophy"

(... is a kind of position ) the generally accepted perspective of a particular discipline at a given time

"he framed the problem within the psychoanalytic paradigm"

(... is a kind of position ) a particular perspective or aspect of a situation

"although he saw it in a different light, he still did not understand"

(... is a kind of position ) a range of mental vision

"in his sight she could do no wrong"

(... is a kind of position ) a comprehensive view of the world and human life

(... is a kind of position ) a noncommittal or equivocal position

Definition 9: a rationalized mental attitude - [noun denoting cognition]

Synonyms for position in the sense of this definition

(position is a kind of ...) a complex mental state involving beliefs and feelings and values and dispositions to act in certain ways

"he had the attitude that work was fun"

(... is a kind of position ) a firm and uncompromising stance or position

"the governor took a hard line on drugs"

(... is a kind of position ) a mental position from which things are viewed

"we should consider this problem from the viewpoint of the Russians" "teaching history gave him a special point of view toward current events"

Definition 10: an opinion that is held in opposition to another in an argument or dispute - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where position or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • there are two sides to every question

Synonyms for position in the sense of this definition

(position is a kind of ...) a message expressing a belief about something; the expression of a belief that is held with confidence but not substantiated by positive knowledge or proof

"his opinions appeared frequently on the editorial page"

Definition 11: an item on a list or in a sequence - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where position or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • in the second place
  • moved from third to fifth position

Synonyms for position in the sense of this definition

(position is a kind of ...) a distinct part that can be specified separately in a group of things that could be enumerated on a list

"he noticed an item in the New York Times" "she had several items on her shopping list" "the main point on the agenda was taken up first"

(... is a kind of position ) (linguistics) the placing of one linguistic element after another (as placing a modifier after the word that it modifies in a sentence or placing an affix after the base to which it is attached)

(... is a kind of position ) (linguistics) the placing of one linguistic element before another (as placing a modifier before the word it modifies in a sentence or placing an affix before the base to which it is attached)

Definition 12: the particular portion of space occupied by something - [noun denoting location]

Samples where position or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he put the lamp back in its place

Synonyms for position in the sense of this definition

(position is a kind of ...) the precise location of something; a spatially limited location

"she walked to a point where she could survey the whole street"

(... is a kind of position ) (in flight formation) a position to the side and just to the rear of another aircraft

(... is a kind of position ) a vendor's position (especially on the sidewalk)

"he was employed to see that his paper's news pitches were not trespassed upon by rival vendors"

(... is a kind of position ) the position of a prominent or well-known object in a particular landscape

"the church steeple provided a convenient landmark"

(... is a kind of position ) location near or direction toward the right side; i.e. the side to the south when a person or object faces east

"he stood on the right"

(... is a kind of position ) location near or direction toward the left side; i.e. the side to the north when a person or object faces east

"she stood on the left"

(... is a kind of position ) the part of something that is furthest from the normal viewer

"he stood at the back of the stage" "it was hidden in the rear of the store"

(... is a kind of position ) the part of something that is nearest to the normal viewer

"he walked to the front of the stage"

(... is a kind of position ) the position where a thing or person stands

(... is a kind of position ) (nautical) the location to which a ship or fleet is assigned for duty

(... is a kind of position ) place or situation affording some advantage (especially a comprehensive view or commanding perspective)

(... is a kind of position ) the position where someone (as a guard or sentry) stands or is assigned to stand

"a soldier manned the entrance post" "a sentry station"

(... is a kind of position ) position or manner in which something is situated

(... is a kind of position ) a position some distance below the top of a mast to which a flag is lowered in mourning or to signal distress

(... is a kind of position ) (baseball) the position taken by a base runner preparing to advance to the next base

"he took a long lead off first"

(... is a kind of position ) the most favorable position at the start of a race

(... is a kind of position ) the place where people vote

(... is a kind of position ) the first or highest or most important or most ostentatious place

(... is a kind of position ) (astronomy) position of a planet as defined by its angular distance from its perihelion (as observed from the sun)

(... is a kind of position ) physical position in relation to the surroundings

"the sites are determined by highly specific sequences of nucleotides"

(... is a kind of position ) the physical position of something

"he changed the setting on the thermostat"

(... is a kind of position ) a side-by-side position

(... are attributes of position) being or located on or directed toward the side of the body to the east when facing north

"my right hand" "right center field" "a right-hand turn" "the right bank of a river is the bank on your right side when you are facing downstream"

(... are attributes of position) being or located on or directed toward the side of the body to the west when facing north

"my left hand" "left center field" "the left bank of a river is bank on your left side when you are facing downstream"

Definition 13: a point occupied by troops for tactical reasons - [noun denoting location]

Synonyms for position in the sense of this definition

(position is a kind of ...) the precise location of something; a spatially limited location

"she walked to a point where she could survey the whole street"

(... is a kind of position ) a position to be won or defended in battle (or as if in battle)

"they gained ground step by step" "they fought to regain the lost ground"

(... is a kind of position ) a fortified position (especially one marking the most forward position of troops)

"they attacked the enemy's line"

(position belongs to category ...) the military forces of a nation

"their military is the largest in the region" "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"

Definition 14: the appropriate or customary location - [noun denoting location]

Samples where position or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the cars were in position

(position is a kind of ...) the precise location of something; a spatially limited location

"she walked to a point where she could survey the whole street"

Definition 15: the relative position or standing of things or especially persons in a society - [noun denoting state]

Samples where position or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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 for position in the sense of this definition

(position is a kind of ...) the way something is with respect to its main attributes

"the current state of knowledge" "his state of health" "in a weak financial state"

(... is a kind of position ) the status of belonging to a particular nation by birth or naturalization

(... is a kind of position ) status with respect to the relations between people or groups

"on good terms with her in-laws" "on a friendly footing"

(... is a kind of position ) the state of being retired from one's business or occupation

(... is a kind of position ) relative status

"his salary was determined by his rank and seniority"

(... is a kind of position ) social status or position conferred by a system based on class

"lose caste by doing work beneath one's station"

(... is a kind of position ) high office or rank or station

"he respected the dignity of the emissaries"

(... is a kind of position ) the state of being of noble birth

(... is a kind of position ) the status of being ordained to a sacred office

(... is a kind of position ) a position of great esteem (and supposed superiority)

"they put him on a pedestal"

(... is a kind of position ) the status of a leader

"they challenged his leadership of the union"

(... is a kind of position ) a position in a hierarchy or organization

"Bob Dylan occupied the top slot for several weeks" "she beat some tough competition for the number one slot"

(... is a kind of position ) a relatively insignificant position from which future progress might be made

"American diplomacy provided a toehold on which to proceed toward peace talks" "his father gave him a toehold in the oil business"

(... is a kind of position ) a position of highest authority

"the corporation has just undergone a change in command"

(... is a kind of position ) the status of being born of a morganatic marriage

(... is a kind of position ) the status of being born to parents who were not married

(... is a kind of position ) status in the eyes of others

"he lost face"

(... is a kind of position ) the status or fact of being elected

"they celebrated his election"

(... is a kind of position ) status in a society or organization

"the upper echelon"

(... is a kind of position ) a state of being essentially equal or equivalent; equally balanced

"on a par with the best"

(... is a kind of position ) position in a social hierarchy

"the British are more aware of social status than Americans are"

(... is a kind of position ) social or financial or professional status or reputation

"of equal standing" "a member in good standing"

(... is a kind of position ) a position of superior status

(... is a kind of position ) a status defined by law

(... is a kind of position ) a position of inferior status; low in station or rank or fortune or estimation

(... is a kind of position ) (usually plural) the status or rank or office of a Christian clergyman in an ecclesiastical hierarchy

"theologians still disagree over whether `bishop' should or should not be a separate Order"

(... is a kind of position ) a position attracting much attention and publicity

(... is a kind of position ) a position of superiority over opponents or competitors

(... are attributes of position) occupying the lowest socioeconomic position in a society

(... are attributes of position) occupying a socioeconomic position intermediate between those of the lower classes and the wealthy

(... are attributes of position) occupying the highest socioeconomic position in a society

(... are attributes of position) exercising influence or control

"television plays a dominant role in molding public opinion" "the dominant partner in the marriage"

(... are attributes of position) lower in rank or importance

Definition 16: a condition or position in which you find yourself - [noun denoting state]

Samples where position or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the unpleasant situation (or position) of having to choose between two evils
  • found herself in a very fortunate situation

Synonyms for position in the sense of this definition

(position is a kind of ...) a state at a particular time

"a condition (or state) of disrepair" "the current status of the arms negotiations"

(... is a kind of position ) a particular situation

"If you were in my place what would you do?"

(... is a kind of position ) a situation in which an increase in income results in a loss of benefits so that you are no better off

(... is a kind of position ) an unfortunate situation

"we're in the soup now"

(... is a kind of position ) a situation in golf where an opponent's ball blocks the line between your ball and the hole

Definition 17: put into a certain place or abstract location - [verb of contact]

Samples where position or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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 for position in the sense of this definition

(position is a kind of ...) cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense

"Move those boxes into the corner, please" "I'm moving my money to another bank" "The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant"

(... is a kind of position ) place so as to overlap

"imbricate the roof tiles"

(... is a kind of position ) set, turn, or stand on end

"upend the box and empty the contents"

(... is a kind of position ) show to a seat; assign a seat for

"The host seated me next to Mrs. Smith"

(... is a kind of position ) place in or on a seat

"the mother seated the toddler on the high chair"

(... is a kind of position ) put in a horizontal position

"lay the books on the table" "lay the patient carefully onto the bed"

(... is a kind of position ) put into an upright position

"Can you stand the bookshelf up?"

(... is a kind of position ) cause to recline

"She reclined her head on the pillow"

(... is a kind of position ) put or set (seeds, seedlings, or plants) into the ground

"Let's plant flowers in the garden"

(... is a kind of position ) rest on or as if on a pillow

"pillow your head"

(... is a kind of position ) place or put on the ground

(... is a kind of position ) put in barrels

(... is a kind of position ) put into a bucket

(... is a kind of position ) put into bottles

"bottle the mineral water"

(... is a kind of position ) put or settle into a position

"The hotel was set down at the bottom of the valley"

(... is a kind of position ) place side by side

"The fauvists juxtaposed strong colors"

(... is a kind of position ) place or position wrongly; put in the wrong position

"misplaced modifiers"

(... is a kind of position ) place (seeds) in or on the ground for future growth

"She sowed sunflower seeds"

(... is a kind of position ) set up for use

"install the washer and dryer" "We put in a new sink"

(... is a kind of position ) put (something somewhere) firmly

"She posited her hand on his shoulder" "deposit the suitcase on the bench" "fix your eyes on this spot"

(... is a kind of position ) put (a liquid) into a container by means of a ladle

"ladle soup into the bowl"

(... is a kind of position ) to put into a state or activity hastily, suddenly, or carelessly

"Jane threw dinner together" "throw the car into reverse"

(... is a kind of position ) settle into a position, usually on a surface or ground

"dust settled on the roofs"

(... is a kind of position ) place in proper rank

"marshal the troops"

(... is a kind of position ) place at intervals

"Space the interviews so that you have some time between the different candidates"

(... is a kind of position ) place in glycerol

(... is a kind of position ) cause to be in an appropriate place, state, or relation

(... is a kind of position ) place or attach firmly in or on a base

"seat the camera on the tripod"

(... is a kind of position ) move a liquid from one container into another by means of a siphon or a siphoning action

"siphon gas into the tank"

(... is a kind of position ) put into a position that will restore a normal state

"set a broken bone"

(... is a kind of position ) put something somewhere so that the space is completely filled

"cram books into the suitcase"

(... is a kind of position ) put (something) on a structure or conveyance

"load the bags onto the trucks"

(... is a kind of position ) cause to perch or sit

"She perched her hat on her head"

(... is a kind of position ) put something in a resting position, as for support or steadying

"Rest your head on my shoulder"

(... is a kind of position ) put quickly or forcibly

"The judge clapped him in jail"

(... is a kind of position ) cause to lean or incline

"He leaned his rifle against the wall"

(... is a kind of position ) cause to be balanced or suspended

(... is a kind of position ) cause to sit or seat or be in a settled position or place

"set down your bags here"

(... is a kind of position ) place side by side or in close proximity

(... is a kind of position ) put to bed

"The children were bedded at ten o'clock"

(... is a kind of position ) place or put in a particular order

"the dots are unevenly disposed"

(... is a kind of position ) fix firmly

"He ensconced himself in the chair"

(... is a kind of position ) place temporarily

"park the car in the yard" "park the children with the in-laws" "park your bag in this locker"

(... is a kind of position ) place (one geometric figure) upon another so that their perimeters coincide

(... is a kind of position ) place on top of

"can you superimpose the two images?"

(... is a kind of position ) put into a proper or systematic order

"arrange the books on the shelves in chronological order"

(... is a kind of position ) place or lay as if in a pile

"The teacher piled work on the students until the parents protested"

(... is a kind of position ) position comfortably

"The baby nestled her head in her mother's elbow"

(... is a kind of position ) place at intervals in or among

"intersperse exclamation marks in the text"

(... is a kind of position ) place something or someone in a certain position in order to secretly observe or deceive

"Plant a spy in Moscow" "plant bugs in the dissident's apartment"

(... is a kind of position ) form, arrange, or deposit in layers

"The fish are stratified in barrels" "The rock was stratified by the force of the water" "A statistician stratifies the list of names according to the addresses"

(... is a kind of position ) put something back where it belongs

"replace the book on the shelf after you have finished reading it" "please put the clean dishes back in the cabinet when you have washed them"

(... is a kind of position ) place (a ship's mast) in its step

(... is a kind of position ) place before another constituent in the sentence

"English preposes the adpositions; Japanese postposes them"

(... is a kind of position ) place after another constituent in the sentence

"Japanese postposes the adpositions, whereas English preposes them"

(... is a kind of position ) set the trigger of a firearm back for firing

(... is a kind of position ) place on the docket for legal action

"Only 5 of the 120 cases docketed were tried"

(... is a kind of position ) put into place or position

"the box with the ancestors' ashes was emplaced on the top shelf of the house altar"

(... is a kind of position ) provide a new emplacement for guns

(... is a kind of position ) place into a coffin

"her body was coffined"

(... is a kind of position ) place in a rack

"rack pool balls"

(... is a kind of position ) place on a tee

"tee golf balls"

(... is a kind of position ) place or put with great energy

"She threw the blanket around the child" "thrust the money in the hands of the beggar"

(... is a kind of position ) place into another position

(... is a kind of position ) put into a recess

"recess lights"

(... is a kind of position ) place end to end without overlapping

"The frames must be butted at the joints"

(... is a kind of position ) place parallel to one another

(... is a kind of position ) put in the middle

(... is a kind of position ) place signs, as along a road

"sign an intersection" "This road has been signed"

(... is a kind of position ) to put something (eg trust) in something

"The nation reposed its confidence in the King"

(... is a kind of position ) place in a cylindrical vessel

"jar the jam"

(... is a kind of position ) place on a shelf

"shelve books"

(... is a kind of position ) place into a small compartment

(... is a kind of position ) set, plant, or bury in a trench

"trench the fallen soldiers" "trench the vegetables"

(... is a kind of position ) put (something) under or beneath

"They underlaid the shingles with roofing paper"

(... is a kind of position ) place on board a ship

"ship the cargo in the hold of the vessel"

(... is a kind of position ) place, fit, or thrust (something) into another thing

"Insert your ticket here"

Definition 18: cause to be in an appropriate place, state, or relation - [verb of motion]

(position is a kind of ...) 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"

(... is a kind of position ) place troops or weapons in battle formation

(... is a kind of position ) point or cause to go (blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment) towards

"Please don't aim at your little brother!" "He trained his gun on the burglar" "Don't train your camera on the women" "Take a swipe at one's opponent"

(... is a kind of position ) position so as to be square

"He squared his shoulders"

(... is a kind of position ) arrange in ranks

"dress troops"

(... is a kind of position ) cause to point

"Orient the house towards the West"

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