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Definition 1: a job in an organization - [noun denoting act]

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

  • he occupied a post in the treasury

Synonyms for situation in the sense of this definition

(situation 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 situation ) the position of member of an honorary academy

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

"following the scandal, the cardinal resigned his cardinalate"

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

"a political plum"

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

"he was awarded an endowed chair in economics"

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Definition 2: physical position in relation to the surroundings - [noun denoting location]

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

  • the sites are determined by highly specific sequences of nucleotides

Synonyms for situation in the sense of this definition

(situation is a kind of ...) the particular portion of space occupied by something

"he put the lamp back in its place"

(... is a kind of situation ) the part of an enzyme or antibody where the chemical reaction occurs

(... is a kind of situation ) a situation of being uncomfortably close to someone or something

(... is a kind of situation ) the specific site of a particular gene on its chromosome

(... is a kind of situation ) the specific site in the body where an infection originates

(... is a kind of situation ) the specific sites at which a restriction enzyme will cleave DNA

(... is a kind of situation ) the site on the surface of an antigen molecule to which an antibody attaches itself

Definition 3: the general state of things; the combination of circumstances at a given time - [noun denoting state]

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

  • the present international situation is dangerous
  • wondered how such a state of affairs had come about
  • eternal truths will be neither true nor eternal unless they have fresh meaning for every new social situation

Synonyms for situation in the sense of this definition

(situation 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 situation ) a state of affairs in which you have no privacy

"the president lives in a goldfish bowl"

(... is a kind of situation ) a situation that is ideal for rapid development (especially of something bad)

"it was a hotbed of vice"

(... is a kind of situation ) the state of being included

(... is a kind of situation ) the situation of being or dying without a legally valid will

(... is a kind of situation ) a situation treated as an observable object

"the political picture is favorable" "the religious scene in England has changed in the last century"

(... is a kind of situation ) a prisonlike situation; a place of seeming confinement

(... is a kind of situation ) the state of being rejected

(... is a kind of situation ) the actual state of affairs

"that's the size of the situation" "she hates me, that's about the size of it"

(... is a kind of situation ) the situation in which you begin an endeavor and to which you return if your efforts fail

"the police are now back at square one after having arrested and released 27 men" "she has tried to diet but always ends up back at square one"

(... is a kind of situation ) the existing state of affairs

(... is a kind of situation ) the state of being excluded

(... is a kind of situation ) a stable situation in which forces cancel one another

(... is a kind of situation ) a situation in which life seems irrational and meaningless

"The absurd is the essential concept and the first truth"

(... is a kind of situation ) the state of being acceptable and accepted

"torn jeans received no acceptance at the country club"

(... is a kind of situation ) a particular situation that is radically different from the preceding situation

"HDTV looks the same but it's really a whole new ballgame"

(... is a kind of situation ) a demanding or stimulating situation

"they reacted irrationally to the challenge of Russian power"

(... is a kind of situation ) the condition of being without offspring

(... is a kind of situation ) a situation or condition that is complex or confused

"her coming was a serious complication"

(... is a kind of situation ) a situation in which people or things are crowded together

"he didn't like the crowding on the beach"

(... is a kind of situation ) loss of equilibrium attributable to an unstable situation in which some forces outweigh others

(... is a kind of situation ) the situation in which you are happiest and most effective

"in your element"

(... is a kind of situation ) the totality of surrounding conditions

"he longed for the comfortable environment of his living room"

(... is a kind of situation ) a special situation

"this thing has got to end" "it is a remarkable thing"

Definition 4: a condition or position in which you find yourself - [noun denoting state]

Samples where situation 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 situation in the sense of this definition

(situation 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 situation ) a particular situation

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

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

"we're in the soup now"

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

Definition 5: a complex or critical or unusual difficulty - [noun denoting state]

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

  • the dangerous situation developed suddenly
  • that's quite a situation
  • no human situation is simple

(situation is a kind of ...) a condition or state of affairs almost beyond one's ability to deal with and requiring great effort to bear or overcome

"grappling with financial difficulties"

(... is a kind of situation ) a situation in which a public official's decisions are influenced by the official's personal interests

(... is a kind of situation ) a situation in which no progress can be made or no advancement is possible

"reached an impasse on the negotiations"

(... is a kind of situation ) an urgent situation calling for prompt action

"I'll be there, barring any urgencies" "they departed hurriedly because of some great urgency in their affairs"

(... is a kind of situation ) a dangerous state of affairs; a situation that is a potential source of violence

"the Balkans are the tinderbox of Europe"

(... is a kind of situation ) a problematic situation that will eventually become dangerous if not addressed

"India is a demographic time bomb" "the refugee camp is a ticking bomb waiting to go off"

(... is a kind of situation ) a situation fraught with difficulties and imponderables

"he was trapped in a medical swamp"

(... is a kind of situation ) a temporary condition of torment or suffering

"a purgatory of drug abuse"

(... is a kind of situation ) a bad or difficult situation or state of affairs

(... is a kind of situation ) a situation in which a favorable outcome is impossible; you are bound to lose whatever you do

(... is a kind of situation ) a situation resembling a terrifying dream

(... is a kind of situation ) a situation in which no one can emerge as a clear winner

(... is a kind of situation ) an intricate and confusing interpersonal or political situation

(... is a kind of situation ) an awkward situation

"that's a fine how-d'ye-do"

(... is a kind of situation ) a difficult situation

"he dropped the topic like a hot potato"

(... is a kind of situation ) a highly contentious or hazardous situation

"talk of invading Iraq stirred up a political hornets' nest"

(... is a kind of situation ) a critical situation that arises because of a shortage (as a shortage of time or money or resources)

"an end-of-the year crunch" "a financial crunch"

(... is a kind of situation ) an unstable situation of extreme danger or difficulty

"they went bankrupt during the economic crisis"

(... is a kind of situation ) a treacherous situation that tends to entrap and destroy

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