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Definition 1: a facility equipped with special equipment and personnel for a particular purpose - [noun denoting artifact]

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

  • he started looking for a gas station
  • the train pulled into the station

(station is a kind of ...) a building or place that provides a particular service or is used for a particular industry

"the assembly plant is an enormous facility"

(... is a kind of station ) a station equipped to broadcast radio or television programs

(... is a kind of station ) a subsidiary station where electricity is transformed for distribution by a low-voltage network

(... is a kind of station ) a station where gasoline and oil are sold and facilities are available for repairing or maintaining automobiles

(... is a kind of station ) an electrical generating station

(... is a kind of station ) a station that serves as headquarters for police in a particular district; serves as a place from which policemen are dispatched and to which arrested persons are brought

(... is a kind of station ) a station set up for making observations of something

(... is a kind of station ) a station providing emergency care or treatment before regular medical aid can be obtained

(... is a kind of station ) a station housing fire apparatus and firemen

(... is a kind of station ) station where transport vehicles load or unload passengers or goods

Definition 2: the frequency assigned to a broadcasting station - [noun denoting attribute]

(station is a kind of ...) an electromagnetic wave frequency between audio and infrared

Definition 3: the position where someone (as a guard or sentry) stands or is assigned to stand - [noun denoting location]

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

  • a soldier manned the entrance post
  • a sentry station

Synonyms for station in the sense of this definition

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

"he put the lamp back in its place"

(... is a kind of station ) a defensive post at the end of a bridge nearest to the enemy

(... is a kind of station ) an elevated post affording a wide view

(... is a kind of station ) a station in a remote or sparsely populated location

Definition 4: (nautical) the location to which a ship or fleet is assigned for duty - [noun denoting location]

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

"he put the lamp back in its place"

(station belongs to category ...) an organization of military vessels belonging to a country and available for sea warfare

Definition 5: proper or designated social situation - [noun denoting state]

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

  • he overstepped his place
  • the responsibilities of a man in his station
  • married above her station

Synonyms for station in the sense of this definition

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

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

(... is a kind of station ) a position particularly well suited to the person who occupies it

"he found his niche in the academic world"

Definition 6: assign to a station - [verb of competition]

Synonyms for station in the sense of this definition

(station 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 station ) station (troops) in a fort or garrison

(... is a kind of station ) station (troops) in a fort

(... is a kind of station ) assign a location to

"The company located some of their agents in Los Angeles"

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