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  • the act of positing; an assumption taken as a postulate or axiom
  • the post or function properly or customarily occupied or served by another
    • can you go in my stead?
    • took his place
    • in lieu of
  • an item on a list or in a sequence
    • in the second place
    • moved from third to fifth position
  • an opinion that is held in opposition to another in an argument or dispute
    • there are two sides to every question
  • a rationalized mental attitude
  • 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
  • the act of putting something in a certain place
  • (in team sports) the role assigned to an individual player
    • what position does he play?
  • the appropriate or customary location
    • the cars were in position
  • 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
  • a job in an organization
    • he occupied a post in the treasury
  • 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
  • the arrangement of the body and its limbs
    • he assumed an attitude of surrender
  • a way of regarding situations or topics etc.
    • consider what follows from the positivist view
  • a point occupied by troops for tactical reasons
  • the particular portion of space occupied by something
    • he put the lamp back in its place
  • 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
  • cause to be in an appropriate place, state, or relation
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