[pə'zɪʃ(ə)n] or [pə'zɪʃən]


(noun.) the act of positing; an assumption taken as a postulate or axiom.

(noun.) a job in an organization; 'he occupied a post in the treasury'.

(noun.) (in team sports) the role assigned to an individual player; 'what position does he play?'.

(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'.

(noun.) the arrangement of the body and its limbs; 'he assumed an attitude of surrender'.

(noun.) a rationalized mental attitude.

(noun.) a way of regarding situations or topics etc.; 'consider what follows from the positivist view'.

(noun.) the particular portion of space occupied by something; 'he put the lamp back in its place'.

(noun.) the appropriate or customary location; 'the cars were in position'.

(verb.) cause to be in an appropriate place, state, or relation.

阿诺德手打--From WordNet


(n.) The state of being posited, or placed; the manner in which anything is placed; attitude; condition; as, a firm, an inclined, or an upright position.

(n.) The spot where a person or thing is placed or takes a place; site; place; station; situation; as, the position of man in creation; the fleet changed its position.

(n.) Hence: The ground which any one takes in an argument or controversy; the point of view from which any one proceeds to a discussion; also, a principle laid down as the basis of reasoning; a proposition; a thesis; as, to define one's position; to appear in a false position.

(n.) Relative place or standing; social or official rank; as, a person of position; hence, office; post; as, to lose one's position.

(n.) A method of solving a problem by one or two suppositions; -- called also the rule of trial and error.

(v. t.) To indicate the position of; to place.



n. [1]. Station, situation, spot, place, locality, post.[2]. Attitude, posture, state, condition.[3]. Proposition, principle, thesis, dictum, assertion, doctrine.






n. place situation: attitude: a place taken or to be taken by troops: state of affairs: the ground taken in argument or in a dispute: principle laid down: place in society: method of finding the value of an unknown quantity by assuming one or more values (single when one is assumed; double when two).—v.t. Posit (poz′it) to place in right position or relation: to lay down as something true or granted.—adj. Posi′tional.—Strategic position a position taken up by troops to check the movements of an enemy.





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