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Verb
/pəˈziSHən/,
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positions, plural;
  1. Put or arrange (someone or something) in a particular place or way
    • - he pulled out a chair and positioned it between them
    • - she positioned herself on a bench
  2. Promote (a product, service, or business) within a particular sector of a market, or as the fulfillment of that sector's specific requirements
    • - a comprehensive development plan that will position the city as a major economic force in the region
  3. Portray or regard (someone) as a particular type of person
    • - I had positioned her as my antagonist
Noun
  1. A place where someone or something is located or has been put
    • - the distress call had given the ship's position
    • - Mrs. Snell had taken up her position on the bottom step of the stairs
  2. The location where someone or something should be; the correct place
    • - the lid was put into position and screwed down
    • - make sure that no slates have slipped out of position
  3. A place where part of a military force is posted for strategic purposes
    • - the guns were shelling the German positions
  4. A particular way in which someone or something is placed or arranged
    • - he moved himself into a reclining position
    • - a cramp forced her to change position
  5. In a game of chess, the configuration of the pieces and pawns on the board at any point

  6. A particular location of the hand on the fingerboard of a stringed instrument
    • - be familiar with the first six positions across the four strings
  7. A particular location of the slide of a trombone

  8. The arrangement of the constituent notes of a chord

  9. A situation or set of circumstances, esp. one that affects one's power to act
    • - the company's financial position is grim
    • - we felt we were not in a position to judge the merits of the case
  10. A job
    • - she retired from her position as marketing director
  11. The state of being placed where one has an advantage over one's rivals in a competitive situation
    • - his successors were already jockeying for position
  12. A person's place or rank in relation to others, esp. in a competitive situation
    • - he made up ground to finish in second position
  13. High rank or social standing
    • - a woman of supposed wealth and position
  14. (in team games) A set of functions considered as the responsibility of a particular player based on the location in which they play
    • - it gives every player a chance to play every fielding position
  15. A person's particular point of view or attitude toward something
    • - I’ll never accept his position on censorship
  16. An investor's net holdings in one or more markets at a particular time; the status of an individual or institutional trader's open contracts
    • - traders were covering short positions
  17. A proposition laid down or asserted; a tenet or assertion


  1. cause to be in an appropriate place, state, or relation
  2. the particular portion of space occupied by something; "he put the lamp back in its place"
  3. military position: a point occupied by troops for tactical reasons
  4. put: 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"
  5. a way of regarding situations or topics etc.; "consider what follows from the positivist view"
  6. the arrangement of the body and its limbs; "he assumed an attitude of surrender"
  7. There are 9 fielding positions in baseball. Each position conventionally has an associated number (from 1 to 9) which is used to score putouts. For example: *If the third baseman fields a ball and throws it to first, it is recorded as a 5–3 out. ...
  8. Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) is a style sheet language used to describe the presentation semantics (the look and formatting) of a document written in a markup language. ...
  9. In financial trading, a position is a binding commitment to buy or sell a given amount of financial instruments, such as securities, currencies or commodities, for a given price.
  10. Ice hockey (hockey in countries where it is the most popular form of hockey) is a team sport played on ice, in which skaters use sticks to direct a puck into the opposing team's goal. It is a fast-paced physical sport. ...
  11. In obstetrics, position is the orientation of the fetus (baby) in the womb, identified by the location of the presenting part of the fetus relative to the pelvis of the mother. ...
  12. Position in poker refers to the order in which players are seated around the table and the related poker strategy implications. Players who act first are in "early position"; players who act later are in "late position". ...
  13. A place or location; A post of employment; a job; A status or rank; An opinion, stand, or stance; A posture; A place on the playing field, together with a set of duties, assigned to a player; An amount of securities or commodities held by a person, firm, or institution; To put into place
  14. (positions) A reference to placement of the left hand index finger at various frets.
  15. (POSITIONS) Each of the four members in team plays on the position assigned to him in advance. The players may switch their positions for a short period of time; nonetheless, they still try to go back to their originally assigned positions. The most offensive player is assigned number 1. ...
  16. Positions are what people say they want--the superficial demands they make of their opponent. According to Fisher and Ury, who first distinguished between interests and positions, positions are what people have decided upon, while interests are what caused them to decide. ...
  17. (Positions) Each party in a dispute takes a position: this is their stated demand for what they want from the other party. Positions are different from "interests," which are the party's deeper needs and wants ( why one wants something). ...
  18. (Positions) Exposed King Paradox, Nailati Formation, Twin Telescopic Rook formation, Saucy Entangled Trollop formation, Vladlac Position, Diagonal Majority, the Saragossa draw position, Royal Commode
  19. (Positions) Guitar on right thigh or left thigh; neck angled up or horizontal; guitar pointing across student’s body or away from it.
  20. (Positions) QB | WR | TE | RB | FB | T | G
  21. (Positions) The highest note apparently available on a violin is all four fingers pressed down on the E-string (sounding a B). However this is only the highest note in 1st-position. ...
  22. (Positions) The number of positions represents the number of shareholders of a corporation.
  23. (Positions) are fixed ideas about what is right, what is wrong, what we are entitled to, and what the other person must do. Interests, on the other hand is a word that describes general flexible desires and needs. ...
  24. (Positions) the assignment of players to particular areas of the field in order to facilitate tactics and strategy; commonly goalkeeper, back defenders, midfielders, and strikers.
  25. (Positions) there are four players on a team, the forwards are numbered one and two, and are mainly concerned with scoring, number three, the center half, assists the scorers and aids in defense, often the most experienced member of the team, defense and fast break opportunities are the ...