Synonyms of position
1 locationDictionary • The ship's position was reported to the coastguard.
location • the city's newest luxury hotel has a beautiful location.
place • the place where the temple actually stood
point • The town square is a popular meeting point for tourists.
post • Quick, men, back to your posts!
situation • The garden is in a beautiful situation.
station • Police said the bomb was buried in the sand near a lifeguard station.
site • the site of Moses' tomb
spot • They returned to the remote spot where they had left him.
orientation • The orientation of the church is such that the front faces the square.
locality • Such a locality is popularly referred to as a 'hot spot'.
locale • An amusement park is the perfect locale for adventures.
2 postureDictionary • He had raised himself into a sitting position.
posture • She walked haltingly and her posture was stooped.
attitude • scenes of the king in various attitudes of worshipping
arrangement • an imaginative flower arrangement
pose • We have had several sittings in various poses.
stance • They have maintained a consistently neutral stance.
disposition (archaic) • the disposition of walls and entrances
3 statusDictionary • their changing role and position in society
status • She cheated banks to satisfy her desire for money and status.
class • the relationship between different social classes
footing • They are trying to compete on an equal footing.
station • The vast majority knew their station in life and kept to it.
rank • Each rank of the peerage was respected.
reputation • The stories ruined his reputation.
importance • He was too puffed up with his own importance to accept the verdict.
consequence • He was a sad little man of no consequence.
prestige • His work gained him international prestige.
caste • Most of these people are from the socially-disadvantaged lower castes.
stature • This club has grown in stature over the last 20 years.
eminence • pilots who achieved eminence in the aeronautical world
repute • The UN's repute has risen immeasurably.
4 jobDictionary • He took up a position with the Arts Council.
job • the pressure of being the first woman in the job
place • All the candidates won places on the ruling council.
post • Sir Peter has held several senior military posts.
opening • We don't have any openings just now, but we'll call you.
office • the honour and dignity of the office of President
role • His role in the events has been pivotal.
duty • My duty is to look after the animals.
function • The main function of merchant banks is to raise capital.
employment • She was unable to find employment in the area.
capacity • She was visiting in her official capacity as co-chairperson.
occupation • I was looking for an occupation which would allow me to travel.
berth (informal) • some of the players who tried for a berth on the team
5 placeDictionary • The players resumed their battle for the no. 1 position.
place • He returned the album to its place on the shelf.
standing • He has improved his country's standing abroad.
rank • He eventually rose to the rank of captain.
status • promoted to the status of foreman
6 situationDictionary • He's going to be in a difficult position if things go badly.
situation • We are in a difficult financial situation.
state • You shouldn't be lifting heavy things in your state.
condition • The government has to encourage people to better their condition.
set of circumstances
plight • the plight of Third World countries plagued by debts
predicament • The decision will leave her in a predicament.
7 attitudeDictionary • He usually takes a moderate position.
attitude • the general change in attitude towards them
view • You should make your views known to your local MP.
perspective • The death of my mother gave me a new perspective on life.
point of view • Try to look at it from my point of view.
opinion • Most who expressed an opinion spoke favourably of him.
belief • It is my belief that a common ground can be found.
angle • He was considering the idea from all angles.
outlook • The illness had a profound effect on his outlook.
viewpoint • The novel is written from the murderer's viewpoint.
slant • They give a slant to every single news item that's put on the air.
way of thinking
standpoint • From my standpoint, you know, this thing is just ridiculous.
placeDictionary • Position trailing plants near the edges of the basket.
place • Chairs were placed in rows for the parents.
put • She put her bag on the floor.
set • He took the case out of her hand and set it on the floor.
stand • Stand the plant in the open in a sunny, sheltered place.
stick (informal) • He folded the papers and stuck them in a drawer.
settle • Right, that's settled then.
fix • Fix the photo to the card using double-sided tape
arrange • He started to arrange the books in piles.
locate • It was voted the best city to locate a business.
array • Here are arrayed such 20th century relics as Madonna's bustier.
dispose • He was preparing to dispose his effects about the room.
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advantageAdvantage is the state of being in a better position than others who are competing against you.
• Men have created an economic position of advantage over women.
angleYou can refer to a way of presenting something or thinking about it as a particular angle.
• He was considering the idea from all angles.
point of view,
arrangeIf you arrange things somewhere, you place them in a particular position, usually in order to make them look attractive or tidy.
• He started to arrange the books in piles.
Thesaurus for position from the Collins English Thesaurus
the place, situation, or location of a person or thing