1. The particular portion of space occupied by something (synset 108639173)
    "he put the lamp back in its place"
  2. A point occupied by troops for tactical reasons (synset 108640161)
  3. A way of regarding situations or topics etc. (synset 106218486)
    "consider what follows from the positivist view"
  4. The arrangement of the body and its limbs (synset 105087073)
    "he assumed an attitude of surrender"
  5. The relative position or standing of things or especially persons in a society (synset 113968971)
    "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"
  6. A job in an organization (synset 100587299)
    "he occupied a post in the treasury"
  7. The spatial property of a place where or way in which something is situated (synset 105081943)
    "the position of the hands on the clock"; "he specified the spatial relations of every piece of furniture on the stage"
  8. The appropriate or customary location (synset 108639776)
    "the cars were in position"
  9. (in team sports) the role assigned to an individual player (synset 100723730)
    "what position does he play?"
  10. The act of putting something in a certain place (synset 101053255)
  11. A condition or position in which you find yourself (synset 113948785)
    "the unpleasant situation (or position) of having to choose between two evils"; "found herself in a very fortunate situation"
  12. A rationalized mental attitude (synset 106206019)
  13. An opinion that is held in opposition to another in an argument or dispute (synset 106796122)
    "there are two sides to every question"
  14. An item on a list or in a sequence (synset 106495143)
    "in the second place"; "moved from third to fifth position"
  15. The post or function properly or customarily occupied or served by another (synset 100722683)
    "can you go in my stead?"; "took his place"; "in lieu of"
  16. The act of positing;
    An assumption taken as a postulate or axiom (synset 100084268)
  1. Cause to be in an appropriate place, state, or relation (synset 201991174)
  2. Put into a certain place or abstract location (synset 201496967)
    "Put your things here"; "Set the tray down"; "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children"; "Place emphasis on a certain point"

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