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Engelsk navneord: position

1. position (om sted) the particular portion of space occupied by something


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe put the lamp back in its place.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)place


Mindre specifikke termerpoint


Mere specifikke termeranomaly, back, front, half-mast, half-staff, juxtaposition, landmark, lead, left, lie, pitch, pole position, polls, post, pride of place, rear, right, setting, site, situation, stand, station, station, vantage, wing


Kendetegnerleft, right

2. position (om sted) a point occupied by troops for tactical reasons


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)military position


Mindre specifikke termerpoint


Mere specifikke termerground, line


Overordnet emneområdearmed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine

3. position (om erkendelse) a way of regarding situations or topics etc.


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningConsider what follows from the positivist view.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)perspective, view


Mindre specifikke termerorientation


Mere specifikke termerbird's eye view, cutting edge, forefront, futurism, light, panoramic view, paradigm, sight, straddle, vanguard, Weltanschauung, world view

4. position (om egenskab) the arrangement of the body and its limbs


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe assumed an attitude of surrender.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)attitude, posture


Mindre specifikke termerbodily property


Mere specifikke termerasana, ballet position, decubitus, ectopia, eversion, guard, lithotomy position, lotus position, missionary position, order arms, pose, presentation, sprawl, sprawling, stance, tuck


Kendetegnererect, unerect, upright, vertical

5. position (om tilstand) the relative position or standing of things or especially persons in a society


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe had the status of a minor.
The novel attained the status of a classic.
Atheists do not enjoy a favorable position in American life.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)status


Mindre specifikke termerstate


Mere specifikke termerbar sinister, bastardy, caste, command, dignity, election, equality, equation, equivalence, face, footing, high ground, high profile, high status, Holy Order, illegitimacy, leadership, left-handedness, legal status, low status, lowliness, lowness, nationality, nobility, noblesse, Order, ordination, par, pedestal, rank, rank, retirement, slot, social rank, social station, social status, standing, terms, toehold


Kendetegnerdominant, low-class, low-level, lower-class, middle-class, subordinate, upper-class

6. position (om handling) a job in an organization


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe occupied a post in the treasury.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)berth, billet, office, place, post, situation, spot


Mindre specifikke termerbusiness, job, line, line of work, occupation


Mere specifikke termeracademicianship, accountantship, admiralty, ambassadorship, apostleship, apprenticeship, associateship, attorneyship, bailiffship, baronetage, bishopry, cadetship, caliphate, captaincy, captainship, cardinalship, chair, chairmanship, chancellorship, chaplaincy, chaplainship, chieftaincy, chieftainship, clerkship, commandership, commandery, comptrollership, consulship, controllership, councillorship, councilorship, counsellorship, counselorship, curacy, curatorship, custodianship, deanery, deanship, directorship, discipleship, editorship, eldership, emirate, episcopate, fatherhood, fatherhood, feudal lordship, foremanship, generalcy, generalship, governorship, headship, headship, hot seat, incumbency, inspectorship, instructorship, internship, judgeship, judicature, khanate, lectureship, legateship, legation, legislatorship, librarianship, lieutenancy, magistracy, magistrature, managership, manhood, marshalship, mastership, mayoralty, messiahship, moderatorship, overlordship, pastorate, pastorship, peasanthood, plum, praetorship, precentorship, preceptorship, prefecture, prelacy, prelature, premiership, presidency, presidentship, primateship, principalship, priorship, proconsulate, proconsulship, proctorship, professorship, protectorship, public office, rabbinate, receivership, rectorate, rectorship, regency, residency, rulership, sainthood, secretaryship, seigneury, seigniory, senatorship, sinecure, solicitorship, speakership, stewardship, studentship, teachership, thaneship, throne, treasurership, tribuneship, trusteeship, vice-presidency, viceroyship, viziership, wardenship, wardership, womanhood

7. position (om egenskab) the spatial property of a place where or way in which something is situated


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe position of the hands on the clock.
He specified the spatial relations of every piece of furniture on the stage.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)spatial relation


Mindre specifikke termerrelation


Mere specifikke termerangular position, anteriority, arrangement, centrality, coincidence, dead center, dead centre, direction, elbow room, erectness, externality, gradient, horizontality, inclination, inwardness, lean, leaning, list, malposition, marginality, misplacement, northernness, occlusion, outwardness, placement, point of view, posteriority, room, slope, slot, southernness, tilt, uprightness, verticality, verticalness, way


Kendetegneranterior, exterior, external, inner, interior, internal, outer, posterior

8. position (om sted) the appropriate or customary location


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe cars were in position.


Mindre specifikke termerpoint

9. position (om handling) (in team sports) the role assigned to an individual player


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWhat position does he play?.


Mindre specifikke termerrole


Mere specifikke termerback, catcher, center, center, center field, centerfield, cleanup, cleanup position, cleanup spot, first, first base, forward, goalie, goalkeeper, goaltender, guard, left field, leftfield, lineman, mid-off, mid-on, mound, netkeeper, pitcher, right field, rightfield, second, second base, short, shortstop, third, third base


Overordnet emneområdeathletics, sport

10. position (om handling) the act of putting something in a certain place


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)emplacement, locating, location, placement, positioning


Mindre specifikke termeractivity


Mere specifikke termerapposition, collocation, fingering, implantation, interposition, intervention, juxtaposition, orientation, planting, repositioning, set, stratification, superposition, superposition

11. position (om tilstand) a condition or position in which you find yourself


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe unpleasant situation (or position) of having to choose between two evils.
Found herself in a very fortunate situation.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)situation


Mindre specifikke termercondition, status


Mere specifikke termerplace, poverty trap, shoes, soup, stymie, stymy

12. position (om erkendelse) a rationalized mental attitude


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)posture, stance


Mindre specifikke termerattitude, mental attitude


Mere specifikke termerhard line, point of view, stand, standpoint, viewpoint

13. position (om kommunikation) an opinion that is held in opposition to another in an argument or dispute


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThere are two sides to every question.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)side


Mindre specifikke termeropinion, view

14. position (om kommunikation) an item on a list or in a sequence


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningIn the second place.
Moved from third to fifth position.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)place


Mindre specifikke termeritem, point


Mere specifikke termerpostposition, preposition

15. position (om handling) the post or function properly or customarily occupied or served by another


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningCan you go in my stead?.
Took his place.
In lieu of.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)lieu, place, stead


Mindre specifikke termerfunction, office, part, role


Mere specifikke termerbehalf

16. position (om handling) the act of positing; an assumption taken as a postulate or axiom


Mindre specifikke termerassumption


Engelsk udsagnsord: position

1. position (om bevægelse) cause to be in an appropriate place, state, or relation


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody PP.
Somebody ----s something PP


Mindre specifikke termerlay, place, pose, position, put, set


Mere specifikke termeraim, deploy, direct, dress, line up, orient, square, take, take aim, train

2. position (om relation) put into a certain place or abstract location


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningPut your things here.
Set the tray down.
Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children.
Place emphasis on a certain point.


Eksempler på anvendelseThey position the bags on the table


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)lay, place, pose, put, set


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something PP


Mindre specifikke termerdisplace, move


Mere specifikke termerappose, arrange, barrel, bed, bottle, bucket, butt, clap, cock, coffin, cram, deposit, dispose, docket, emplace, emplace, enclose, ensconce, fix, glycerolise, glycerolize, ground, imbricate, inclose, insert, instal, install, intersperse, introduce, jar, juxtapose, ladle, lay, lay over, lean, load, lose, marshal, middle, mislay, misplace, misplace, nestle, parallelize, park, perch, pigeonhole, pile, pillow, place down, place upright, plant, plant, poise, posit, position, postpose, prepose, put back, put down, put down, put in, put in, rack up, recess, recline, replace, repose, repose, reposition, rest, rest, seat, seat, seat, seed, set, set, set down, set down, set up, set up, settle, settle, settle down, shelve, ship, sign, siphon, sit, sit down, situate, snuggle, sow, space, stand, stand up, step, stick in, stratify, superimpose, superpose, superpose, tee, tee up, throw, throw, thrust, trench, underlay, upend









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