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English noun: station

1. station (artifact) a facility equipped with special equipment and personnel for a particular purpose


SamplesHe started looking for a gas station.
The train pulled into the station.


Broader (hypernym)facility, installation


Narrower (hyponym)broadcast station, broadcasting station, depot, fire station, firehouse, first-aid station, observation station, police headquarters, police station, power plant, power station, powerhouse, service station, station house, substation, terminal, terminus

2. station (state) proper or designated social situation


SamplesHe overstepped his place.
The responsibilities of a man in his station.
Married above her station.


Synonymsplace


Broader (hypernym)rank, social rank, social station, social status


Narrower (hyponym)niche

3. station (location) (nautical) the location to which a ship or fleet is assigned for duty


Broader (hypernym)place, position


Domain categorynaval forces, navy

4. station (location) the position where someone (as a guard or sentry) stands or is assigned to stand


SamplesA soldier manned the entrance post.
A sentry station.


Synonymspost


Broader (hypernym)place, position


Narrower (hyponym)bridgehead, lookout, observation post, outpost, outstation

5. station (attribute) the frequency assigned to a broadcasting station


Broader (hypernym)radio frequency


English verb: station

1. station (competition) assign to a station


Synonymsplace, post, send


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody PP


Broader (hypernym)displace, move


Narrower (hyponym)fort, garrison, locate, place, site









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