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Engelsk substantiv: position

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


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


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)place


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkpoint


Mere spesifikke uttrykkanomaly, 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


Kjennetegner disse uttrykkeneleft, right

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


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)military position


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkpoint


Mere spesifikke uttrykkground, line


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

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


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningConsider what follows from the positivist view.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)perspective, view


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkorientation


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

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


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe assumed an attitude of surrender.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)attitude, posture


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkbodily property


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


Kjennetegner disse uttrykkeneerect, 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.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)status


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkstate


Mere spesifikke uttrykkbar 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


Kjennetegner disse uttrykkenedominant, 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.


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


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkbusiness, job, line, line of work, occupation


Mere spesifikke uttrykkacademicianship, 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 egenskap) 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.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)spatial relation


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkrelation


Mere spesifikke uttrykkangular 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


Kjennetegner disse uttrykkeneanterior, 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 spesifikke uttrykkpoint

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


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWhat position does he play?.


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkrole


Mere spesifikke uttrykkback, 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 kategoriathletics, sport

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


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


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkactivity


Mere spesifikke uttrykkapposition, 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.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)situation


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkcondition, status


Mere spesifikke uttrykkplace, poverty trap, shoes, soup, stymie, stymy

12. position (om erkjendelse) a rationalized mental attitude


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)posture, stance


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkattitude, mental attitude


Mere spesifikke uttrykkhard line, point of view, stand, standpoint, viewpoint

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


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThere are two sides to every question.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)side


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkopinion, view

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


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


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)place


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkitem, point


Mere spesifikke uttrykkpostposition, 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.


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


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkfunction, office, part, role


Mere spesifikke uttrykkbehalf

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


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkassumption


Engelsk verb: position

1. position (om bevegelse) 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 spesifikke uttrykklay, place, pose, position, put, set


Mere spesifikke uttrykkaim, deploy, direct, dress, line up, orient, square, take, take aim, train

2. position (om relasjon) 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


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


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something PP


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkdisplace, move


Mere spesifikke uttrykkappose, 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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