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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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