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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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