◄ Position ►

1. (n.) The state of being posited, or placed; the manner in which anything is placed; attitude; condition; as, a firm, an inclined, or an upright position.

2. (n.) The spot where a person or thing is placed or takes a place; site; place; station; situation; as, the position of man in creation; the fleet changed its position.

3. (n.) Hence: The ground which any one takes in an argument or controversy; the point of view from which any one proceeds to a discussion; also, a principle laid down as the basis of reasoning; a proposition; a thesis; as, to define one's position; to appear in a false position.

4. (n.) Relative place or standing; social or official rank; as, a person of position; hence, office; post; as, to lose one's position.

5. (n.) A method of solving a problem by one or two suppositions; -- called also the rule of trial and error.

6. (v. t.) To indicate the position of; to place.

Anschauung Parthian shot a priori principle abode address affect affectivity affirmance affirmation allegation allocate angle angle of vision announcement annunciation answer apostrophe appointment apriorism area arrange arrangement aspect assertion asseveration assign assumed position assumption attitude autarky averment avouchment avowal axiom azimuth basis bearing bearings belief bench mark bent berth billet bimetallism blood bracket branch cachet capacity case caste categorical proposition category celestial navigation character circumstance circumstances clan class climate of opinion collocate color comment common belief community sentiment conceit concept conception conclusion condition connection consensus gentium consequence consideration contention crack creed data dead reckoning declaration deploy determine dictum dignity disposal dispose disposition district division duty echelon economic self-sufficiency emotion emotivity emplace emplacement employment engagement enunciation establish estate estimate estimation ethos exclamation exposure expression eye face feeling feeling tone first principles fix footing foundation frame of reference framework free enterprise free trade frontage function general belief get a fix gig governmentalism grade greeting ground group grouping head heading hierarchy high place hole home in on hypothesis hypothesis ad hoc idea importance impression inclination incumbency install interjection ipse dixit jam job judgment kin kudos label laissez-faire laissez-faireism latitude and longitude lay leaning lemma level lie lieu light lights line line of position locale localism locality localize locate location locus lot major premise managed currency manifesto mental attitude mental outlook mention mind minor premise modality mode moonlighting mystique navigate noninterference nonintervention note notion nullification observation occupation office opening opinion order orientation outlook part party line party principle pass personal judgment philosopheme philosophical proposition phrase pickle pigeonhole pilotage pin down pinpoint place placement placing planned economy plight point point of view policy polity popular belief pose position position line position paper positive declaration post postulate postulation postulatum posture power structure precedence predicament predicate predication premise prestige presumption presupposition prevailing belief price supports principle proclamation profession pronouncement proposition propositional function protection protectionism protest protestation province


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