An example of position is sitting.
An example of position is to be against the death penalty.
An example of position is a cup between two other cups on a table.
To jockey for position.
His position on foreign aid.
The mayor's position on taxes.
The ship's position.
The players are in position.
A man of position.
To apply for a teaching position.
Jockeys maneuvering for position.
In a position to bargain.
Origin of position
- Middle English posicioun from Old French posicion from Latin positiō positiōn- from positus past participle of pōnere to place apo- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition