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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
situation (noun)
1.
a) the way in which something is placed in relation to its surroundings
b) - site
c) archaic - locality
2.
archaic state of health
3.
a) position or place of employment - post job
b) position in life - status
4.
position with respect to conditions and circumstances
5.
a) relative position or combination of circumstances at a certain moment
b) a critical, trying, or unusual state of affairs - problem
c) a particular or striking complex of affairs at a stage in the action of a narrative or drama
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
situation (noun)
1.
position with regard to conditions and circumstances
SYNONIMS:
ball game, deal, footing, picture, posture, scene, status, story
RELATED WORDS:
rank, standing; place, spot, state; score, status quo
situation (noun)
2.
an assignment at which one regularly works for pay
SYNONIMS:
appointment, berth, billet, capacity, connection, function, place, position, post, situation
RELATED WORDS:
business, employ, employment, occupation, profession; work; office, spot; calling, pursuit, trade, vocation; line, racket; engagement, gig; livelihood, living; career, lifework, practice ( practise); duty, mission, posting, service, task
NEAR ANTONYMS:
avocation; joblessness, unemployment
situation (noun)
3.
the placement of someone or something in relation to others in a vertical arrangement
SYNONIMS:
degree, echelon, footing, level, place, position, ranking, reach(es), rung, situation, standing, station, status, stratum
RELATED WORDS:
condition, estate, order, walk; capacity, function; rating
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