Quotes containing word "position"

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Sell also: attitude, berth, lay, lieu, locating, location, office, perspective, place, placement, pose, positioning, post, posture, put, set, side, situation, spot, stance, status, stead, view

Definitions and meanings of word "position"

• Noun: the particular portion of space occupied by something; example: "he put the lamp back in its place"

• Noun: a point occupied by troops for tactical reasons

• Noun: a way of regarding situations or topics etc.; example: "consider what follows from the positivist view"

• Noun: the arrangement of the body and its limbs; example: "he assumed an attitude of surrender"

• Noun: the relative position or standing of things or especially persons in a society; examples: "he had the status of a minor", "the novel attained the status of a classic", "atheists do not enjoy a favorable position in American life"

• Noun: a job in an organization; example: "he occupied a post in the treasury"

• Noun: the spatial property of a place where or way in which something is situated; examples: "the position of the hands on the clock", "he specified the spatial relations of every piece of furniture on the stage"

• Noun: the appropriate or customary location; example: "the cars were in position"

• Noun: (in team sports) the role assigned to an individual player; example: "what position does he play?"

• Noun: the act of putting something in a certain place

• Noun: a condition or position in which you find yourself; examples: "the unpleasant situation (or position) of having to choose between two evils", "found herself in a very fortunate situation"

• Noun: an item on a list or in a sequence; examples: "in the second place", "moved from third to fifth position"

• Noun: a rationalized mental attitude

• Noun: an opinion that is held in opposition to another in an argument or dispute; example: "there are two sides to every question"

• Noun: the post or function properly or customarily occupied or served by another; examples: "can you go in my stead?", "took his place", "in lieu of"

• Noun: the act of positing; an assumption taken as a postulate or axiom

• Verb: cause to be in an appropriate place, state, or relation

• Verb: put into a certain place or abstract location; examples: "Put your things here", "Set the tray down", "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children", "Place emphasis on a certain point"

Featured authors with quotes containing word "position"

Colin Powell
4 quotes about position
American Statesman
Born Monday 5 April 1937
Angela Ruggiero
2 quotes about position
American Author, Athlete
Born Thursday 3 January 1980
Stephen Harper
4 quotes about position
Canadian Leader, Politician
Born Thursday 30 April 1959
Tim Scott
2 quotes about position
American Politician
Born Sunday 19 September 1965
Carrie Underwood
3 quotes about position
American Writer, Artist, Actress, Musician, Songwriter
Born Thursday 10 March 1983
Chris Christie
3 quotes about position
American Politician
Born Thursday 6 September 1962
Rush Limbaugh
2 quotes about position
American Entertainer
Born Friday 12 January 1951
Ron Paul
2 quotes about position
American Author, Politician
Born Tuesday 20 August 1935
Robert Casey
3 quotes about position
American Politician
Saturday 9 January 1932 - Tuesday 30 May 2000
Eric Cantor
3 quotes about position
American Leader, Politician
Born Thursday 6 June 1963
Sellapan Ramanathan
one quote about position
Singaporean Statesman, Politician
Thursday 3 July 1924 - Monday 22 August 2016
Alan Keyes
2 quotes about position
American Author, Politician, Activist, Diplomat
Born Monday 7 August 1950

In the United Nations, when China entered, we voted on the same position, and since then we have maintained the same position, that position has not changed.

Sellapan Ramanathan

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I'm in the perfect position. It's a sports position and a political position where I can help better the lives of athletes around the world.

Angela Ruggiero

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For the victor peace means the preservation of the position of power which he has secured. For the vanquished it means resigning himself to the position left to him.

Gustav Stresemann

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I just have a position that any child that's in a failing school should be able to get out, or be in a position to have that school fixed.

John Engler

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The message that President Obama delivered in his speech at Notre Dame was: morality is immoral. Pro-life is the extremist position, not a moral position. Yet we should compromise and work to reduce abortions. Where's the compromise between life and death - and why work to reduce the number of them occurring if there's nothing wrong with them?

Rush Limbaugh

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I see myself as a person who wants to serve the constituents within my district and find a way to move those who are not in our position philosophically to our position.

Tim Scott

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Of course I've already taken a very modest position on the monetary system, I do take the position that we should just end the Fed.

Ron Paul

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The users are not going to be in the position of accepting what's been collected; they're going to be in the position of being able to demand collection.

Stephen Cambone

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I'm in a position where whatever I do, I can get my head handed to me. I'm in a position to fail because there is a whole group of people out there who want me to fail. It's a weird vibe.

Kevin Costner

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Looking back on those games, I probably hustled out of position as much as I hustled into position since I really never had any real training. I was working on instincts alone.

Jim Evans

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Avoid having your ego so close to your position that when your position falls, your ego goes with it.

Colin Powell

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We say that someone occupies an official position, whereas it is the official position that occupies him.

Georg C. Lichtenberg

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Cultivating literature as I do upon a little oatmeal, and driving, when in a position to be driven at all, in that humble vehicle, the 'bus, I have had, perhaps, exceptional opportunities for observing their mutual position and behaviour; and it is very peculiar.

James Payn

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Grades are almost completely relative, in effect ranking students relative to others in their class. Thus extra achievement by one student not only raises his position, but in effect lowers the position of others.

James S. Coleman

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One individual doesn't really accept the pro-life position of the party, and the other... says he supports it and takes a position that is logically inconsistent.

Alan Keyes

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The heartbeat of a football team is the quarterback position and I think everyone who has any intelligence about the game understands you must have consistency at that position to be a championship team.

Ron Jaworski

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Now if this electron is displaced from its equilibrium position, a force that is directly proportional to the displacement restores it like a pendulum to its position of rest.

Pieter Zeeman

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Never let your ego get so close to your position that when your position goes, your ego goes with it.

Colin Powell

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Don't let your ego get too close to your position, so that if your position gets shot down, your ego doesn't go with it.

Colin Powell

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I am still a victim of chess. It has all the beauty of art - and much more. It cannot be commercialized. Chess is much purer than art in its social position.

Marcel Duchamp

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