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Posit vs. Position

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  • Posit (noun)

    Something that is posited; a postulate.

  • Posit (noun)

    abbreviation of position

  • Posit (verb)

    Assume the existence of; to postulate.

  • Posit (verb)

    Propose for consideration or study; to suggest.

  • Posit (verb)

    Put (something somewhere) firmly.

  • Position (noun)

    A place or location.

  • Position (noun)

    A post of employment; a job.

  • Position (noun)

    A status or rank.

    "Chief of Staff is the second-highest position in the army."

  • Position (noun)

    An opinion, stand{{,}} or stance.

    "My position on this issue is unchanged."

  • Position (noun)

    A posture.

    "Stand in this position, with your arms at your side."

  • Position (noun)

    A place on the playing field, together with a set of duties, assigned to a player.

    "Stop running all over the field and play your position!"

  • Position (noun)

    An amount of securities, commodities, or other financial instruments held by a person, firm{{,}} or institution.

  • Position (noun)

    A commitment, or a group of commitments, such as options or futures, to buy or sell a given amount of financial instruments, such as securities, currencies or commodities, for a given price.Position (finance)

  • Position (noun)

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

  • Position (noun)

    The full state of a chess game at any given turn.

  • Position (verb)

    To put into place.

Wiktionary
Oxford Dictionary
  • Posit

    To dispose or set firmly or fixedly; to place or dispose in relation to other objects.

  • Posit

    To assume as real or conceded; as, to posit a principle.

  • Position (noun)

    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.

  • Position (noun)

    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.

  • Position (noun)

    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.

  • Position (noun)

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

  • Position (noun)

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

  • Position

    To indicate the position of; to place.

Webster Dictionary
  • Posit (noun)

    (logic) a proposition that is accepted as true in order to provide a basis for logical reasoning

  • Posit (verb)

    put (something somewhere) firmly;

    "She posited her hand on his shoulder"

    "deposit the suitcase on the bench"

    "fix your eyes on this spot"

  • Posit (verb)

    put before;

    "I submit to you that the accused is guilty"

  • Posit (verb)

    take as a given; assume as a postulate or axiom;

    "He posited three basic laws of nature"

  • Position (noun)

    the particular portion of space occupied by a physical object;

    "he put the lamp back in its place"

  • Position (noun)

    a point occupied by troops for tactical reasons

  • Position (noun)

    a way of regarding situations or topics etc.;

    "consider what follows from the positivist view"

  • Position (noun)

    position or arrangement of the body and its limbs;

    "he assumed an attitude of surrender"

  • Position (noun)

    the relative position or standing of things or especially persons in a society;

    "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"

  • Position (noun)

    a job in an organization;

    "he occupied a post in the treasury"

  • Position (noun)

    the spatial property of a place where or way in which something is situated;

    "the position of the hands on the clock"

    "he specified the spatial relations of every piece of furniture on the stage"

  • Position (noun)

    the appropriate or customary location;

    "the cars were in position"

  • Position (noun)

    (in team sports) the role assigned to an individual player;

    "what position does he play?"

  • Position (noun)

    the act of putting something in a certain place or location

  • Position (noun)

    a condition or position in which you find yourself;

    "the unpleasant situation (or position) of having to choose between two evils"

    "found herself in a very fortunate situation"

  • Position (noun)

    an item on a list or in a sequence;

    "in the second place"

    "moved from third to fifth position"

  • Position (noun)

    a rationalized mental attitude

  • Position (noun)

    an opinion that is held in opposition to another in an argument or dispute;

    "there are two sides to every question"

  • Position (noun)

    the function or position properly or customarily occupied or served by another;

    "can you go in my stead?"

    "took his place"

    "in lieu of"

  • Position (noun)

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

  • Position (verb)

    cause to be in an appropriate place, state, or relation

  • Position (verb)

    put into a certain place or abstract location;

    "Put your things here"

    "Set the tray down"

    "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children"

    "Place emphasis on a certain point"

Princeton's WordNet

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