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Synonyms of situation

Noun


1. situation, state of affairs, state

usage: the general state of things; the combination of circumstances at a given time; "the present international situation is dangerous"; "wondered how such a state of affairs had come about"; "eternal truths will be neither true nor eternal unless they have fresh meaning for every new social situation"- Franklin D.Roosevelt

2. situation, position, condition, status

usage: 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"

3. situation, difficulty

usage: a complex or critical or unusual difficulty; "the dangerous situation developed suddenly"; "that's quite a situation"; "no human situation is simple"

4. site, situation, position, place

usage: physical position in relation to the surroundings; "the sites are determined by highly specific sequences of nucleotides"

5. position, post, berth, office, spot, billet, place, situation, occupation, business, job, line of work, line

usage: a job in an organization; "he occupied a post in the treasury"

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