Definitions of situation

  1. a complex or critical or unusual difficulty; "the dangerous situation developed suddenly"; "that's quite a situation"; "no human situation is simple" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. 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" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. 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 Wordnet Dictionary DB
  4. Manner in which an object is placed; location, esp. as related to something else; position; locality site; as, a house in a pleasant situation. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. Position, as regards the conditions and circumstances of the case. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. Relative position; circumstances; temporary state or relation at a moment of action which excites interest, as of persons in a dramatic scene. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. Position; locality; circumstances; office; employment. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  8. The place where anything is situated: position: temporary state: condition: office: employment. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  9. Place where anything is situated; position; condition; office; employment. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  10. A post of employment. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  11. Position; state; condition; place; office. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  12. Position; location in respect of something else; state or condition; place or office, as in a situation. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for situation

  1. " I thought you wouldn't have me waste a moment if you understood the situation – The Thousandth Woman by Ernest W. Hornung
  2. I should not get half that in another situation but that is one reason why I am going to leave. – Valerie by Frederick Marryat