station

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(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. place, position; office, situation, rank, standing; depot, terminal; headquarters, stopping place, post. See location, repute, business, class. — v. t. set, place, assign, post. See location.
II
(Roget's IV) n.
1. [Place]
Syn. situation, site, location; see position 1 .
2. [Duty]
Syn. occupation, service, calling; see duty 2 .
3. [Depot]
Syn. terminal, stop, stopping place; see depot 2 .
4. [Headquarters]
Syn. main office, home office, base of operations; see headquarters .
5. [Social position]
Syn. order, standing, state; see rank 3 .
6. [An establishment to vend petroleum products]
Syn. gas station, service station, filling station, petrol station (British), pumps; see also garage 2 .
7. [A broadcasting establishment]
Syn. television station, radio station, transmitter station, radar station, broadcasting station, plant, studio, transmitter, channel; see also communications , radio 2 , television .
v.
Syn. place, commission, allot, post; see assign 1 .
III
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.
1. depot terminal, terminus, stop, end of the line, transfer station, substation.
2. post battle station, assigned area, department, position, location.
3. headquarters base, command post, nerve center, office.
4. social standing status, class, position, rank, caste, grade, footing.
IV
(Roget's Thesaurus II) I noun 1. An assigned position: post2. See PLACE. 2. A center of organization, supply, or activity: base1, complex, headquarters. Military: installation. See PLACE. 3. Positioning of one individual vis-à-vis others: footing, place, position, rank1, situation, standing, status. See PLACE. II verb To appoint and send to a particular place: assign, post2, set1. See PLACE.

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