Situation

(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Situation->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ situation
situation
position
locality
locale
status
latitude and longitude
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ footing
footing
standing
standpoint
post
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ stage
stage
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ aspect
aspect
attitude
posture
pose
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ place
place
site
station
seat
venue
whereabouts
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ ground
ground
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ bearings
bearings
&c.(direction) 278
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ spot
spot
&c.(limited space) 182
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ topography
topography
geography
chorography
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ map
map
&c. 554
PARAG:Situation->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ be situated
be situated
be situate
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ lie
lie
have its seat in
PARAG:Situation->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ situate
situate
situated
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ local
local
topical
topographical
&c.->N.
PARAG:Situation->Adv
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ in situ
in situ
in loco
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ here and there
here and there
passim
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ here abouts
here abouts
there abouts
where abouts
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ in place
in place
here
there
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 2 \\ in such and such surroundings
in such and such surroundings
in such and such environs
in such and such entourage
amidst such and such surroundings
amidst such and such environs
amidst such and such entourage

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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