Student Thesaurus

One entry found for situation.
Entry Word: situation
Function: noun
Text: 1 position with regard to conditions and circumstances <the school's situation is improving with additional financial help>
Synonyms footing, picture, posture, scene, status
Related Words rank, standing; place, spot, state; score, status quo
2 an assignment at which one regularly works for pay <there were the usual "situation wanted" postings in the local newspaper> -- see JOB 1
3 the placement of someone or something in relation to others in a vertical arrangement <in earlier times people were unable to alter their situation in life, so if you were born a servant, you stayed a servant> -- see RANK 1