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Entry Word: station
Function: noun
Text: 1 the place where someone is assigned to stand or remain <the soldiers remained at their station even though a huge enemy force was approaching>
Synonyms position, post, quarter
Related Words assignment, detail
2 a regular stopping place <the historic house was once a station on the Underground Railroad, the network that helped slaves reach freedom in the North>
Synonyms stop, way station
Related Words depot, terminal; layover, stopover
3 the placement of someone or something in relation to others in a vertical arrangement <in colonial America, women occupied the lowest station in society and were not allowed to take part in public life> -- see RANK 1