What does situation mean?

Definitions for situation
ˌsɪtʃ uˈeɪ ʃənsit·u·a·tion

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word situation.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. situation, state of affairsnoun

    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

  2. situation, positionnoun

    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"

  3. situationnoun

    a complex or critical or unusual difficulty

    "the dangerous situation developed suddenly"; "that's quite a situation"; "no human situation is simple"

  4. site, situationnoun

    physical position in relation to the surroundings

    "the sites are determined by highly specific sequences of nucleotides"

  5. position, post, berth, office, spot, billet, place, situationnoun

    a job in an organization

    "he occupied a post in the treasury"

Wiktionary

  1. situationnoun

    The way in which something is positioned vis-à-vis its surroundings.

  2. situationnoun

    The place in which something is situated; a location.

  3. situationnoun

    Position or status with regard to conditions and circumstances.

  4. situationnoun

    The combination of circumstances at a given moment; a state of affairs.

  5. situationnoun

    A position of employment; a post.

  6. situationnoun

    A difficult or unpleasant set of circumstances; a problem.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Situationnoun

    manner in which an object is placed; location, esp. as related to something else; position; locality site; as, a house in a pleasant situation

  2. Situationnoun

    position, as regards the conditions and circumstances of the case

  3. Situationnoun

    relative position; circumstances; temporary state or relation at a moment of action which excites interest, as of persons in a dramatic scene

  4. Situationnoun

    permanent position or employment; place; office; as, a situation in a store; a situation under government

Freebase

  1. Situation

    Situation is a Juno-nominated album by Buck 65 released on October 30, 2007.

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'situation' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #641

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'situation' in Written Corpus Frequency: #504

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'situation' in Nouns Frequency: #186

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of situation in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of situation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of situation in a Sentence

  1. Kelly Hager:

    From being as independent and driven as I was to literally needing somebody to help me shower, there's a change in mindset, unconsciously you take steps to get yourself outside of that situation by putting one foot in front of the other and having the support system around you to do it. That is what propelled me.

  2. Lise Grande:

    Many of us had hoped the situation would have improved in the past year (and) that we would be in a position where displaced families were headed home, we're not anywhere near that.

  3. Jersey Governor Chris Christie:

    This is once again a situation where the private sector laps us in the government with the use of technology, we should bring in the folks from FedEx to use the technology to be able to do it. There's nothing wrong with that.

  4. Supreme Court spokesman Mario Siecavizza:

    Criminal responsibility is personal, and it will be the judge who must resolve his situation.

  5. Migration Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos:

    We will take stock of the situation on May 12. Should we see no success by then we will not hesitate to create requirements so that border controls in Europe can be extended.

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Translations for situation

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  • حَالَة, مَوْقِع, حالةArabic
  • хәл, урын, торош, урынлашыуBashkir
  • месцазнахо́джаннеBelarusian
  • পরিস্থিতিBengali
  • situace, poloha, místoCzech
  • Situation, Lage, Platz, Zustand, Stellung, OrtGerman
  • κατάσταση, θέση, τοποθεσίαGreek
  • nivel, localización, estado, puesto, situación, ubicaciónSpanish
  • موقعیت, وضعیتPersian
  • tilanne, olot, olosuhteet, tehtävä, sijainti, asema, työpaikkaFinnish
  • localisation, situation, emploi, poste, lieuFrench
  • suidheachadhScottish Gaelic
  • מיקום, מצבHebrew
  • állás, helyzet, körülmények, viszonyok, hely, fekvés, munkaalkalomHungarian
  • 情況, 状況, 場所, 状態, 情勢, 境遇, 位置Japanese
  • სიტუაციაGeorgian
  • 위치, 상황, 상태, 장소Korean
  • stāvoklis, situācijaLatvian
  • situatieDutch
  • pozycja, położenie, sytuacjaPolish
  • posição, situação, localizaçãoPortuguese
  • posturi, poziție, stare, etapă, situație, stadiu, situare, localizare, postRomanian
  • ситуа́ция, местоположе́ние, пози́ция, состоя́ние, положе́ние, расположе́ние, обстано́вка, до́лжность, местонахожде́ниеRussian
  • situation, läge, plats, ställning, tjänst, anställning, placering, statusSwedish
  • స్థితి, పరిస్థితిTelugu
  • สถานการณ์Thai
  • розташува́ння, пос́ада, стан, ситуа́ція, поло́ження, обстано́вка, місцеполо́женняUkrainian
  • địa điểm, vị tríVietnamese
  • 情況Chinese

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(of especially persons) lacking sense or understanding or judgment
  • A. sought
  • B. witless
  • C. dependable
  • D. noninvasive

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