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.

Suggested Resources

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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

How to pronounce situation?

  1. Alex
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    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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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. Hong Kong:

    There are various analyses and interpretations in the community in relation to the results, and quite a few are of the view that the results reflect people's dissatisfaction with the current situation and the deep-seated problems in society.

  2. Hailey Clauson:

    I want to train before I full-on get into it, i think it’s better to be prepared in that kind of situation than not to have any idea of what you’re doing. If I’m going to do it, I want to do it right.

  3. Adam Kushner:

    The more we try to address this situation the more we can prevent disability and death.

  4. Eric Holcomb:

    Our thoughts are with all those affected by this horrible situation.

  5. Daniel Kirchert:

    Given the current situation, it is not enough for any startup to come up with good products and be fast to market. At least it's equally important to manage cost. Not only fixed costs but variable cost.

Images & Illustrations of situation

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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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