station

[ stey-shuhn ]
/ ˈsteɪ ʃən /
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noun

verb (used with object)

to assign a station to; place or post in a station or position.

Nearby words

  1. static water,
  2. statice,
  3. staticky,
  4. statics,
  5. statin,
  6. station agent,
  7. station break,
  8. station house,
  9. station wagon,
  10. station-to-station

Origin of station

1350–1400; < Latin statiōn- (stem of statiō) a standing still, standing-place, equivalent to stat(us) (past participle of stāre to stand) + -iōn- -ion; replacing Middle English stacioun < Anglo-French < Latin, as above

SYNONYMS FOR station
Related forms

Synonym study

15. See appointment.

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British Dictionary definitions for interstation

station

/ (ˈsteɪʃən) /

noun

verb

(tr) to place in or assign to a station

Word Origin for station

C14: via Old French from Latin statiō a standing still, from stāre to stand

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Word Origin and History for interstation
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