station

[ stey-shuhn ]
/ ˈsteɪ ʃən /

noun

verb (used with object)

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

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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

synonym study for station

15. See appointment.

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British Dictionary definitions for station

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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