[ stey-shuhn ]
/ ˈsteɪ ʃən /


verb (used with object)

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

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.

OTHER WORDS FROM station Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for station

/ (ˈsteɪʃən) /



(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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