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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.

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RELATED WORDS

post, base, establish, assign, install, appoint, plant, set, fix, park, commission, allot, lodge, put, garrison

Nearby words

static water, statice, staticky, statics, statin, station, station agent, station break, station house, station wagon, 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
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15. See appointment.
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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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