DictionaryThesaurusScrabbleExamplesQuiz

situation meaning

EN[sɪtjuːˈeɪʃən] [sɪtʃuˈ(w)eɪʃən] [-eɪʃən]
US
WSituation
  • Situation is a concept similar to scenario, relating to a position (location) or a set of circumstances.
  • It also may refer to:
  • Situation (song), a 1982 song by British new wave band Yazoo
  • Situation (album), a 2007 album by Canadian musician Buck 65
  • Situation comedy, a type of television show
  • The Situation (TV personality), nickname of American reality TV personality Michael Sorrentino
  • Situation (Sartre), a concept by Jean-Paul Sartre
  • Situation report
  • "Situation", a song by Godsmack from their eponymous album
FR situation

    Definition of situation in English Dictionary

  • NounPLsituationsSUF-ation
    1. The way in which something is positioned vis-à-vis its surroundings.
      1. The Botanical Gardens are in a delightful situation on the river bank. ‎
    2. The place in which something is situated; a location.
      1. Position or status with regard to conditions and circumstances.
        1. The combination of circumstances at a given moment; a state of affairs.
          1. The United States is in an awkward situation with debt default looming. ‎
        2. (Britain) A position of employment; a post.
          1. A difficult or unpleasant set of circumstances; a problem.
            1. Boss, we've got a situation here...
        3. More Examples
          1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
            • His frank acceptance of the situation marks him as either an innocent man, or else as a man of considerable self-restraint and firmness.
            • They may shy away if witnesses of law officers try to approach. —A Situation Report on Our Acquisition of Advanced Technology and Interaction with Alien Cultures by O.H. Krill
            • This is so despite the fact that the disableds are better qualified and their performance within the work situation the same or even better than that of their ablebodied counterparts.
          2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
            • The prime minister asked the home secretary to keep a close watch on the flooding situation.
            • His lack of social grace made him anathema at fine dining situations.
            • I have sorted out the problems and am now on top of the situation.
        • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
          1. Nouns
            • Countable nouns
          Related Links:
          1. fr situation
          2. en situations
          3. fr situations
          4. en situational
          5. en situationism
          Source: Wiktionary
           0 0

          Meaning of situation for the defined word.

          Grammatically, this word "situation" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
          Difficultness: Level 1
          12345678910
          Easy     ➨     Difficult
          Definiteness: Level 9
          12345678910
          Definite    ➨     Versatile