|1.||[ noun ] a facility equipped with special equipment and personnel for a particular purpose|
"he started looking for a gas station" "the train pulled into the station"
|Related terms:||facility terminal police_station substation power_station service_station television_station observation_station radio_station first-aid_station fire_station|
|2.||[ verb ] assign to a station|
|Synonyms:||send post place base|
|Related terms:||move locate garrison fort position post|
|3.||[ noun ] proper or designated social situation|
: "he overstepped his place" "the responsibilities of a man in his station" "married above her station"
|Related terms:||social_station niche|
|4.||[ noun ] (Navy) the location to which a ship or fleet is assigned for duty|
|Related terms:||position navy|
|5.||[ noun ] the position where someone (as a guard or sentry) stands or is assigned to stand|
"a soldier manned the entrance post" "a sentry station"
|Related terms:||position outstation lookout bridgehead|