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
Synonyms: place

: "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
Synonyms: post

"a soldier manned the entrance post" "a sentry station"

Related terms: position outstation lookout bridgehead
Similar spelling:   stations