Definition of situation :
1. Manner in which an object is placed; location, esp. as related to something else; position; locality site; as, a house in a pleasant situation.
2. Permanent position or employment; place; office; as, a situation in a store; a situation under government.
3. Position, as regards the conditions and circumstances of the case.
4. Relative position; circumstances; temporary state or relation at a moment of action which excites interest, as of persons in a dramatic scene.
maculation, website, item, feature, piazza, power, smirch, blank space, home, stake, office, pip, billet, view, footing, shoes, function, short letter, state of affairs, point, land site, attitude, positioning, concomitant, daub, fleck, built in bed, spotlight, internet site, federal agency, bearing, slot, part, gig, role, military post, appointment, postal service, fact, plaza, spatial relation, lieu, topographic point, orientation, business office, stain, be, mooring, seat, smear, slip, locating, posture, side, sphere, bureau, stead, military position, note, bunk, government agency, speckle, moorage, mail, slur, smudge, agency, accompaniment, blot, web site, line, particular, rank, mail service, dapple, touch, authority, space, bit, perspective, stance, office staff, patch, detail, berth
circumstance (part of speech: noun)
business (part of speech: noun)
enterprise, commerce, concern, company, selling, management, profession, commission, holding, establishment, industry, retailing, vocation, service, position, corporation, job, career, station, occupation, exchange, partnership, business, posting, livelihood, interest, consortium, assignment, barter, labor, calling, activity, trade, busy work, transaction, proprietorship, practice, negotiation, firm, merchant, venture, employment, specialty, affair, market
location (part of speech: noun)
occurrence (part of speech: noun)
situation (part of speech: noun)
formation, scene, post, location, ambience, property, mode, layout, configuration, condition, state, spot, quality, style, aspect, disposition, modality, environment, site, status, standing, circumstance, arrangement, placement
- But there's not a scene that's to be cut out, or a situation to be altered, now I've fixed everything up. - "The Way of Ambition", Robert Hichens.
- How different is the situation to- day! - "Modern American Prose Selections", Various.
- But the situation had changed over night. - "The Breaking Point", Mary Roberts Rinehart.