station
[ˈsteɪʃ(ə)n]
NOUN
stations (plural noun)
  1. a place on a railway line where trains regularly stop so that passengers can get on or off.
    "we walked back to the station and caught the train back to Brussels" ·
    "Paddington Station"
    synonyms:
    stopping place · stop · halt · station stop · stage · terminus · terminal ·
    depot · railway station · train station · passenger station · bus station · coach station
  2. a place or building where a specified activity or service is based.
    "a research station in the rainforest" ·
    "coastal radar stations"
    synonyms:
    establishment · base · base camp · camp · post · depot · mission · site ·
  3. a company involved in broadcasting of a specified kind.
    "a radio station"
    synonyms:
    channel · broadcasting organization · wavelength
  4. the place where someone or something stands or is placed on military or other duty.
    "the lookout resumed his station in the bow"
    synonyms:
    assigned position · post · area of duty · place · situation · location
  5. botany
    a site at which a particular species, especially an interesting or rare one, grows or is found.
  6. short for Stations of the Cross.
VERB
stations (third person present) · stationed (past tense) · stationed (past participle) · stationing (present participle)
  1. put in or assign to a specified place for a particular purpose, especially a military one.
    "troops were stationed in the town" ·
    "a young girl had stationed herself by the door"
    synonyms:
    put on duty · post · position · place · set · locate · site · establish ·
ORIGIN
Middle English (as a noun): via Old French from Latin statio(n-), from stare ‘to stand’. Early use referred generally to ‘position’, especially ‘position in life, status’, and specifically, in ecclesiastical use, to ‘a holy place of pilgrimage (visited as one of a succession’). The verb dates from the late 16th century.
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How to use station in a sentence?
the Victorian Government has called for tenders to redevelop Melbourne's railway station.
she stole a suitcase from the identical station at which she had been arrested before.
at the bus station, there were coyotes offering to drive us to Los Angeles.
he overpowered the two men and frogmarched them to the police station.
the station is confident that the new playlists will please listeners.
when he reached the station he found he actually had an hour to kill.
I think someone pickpocketed me in Brighton on my way to the station.
the station is a magnificent structure and should not be demolished.
we walked back to the station and caught the train back to Brussels.
contractors started levelling the ground for the new power station.
McAndrew was a collocated facility with Argentia Naval station.
the government had given the go-ahead for the power station.
the resort town lies five miles upwind of the power station.
get this lot down to the station and throw the book at them.
we cascaded down the stairs and seethed across the station.
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How to say station in other languages?
Laguages Translations
Afrikaans (NOUN)stasie, substasie, posisie
Arabic (NOUN)محطة, المحطة, مخفر, مركز, محطات
Bangla স্টেশন
Bosnian (Latin) stanica
Bulgarian (NOUN)станция, гара, гарата, стейшън, спирка, положение, участък, мястото
Cantonese (Traditional)
Catalan (NOUN)estació
Chinese Simplified
Chinese Traditional
Croatian (NOUN)kolodvor, stanica, postaja, statičan, crpka
Czech (NOUN)stanice, nádraží
Danish (NOUN)banegård, togstationen
Dutch (NOUN)zender, post
Estonian (NOUN)jaama, jaam, raudteejaam
Fijian siteseni
Filipino istasyon ng
Finnish (NOUN)asema, kanava, rautatieasema, arvoasema
French (NOUN)gare, poste
German (NOUN)Bahnhof, Sender, Revier, Haltestelle
Greek (NOUN)σταθμό, σιδηρόδρομου
Haitian Creole estasyon
Hebrew (NOUN)תחנת, מתחנת, לתחנת, התחנה, תחנה, בתחנת, ותחנת, מהתחנה, לתחנה, בתחנה
Hindi (NOUN)स्टेशन, थाने
Hmong Daw chaw nres tsheb
Hungarian (NOUN)állomás, pályaudvar
Icelandic (NOUN)stöð, stöðinni, stöðvar
Indonesian (NOUN)stasiun
Italian (NOUN)stazione
Japanese (NOUN)駅, ステーション, 局, 場, スタンド, 所
Kiswahili (NOUN)kituo cha, stesheni
Klingon yaH
Korean (NOUN)역, 스테이션, 방송국, 정거장, 정류장, 운행, 경찰서
Latvian (NOUN)stacijas, iecirknī, radiostaciju
Lithuanian (NOUN)stotis, stotelės, stotyje
Malagasy toby
Malay (Latin) (NOUN)Stesen
Maltese (NOUN)stazzjon, istazzjoni
Norwegian Bokmål stasjon
Persian (NOUN)ایستگاه, ايستگاه, استیشن, تلویزیونی
Polish (NOUN)stacji, dworca, dworzec
Portuguese (NOUN)estação, delegacia, esquadra, posto, emissora
Querétaro Otomi estación ar
Romanian (NOUN)postul, gara
Russian (NOUN)станции, вокзала, участок, пикета, Стейшн
Samoan nofoaga
Serbian (Cyrillic) станица
Serbian (Latin) stanica
Slovak (NOUN)stanice, nádražie
Slovenian (NOUN)postaja
Spanish (NOUN)estación, emisora, comisaría, central, radio
Swedish (NOUN)posterar, järnvägsstationen
Tahitian te vahi
Tamil (NOUN)நிலையம்
Telugu స్టేషన్
Thai (NOUN)สถานี, ชั่น
Tongan tau'anga
Turkish (NOUN)istasyonu, durağı, Tren Garı, kanal
Ukrainian (NOUN)станції, вокзалу, радіостанція, ст
Urdu (NOUN)سٹیشن, اسٹیشن, مرکز
Vietnamese (NOUN)trạm, ga
Welsh (NOUN)orsaf, gorsaf, ngorsaf
Yucatec Maya estación u
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