Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun positioning

1 sense of positioning

Sense 1
placement, location, locating, position, positioning, emplacement -- (the act of putting something in a certain place)
       => activity -- (any specific behavior; "they avoided all recreational activity")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb position

2 senses of position

Sense 1
position -- (cause to be in an appropriate place, state, or relation)
       => put, set, place, pose, position, lay -- (put into a certain place or abstract location; "Put your things here"; "Set the tray down"; "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children"; "Place emphasis on a certain point")

Sense 2
put, set, place, pose, position, lay -- (put into a certain place or abstract location; "Put your things here"; "Set the tray down"; "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children"; "Place emphasis on a certain point")
       => move, displace -- (cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense; "Move those boxes into the corner, please"; "I'm moving my money to another bank"; "The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant")

Antonyms of adj positioning

1 sense of positioning

Sense 1
aligning, positioning -- (causing to fall into line or into position)

INDIRECT (VIA orienting) -> disorienting -- (causing loss of physical or intellectual bearings; "making so many turns to the right and then the left was completely disorienting"; "a sharp blow to the head can be disorienting")

Similarity of adj positioning

1 sense of positioning

Sense 1
aligning, positioning -- (causing to fall into line or into position)
       => orienting (vs. disorienting), orientating -- (positioning with respect to a reference system or determining your bearings physically or intellectually; "noticed the bee's momentary orienting pause before heading back to the hive"; "an orienting program for new employees")

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