- 1[often passive] station somebody + adv./prep. to send someone, especially from one of the armed forces, to work in a place for a period of time troops stationed abroad go to position
- 2station somebody/yourself + adv./prep. (formal) to go somewhere and stand or sit there, especially to wait for something; to send someone somewhere to do this She stationed herself at the window to await his return. A photographer had been stationed at the main entrance.
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NAmE//ˈsteɪʃn//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they station
he / she / it stations
past simple stationed
-ing form stationing