Synonyms for pose
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Position as applied to the arrangement or situation of the human body or limbs may denote that which is conscious or unconscious, of the living or the dead; but we do not speak of the attitude, pose, or posture of a corpse; unless, in some rare case, we might say the body was found in a sitting posture, where the posture is thought of as assumed in life, or as, at first glance, suggesting life. A posture is assumed without any special reference to expression of feeling; as, an erect posture, a reclining posture; attitude is the position appropriate to the expression of some feeling; the attitude may be unconsciously taken through the strength of the feeling; as, an attitude of defiance; or it may be consciously assumed in the attempt to express the feeling; as, he assumed an attitude of humility. A pose is a position studied for artistic effect, or considered with reference to such effect; the unconscious posture of a spectator or listener may be an admirable pose from an artist's standpoint.
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affected manners intended to impress others
"don't put on airs with me"
a posture assumed by models for photographic or artistic purposes
affectation, mannerism, pose, affectednessverb
a deliberate pretense or exaggerated display
"This poses an interesting question"
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model, pose, sit, postureverb
assume a posture as for artistic purposes
"We don't know the woman who posed for Leonardo so often"
sit down, stupefy, baffle, stick, seat, mock up, get, sit, simulate, put, mystify, flummox, beat, present, place, personate, impersonate, position, dumbfound, perplex, mould, sit around, lay, ride, posture, amaze, mold, baby-sit, gravel, pattern, nonplus, bewilder, vex, set, model, puzzle
pose, impersonate, personateverb
pretend to be someone you are not; sometimes with fraudulent intentions
"She posed as the Czar's daughter"
personify, put, portray, stick, dumbfound, beat, set, stupefy, place, gravel, lay, mystify, perplex, bewilder, nonplus, puzzle, posture, sit, get, present, amaze, model, position, personate, baffle, vex, flummox, impersonate
behave affectedly or unnaturally in order to impress others
"Don't pay any attention to him--he is always posing to impress his peers!"; "She postured and made a total fool of herself"
put, stick, dumbfound, beat, set, stupefy, place, gravel, lay, mystify, perplex, bewilder, nonplus, puzzle, posture, sit, get, present, amaze, model, position, personate, baffle, vex, flummox, impersonate
put, set, place, pose, position, layverb
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"
sit, site, redact, gear up, fructify, send, mystify, put down, coiffure, plant, cast, put, prepare, do, rank, frame, place, impersonate, fix, countersink, arrange, stick, set up, define, station, gravel, aim, repose, amaze, beat, posture, come out, dress, typeset, localise, dumbfound, localize, mark, go under, point, locate, specify, correct, bewilder, set, personate, position, come in, rate, sic, range, limit, jell, grade, present, coiffe, post, baffle, lay, vex, coif, commit, direct, perplex, stupefy, flummox, ready, rig, get, order, invest, identify, determine, target, puzzle, model, go down, congeal, assign, lay out, couch, adjust, nonplus
perplex, vex, stick, get, puzzle, mystify, baffle, beat, pose, bewilder, flummox, stupefy, nonplus, gravel, amaze, dumbfoundverb
be a mystery or bewildering to
"This beats me!"; "Got me--I don't know the answer!"; "a vexing problem"; "This question really stuck me"
drum, lay, take, cause, receive, get at, outfox, wash up, foil, start, besot, father, experience, mystify, pound, rile, stun, have, become, sustain, stay, put, scram, regulate, drive, start out, amaze, stimulate, sire, model, devil, cohere, sting, engender, get to, cleave, go, fix, scotch, pay back, annoy, stick, suffer, beat up, beat, set about, trounce, get down, thrum, incur, posture, stick by, draw, contract, bring forth, grow, dumbfound, stupefy, exhaust, overreach, stick around, set out, agitate, flap, rag, crush, arrest, stick to, develop, outwit, throw, bring, bewilder, nettle, irritate, mother, set, personate, stir up, lodge, quiver, buzz off, catch, present, scramble, wedge, shake up, make, beget, puzzle, flummox, stand by, thump, cross, get, generate, bind, complicate, nark, find, outsmart, deposit, cling, obtain, vex, worry, adhere, capture, position, aim, induce, ticktack, spoil, perplex, work over, tucker out, raise up, bother, bunk, gravel, begin, disturb, impersonate, fetch, discombobulate, circumvent, let, get under one's skin, frustrate, sit, astound, arrive, tick, produce, pulsate, convey, thwart, bond, acquire, come, bemuse, tucker, commove, pay off, bilk, astonish, ticktock, bugger off, beat out, hold fast, chafe, vanquish, shell, stay put, place, nonplus, commence, baffle
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What does POSE stand for? -- Explore the various meanings for the POSE acronym on the Abbreviations.com website.
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When we pose as a victim, we quickly filed our patent of victim. (Quand en victime, on se pose, - Son brevet, vite, on dépose.)
Inventors, pioneers, radicals, visionaries; these have ventured from the lonely and costly camp of minority only to be obstructed by majority-rule concepts that tolerate inferiority, hinder progress, harbor injustice, and pose limits within the decaying status quo.
For this administration to pose as people of faith, and pose as people who care about family and children, is a height of hypocrisy that knows no bounds.
Being natural is simply a pose.
The mail policy is based on the dubious notion that gay prisoners pose a security threat simply for being who they are and the equally absurd idea that reading about gay people will somehow make you gay, gay people are no more likely to pose a threat than anyone else.
Translations for pose
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- posieren, stellen, Pose, legenGerman
- pose, posarSpanish
- pose, mettre, poser, représenter, constituerFrench
- ポーズをつくる, 置く, ポーズJapanese
- posere, anbringe, stille, representereNorwegian
- позировать, озадачивать, ставить, поставить, озадачить, представить, представлять, класть, задать, располагать, поза, расположить, задавать, положитьRussian
- posera, poseSwedish
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