HyperDic: change_posture

English > 1 sense of the expression change posture:
VERBmotionchange postureundergo a change in bodily posture
English > change posture: 1 sense > verb 1, motion
MeaningUndergo a change in bodily posture.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Entailed bycrouch, stoop, bend, bowbend one's back forward from the waist on down
Narrowerarise, rise, uprise, get up, stand upRise to one's feet
bowbend the head or the upper part of the body in a gesture of respect or greeting
fallDrop oneself to a lower or less erect position
fall, fall downLose an upright position suddenly
hunch, hump, hunch forward, hunch overRound one's back by bending forward and drawing the shoulders forward
lie down, lieassume a reclining position
rightregain an upright or proper position
sink, drop, drop downfall or descend to a lower place or level
sit down, sitTake a seat / seat / seat
sit upchange to an upright sitting position
straighten, unbendstraighten up or out
straightenget up from a sitting or slouching position
uncurlMove out of a curled position
BroaderchangeUndergo a change
Spanishcambiar de postura

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