HyperDic: pose

English > 9 senses of the word pose:
NOUNattributepose, airsaffected manners intended to impress others
attributeposea posture assumed by models for photographic or artistic purposes
actpose, affectation, mannerism, affectednessa deliberate pretense or exaggerated display
VERBstativepose, presentintroduce
perceptionpose, model, sit, postureassume a posture as for artistic purposes
communicationpose, impersonate, personatepretend to be someone you are not
socialpose, posturebehave affectedly or unnaturally in order to impress others
contactpose, put, set, place, position, layput into a certain place or abstract location
cognitionpose, perplex, vex, stick, get, puzzle, mystify, baffle, beat, bewilder, flummox, stupefy, nonplus, gravel, amaze, dumbfoundbe a mystery or bewildering to
pose > pronunciation
Soundspow'z
RhymesAmbrose ... Windows: 49 rhymes with owz...
English > pose: 9 senses > noun 1, attribute
Meaningaffected manners intended to impress others.
Synonymairs
BroaderaffectednessThe quality of being false or artificial (as to impress others)
Spanishhumos, pose
Catalanfums, posa
Verbsposebehave affectedly or unnaturally in order to impress others
English > pose: 9 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningA posture assumed by models for photographic or artistic purposes.
Broaderposition, posture, attitudeThe arrangement of the body and its limbs
Verbsposeassume a posture as for artistic purposes
English > pose: 9 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningA deliberate pretense or exaggerated display.
Synonymsaffectation, mannerism, affectedness
NarrowerattitudeA theatrical pose created for effect
radical chicAn affectation of radical left-wing views and the fashionable dress and lifestyle that goes with them
Broaderpretense, pretence, pretending, simulation, feigningThe act of giving a false / false / false appearance
Spanishafectación
Catalanafectació, cursileria
Verbsposebehave affectedly or unnaturally in order to impress others
English > pose: 9 senses > verb 1, stative
Meaningintroduce.
PatternSomething ----s something
Example"This poses an interesting question"
Synonympresent
Broaderconstitute, represent, make up, comprise, beform or compose
Spanishformular, introducir, obsequiar, plantear, presentar, proponer
Catalanformular, obsequiar, plantejar, presentar, proposar
English > pose: 9 senses > verb 2, perception
Meaningassume a posture as for artistic purposes.
PatternSomebody ----s
Example"We don't know the woman who posed for Leonardo so often"
Synonymsmodel, sit, posture
Categoryart, artistic creation, artistic productionThe creation of beautiful or significant things
NarrowerrampBe rampant
Broaderexpose, exhibit, displayTo show, make visible or apparent
Spanishposar
Catalanposar
Participleposedarranged for pictorial purposes
unposednot arranged for pictorial purposes
Nounsposea posture assumed by models for photographic or artistic purposes
posera person who poses for a photographer or painter or sculptor
posing(photography) the act of assuming a certain position (as for a photograph or portrait)
English > pose: 9 senses > verb 3, communication
Meaningpretend to be someone you are not; sometimes with fraudulent intentions.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Example"She posed as the Czar's daughter"
Synonymsimpersonate, personate
Narrowermasqueradepretend to be someone or something that you are not
Broaderdeceive, betray, lead astrayCause someone to believe an untruth
Spanishhacerse pasar por
Nounsposera person who habitually pretends to be something he is not
English > pose: 9 senses > verb 4, social
MeaningBehave affectedly or unnaturally in order to impress others.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymposture
Narrowerattitudinize, attitudiniseassume certain affected attitudes
Broaderbehave, acquit, bear, deport, conduct, comport, carryBehave in a certain manner
Spanishfigurar
Catalanfardar, presumir
Nounsposea deliberate pretense or exaggerated display
poseaffected manners intended to impress others
English > pose: 9 senses > verb 5, contact
MeaningPut into a certain place or abstract location.
PatternSomebody ----s something PP
ModelThey pose the bags on the table
Synonymsput, set, place, position, lay
Narrowerapposeplace side by side or in close proximity
arrange, set upput into a proper or systematic order
barrelput in barrels / barrels
bedput to bed
bottleput into bottles
bucketput into a bucket
buttplace end to end without overlapping
clapput quickly or forcibly
cockSet the trigger of a firearm back for firing
coffinplace into a coffin
cramput something somewhere so that the space is completely filled
disposePlace or put in a particular order
docketplace on the docket for legal action
emplaceput into place or position
emplaceProvide a new emplacement for guns
ensconce, settleFix firmly
glycerolize, glyceroliseplace in glycerol
groundplace or put on the ground
imbricateplace so as to overlap
insert, enclose, inclose, stick in, put in, introduceintroduce
install, instal, put in, set upSet up for use
intersperseplace at intervals in or among
jarplace in a cylindrical vessel
juxtaposeplace side by side
ladleput (a liquid / liquid) into a container by means of a ladle
lay, put down, reposeput in a horizontal position
leanCause to lean or incline
loadput (something) on a structure or conveyance
marshalplace in proper rank
middleput in the middle / middle
misplaceplace or position wrongly
nestle, snugglePosition comfortably
parallelizeplace parallel to one another
parkplace temporarily
perchCause to perch or sit
pigeonholeplace into a small compartment
pileplace or lay as if in a pile
pillow, restrest on or as if on a pillow
plant, setput or set (seeds, seedlings, or plants) into the ground
plantplace something or someone in a certain position in order to secretly observe / observe or deceive
poiseCause to be balanced or suspended
positionCause to be in an appropriate place, state, or relation
postposeplace after another constituent in the sentence
preposeplace before another constituent in the sentence
rack upplace in a rack / rack
recessput into a recess
reclineCause to recline
replace, put backput something back where it belongs
reposeTo put something (eg trust) in something
repositionplace into another position
restput something in a resting position, as for support or steadying
seat, sit, sit downshow to a seat / seat / seat
seatPlace or attach firmly in or on a base
seatPlace in or on a seat
setput into a position that will restore a normal state
set downput or settle into a position
set down, put down, place downCause to sit or seat or be in a settled position or place
settle, settle downSettle into a position, usually on a surface or ground
shelveplace on a shelf
shipplace on board a ship
signplace signs, as along a road
siphonMove a liquid / liquid from one container into another by means of a siphon or a siphoning action
situate, fix, posit, depositput (something somewhere) firmly
sow, seedplace (seeds) in or on the ground for future growth
spaceplace at intervals
stand, stand up, place uprightput into an upright position
stepplace (a ship's mast) in its step
stratifyform, arrange, or deposit in layers
superimpose, superpose, lay overplace on top of
superposeplace (one geometric figure) upon another so that their perimeters coincide
tee, tee upplace on a tee
throw, thrustplace or put with great energy
throwTo put into a state or activity hastily, suddenly, or carelessly
trenchSet, plant, or bury in a trench
underlayput (something) under or beneath
upendset, turn, or stand on end
Broadermove, displaceCause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense
Spanishcolocar, dejar, depositar, poner, posar, posicionar, situar, ubicar
Catalandepositar, posar, posicionar, situar, ubicar
English > pose: 9 senses > verb 6, cognition
MeaningBe a mystery or bewildering to.
PatternSomething ----s somebody
Synonymsperplex, vex, stick, get, puzzle, mystify, baffle, beat, bewilder, flummox, stupefy, nonplus, gravel, amaze, dumbfound
Narrowerelude, escapeBe incomprehensible to
riddleSet a difficult problem or riddle
stump, mix upCause to be perplexed or confounded
Broaderconfuse, throw, fox, befuddle, fuddle, bedevil, confound, discombobulateBe confusing / confusing or perplexing to
Spanishasombrar, confundir, desconcertar, incomodar, irritar, molestar, sorprender
Catalandesconcertar, incomodar, irritar, molestar
Nounsposera particularly difficult or baffling question or problem

©2001-18 · HyperDic hyper-dictionary · Contact

English | Spanish | Catalan
Privacy | Robots

Valid XHTML 1.0 Strict