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Another word for pose

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Verb
  1. To assume a particular position, as for a portrait

      1. To rest with the torso vertical and the body supported on the buttocks.
      2. To rest with the hindquarters lowered onto a supporting surface. Used of animals.
      3. To perch. Used of birds.
      1. A position of a person's body or body parts:
      2. A characteristic way of bearing one's body; carriage:
      3. A position of an animal's body or body parts, especially for the purpose of communication:
    See also:

    posture

  2. To assume an exaggerated or unnatural attitude or pose

  3. To represent oneself in a given character or as other than what one is

  4. To behave affectedly or insincerely or take on a false or misleading appearance of

      1. To have or take on the appearance, sound, or character of; imitate:
      2. To make in imitation of or as a substitute for:
      3. To make a pretense of; feign:
      1. Something false or empty that is purported to be genuine:
      2. Deceitfulness or pretense:
      3. One who claims to be what he or she is not; an impostor or fraud:
      1. Pretended; feigned.
      2. A deceptive outward appearance.
      3. The act of teasing or misleading someone, especially for amusement.
      1. To give a false appearance of; feign:
      2. To claim or allege insincerely or falsely:
      3. To represent fictitiously in play; make believe:
      1. To play a role in a dramatic performance.
      2. To play a pretended role; make believe.
      3. To behave in an overdramatic or artificial manner.
      1. To give a false appearance of:
      2. To represent falsely; pretend to:
      3. To imitate so as to deceive:
      1. Having a false or misleading appearance; fraudulent.
      2. One that is not authentic or genuine; a sham.
      3. A brief feint or aborted change of direction intended to mislead one's opponent or the opposing team.
      1. To disguise or conceal one's real nature, motives, or feelings behind a false appearance.
      2. To disguise or conceal behind a false appearance.
      1. To make an imitation or copy of (something), usually with the intent to defraud:
      2. To make a pretense of; feign:
      3. To carry on a deception; dissemble.
      1. The process of doing or performing something:
      2. Something done or performed; a deed:
      3. Something done that has legal significance:
  5. To state, as an idea, for consideration

    See also:

    offer

  6. To seek an answer to (a question)

    See also:

    ask

Noun
  1. The way in which one is placed or arranged

      1. A position of a person's body or body parts:
      2. A characteristic way of bearing one's body; carriage:
      3. A position of an animal's body or body parts, especially for the purpose of communication:
      1. A place or location.
      2. The right or appropriate place:
      3. A strategic area occupied by members of a force:
      1. A manner of thinking, feeling, or behaving that reflects a state of mind or disposition:
      2. Arrogant or aggressive disposition or behavior:
      3. A position of the body or manner of carrying oneself:
    See also:

    posture

  2. The way in which a person holds or carries his or her body

      1. The attitude or position of a standing person or animal, especially the position assumed by an athlete preparatory to action.
      2. A position or point of view:
      1. A position of a person's body or body parts:
      2. A characteristic way of bearing one's body; carriage:
      3. A position of an animal's body or body parts, especially for the purpose of communication:
      1. A wheeled vehicle, especially a four-wheeled horse-drawn passenger vehicle, often of an elegant design.
      2. A railroad passenger car.
      3. A baby carriage.
      1. A manner of thinking, feeling, or behaving that reflects a state of mind or disposition:
      2. Arrogant or aggressive disposition or behavior:
      3. A position of the body or manner of carrying oneself:
    See also:

    posture

  3. Artificial behavior adopted to impress others

      1. A false appearance or action intended to deceive:
      2. A professed but feigned reason or excuse; a pretext:
      3. Something imagined or pretended:
      1. A distinctive behavioral trait, especially one that calls attention to itself; an idiosyncrasy.
      2. Exaggerated or affected style in an art:
      3. An artistic style of the late 1500s characterized by distortion of elements such as scale and perspective.
      1. A colorless, odorless, tasteless, gaseous mixture, mainly nitrogen (approximately 78 percent) and oxygen (approximately 21 percent) with lesser amounts of argon, carbon dioxide, hydrogen, neon, helium, and other gases.
      2. This mixture with varying amounts of moisture and particulate matter, enveloping the earth; the atmosphere.
      3. The sky; the firmament.
      1. A mannerism or habit that is assumed rather than natural, especially to impress others.
      2. Behavior characterized by such mannerisms or habits; artificiality:

Another word for pose

Noun
Verb
  1. To pretend

  2. To assume a pose for a picture

    See also:

    model

Synonym Study

  • Airs is used of an affected pretense of superior manners and graces stop putting on airs See also syn. study at posture.
  • A mannerism is a peculiarity, as in behavior or speech, (often originally an affectation) that has become habitual and unconscious his mannerism of raising one eyebrow in surprise
  • Affectation is used of a specific piece of artificial behavior intended obviously to impress others an affectation of speech
  • Pose refers to an attitude or manner that is assumed for the effect that it will have on others her generosity is a mere pose