Found 3 items, similar to Pose.
English → Indonesian
English → English
n 1: affected manners intended to impress others; “don't put on
airs with me”
2: a posture assumed by models for photographic or artistic
3: a deliberate pretense or exaggerated display [syn: affectation
v 1: introduce; “This poses an interesting question”
2: assume a posture as for artistic purposes; “We don't know
the woman who posed for Leonardo so often”
3: pretend to be someone you are not; sometimes with fraudulent
intentions; “She posed as the Czar's daughter”
4: 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
5: put into a certain place or abstract location; “Put your
; “Set the tray down”
; “Set the dogs on the
scent of the missing children”
; “Place emphasis on a
6: be a mystery or bewildering to; “This beats me!”
; “Got me--I
don't know the answer!”
; “a vexing problem”
question really stuck me”
English → English
, v. t. [Shortened from appose, for oppose. See 2d
1. To interrogate; to question. [Obs.] “She . . . posed him
and sifted him.”
2. To question with a view to puzzling; to embarrass by
questioning or scrutiny; to bring to a stand.
A question wherewith a learned Pharisee thought to
pose and puzzle him. --Barrow.
, n. [AS. gepose; of uncertain origin; cf. W. pas a
cough, Skr. k[=a]s to cough, and E. wheeze.]
A cold in the head; catarrh. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
, n. [F. pose, fr. poser. See Pose
, v. t.]
The attitude or position of a person; the position of the
body or of any member of the body; especially, a position
formally assumed for the sake of effect; an artificial
position; as, the pose of an actor; the pose of an artist's
model or of a statue.
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Posed
; p. pr. & vb. n.
.] [F. poser to place, to put, L. pausare to pause,
in LL. also, to place, put, fr. L. pausa a pause, Gr. ?, fr.
? to make to cease, prob. akin to E. few. In compounds, this
word appears corresponding to L. ponere to put, place, the
substitution in French having been probably due to confusion
of this word with L. positio position, fr. ponere. See Few
and cf. Appose
To place in an attitude or fixed position, for the sake of
effect; to arrange the posture and drapery of (a person) in a
studied manner; as, to pose a model for a picture; to pose a
sitter for a portrait.
, v. i.
To assume and maintain a studied attitude, with studied
arrangement of drapery; to strike an attitude; to
attitudinize; figuratively, to assume or affect a certain
character; as, she poses as a prude.
He . . . posed before her as a hero. --Thackeray.