Found 3 items, similar to posture.
English → Indonesian
sikap, sikap badan
English → English
n 1: position or arrangement of the body and its limbs; “he
assumed an attitude of surrender”
2: characteristic way of bearing one's body; “stood with good
3: a rationalized mental attitude [syn: position
4: capability in terms of personnel and materiel that affect
the capacity to fight a war; “we faced an army of great
; “politicians have neglected our military
[syn: military capability
, military strength
, military posture
v 1: 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
2: assume a posture as for artistic purposes; “We don't know
the woman who posed for Leonardo so often”
English → English
(?; 135), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Postured
pr. & vb. n. Posturing
To place in a particular position or attitude; to dispose the
parts of, with reference to a particular purpose; as, to
posture one's self; to posture a model. --Howell.
(?; 135), n. [F., fr. L. positura, fr.
ponere, positum, to place. See Position
1. The position of the body; the situation or disposition of
the several parts of the body with respect to each other,
or for a particular purpose; especially (Fine Arts), the
position of a figure with regard to the several principal
members by which action is expressed; attitude.
Atalanta, the posture of whose limbs was so lively
expressed . . . one would have sworn the very
picture had run. --Sir P.
In most strange postures
We have seen him set himself. --Shak.
The posture of a poetic figure is a description of
his heroes in the performance of such or such an
2. Place; position; situation. [Obs.] --Milton.
His [man's] noblest posture and station in this
world. --Sir M. Hale.
3. State or condition, whether of external circumstances, or
of internal feeling and will; disposition; mood; as, a
posture of defense; the posture of affairs.
The several postures of his devout soul.
Syn: Attitude; position. See Attitude
, v. i.
1. To assume a particular posture or attitude; to contort the
body into artificial attitudes, as an acrobat or
contortionist; also, to pose.
2. Fig.: To assume a character; as, to posture as a saint.