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Definition 1: a deliberate pretense or exaggerated display - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for pose in the sense of this definition

(pose is a kind of ...) the act of giving a false appearance

"his conformity was only pretending"

(... is a kind of pose ) a theatrical pose created for effect

"the actor struck just the right attitude"

(... is a kind of pose ) an affectation of radical left-wing views and the fashionable dress and lifestyle that goes with them

Definition 2: affected manners intended to impress others - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where pose or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • don't put on airs with me

Synonyms for pose in the sense of this definition

(pose is a kind of ...) the quality of being false or artificial (as to impress others)

Definition 3: a posture assumed by models for photographic or artistic purposes - [noun denoting attribute]

(pose is a kind of ...) the arrangement of the body and its limbs

"he assumed an attitude of surrender"

Definition 4: be a mystery or bewildering to - [verb of cognition]

Samples where pose or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • This beats me!
  • Got me--I don't know the answer!
  • a vexing problem
  • This question really stuck me

Synonyms for pose in the sense of this definition

(pose is a kind of ...) be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly

"These questions confuse even the experts" "This question completely threw me" "This question befuddled even the teacher"

(... is a kind of pose ) cause to be perplexed or confounded

"This problem stumped her"

(... is a kind of pose ) set a difficult problem or riddle

"riddle me a riddle"

(... is a kind of pose ) be incomprehensible to; escape understanding by

"What you are seeing in him eludes me"

Definition 5: pretend to be someone you are not; sometimes with fraudulent intentions - [verb of communication]

Samples where pose or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She posed as the Czar's daughter

Synonyms for pose in the sense of this definition

(pose is a kind of ...) cause someone to believe an untruth

"The insurance company deceived me when they told me they were covering my house"

(... is a kind of pose ) pretend to be someone or something that you are not

"he is masquerading as an expert on the internet" "This silly novel is masquerading as a serious historical treaty"

Definition 6: put into a certain place or abstract location - [verb of contact]

Samples where pose or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Put your things here
  • Set the tray down
  • Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children
  • Place emphasis on a certain point

Synonyms for pose in the sense of this definition

(pose is a kind of ...) cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense

"Move those boxes into the corner, please" "I'm moving my money to another bank" "The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant"

(... is a kind of pose ) place so as to overlap

"imbricate the roof tiles"

(... is a kind of pose ) set, turn, or stand on end

"upend the box and empty the contents"

(... is a kind of pose ) show to a seat; assign a seat for

"The host seated me next to Mrs. Smith"

(... is a kind of pose ) place in or on a seat

"the mother seated the toddler on the high chair"

(... is a kind of pose ) put in a horizontal position

"lay the books on the table" "lay the patient carefully onto the bed"

(... is a kind of pose ) put into an upright position

"Can you stand the bookshelf up?"

(... is a kind of pose ) cause to recline

"She reclined her head on the pillow"

(... is a kind of pose ) put or set (seeds, seedlings, or plants) into the ground

"Let's plant flowers in the garden"

(... is a kind of pose ) rest on or as if on a pillow

"pillow your head"

(... is a kind of pose ) place or put on the ground

(... is a kind of pose ) put in barrels

(... is a kind of pose ) put into a bucket

(... is a kind of pose ) put into bottles

"bottle the mineral water"

(... is a kind of pose ) put or settle into a position

"The hotel was set down at the bottom of the valley"

(... is a kind of pose ) place side by side

"The fauvists juxtaposed strong colors"

(... is a kind of pose ) place or position wrongly; put in the wrong position

"misplaced modifiers"

(... is a kind of pose ) place (seeds) in or on the ground for future growth

"She sowed sunflower seeds"

(... is a kind of pose ) set up for use

"install the washer and dryer" "We put in a new sink"

(... is a kind of pose ) put (something somewhere) firmly

"She posited her hand on his shoulder" "deposit the suitcase on the bench" "fix your eyes on this spot"

(... is a kind of pose ) put (a liquid) into a container by means of a ladle

"ladle soup into the bowl"

(... is a kind of pose ) to put into a state or activity hastily, suddenly, or carelessly

"Jane threw dinner together" "throw the car into reverse"

(... is a kind of pose ) settle into a position, usually on a surface or ground

"dust settled on the roofs"

(... is a kind of pose ) place in proper rank

"marshal the troops"

(... is a kind of pose ) place at intervals

"Space the interviews so that you have some time between the different candidates"

(... is a kind of pose ) place in glycerol

(... is a kind of pose ) cause to be in an appropriate place, state, or relation

(... is a kind of pose ) place or attach firmly in or on a base

"seat the camera on the tripod"

(... is a kind of pose ) move a liquid from one container into another by means of a siphon or a siphoning action

"siphon gas into the tank"

(... is a kind of pose ) put into a position that will restore a normal state

"set a broken bone"

(... is a kind of pose ) put something somewhere so that the space is completely filled

"cram books into the suitcase"

(... is a kind of pose ) put (something) on a structure or conveyance

"load the bags onto the trucks"

(... is a kind of pose ) cause to perch or sit

"She perched her hat on her head"

(... is a kind of pose ) put something in a resting position, as for support or steadying

"Rest your head on my shoulder"

(... is a kind of pose ) put quickly or forcibly

"The judge clapped him in jail"

(... is a kind of pose ) cause to lean or incline

"He leaned his rifle against the wall"

(... is a kind of pose ) cause to be balanced or suspended

(... is a kind of pose ) cause to sit or seat or be in a settled position or place

"set down your bags here"

(... is a kind of pose ) place side by side or in close proximity

(... is a kind of pose ) put to bed

"The children were bedded at ten o'clock"

(... is a kind of pose ) place or put in a particular order

"the dots are unevenly disposed"

(... is a kind of pose ) fix firmly

"He ensconced himself in the chair"

(... is a kind of pose ) place temporarily

"park the car in the yard" "park the children with the in-laws" "park your bag in this locker"

(... is a kind of pose ) place (one geometric figure) upon another so that their perimeters coincide

(... is a kind of pose ) place on top of

"can you superimpose the two images?"

(... is a kind of pose ) put into a proper or systematic order

"arrange the books on the shelves in chronological order"

(... is a kind of pose ) place or lay as if in a pile

"The teacher piled work on the students until the parents protested"

(... is a kind of pose ) position comfortably

"The baby nestled her head in her mother's elbow"

(... is a kind of pose ) place at intervals in or among

"intersperse exclamation marks in the text"

(... is a kind of pose ) place something or someone in a certain position in order to secretly observe or deceive

"Plant a spy in Moscow" "plant bugs in the dissident's apartment"

(... is a kind of pose ) form, arrange, or deposit in layers

"The fish are stratified in barrels" "The rock was stratified by the force of the water" "A statistician stratifies the list of names according to the addresses"

(... is a kind of pose ) put something back where it belongs

"replace the book on the shelf after you have finished reading it" "please put the clean dishes back in the cabinet when you have washed them"

(... is a kind of pose ) place (a ship's mast) in its step

(... is a kind of pose ) place before another constituent in the sentence

"English preposes the adpositions; Japanese postposes them"

(... is a kind of pose ) place after another constituent in the sentence

"Japanese postposes the adpositions, whereas English preposes them"

(... is a kind of pose ) set the trigger of a firearm back for firing

(... is a kind of pose ) place on the docket for legal action

"Only 5 of the 120 cases docketed were tried"

(... is a kind of pose ) put into place or position

"the box with the ancestors' ashes was emplaced on the top shelf of the house altar"

(... is a kind of pose ) provide a new emplacement for guns

(... is a kind of pose ) place into a coffin

"her body was coffined"

(... is a kind of pose ) place in a rack

"rack pool balls"

(... is a kind of pose ) place on a tee

"tee golf balls"

(... is a kind of pose ) place or put with great energy

"She threw the blanket around the child" "thrust the money in the hands of the beggar"

(... is a kind of pose ) place into another position

(... is a kind of pose ) put into a recess

"recess lights"

(... is a kind of pose ) place end to end without overlapping

"The frames must be butted at the joints"

(... is a kind of pose ) place parallel to one another

(... is a kind of pose ) put in the middle

(... is a kind of pose ) place signs, as along a road

"sign an intersection" "This road has been signed"

(... is a kind of pose ) to put something (eg trust) in something

"The nation reposed its confidence in the King"

(... is a kind of pose ) place in a cylindrical vessel

"jar the jam"

(... is a kind of pose ) place on a shelf

"shelve books"

(... is a kind of pose ) place into a small compartment

(... is a kind of pose ) set, plant, or bury in a trench

"trench the fallen soldiers" "trench the vegetables"

(... is a kind of pose ) put (something) under or beneath

"They underlaid the shingles with roofing paper"

(... is a kind of pose ) place on board a ship

"ship the cargo in the hold of the vessel"

(... is a kind of pose ) place, fit, or thrust (something) into another thing

"Insert your ticket here"

Definition 7: assume a posture as for artistic purposes - [verb of perception]

Samples where pose or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • We don't know the woman who posed for Leonardo so often

Synonyms for pose in the sense of this definition

(pose is a kind of ...) to show, make visible or apparent

"The Metropolitan Museum is exhibiting Goya's works this month" "Why don't you show your nice legs and wear shorter skirts?" "National leaders will have to display the highest skills of statesmanship"

(... is a kind of pose ) be rampant

"the lion is rampant in this heraldic depiction"

(pose belongs to category ...) the creation of beautiful or significant things

"art does not need to be innovative to be good" "I was never any good at art" "he said that architecture is the art of wasting space beautifully"

Samples where pose or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Don't pay any attention to him--he is always posing to impress his peers!
  • She postured and made a total fool of herself

Synonyms for pose in the sense of this definition

(pose is a kind of ...) behave in a certain manner

"She carried herself well" "he bore himself with dignity" "They conducted themselves well during these difficult times"

(... is a kind of pose ) assume certain affected attitudes

Definition 9: introduce - [verb of stative]

Samples where pose or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • This poses an interesting question

Synonyms for pose in the sense of this definition

(pose is a kind of ...) form or compose

"This money is my only income" "The stone wall was the backdrop for the performance" "These constitute my entire belonging" "The children made up the chorus" "This sum represents my entire income for a year" "These few men comprise his entire army"

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