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Definition of Pose

Pose

  1. Standing still, with all the feet on the ground; -- said of the attitude of a lion, horse, or other beast.
  2. A cold in the head; catarrh.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. To interrogate; to question.
  7. To question with a view to puzzling; to embarrass by questioning or scrutiny; to bring to a stand.

Pose Quotations

With modeling, you pose. You want to look your best all the time. With acting, you have to be aware of the camera, but the more you show your imperfections, the better you're going to be.
Diane Kruger

It's not me trying to act or pose in a certain way. It's a lifestyle - like a suaveness or a swag, per se.
Justin Bieber

Let the world know you as you are, not as you think you should be, because sooner or later, if you are posing, you will forget the pose, and then where are you?
Fanny Brice

I think I meant that, given the circumstances of my childhood, I had the illusion that it's easier to be alone. To have your relationships be casual and also to pose as a solitary person, because it was more romantic. You know, I was raised on the idea of the ramblin' man and the loner.
Steve Martin

The answers you get from literature depend on the questions you pose.
Margaret Atwood
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Pose Translations

pose in Dutch is zich aanstellen, zich voordoen
pose in Finnish is olla olevinaan
pose in French is posez, posent, posons
pose in German is aufwerfen
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