Standing still, with all the feet on the ground; -- said of the attitude of a lion, horse, or other beast.
A cold in the head; catarrh.
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.
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.
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.
To interrogate; to question.
To question with a view to puzzling; to embarrass by questioning or scrutiny; to bring to a stand.
Skepticism: the mark and even the pose of the educated mind. John Dewey
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
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
Even if you don't believe in God, exploring fully the idea of a god or gods should pose no threat to you. Billy Corgan
Do you know what White House correspondents call actors who pose as reporters? Anchors. Jay Leno