What does poised mean?

Definitions for poisedpɔɪzd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. poised(adj)

    marked by balance or equilibrium and readiness for action

    "a gull in poised flight"; "George's poised hammer"

  2. collected, equanimous, poised, self-collected, self-contained, self-possessed(adj)

    in full control of your faculties

    "the witness remained collected throughout the cross-examination"; "perfectly poised and sure of himself"; "more self-contained and more dependable than many of the early frontiersmen"; "strong and self-possessed in the face of trouble"

Wiktionary

  1. poised(Adjective)

    Possessing poise, having self-confidence.

  2. poised(Adjective)

    Ready, prepared.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Poised

    of Poise

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of poised in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of poised in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif:

    Our defence ties are strong and they are poised to become stronger in years to come.

  2. Elvis Picardo:

    The market is poised at an inflection point. The question is, is there some value here?

  3. Shunichi Murata:

    These numbers are poised to increase as the region further urbanizes, many of these cities and towns lie in highly vulnerable areas.

  4. Michael Blackwell:

    I'm very concerned that the profession is poised to lose public trust, i don't think we can gain public trust if the perception exists of a conflict of interest.

  5. David Weinberg:

    The process that Secretary of State Kerry has been working very hard to put together was poised for failure before this Gulf spat, it is poised for failure after this Gulf spat.

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