What does imposing mean?

Definitions for imposing
ɪmˈpoʊ zɪŋim·pos·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. baronial, imposing, noble, stately(adj)

    impressive in appearance

    "a baronial mansion"; "an imposing residence"; "a noble tree"; "severe-looking policemen sat astride noble horses"; "stately columns"

  2. distinguished, grand, imposing, magisterial(adj)

    used of a person's appearance or behavior; befitting an eminent person

    "his distinguished bearing"; "the monarch's imposing presence"; "she reigned in magisterial beauty"


  1. imposing(Adjective)

    Magnificent and impressive because of appearance, size, stateliness or dignity.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Imposing

    of Impose

  2. Imposing(adj)

    laying as a duty; enjoining

  3. Imposing(adj)

    adapted to impress forcibly; impressive; commanding; as, an imposing air; an imposing spectacle

  4. Imposing(adj)

    deceiving; deluding; misleading

  5. Imposing(noun)

    the act of imposing the columns of a page, or the pages of a sheet. See Impose, v. t., 4


  1. Imposing

    Imposing was a notable Australian thoroughbred racehorse. He was a chestnut son of Todman from the Arctic Explorer mare Hialeah. Some of his major race victories included the 1979 AJC Epsom Handicap, AJC George Main Stakes and the STC Hill Stakes. Retired to stud following his successful racing career, his progeny included the champion Super Impose, Imposera and Imprimatur.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of imposing in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of imposing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of imposing in a Sentence

  1. Zsolt Papp:

    It's turned out better than initial expectations. They managed to reduce the budget deficit without imposing austerity and hiking taxes across the board, growth, current account, by the measures that investors look at, Hungary is doing okay, compared to where it was before, compared to neighbours and the wider emerging markets universe.

  2. Dale Ho:

    We're pleased the state has agreed with the ACLU's position that imposing a new restriction on voters in the midst of an election is a recipe for disaster, for now, the voters of Wisconsin will be able to cast their ballots free from the burdens placed on them by this law. But this should be the case for voters permanently, not just for one election.

  3. Ayanna Pressley:

    Theyve been to the White House. They talk to people like me, quietly, saying they wish the radical freshmen who get all the magazine covers andall the ink and airtime. Rashida Tlaib and Omar along with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., -- have frequently made front page news since joining Congress in January for their controversial statements and policies, as well as for their vocal criticism of the Trump administration. House Democrats set out an ambitious agenda with legislation on the kitchen table priorities that helped them win the majority protecting the Affordable Care Act, imposing new ethics rules while engaging in aggressive oversight of the Trump administration. Their investigations extend well beyond Special Counsel Robert Muellers probeinto Russian interference in the 2016 election as they dig into the presidents business dealings andpush for Trumps tax returns. But with the spotlight comes high-profile setbacks. Democrats splintered over Ocasio-Cortezs climate change proposal and exposed party divisions over Omars comments on Israels treatment of Palestinians. Tlaib stunned some when, on Day One, she told supporters using an expletive that the new majority would impeach Donald Trump. CLICK HERE FOR THE FOX NEWS APP Conway said Sunday that the invitation is open to any House Democrats who wants to come to the White House to discuss divisive issues like immigration and border security. Lets try to work together. But we have an unserious Congress that is not coming to the table. And the Republicans failed to do their job when they were in charge, no doubt. And House Democrats now are failing to come together in the House.

  4. Mike Ryan:

    It's tried to rely on individuals and communities to comply with the advice of government and it has tried to avoid imposing mandatory lockdowns, mandatory separation of individuals, in Sweden, Anders Tegnell and the team there have done a good job.

  5. Anthony Starr:

    Sport is imposing order on what was chaos.

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