What does imposing mean?

Definitions for imposing
ɪmˈpoʊ zɪŋim·pos·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. baronial, imposing, noble, statelyadjective

    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, magisterialadjective

    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"

Wiktionary

  1. imposingadjective

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

Wikipedia

  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.

ChatGPT

  1. imposing

    Imposing refers to the act of establishing or applying something (such as a law, principle, tax, punishment, requirement, task, or burden) in a manner that is authoritative, assertive, or commanding. It can also refer to something or someone appearing grand, impressive, or striking due to its size, dignity, or manner.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Imposing

    of Impose

  2. Imposingadjective

    laying as a duty; enjoining

  3. Imposingadjective

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

  4. Imposingadjective

    deceiving; deluding; misleading

  5. Imposingnoun

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

Wikidata

  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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Numerology

  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. R. A. Salvatore, Sojourn:

    Guilt resembles a sword with two edges. On the one hand, it cuts for Justice, imposing practical morality upon those who fear it. But there is another side to that weighted emotion. Conscience does not always adhere to rational judgment. Guilt is always a self-imposed burden, but it is not always rightly imposed.

  2. Paul George:

    More importantly than the fines, we are imposing conditions as well around methodology and training. In some ways writing a cheque is straightforward, but the actual conditions attached to the fine require clear action on the accounting firms to up their game.

  3. Doris Lessing:

    Political correctness is the natural continuum from the party line. What we are seeing once again is a self-appointed group of vigilantes imposing their views on others. It is a heritage of communism, but they don't seem to see this.

  4. Assem Barua:

    It is crystal clear now that all naxalite groups were government funded people only because no Assamese has guts to speak and fight against the tyranny of govt in imposing unconstitutional rule 'No vaccination No Entry

  5. Gordon Chang:

    I think that Beijing is certainly worried about United States imposing sanctions on China, so what they're trying to do is to forestall that with easy-to-issue words, but the question is, what are they really going to do ? And that's going to be critical, so this is something that we're just going to have to wait and see.

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