What does poised mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. poisedadjective

    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-possessedadjective

    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. poisedadjective

    Possessing poise, having self-confidence.

  2. poisedadjective

    Ready, prepared.

ChatGPT

  1. poised

    Poised is defined as having a composed, graceful, and elegant manner or demeanor, often characterized by a sense of balance, calmness, and self-assuredness. In certain contexts, it can also refer to being prepared or ready for a particular task or challenge.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Poised

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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

Examples of poised in a Sentence

  1. President Biden:

    We still believe that Russia is poised to go much further in launching a massive military attack against Ukraine—I hope I’m wrong about that. I hope we’re wrong about that, russian forces remain positioned in Belarus to attack Ukraine from the north, including warplanes and offensive missile systems.

  2. Ben Cardin:

    A nearly united Congress is poised to send President Putin a clear message on behalf of the American people and our allies, and we need President Trump to help us deliver that message.

  3. Mike Krasner:

    Higher rates are poised to be incorporated in fund yields quicker than in the past.

  4. Elijah Cummings:

    The Select Committee is poised to last for months - perhaps until right before the presidential election - and that appears to be the Republican plan.

  5. Chris Saxman:

    Virginia Republicans are poised for a massive comeback in legislative races as long as Donald Trump stays off the headlines.

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