What does poised mean?

Definitions for poised
pɔɪzdpoised

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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

How to pronounce poised?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
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    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say poised in sign language?

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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. 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.

  2. David Axelrod:

    I think she did very very well. She was poised, she was passionate and I think she was in command.

  3. 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.

  4. Jonathan Klinger:

    People were clearly paying a premium for his cars, with these prices, the late actor appears to be poised to become the next Paul Newman of celebrity car collectors.

  5. Elvis Picardo:

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

Images & Illustrations of poised

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