position, posture, attitude(noun)
the arrangement of the body and its limbs
"he assumed an attitude of surrender"
carriage, bearing, posture(noun)
characteristic way of bearing one's body
"stood with good posture"
position, stance, posture(noun)
a rationalized mental attitude
military capability, military strength, strength, military posture, posture(verb)
capability in terms of personnel and materiel that affect the capacity to fight a war
"we faced an army of great strength"; "politicians have neglected our military posture"
behave affectedly or unnaturally in order to impress others
"Don't pay any attention to him--he is always posing to impress his peers!"; "She postured and made a total fool of herself"
model, pose, sit, posture(verb)
assume a posture as for artistic purposes
"We don't know the woman who posed for Leonardo so often"
The way a person holds and positions their body.
A situation or condition.
One's attitude or the social or political position one takes towards an issue or another person.
The position of someone or something relative to another; position; situation.
to put one's body into a posture or series of postures, especially hoping that one will be noticed and admired
to pretend to have an opinion or a conviction
the position of the body; the situation or disposition of the several parts of the body with respect to each other, or for a particular purpose; especially (Fine Arts), the position of a figure with regard to the several principal members by which action is expressed; attitude
place; position; situation
state or condition, whether of external circumstances, or of internal feeling and will; disposition; mood; as, a posture of defense; the posture of affairs
to place in a particular position or attitude; to dispose the parts of, with reference to a particular purpose; as, to posture one's self; to posture a model
to assume a particular posture or attitude; to contort the body into artificial attitudes, as an acrobat or contortionist; also, to pose
fig.: To assume a character; as, to posture as a saint
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
pos′tūr, n. the placing or position of the body, esp. of the parts of it with reference to each other: attitude: state or condition: disposition of mind.—v.t. to place in a particular manner.—v.i. to assume an affected manner.—ns. Pos′ture-mā′ker, Pos′ture-mas′ter, one who teaches or practises artificial postures of the body: an acrobat; Pos′turer, Pos′turist, an acrobat. [Fr.,—L. positura—ponĕre, positum, to place.]
U.S. National Library of Medicine
The position or attitude of the body.
petrous, pourest, pouters, proteus, Proteus, spouter, store up, troupes
The numerical value of posture in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of posture in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
We had to basically reinvent their security posture.
That reflected the best posture for evidence that we have to present to a jury.
We're in a posture of knowing that time is precious and collaboration is essential.
China's global security posture is becoming more active, and this seems to fit that policy.
It's somewhat of a defensive posture and a reasonable posture before the beginning of the year.
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