English noun: pose
|1.||pose (attribute) affected manners intended to impress others|
|Samples||Don't put on airs with me.|
|2.||pose (attribute) a posture assumed by models for photographic or artistic purposes|
|Broader (hypernym)||attitude, position, posture|
|3.||pose (act) a deliberate pretense or exaggerated display|
|Synonyms||affectation, affectedness, mannerism|
|Broader (hypernym)||feigning, pretence, pretending, pretense, simulation|
|Narrower (hyponym)||attitude, radical chic|
English verb: pose
|1.||pose (stative) introduce|
|Samples||This poses an interesting question.|
|Pattern of use||Something ----s something|
|Broader (hypernym)||be, comprise, constitute, make up, represent|
|2.||pose (perception) assume a posture as for artistic purposes|
|Samples||We don't know the woman who posed for Leonardo so often.|
|Synonyms||model, posture, sit|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s|
|Broader (hypernym)||display, exhibit, expose|
|Domain category||art, artistic creation, artistic production|
|3.||pose (communication) pretend to be someone you are not; sometimes with fraudulent intentions|
|Samples||She posed as the Czar's daughter.|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s somebody.|
Somebody ----s PP
|Broader (hypernym)||betray, deceive, lead astray|
|4.||pose (social) behave affectedly or unnaturally in order to impress others|
|Samples||Don't pay any attention to him--he is always posing to impress his peers!.|
She postured and made a total fool of herself.
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s|
|Broader (hypernym)||acquit, bear, behave, carry, comport, conduct, deport|
|Narrower (hyponym)||attitudinise, attitudinize|
|5.||pose (contact) put into a certain place or abstract location|
|Samples||Put your things here.|
Set the tray down.
Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children.
Place emphasis on a certain point.
|Examples||They pose the bags on the table|
|Synonyms||lay, place, position, put, set|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s something PP|
|Broader (hypernym)||displace, move|
|Narrower (hyponym)||appose, arrange, barrel, bed, bottle, bucket, butt, clap, cock, coffin, cram, deposit, dispose, docket, emplace, emplace, enclose, ensconce, fix, glycerolise, glycerolize, ground, imbricate, inclose, insert, instal, install, intersperse, introduce, jar, juxtapose, ladle, lay, lay over, lean, load, lose, marshal, middle, mislay, misplace, misplace, nestle, parallelize, park, perch, pigeonhole, pile, pillow, place down, place upright, plant, plant, poise, posit, position, postpose, prepose, put back, put down, put down, put in, put in, rack up, recess, recline, replace, repose, repose, reposition, rest, rest, seat, seat, seat, seed, set, set, set down, set down, set up, set up, settle, settle, settle down, shelve, ship, sign, siphon, sit, sit down, situate, snuggle, sow, space, stand, stand up, step, stick in, stratify, superimpose, superpose, superpose, tee, tee up, throw, throw, thrust, trench, underlay, upend|
|6.||pose (cognition) be a mystery or bewildering to|
|Samples||This beats me!.|
Got me--I don't know the answer!.
A vexing problem.
This question really stuck me.
|Synonyms||amaze, baffle, beat, bewilder, dumbfound, flummox, get, gravel, mystify, nonplus, perplex, puzzle, stick, stupefy, vex|
|Pattern of use||Something ----s somebody|
|Broader (hypernym)||bedevil, befuddle, confound, confuse, discombobulate, fox, fuddle, throw|
|Narrower (hyponym)||elude, escape, mix up, riddle, stump|