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Definitions of posture

  1. To place in or assume a posture. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  2. To place in a particular manner. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  3. To take a certain position. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  4. as for artistic purposes; "We don't know the woman who posed for Leonardo so often" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. To place and dispose in a particular way for a particular purpose. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  6. 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" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. assume a posture as for artistic purposes; "We don't know the woman who posed for Leonardo so often" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  8. 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" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  9. 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. Newage Dictionary DB
  10. Place; position; situation. Newage Dictionary DB
  11. State or condition, whether of external circumstances, or of internal feeling and will; disposition; mood; as, a posture of defense; the posture of affairs. Newage Dictionary DB
  12. 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. Newage Dictionary DB
  13. To assume a particular posture or attitude; to contort the body into artificial attitudes, as an acrobat or contortionist; also, to pose. Newage Dictionary DB
  14. Fig.: To assume a character; as, to posture as a saint. Newage Dictionary DB
  15. Attitude; placing or position of parts of the body; state. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  16. The placing or position of the body: attitude: state or condition: disposition. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  17. Attitude; position; condition. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  18. The position of the parts of the body. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  19. Place; situation; the disposition of a figure and its several parts with regard to the eye, as a human body or a statue; attitude; position; frame. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for posture

  1. Posture The physical attitude to be taken before the audience really is included in gesture. – The Art of Public Speaking by Dale Carnagey (AKA Dale Carnegie) and J. Berg Esenwein
  2. Alister knew at once by her shape and posture who she was. – What's Mine's Mine V1 by George MacDonald
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