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Adjective: posed  powzd
  1. Arranged for pictorial purposes
Verb: pose  powz
  1. (of a question, problem, etc) ask, set or introduce
    "This poses an interesting question";
    - present
     
  2. (art) assume a posture as for artistic purposes
    "We don't know the woman who posed for Leonardo so often";
    - model, sit, posture
     
  3. Pretend to be someone you are not; sometimes with fraudulent intentions
    "She posed as the Czar's daughter";
    - impersonate, personate
     
  4. Behave affectedly or unnaturally in order to impress others
    "Don't pay any attention to him--he is always posing to impress his peers!";
    - posture
     
  5. Cause to have a certain (possibly abstract) location
    "pose your things here";
    - put, set, place, position, lay
     
  6. Be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly
    - confuse, throw, fox, befuddle, fuddle, bedevil, confound, discombobulate, perplex, vex, stick, get, puzzle, mystify, baffle, beat, bewilder, flummox, stupefy, nonplus, gravel, dumbfound

See also: unposed

Type of: acquit, be, bear, behave, betray, carry, comport, comprise, conduct, constitute, deceive, deport, displace, display, exhibit, expose, lead astray, make up, move, represent

Antonym: unposed

Encyclopedia: Pose