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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 pose /ˈpoz/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pose, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Posed p. pr. & vb. n. Posing.]  To place in an attitude or fixed position, for the sake of effect; to arrange the posture and drapery of (a person) in a studied manner; as, to pose a model for a picture; to pose a sitter for a portrait.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pose, v. i. To assume and maintain a studied attitude, with studied arrangement of drapery; to strike an attitude; to attitudinize; figuratively, to assume or affect a certain character; as, she poses as a prude.
    He . . . posed before her as a hero.   --Thackeray.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Po·sé a.  Her. Standing still, with all the feet on the ground; -- said of the attitude of a lion, horse, or other beast.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pose n.  The attitude or position of a person; the position of the body or of any member of the body; especially, a position formally assumed for the sake of effect; an artificial position; as, the pose of an actor; the pose of an artist's model or of a statue.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pose n.  A cold in the head; catarrh. [Obs.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pose, v. t.
 1. To interrogate; to question. [Obs.] “She . . . posed him and sifted him.”
 2. To question with a view to puzzling; to embarrass by questioning or scrutiny; to bring to a stand.
    A question wherewith a learned Pharisee thought to pose and puzzle him.   --Barrow.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: affected manners intended to impress others; "don't put on
           airs with me" [syn: airs]
      2: a posture assumed by models for photographic or artistic
      3: a deliberate pretense or exaggerated display [syn: affectation,
          mannerism, affectedness]
      v 1: introduce; "This poses an interesting question" [syn: present]
      2: assume a posture as for artistic purposes; "We don't know
         the woman who posed for Leonardo so often" [syn: model,
         sit, posture]
      3: pretend to be someone you are not; sometimes with fraudulent
         intentions; "She posed as the Czar's daughter" [syn: impersonate,
      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!"; "She postured and made a total fool
         of herself" [syn: posture]
      5: put into a certain place or abstract location; "Put your
         things here"; "Set the tray down"; "Set the dogs on the
         scent of the missing children"; "Place emphasis on a
         certain point" [syn: put, set, place, position, lay]
      6: be a mystery or bewildering to; "This beats me!"; "Got me--I
         don't know the answer!"; "a vexing problem"; "This
         question really stuck me" [syn: perplex, vex, stick,
          get, puzzle, mystify, baffle, beat, bewilder,
          flummox, stupefy, nonplus, gravel, amaze, dumbfound]