Definitions for posture

Definitions for (noun) posture

Main entry: bearing, carriage, posture

Definition: characteristic way of bearing one's body

Usage: stood with good posture

Main entry: position, posture, attitude

Definition: the arrangement of the body and its limbs

Usage: he assumed an attitude of surrender

Main entry: posture, military capability, military posture, military strength, strength

Definition: capability in terms of personnel and materiel that affect the capacity to fight a war

Usage: we faced an army of great strength; politicians have neglected our military posture

Main entry: stance, position, posture

Definition: a rationalized mental attitude

Definitions for (verb) posture

Main entry: model, pose, posture, sit

Definition: assume a posture as for artistic purposes

Usage: We don't know the woman who posed for Leonardo so often

Main entry: pose, posture

Definition: behave affectedly or unnaturally in order to impress others

Usage: Don't pay any attention to him--he is always posing to impress his peers!; She postured and made a total fool of herself

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