Synonyms for (noun) pose

Synonyms: pose, affectation, affectedness, mannerism

Definition: a deliberate pretense or exaggerated display

Similar words: simulation, pretence, pretending, pretense, feigning

Definition: the act of giving a false appearance

Usage: his conformity was only pretending


Synonyms: airs, pose

Definition: affected manners intended to impress others

Usage: don't put on airs with me

Similar words: affectedness

Definition: the quality of being false or artificial (as to impress others)


Synonyms: pose

Definition: a posture assumed by models for photographic or artistic purposes

Similar words: position, posture, attitude

Definition: the arrangement of the body and its limbs

Usage: he assumed an attitude of surrender

Synonyms for (verb) pose

Synonyms: dumbfound, bewilder, baffle, beat, amaze, puzzle, pose, mystify, nonplus, perplex, stick, stupefy, flummox, gravel, get, vex

Definition: be a mystery or bewildering to

Usage: This beats me!; Got me--I don't know the answer!; a vexing problem; This question really stuck me

Similar words: throw, bedevil, befuddle, discombobulate, confound, confuse, fox, fuddle

Definition: be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly

Usage: These questions confuse even the experts; This question completely threw me; This question befuddled even the teacher


Synonyms: impersonate, personate, pose

Definition: pretend to be someone you are not; sometimes with fraudulent intentions

Usage: She posed as the Czar's daughter

Similar words: lead astray, deceive, betray

Definition: cause someone to believe an untruth

Usage: The insurance company deceived me when they told me they were covering my house


Synonyms: put, place, pose, position, set, lay

Definition: put into a certain place or abstract location

Usage: Put your things here; Set the tray down; Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children; Place emphasis on a certain point

Similar words: displace, move

Definition: cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense

Usage: Move those boxes into the corner, please; I'm moving my money to another bank; The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: display, exhibit, expose

Definition: to show, make visible or apparent

Usage: The Metropolitan Museum is exhibiting Goya's works this month; Why don't you show your nice legs and wear shorter skirts?; National leaders will have to display the highest skills of statesmanship


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: acquit, bear, behave, conduct, deport, carry, comport

Definition: behave in a certain manner

Usage: She carried herself well; he bore himself with dignity; They conducted themselves well during these difficult times


Synonyms: pose, present

Definition: introduce

Usage: This poses an interesting question

Similar words: comprise, make up, be, represent, constitute

Definition: form or compose

Usage: This money is my only income; The stone wall was the backdrop for the performance; These constitute my entire belonging; The children made up the chorus; This sum represents my entire income for a year; These few men comprise his entire army