Synonyms for (noun) posture

Synonyms: bearing, carriage, posture

Definition: characteristic way of bearing one's body

Usage: stood with good posture

Similar words: bodily property

Definition: an attribute of the body


Synonyms: position, posture, attitude

Definition: the arrangement of the body and its limbs

Usage: he assumed an attitude of surrender

Similar words: bodily property

Definition: an attribute of the body


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: capability, capableness

Definition: the quality of being capable -- physically or intellectually or legally

Usage: he worked to the limits of his capability


Synonyms: stance, position, posture

Definition: a rationalized mental attitude

Similar words: attitude, mental attitude

Definition: a complex mental state involving beliefs and feelings and values and dispositions to act in certain ways

Usage: he had the attitude that work was fun

Synonyms for (verb) posture

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