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posture

 
Noun posture has 4 senses
  1. position, posture, attitude - position or arrangement of the body and its limbs; "he assumed an attitude of surrender"
    --1 is a kind of bodily property
    --1 has particulars:
     order arms; ballet position; decubitus; eversion; lithotomy position; lotus position; missionary position; pose; presentation; ectopia; asana; guard; sprawl, sprawling; stance; tuck
    Derived form: verb posture2
  2. carriage, bearing, posture - characteristic way of bearing one's body; "stood with good posture"
    --2 is a kind of bodily property
    --2 has particulars:
     walk, manner of walking; slouch; gracefulness; awkwardness, clumsiness
  3. position, stance, posture - a rationalized mental attitude
    --3 is a kind of attitude, mental attitude
    --3 has particulars:
     hard line; point of view, viewpoint, stand, standpoint
  4. military capability, military strength, strength, military posture, posture - capability in terms of personnel and materiel that affect the capacity to fight a war; "we faced an army of great strength"; "politicians have neglected our military posture"
    --4 is a kind of capability, capableness
    --4 has particulars: sea power; firepower
Verb posture has 2 senses
  1. pose, posture - 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"
    --1 is one way to behave, acquit, bear, deport, conduct, comport, carry
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s
  2. model, pose, sit, posture - assume a posture as for artistic purposes; "We don't know the woman who posed for Leonardo so often"
    --2 is one way to expose, exhibit, display
    Derived form: noun posture1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s
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