Synonyms of 'pose'
to create or be (a problem, threat, etc.)His ill health poses serious problems.
We presented three options to the unions for discussion.
I don't want to cause any trouble.
Cooking with spices produces a wonderful smell.
Criticism will only create feelings of failure.
lead to, ,
On 6 July a People's Revolutionary Government was constituted.
give rise to
to put forward or askWhen I posed the question `Why?', he merely shrugged.
I wasn't the only one asking questions.
Clearly state your address and telephone number.
Many theories have been advanced as to why this is.
To put it bluntly, he just doesn't care.
He took the case out of her hand and set it on the floor.
I submit that you knew exactly what you were doing.
Several writers have posited the idea of a universal consciousness.
She continues to propound her theories about the supernatural.
to take up a particular position to be photographed or drawnThe six foreign ministers posed for photographs.
to behave in an affected way in order to impress othersHe criticized them for posing pretentiously.
a position taken up for an artist or photographerWe have had several sittings in various poses.
She walked haltingly and her posture was stooped.
He had raised himself into a sitting position.
She later wrote warmly of his bearing and behaviour.
scenes of the king in various attitudes of worshipping
The detective shifted her stance from one foot to the other.
his mild manner and aristocratic mien
behaviour adopted for effectIn many writers modesty is a pose, but in him it seems to be genuine.
His anger was real. It wasn't just an act.
façade, , , ,
At work they hid their dislike of each other behind a façade of cheerfulness.
She was completely without guile or pretence.
She claimed that the elections would be a masquerade.
She writes well, without fuss or affectation.
See pose as something or someone
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in the sense of advance
to present an idea for considerationMany theories have been advanced as to why this is.
in the sense of affectation
an attitude or manner put on to impress othersShe writes well, without fuss or affectation.
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