verb (used with object), pos·tured, pos·tur·ing.
verb (used without object), pos·tured, pos·tur·ing.
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Origin of posture
synonym study for posture
OTHER WORDS FROM posturepos·tur·al, adjectivepos·tur·er, noun
Words nearby posture
Example sentences from the Web for posture
It’s nice that I can customize the fit to help my posture as much as possible—without breaking the bank.The best things I bought in September to make working and living at home easier|Rachel Schallom|September 27, 2020|Fortune
She argued that it was most valuable instead to approach art by imagining a zone “staked out for a variety of ideas and postures to flex and interact.”
MTS is also pursuing an outside, third-party review of the agency’s policies and practices that could reshape its enforcement posture.MTS Police Chief Departs as Agency Pulls Back Enforcement Push|Lisa Halverstadt|July 27, 2020|Voice of San Diego
“We want to give away everything we’ve learned, just give it away so other universities can improve their posture with respect to leader development,” he says.At this university, any student can sign up to get professional leadership coaching—for free|Geoffrey Colvin|July 8, 2020|Fortune
So they were in this posture, which we’ve come to call hide-and-bide.Will Covid-19 Spark a Cold War (or Worse) With China? (Ep. 414)|Stephen J. Dubner|April 23, 2020|Freakonomics
He throws every fiber of his being into each performance, altering his posture, elocution, temperament, and more.Oscars 2015: The Daily Beast’s Picks, From Scarlett Johansson to ‘Boyhood’|Marlow Stern|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Some immediately treated the young rapper as a punchline, turning his awkward posture in the photo into a meme.
After the last magnet was retrieved, she assumed slave posture and waited for Couple to unclasp the clamps.
She reassumed slave posture while Couple grabbed two magnetized clamps and a collection of circular magnets from a nearby shelf.
After tightening her collar, Stella assumed slave posture: on her knees, legs slightly spread, palm resting face-up on her thighs.
Sympathising with its desires, Benjy changed his posture, and managed just to touch the nose of his enemy.The Giant of the North|R.M. Ballantyne
He was told that a son must not play in his father's presence, nor assume free or easy posture before him.Our Little Korean Cousin|H. Lee M. Pike
The animal maintains a fairly upright posture, but walks with a waddling motion, its body rocking from side to side.
None of the other anthropoid apes ever walk erect, though they assume at times the upright posture.
Their attitude is in all cases an approach toward the erect one, which posture is attained by the gibbon.