pose

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Pose is part of the Academic Word List. It is important for students in college and university.

Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
pose

Plural
poses

Two people posing for a picture
  1. A position or arrangement.
    Will you please pose like this for the photography?
  2. An unusual position.


Verb[change]

Plain form
pose

Third-person singular
poses

Past tense
posed

Past participle
posed

Present participle
posing

  1. To set in place.
  2. To ask, set (a test or quiz).
    The emcee will pose the tie-breaking question.
  3. To maintain a pose.
  4. to strike a pose or a position
    Will you pose for a photograph?
    Have you posed for your portrait?
    Some celebs spend too much time posing for photographs.