Synonyms of posture


1. position, posture, attitude, bodily property

usage: the arrangement of the body and its limbs; "he assumed an attitude of surrender"

2. carriage, bearing, posture, bodily property

usage: characteristic way of bearing one's body; "stood with good posture"

3. position, stance, posture, attitude, mental attitude

usage: a rationalized mental attitude

4. military capability, military strength, strength, military posture, posture, capability, capableness

usage: 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"


1. pose, posture, behave, acquit, bear, deport, conduct, comport, carry

usage: 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"

2. model, pose, sit, posture, expose, exhibit, display

usage: assume a posture as for artistic purposes; "We don't know the woman who posed for Leonardo so often"

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Definition and meaning of posture (Dictionary)