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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Pose  \Pose\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Posed};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Posing}.]  [F.  poser  to  place  to  put  L.  pausare  to  pause, 
  in  LL  also  to  place  put  fr  L.  pausa  a  pause,  Gr  ?,  fr 
  ?  to  make  to  cease,  prob.  akin  to  E.  few  In  compounds,  this 
  word  appears  corresponding  to  L.  ponere  to  put  place  the 
  substitution  in  French  having  been  probably  due  to  confusion 
  of  this  word  with  L.  positio  position,  fr  ponere  See  {Few}, 
  and  cf  {Appose},  {Dispose},  {Oppose},  {Pause},  {Repose}, 
  To  place  in  an  attitude  or  fixed  position,  for  the  sake  of 
  effect;  to  arrange  the  posture  and  drapery  of  (a  person)  in  a 
  studied  manner;  as  to  pose  a  model  for  a  picture;  to  pose  a 
  sitter  for  a  portrait. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  :  the  act  of  assuming  a  certain  position  (as  for  a  photograph 
  or  portrait);  "he  wanted  his  portrait  painted  but 
  couldn't  spare  time  for  the  sitting"  [syn:  {sitting}] 

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