US: /ˈpoʊz/
UK: /pˈə‍ʊz/

English Vietnamese dictionary

pose /pouz/
  • danh từ
    • tư thế (chụp ảnh...), kiểu
    • bộ tịch, điệu bộ màu mè; thái độ màu mè
    • sự đặt; quyền đặt (quân đôminô đầu tiên)
    • ngoại động từ
      • đưa ra (yêu sách...) đề ra (luận điểm)
      • đặt (câu hỏi)
      • sắp đặt (ai...) ở tư thế (chụp ảnh, làm mẫu vẽ...)
      • đặt (quân đôminô đầu tiên)
      • nội động từ
        • đứng (ở tư thế), ngồi ở tư thế (chụp ảnh, làm mẫu vẽ...)
        • làm điệu bộ, có thái độ màu mè)
        • (+ as) làm ra vẻ, tự cho là
          • to pose as connoisseur: tự cho mình là người sành sỏi
      • ngoại động từ
        • truy, quay, hỏi vặn (ai); làm (ai) cuống làm (ai) bối rối bằng những câu hắc búa

      Advanced English dictionary

      verb, noun
      + verb
      1 [VN] to create a threat, problem, etc. that has to be dealt with: to pose a threat / challenge / danger / risk + The task poses no special problems.
      2 [VN] ~ a question (formal) to ask a question, especially one that needs serious thought
      3 [V] ~ (for sb/sth) to sit or stand in a particular position in order to be painted, drawn or photographed: The delegates posed for a group photograph. + They posed briefly for photographs before driving off.
      4 [V] ~ as sb to pretend to be sb in order to deceive other people: The gang entered the building posing as workmen.
      5 [V] (usually used in the progressive tenses) (disapproving) to dress or behave in a way that is intended to impress other people: I saw him out posing in his new sports car.
      + noun
      1 a particular position in which sb stands, sits, etc., especially in order to be painted, drawn or photographed: a stiff / dramatic pose + He adopted a relaxed pose for the camera. + I can't hold this pose much longer!
      2 (disapproving) a way of behaving that is not sincere and is only intended to impress other people: This show of concern is just a pose.
      Idioms see STRIKE v.

      Thesaurus dictionary

      1 sit, model; position, place, arrange, set (up), put:
      Would you let your husband or wife pose in the nude? She posed the model standing, looking out of the window
      2 Usually, pose as. portray, act or play (the part or role of), take the part or role of, represent, impersonate, be disguised as, masquerade as, pretend or profess to be, pass (oneself off) as, pass for, imitate, mimic; attitudinize, posture, put on airs, Colloq show off:
      She posed as an art expert from Switzerland. She thinks him a roué, but he's only posing
      3 set, put, ask, submit, broach, posit, advance, present, predicate, postulate:
      The interviewer posed some questions that were quite embarrassing.
      4 position, attitude, posture, stance:
      Her profile is not shown to best advantage in that pose.
      5 affectation, act, pretence, attitudinizing, affectedness, display, façade, show, ostentation:
      His interest in art is just a pose to impress her.

      Concise English dictionary

      +affected manners intended to impress others
      +a posture assumed by models for photographic or artistic purposes
      +a deliberate pretense or exaggerated display
      +assume a posture as for artistic purposes
      +pretend to be someone you are not; sometimes with fraudulent intentions
      +behave affectedly or unnaturally in order to impress others
      +put into a certain place or abstract location
      +be a mystery or bewildering to