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You are viewing the etymology of pose meaning: (Noun Verb) Affectation.. Position, posture, arrangement (especially of the human body). (intransitive) Assume or maintain a pose; strike an attitude.. (obsolete, transitive) To interrogate; to question.. [...]Affectation.. Position, posture, arrangement (especially of the human body). (intransitive) Assume or maintain a pose; strike an attitude.. (obsolete, transitive) To interrogate; to question.. [...]. You may also see other English etymologies of pose.
English word pose comes from Ancient Greek παύω, and later Latin pausa (A pause, halt, stop, cessation, end.).

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Pose detailed word origin explanation

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
παύω Ancient Greek (grc)
παῦσις Ancient Greek (grc)
pausa Latin (lat) A pause, halt, stop, cessation, end.
pausāre Vulgar Latin (la-vul)
poser Old French (fro) To put; to place. To rest; to recover; to recuperate. To suggest; to propose.
posen Middle English (enm)
pose English (eng) Affectation.. Position, posture, arrangement (especially of the human body). (intransitive) Assume or maintain a pose; strike an attitude.. (obsolete, transitive) To interrogate; to question.. (obsolete, transitive) To question with a view to puzzling; to embarrass by questioning or scrutiny; to bring to a stand.. (transitive) Ask; set (a test, quiz, riddle, etc.).. (transitive) To [...]

Words with the same origin as pose

Descendants of παύω
deposit expose exposure menopause pause proposal propose proposition suppose