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Synonym of Poise

Poise Synonyme from Moby Thesaurus

Moby Thesaurus
poise
Synonyms and related words:
accommodate, action, actions, activity, acts, address, adjust, affectation, air, aplomb, arrogance, aspire, assurance, assuredness, back, balance, ballast, bearing, beck, beckon, become airborne, behavior, behavior pattern, behavioral norm, behavioral science, belief, body language, calmness, cancel, carriage, certitude, charade, chironomy, claw skyward, cocksureness, coequality, coextension, compensate, comportment, composure, conduct, confidence, confidentness, control, conviction, cool, coolness, coordinate, correspondence, counterbalance, counterpoise, countervail, courage, culture pattern, custom, dactylology, deaf-and-dumb alphabet, demeanor, deportment, dignity, diplomacy, doing, doings, dumb show, equability, equality, equalize, equanimity, equate, equation, equilibrium, equipoise, equipollence, equiponderance, equity, equivalence, equivalency, even, even up, evenness, faith, fit, float, fly, fly aloft, folkway, gain altitude, gesticulation, gesture, gesture language, gestures, goings-on, grace, guise, hand signal, hang, hover, hubris, identity, imperturbability, integrate, justice, kinesics, kite, leave the ground, level, level head, levelheadedness, levelness, likeness, maintien, manner, manners, method, methodology, methods, mien, modus vivendi, motion, motions, movement, movements, moves, observable behavior, overconfidence, oversureness, overweening, overweeningness, pantomime, par, parallelism, parity, pattern, plane, pomposity, port, pose, positiveness, possession, posture, practice, praxis, prepare, presence, presence of mind, pride, procedure, proceeding, proportion, reserve, restraint, sang-froid, security, sedateness, self-assurance, self-command, self-confidence, self-control, self-importance, self-possession, self-reliance, self-restraint, serenity, settled belief, shrug, sign language, soar, social science, spire, square, stabilitate, staidness, stance, stasis, steady, strike a balance, style, subjective certainty, support, sureness, surety, symmetry, tact, tactics, take off, tone, tranquillity, trust, uphold, way, way of life, ways, well-regulated mind, zoom
  

  



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WordNet 2.0
poise

Noun
1. a cgs unit of dynamic viscosity equal to one dyne-second per square centimeter; the viscosity of a fluid in which a force of one dyne per square centimeter maintains a velocity of 1 centimeter per second
(hypernym) unit of viscosity
2. a state of being balanced in a stable equilibrium
(hypernym) equilibrium
(derivation) balance
3. great coolness and composure under strain; "keep your cool"
(synonym) aplomb, assuredness, cool, sang-froid
(hypernym) composure, calm, calmness, equanimity
(derivation) brace

Verb
1. be motionless, in suspension; "The bird poised for a few moments before it attacked"
(hypernym) hover
2. prepare (oneself) for something unpleasant or difficult
(synonym) brace
(hypernym) fix, prepare, set up, ready, gear up, set
(hyponym) steel, nerve
(derivation) aplomb, assuredness, cool, sang-froid
3. cause to be balanced or suspended
(hypernym) put, set, place, pose, position, lay
(cause) balance
4. hold or carry in equilibrium
(synonym) balance
(hypernym) hold, carry, bear
(verb-group) balance, equilibrate, equilibrize, equilibrise

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