change posture

Definitions of change posture
  1. verb
    undergo a change in bodily posture
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    straighten
    get up from a sitting or slouching position
    arise, get up, rise, stand up, uprise
    rise to one's feet
    fall
    drop oneself to a lower or less erect position
    fall, fall down
    lose an upright position suddenly
    right
    regain an upright or proper position
    sit, sit down
    take a seat
    lie, lie down
    assume a reclining position
    drop, drop down, sink
    fall or descend to a lower place or level
    hump, hunch, hunch forward, hunch over
    round one's back by bending forward and drawing the shoulders forward
    straighten, unbend
    straighten up or out; make straight
    bow
    bend the head or the upper part of the body in a gesture of respect or greeting
    uncurl
    move out of a curled position
    sit up
    change to an upright sitting position
    take a bow
    acknowledge applause by inclining the head, as of an artist after a performance
    rear, rise up
    stand up on the hind legs, of quadrupeds
    drop open, fall open
    open involuntarily
    draw up, pull up, straighten up
    straighten oneself
    take the floor
    stand up to dance
    stretch, stretch out
    lie down comfortably
    charge
    lie down on command, of hunting dogs
    droop, flag, sag, swag
    droop, sink, or settle from or as if from pressure or loss of tautness
    sag, sag down
    cause to sag
    curtsey, curtsy
    bend the knees in a gesture of respectful greeting
    genuflect, kowtow, scrape
    bend the knees and bow in a servile manner
    genuflect
    bend the knees and bow in church or before a religious superior or image
    bow down, prostrate
    get into a prostrate position, as in submission
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    change
    undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature
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