change posture

Definitions of change posture

v undergo a change in bodily posture

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get up from a sitting or slouching position
arise, get up, rise, stand up, uprise
rise to one's feet
drop oneself to a lower or less erect position
fall, fall down
lose an upright position suddenly
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
bend the head or the upper part of the body in a gesture of respect or greeting
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
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
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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undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature

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