|Origin:||poser, from Late Latin pausare 'to stop, rest', from Latin pausa; PAUSE2|
to exist in a way that may cause a problem, danger, difficulty etc
pose a threat/danger/risk
Officials claim the chemical poses no real threat.
to sit or stand in a particular position in order to be photographed or painted, or to make someone do this
We posed for photographs.
to ask a question, especially one that needs to be carefully thought about:
In her book she poses the question,'How much do we need to be happy?'
to pretend to be someone else, in order to deceive people:
Bryce was caught posing as a lawyer.
to dress or behave like a rich and fashionable person in order to make other people notice you or admire you