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ADJECTIVE (2)

1. impressive in appearance;
- Example: "a baronial mansion"
- Example: "an imposing residence"
- Example: "a noble tree"
- Example: "severe-looking policemen sat astride noble horses"
- Example: "stately columns"
[syn: baronial, imposing, noble, stately]

2. used of a person's appearance or behavior; befitting an eminent person;
- Example: "his distinguished bearing"
- Example: "the monarch's imposing presence"
- Example: "she reigned in magisterial beauty"
[syn: distinguished, grand, imposing, magisterial]

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5 definitions retrieved:

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Impose \Im*pose"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Imposed; p. pr. & vb. n. Imposing.] [F. imposer; pref. im- in + poser to place. See Pose, v. t.] 1. To lay on; to set or place; to put; to deposit. [1913 Webster] Cakes of salt and barley [she] did impose Within a wicker basket. --Chapman. [1913 Webster] 2. To lay as a charge, burden, tax, duty, obligation, command, penalty, etc.; to enjoin; to levy; to inflict; as, to impose a toll or tribute. [1913 Webster] What fates impose, that men must needs abide. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Death is the penalty imposed. --Milton. [1913 Webster] Thou on the deep imposest nobler laws. --Waller. [1913 Webster] 3. (Eccl.) To lay on, as the hands, in the religious rites of confirmation and ordination. [1913 Webster] 4. (Print.) To arrange in proper order on a table of stone or metal and lock up in a chase for printing; -- said of columns or pages of type, forms, etc. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Imposing \Im*pos"ing\, a. 1. Laying as a duty; enjoining. [1913 Webster] 2. Adapted to impress forcibly; impressive; commanding; as, an imposing air; an imposing spectacle. "Large and imposing edifices." --Bp. Hobart. [1913 Webster] 3. Deceiving; deluding; misleading. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Imposing \Im*pos"ing\, n. (Print.) The act of imposing the columns of a page, or the pages of a sheet. See Impose, v. t., 4. [1913 Webster] Imposing stone (Print.), the stone on which the pages or columns of types are imposed or made into forms; -- called also imposing table. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

imposing adj 1: impressive in appearance; "a baronial mansion"; "an imposing residence"; "a noble tree"; "severe-looking policemen sat astride noble horses"; "stately columns" [syn: baronial, imposing, noble, stately] 2: used of a person's appearance or behavior; befitting an eminent person; "his distinguished bearing"; "the monarch's imposing presence"; "she reigned in magisterial beauty" [syn: distinguished, grand, imposing, magisterial]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

120 Moby Thesaurus words for "imposing": Babylonian, Corinthian, adipose, aristocratic, arty, august, awe-inspiring, awful, barbaric, baronial, beefy, big, big-bellied, bloated, blowzy, bosomy, brawny, burly, buxom, chubby, chunky, commanding, corpulent, courtly, deluxe, dignified, distended, dumpy, earnest, effective, elaborate, elegant, extravagant, fancy, fat, fatal, fateful, fattish, fine, fleshy, formidable, full, glorious, grand, grandiose, grave, gross, heavy, heavyset, hefty, high, hippy, imperial, impressive, kingly, lordly, lusty, luxurious, magisterial, magnificent, majestic, meaty, moving, noble, obese, overblown, overweight, palatial, paunchy, plump, plush, podgy, portentous, portly, posh, potbellied, princely, proud, pudgy, puffy, pursy, queenly, regal, ritzy, roly-poly, rotund, royal, sedate, serious, sober, solemn, sounding, splendacious, splendid, splendiferous, square, squat, squatty, stalwart, stately, statuesque, stocky, stout, strapping, sumptuous, superb, superfancy, superfine, swank, swanky, swell, swollen, thick-bodied, thickset, top-heavy, tubby, venerable, weighty, well-fed, worthy