To put questions to to look at to test Obs See Pose
- to position contrary or before to place or apply the one thing to a different
- location side by side or in close distance
- To place opposing or prior to; to put or use (one thing to some other).
- To place in juxtaposition or proximity.
- to place concerns to; to look at; to use. [Obs.] See Pose.
"to apply" (a very important factor to a different), 1590s, either from French apposer (from a "to;" see ad-, + poser "to place;" see pose (v.1)), if not created in English from Latin apponere (see apposite) on analogy of compose, expose, etc. In center English, the identical term was a variant spelling of oppose. Associated: Apposed; apposing.
(v. t.) To put reverse or prior to; to put or apply (the one thing to some other).
- (v. t.) To position in juxtaposition or distance.