- (archaic) Common cold, head cold; catarrh.
- Position, posture, arrangement (especially of the human body).
- (transitive) To place in an attitude or fixed position, for the sake of effect.
- (transitive) Ask; set (a test, quiz, riddle, etc.).
- (transitive) To constitute (a danger, a threat, a risk, etc.).
- (intransitive) Assume or maintain a pose; strike an attitude.
- (obsolete, transitive) To interrogate; to question.
- (obsolete, transitive) To question with a view to puzzling; to embarrass by questioning or scrutiny; to bring to a stand.
- (obsolete) To ask (someone) questions; to interrogate.
- (now rare) to puzzle, non-plus, or embarrass with difficult questions.
- (now rare) To perplex or confuse (someone).
- Not voting against a policy might be construed as nonobjection.