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|Verb||1.||change posture - undergo a change in bodily posture|
change - undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature; "She changed completely as she grew older"; "The weather changed last night"
straighten - get up from a sitting or slouching position; "The students straightened when the teacher entered"
fall - drop oneself to a lower or less erect position; "She fell back in her chair"; "He fell to his knees"
fall down, fall - lose an upright position suddenly; "The vase fell over and the water spilled onto the table"; "Her hair fell across her forehead"
right - regain an upright or proper position; "The capsized boat righted again"
hump, hunch, hunch forward, hunch over - round one's back by bending forward and drawing the shoulders forward
bow - bend the head or the upper part of the body in a gesture of respect or greeting; "He bowed before the King"
uncurl - move out of a curled position; "He uncurled himself"
sit up - change to an upright sitting position; "He sat up in bed"