English to English
1. Laying as a duty; enjoining.
2. impressive in appearance
a baronial mansion|an imposing residence|a noble tree|severe-looking policemen sat astride noble horses|stately columns
3. 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
4. The act of imposing the columns of a page, or the pages of a sheet. See Impose, v. t., 4.