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    post - Dictionary definition and meaning for word post

    Definition
    (noun) the position where someone (as a guard or sentry) stands or is assigned to stand
    Synonyms : station
    Example Sentence
    • a soldier manned the entrance post
    • a sentry station
    Definition
    (noun) military installation at which a body of troops is stationed
    Synonyms : military post
    Example Sentence
    • this military post provides an important source of income for the town nearby
    • there is an officer's club on the post
    Definition
    (noun) a job in an organization
    Synonyms : berth , billet , office , place , position , situation , spot
    Example Sentence
    • he occupied a post in the treasury
    Definition
    (noun) an upright consisting of a piece of timber or metal fixed firmly in an upright position
    Example Sentence
    • he set a row of posts in the ground and strung barbwire between them
    Definition
    (noun) United States aviator who in 1933 made the first solo flight around the world (1899-1935)
    Synonyms : wiley post
    Definition
    (noun) United States female author who wrote a book and a syndicated newspaper column on etiquette (1872-1960) Definition
    (noun) United States manufacturer of breakfast cereals and Postum (1854-1914) Definition
    (noun) any particular collection of letters or packages that is delivered
    Synonyms : mail
    Example Sentence
    • your mail is on the table
    • is there any post for me?
    • she was opening her post
    Definition
    (noun) a pole or stake set up to mark something (as the start or end of a race track)
    Synonyms : stake
    Example Sentence
    • a pair of posts marked the goal
    • the corner of the lot was indicated by a stake
    Definition
    (noun) the system whereby messages are transmitted via the post office
    Example Sentence
    • the mail handles billions of items every day
    • he works for the United States mail service
    • in England they call mail `the post'
    Definition
    (noun) the delivery and collection of letters and packages
    Example Sentence
    • it came by the first post
    • if you hurry you'll catch the post
    Definition
    (verb) affix in a public place or for public notice
    Example Sentence
    • post a warning
    Definition
    (verb) publicize with, or as if with, a poster
    Example Sentence
    • I'll post the news on the bulletin board
    Definition
    (verb) assign to a post; put into a post
    Example Sentence
    • The newspaper posted him in Timbuktu
    Definition
    (verb) assign to a station
    Synonyms : place , send , station
    Definition
    (verb) display, as of records in sports games Definition
    (verb) enter on a public list Definition
    (verb) transfer (entries) from one account book to another
    Synonyms : carry
    Definition
    (verb) ride Western style and bob up and down in the saddle in rhythm with a horse's trotting gait Definition
    (verb) mark with a stake
    Synonyms : stake
    Example Sentence
    • stake out the path
    Definition
    (verb) place so as to be noticed
    Synonyms : put up
    Example Sentence
    • post a sign
    • post a warning at the dump
    Definition
    (verb) cause to be directed or transmitted to another place
    Synonyms : mail , send
    Example Sentence
    • send me your latest results
    • I'll mail you the paper when it's written
    Definition
    (verb) mark or expose as infamous
    Synonyms : brand
    Example Sentence
    • She was branded a loose woman
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