Definitions for Post

Definitions for (noun) Post

Main entry: post

Definition: the delivery and collection of letters and packages

Usage: it came by the first post; if you hurry you'll catch the post

Main entry: berth, billet, spot, situation, position, post, place, office

Definition: a job in an organization

Usage: he occupied a post in the treasury

Main entry: military post, post

Definition: military installation at which a body of troops is stationed

Usage: this military post provides an important source of income for the town nearby; there is an officer's club on the post

Main entry: post

Definition: an upright consisting of a piece of timber or metal fixed firmly in an upright position

Usage: he set a row of posts in the ground and strung barbwire between them

Main entry: mail, mail service, post, postal service

Definition: the system whereby messages are transmitted via the post office

Usage: the mail handles billions of items every day; he works for the United States mail service; in England they call mail `the post'

Main entry: stake, post

Definition: a pole or stake set up to mark something (as the start or end of a race track)

Usage: a pair of posts marked the goal; the corner of the lot was indicated by a stake

Main entry: post, mail

Definition: any particular collection of letters or packages that is delivered

Usage: your mail is on the table; is there any post for me?; she was opening her post

Main entry: station, post

Definition: the position where someone (as a guard or sentry) stands or is assigned to stand

Usage: a soldier manned the entrance post; a sentry station

Main entry: Charles William Post, C. W. Post, Post

Definition: United States manufacturer of breakfast cereals and Postum (1854-1914)

Main entry: Post, Emily Post, Emily Price Post

Definition: United States female author who wrote a book and a syndicated newspaper column on etiquette (1872-1960)

Main entry: Post, Wiley Post

Definition: United States aviator who in 1933 made the first solo flight around the world (1899-1935)

Definitions for (verb) Post

Main entry: post

Definition: publicize with, or as if with, a poster

Usage: I'll post the news on the bulletin board

Main entry: post

Definition: display, as of records in sports games

Main entry: brand, post

Definition: mark or expose as infamous

Usage: She was branded a loose woman

Main entry: post, mail, send

Definition: cause to be directed or transmitted to another place

Usage: send me your latest results; I'll mail you the paper when it's written

Main entry: station, send, place, post

Definition: assign to a station

Main entry: put up, post

Definition: place so as to be noticed

Usage: post a sign; post a warning at the dump

Main entry: stake, post

Definition: mark with a stake

Usage: stake out the path

Main entry: post

Definition: affix in a public place or for public notice

Usage: post a warning

Main entry: post

Definition: ride Western style and bob up and down in the saddle in rhythm with a horse's trotting gait

Main entry: post, carry

Definition: transfer (entries) from one account book to another

Main entry: post

Definition: assign to a post; put into a post

Usage: The newspaper posted him in Timbuktu

Main entry: post

Definition: enter on a public list

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