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Definitions of post

  1. To fasten, as a notice, to a wall, etc.; to make known by means of notices fastened to a wall, etc.; to send by mail; in bookkeeping, to transfer an entry or item from journal or day book to ledger; to inform fully. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  2. To fix on or to a post, that is, in a public place: to expose to public reproach. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  3. To set or station: to put in the post-office: (book-k.) to transfer to the ledger. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  4. To station; put in the mail; enter in the ledger. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  5. To put up in some public place. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  6. To assign to a post position or place. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  7. To mail. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  8. To transfer (items or accounts) to the ledger. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  9. To travel with speed; as, to post o'er land and sea. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  10. To travel with posthorses, or with speed. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  11. to travel with speed. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  12. cause to be directed or transmitted to another place; "send me your latest results"; "I'll mail you the paper when it's written" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  13. enter on a public list Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  14. for example, of records, in sports Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  15. assign to a station Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  16. put up; "post a sign"; "post a warning at the dump" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  17. mark with a stake; "stake out the path" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  18. United States manufacturer of breakfast cereals and Postum (1854-1914) Wordnet Dictionary DB
  19. United States female author who wrote a book and a syndicated newspaper column on etiquette (1872-1960) Wordnet Dictionary DB
  20. United States aviator who in 1933 made the first solo flight around the world (1899-1935) Wordnet Dictionary DB
  21. publicize with, or as if with, a poster; "I'll post the news on the bulletin board" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  22. display, as of records in sports games Wordnet Dictionary DB
  23. affix in a public place or for public notice; "post a warning" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  24. ride Western style and bob up and down in the saddle in in rhythm with a horse's trotting gait Wordnet Dictionary DB
  25. transfer (entries) from one account book to another Wordnet Dictionary DB
  26. assign to a post; put into a post; "The newspaper posted him in Timbuktu" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  27. A pole or pillar, carved and painted with a series of totemic symbols, set up before the house of certain Indian tribes of the northwest coast of North America, esp. Indians of the Koluschan stock. Webster Dictionary DB
  28. A piece of timber, metal, or other solid substance, fixed, or to be fixed, firmly in an upright position, especially when intended as a stay or support to something else; a pillar; as, a hitching post; a fence post; the posts of a house. Newage Dictionary DB
  29. The doorpost of a victualer's shop or inn, on which were chalked the scores of customers; hence, a score; a debt. Newage Dictionary DB
  30. The place at which anything is stopped, placed, or fixed; a station. Newage Dictionary DB
  31. A station, or one of a series of stations, established for the refreshment and accommodation of travelers on some recognized route; as, a stage or railway post. Newage Dictionary DB
  32. A military station; the place at which a soldier or a body of troops is stationed; also, the troops at such a station. Newage Dictionary DB
  33. The piece of ground to which a sentinel's walk is limited. Newage Dictionary DB
  34. A messenger who goes from station; an express; especially, one who is employed by the government to carry letters and parcels regularly from one place to another; a letter carrier; a postman. Newage Dictionary DB
  35. An established conveyance for letters from one place or station to another; especially, the governmental system in any country for carrying and distributing letters and parcels; the post office; the mail; hence, the carriage by which the mail is transported. Newage Dictionary DB
  36. Haste or speed, like that of a messenger or mail carrier. Newage Dictionary DB
  37. One who has charge of a station, especially of a postal station. Newage Dictionary DB
  38. A station, office, or position of service, trust, or emolument; as, the post of duty; the post of danger. Newage Dictionary DB
  39. A size of printing and writing paper. See the Table under Paper. Newage Dictionary DB
  40. To attach to a post, a wall, or other usual place of affixing public notices; to placard; as, to post a notice; to post playbills. Newage Dictionary DB
  41. To hold up to public blame or reproach; to advertise opprobriously; to denounce by public proclamation; as, to post one for cowardice. Newage Dictionary DB
  42. To enter (a name) on a list, as for service, promotion, or the like. Newage Dictionary DB
  43. To assign to a station; to set; to place; as, to post a sentinel. Newage Dictionary DB
  44. To carry, as an account, from the journal to the ledger; as, to post an account; to transfer, as accounts, to the ledger. Newage Dictionary DB
  45. To place in the care of the post; to mail; as, to post a letter. Newage Dictionary DB
  46. To inform; to give the news to; to make (one) acquainted with the details of a subject; -- often with up. Newage Dictionary DB
  47. To travel with post horses; figuratively, to travel in haste. Newage Dictionary DB
  48. To rise and sink in the saddle, in accordance with the motion of the horse, esp. in trotting. Newage Dictionary DB
  49. With post horses; hence, in haste; as, to travel post. Newage Dictionary DB
  50. A prefix signifying behind, back, after; as, postcommissure, postdot, postscript. Newage Dictionary DB
  51. To fix to a post; to stick up, as a bill; to expose to public reproach. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  52. To station; to forward a letter by the post-office; to carry accounts to the ledger. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  53. To travel with speed, as by relays of horses; to send with speed; to place; to station; to fix; to assign; to advertise by putting a placard on a wall or a post; to place letters in the post-office; in book-keeping, to carry the entries from other books to the ledger. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  54. A common prefix, signifying behind; after; afterwards; subsequent. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  55. Behind or after; opposed to ante-; as, postscript. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  56. the system whereby messages are transmitted via the post office; "the mail handles billions of items every day"; "he works for the United States mail service"; "in England they call mail `the post'" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  57. any particular collection of letters or packages that is delivered; "your mail is on the table"; "is there any post for me?"; "she was opening her post" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  58. military installation at which a body of troops is stationed; "this military post provides an important source of income for the town nearby"; "there is an officer's club on the post" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  59. the delivery and collection of letters and packages; "it came by the first post"; "if you hurry you'll catch the post" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  60. an upright consisting of a piece of timber or metal fixed firmly in an upright position; "he set a row of posts in the ground and strung barbwire between them" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  61. a pole or stake set up to mark something (as the start or end of a race track); "a pair of posts marked the goal"; "the corner of the lot was indicated by a stake" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  62. A piece of timber, etc., set upright, usually to support something else; system of carrying and delivering letters; the mail; place, station, situation, or office; a military station. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  63. A piece of timber fixed in the ground, generally as a support to something else: a pillar. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  64. A fixed place, as a military station: a fixed place or stage on a road: an office: one who travels by stages, esp. carrying letters, etc.: a public letter carrier: an established system of conveying letters: a size of writing-paper, double that of common note-paper. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  65. Piece of timber fixed in the ground; station; office; letter carrier; mail. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  66. Poster. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  67. An upright piece of timber or other material used as a support. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  68. A fixed place or station; office; employment. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  69. The mail system; a postman; messenger. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  70. A piece of timber set upright, usually larger than a stake, and intended to support something. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  71. A fixed place or station; a military station; a stage; an office or employment; a messenger or a carrier of letters; an established system of letter-carrying; the mail; a size of paper twice that of ordinary note-paper. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  72. A piece of timber placed upright, generally as a support for something else; a station for soldiers; a place or situation; the station of duty; employment; a messenger who carries letters regularly from place to place; a quick or speedy manner of travelling; the mail; a size of printing and writing paper; a miner's or quarryman's term for any compact stratum of sandstone or lime-stone. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  73. Speedily: post card, a private card, as a picture, which can be sent through the mail by the affixing of a postage stamp. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  74. With posthorses: with speed. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  75. By post-horses; rapidly; as, to travel post. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  76. Swiftly; with dispatch. To ride post, to be employed to carry despatches. To travel post, to travel with post-horses. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  77. In haste; hastily. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  78. Latin prefix signifying after, behind. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

Usage examples for post

  1. Far from my post – Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete The Personal And Literary Life Of Samuel Langhorne Clemens by Albert Bigelow Paine Last Updated: February 20, 2009
  2. Being just now off post they stood at the fire, but away from him. – Red Men and White by Owen Wister
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