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Definitions of post:
  • noun:   the delivery and collection of letters and packages
    Example: "It came by the first post"
  • noun:   an upright consisting of a piece of timber or metal fixed firmly in an upright position
    Example: "He set a row of posts in the ground and strung barbwire between them"
  • noun:   a pole or stake set up to mark something (as the start or end of a race track)
    Example: "A pair of posts marked the goal"
  • noun:   the position where someone (as a guard or sentry) stands or is assigned to stand
    Example: "A soldier manned the entrance post"
  • noun:   United States manufacturer of breakfast cereals and Postum (1854-1914)
  • noun:   United States female author who wrote a book and a syndicated newspaper column on etiquette (1872-1960)
  • noun:   United States aviator who in 1933 made the first solo flight around the world (1899-1935)
  • noun:   a job in an organization
    Example: "He occupied a post in the treasury"
  • noun:   military installation at which a body of troops is stationed
    Example: "This military post provides an important source of income for the town nearby"
  • noun:   any particular collection of letters or packages that is delivered
    Example: "Is there any post for me?"
  • noun:   the system whereby messages are transmitted via the post office
    Example: "In England they call mail `the post'"
  • verb:   transfer (entries) from one account book to another
  • verb:   assign to a post; put into a post
    Example: "The newspaper posted him in Timbuktu"
  • verb:   enter on a public list
  • verb:   publicize with, or as if with, a poster
    Example: "I'll post the news on the bulletin board"
  • verb:   display, as of records in sports games
  • verb:   mark or expose as infamous
  • verb:   put up
    Example: "Post a sign"
  • verb:   affix in a public place or for public notice
    Example: "Post a warning"
  • verb:   ride Western style and bob up and down in the saddle in in rhythm with a horse's trotting gait
  • verb:   cause to be directed or transmitted to another place
  • verb:   assign to a station
  • verb:   mark with a stake
  • name:  A surname (common: 1 in 12500 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #1481)

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