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post

noun

1 post

The position where someone (as a guard or sentry) stands or is assigned to stand:
— A soldier manned the entrance post.

synonym: station.

Dutch: halte, post, station, wachtpost
Polish: posterunek



2 post

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.

synonym: military post.

Dutch: legerkamp, legerplaats

3 post

A job in an organization:
— He occupied a post in the treasury.

synonyms: berth, billet, office, place, position, situation, spot.

Roget 183: situation, position, locality, locale, status, latitude and longitude; footing, standing, standpoint, post; stage; aspect, attitude, ... show more

Roget 215: support, ground, foundation, base, basis; terra firma; bearing, fulcrum, bait [U.S.], caudex crib; point d'appui [Fr.], pou sto [Gr.], purchase footing, hold, ... show more

Roget 550: indication; symbolism, symbolization; semiology, semiotics, semeiology, semeiotics; Zeitgeist.    [means of recognition: property] characteristic, diagnostic; lineament, feature, ... show more

Roget 592: correspondence, letter, epistle, note, billet, post card, missive, circular, favor, billet-doux; chit, chitty, letter card, picture post card; ... show more

Roget 625: business, occupation, employment; pursuit etc. 622; what one is doing, what one is about; affair, concern, matter, case.    matter in hand, ... show more

Dutch: standplaats
Polish: stołek, posterunek, stolec, stanowisko, funkcja

4 post

An upright consisting of a piece of timber or metal fixed firmly in an upright position.

Dutch: paal, staander, stander
Polish: słup

5 Post

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

synonym: Wiley Post.

6 Post

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

synonyms: Emily Post, Emily Price Post.

7 Post

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

synonyms: C. W. Post, Charles William Post.

8 post

Any particular collection of letters or packages that is delivered:
— Is there any post for me?.
— She was opening her post.

synonym: mail.

Roget 534: messenger, envoy, emissary, legate; nuncio, internuncio; ambassador etc. (diplomatist) 758.    marshal, flag bearer, herald, crier, ... show more

Polish: korespondencja, poczta

9 post

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.

synonym: stake.

Roget 45: vinculum, link; connective, connection; junction etc. 43; bond of union, copula, hyphen, intermedium; bracket; bridge, stepping-stone, ... show more

Dutch: pool, doelpaal

10 post

The system whereby messages are transmitted via the post office:
— In England they call mail `the post'.

synonyms: mail, mail service, postal service.

Dutch: paal, postdienst, posten, publiceren
Polish: poczta

11 post

The delivery and collection of letters and packages.

verb

1 post

Affix in a public place or for public notice.

Roget 972: punish; chastise, chasten; castigate, correct, inflict punishment, administer correction, deal retributive justice; cowhide, lambaste [Slang].    visit upon, pay; pay out, serve out; ... show more

Roget 531: publish; make public, make known etc. (information) 527; speak of, talk of; broach, utter; put forward; circulate, propagate, ... show more

Roget 551: record; put on record, place on record; chronicle, calendar, hand down to posterity; keep up the memory etc. (remember) 505; commemorate etc. (celebrate) ... show more

Roget 811: keep accounts, enter, post, book, credit, debit, carry over; take stock; balance accounts, make up accounts, square accounts, settle accounts, wind up accounts, ... show more

Roget 274: move quickly, trip, fisk; speed, hie, hasten, post, spank, scuttle; scud, scuddle; scour, scour the plain; scamper; ... show more

2 post

Publicize with, or as if with, a poster.

3 post

Assign to a post; put into a post.

4 post

Assign to a station.

synonyms: place, send, station.

Roget 184: place, situate, locate, localize, make a place for, put, lay, set, seat, station, lodge, quarter, post, install; ... show more

Roget 625: pass one's time in, employ one's time in, spend one's time in; employ oneself in, employ oneself upon; occupy oneself with, concern oneself with; make it one's business etc. n.; undertake etc. 676; ... show more

5 post

Display, as of records in sports games.

6 post

Enter on a public list.

7 post

Transfer (entries) from one account book to another.

synonym: carry.

8 post

Ride Western style and bob up and down in the saddle in rhythm with a horse's trotting gait.

9 post

Mark with a stake.

synonym: stake.

10 post

Place so as to be noticed:
— Post a sign.
— Post a warning at the dump.

synonym: put up.

11 post

Cause to be directed or transmitted to another place.

synonyms: mail, send.

Roget 270: transfer, transmit, transport, transplace, transplant, translocate; convey, carry, bear, fetch and carry; carry over, ferry over; hand pass, forward; ... show more

Dutch: mailen

12 post

Mark or expose as infamous.

synonym: brand.

Roget 874: be inglorious etc. adj.; incur disgrace etc. n.; have a bad name, earn a bad name; put a halter round one's neck, wear a halter round one's neck; disgrace oneself, expose oneself.    play second fiddle; ... show more

Dutch: inbranden


Moby thesaurus: Hermes, Iris, Mercury, PP, Paul Revere, Pheidippides, RD, RFD, Samson post, accredit, acquaint, acropolis, advertise, advise, affiliate, affix, air-express, airfreight, airmail, angle ... show more.

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