The position where someone (as a guard or sentry) stands or is assigned to stand:
— A soldier manned the entrance post.
Dutch: halte, post, station, wachtpost
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
A job in an organization:
— He occupied a post in the treasury.
Roget 550: indication; symbolism, symbolization; semiology, semiotics, semeiology†, semeiotics†; Zeitgeist. [means of recognition: property] characteristic, diagnostic; lineament, feature, ... show more
Polish: stołek, posterunek, stolec, stanowisko, funkcja
An upright consisting of a piece of timber or metal fixed firmly in an upright position.
Dutch: paal, staander, stander
United States aviator who in 1933 made the first solo flight around the world (1899-1935).
synonym: Wiley Post.
United States female author who wrote a book and a syndicated newspaper column on etiquette (1872-1960).
United States manufacturer of breakfast cereals and Postum (1854-1914).
Any particular collection of letters or packages that is delivered:
— Is there any post for me?.
— She was opening her post.
Polish: korespondencja, poczta
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.
Dutch: pool, doelpaal
The system whereby messages are transmitted via the post office:
— In England they call mail `the post'.
Dutch: paal, postdienst, posten, publiceren
The delivery and collection of letters and packages.
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
Publicize with, or as if with, a poster.
Assign to a post; put into a post.
Assign to a station.
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
Display, as of records in sports games.
Enter on a public list.
Transfer (entries) from one account book to another.
Ride Western style and bob up and down in the saddle in rhythm with a horse's trotting gait.
Mark with a stake.
Place so as to be noticed:
— Post a sign.
— Post a warning at the dump.
synonym: put up.
Cause to be directed or transmitted to another place.
Mark or expose as infamous.
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
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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