Definition of 'post'
- the position where someone (as a guard or sentry) stands or is assigned to stand; "a soldier manned the entrance post"; "a sentry station"
- 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"
Synonyms: military post
- a job in an organization; "he occupied a post in the treasury"
Synonyms: position berth office spot billet place situation
- 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"
- United States aviator who in 1933 made the first solo flight around the world (1899-1935)
Synonyms: Wiley Post
- United States female author who wrote a book and a syndicated newspaper column on etiquette (1872-1960)
Synonyms: Emily Post Emily Price Post
- United States manufacturer of breakfast cereals and Postum (1854-1914)
Synonyms: C. W. Post Charles William Post
- 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"
- 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"
- 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'"
Synonyms: mail mail service postal service
- the delivery and collection of letters and packages; "it came by the first post"; "if you hurry you'll catch the post"
- affix in a public place or for public notice; "post a warning"
- publicize with, or as if with, a poster; "I'll post the news on the bulletin board"
- assign to a post; put into a post; "The newspaper posted him in Timbuktu"
- assign to a station
Synonyms: station base send place
- 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; "stake out the path"
- put up; "post a sign"; "post a warning at the dump"
Synonyms: put up
- cause to be directed or transmitted to another place; "send me your latest results"; "I'll mail you the paper when it's written"
Synonyms: mail send
- mark or expose as infamous; "She was branded a loose woman"