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post

 
Noun post has 11 senses
  1. post, station - the position where someone (as a guard or sentry) stands or is assigned to stand; "a soldier manned the entrance post"; "a sentry station"
    --1 is a kind of position, place
    --1 has particulars:
     bridgehead; lookout, observation post; outstation, outpost
  2. military post, 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"
    --2 is a kind of military installation
    --2 has parts: military quarters
    --2 has particulars: garrison, fort; outpost
  3. position, post, berth, office, spot, billet, place, situation - a job in an organization; "he occupied a post in the treasury"
    --3 is a kind of occupation, business, job, line of work, line
    --3 has particulars:
     academicianship; accountantship; admiralty; ambassadorship; apostleship; apprenticeship; attorneyship; bailiffship; bishopry; cadetship; caliphate; captainship, captaincy; cardinalship; chairmanship; chancellorship; chaplaincy, chaplainship; chieftaincy, chieftainship; clerkship; commandership, commandery; comptrollership; consulship; controllership; councillorship, councilorship; counselorship, counsellorship; curacy; curatorship; custodianship; deanship, deanery; directorship; discipleship; editorship; eldership; emirate; fatherhood; fatherhood; foremanship; generalship; governorship; headship; headship; hot seat; incumbency; inspectorship; instructorship; internship; judgship, judgeship, judicature; khanate; lectureship; legation, legateship; legislatorship; librarianship; lieutenancy; magistracy, magistrature; managership; manhood; marshalship; mastership; mayoralty; messiahship; moderatorship; overlordship; pastorship, pastorate; peasanthood; praetorship; precentorship; preceptorship; prefecture; prelacy, prelature; premiership; presidency, presidentship; primateship; principalship; priorship; proconsulship, proconsulate; proctorship; professorship, chair; protectorship; public office; receivership; regency; residency; rulership; sainthood; secretaryship; senatorship; sinecure; solicitorship; speakership; stewardship; studentship; teachership; thaneship; throne; treasurership; tribuneship; viceroyship; viziership; wardenship; wardership; womanhood
    Derived form: verb post3
  4. post - 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"
    --4 is a kind of
    upright, vertical
    --4 has particulars:
     bollard, bitt; carrick bitt; corner post; gatepost; goalpost; hitching post; hop pole; king post; lamppost; maypole; newel post, newel; queen post; rudderpost, rudderstock; stanchion; standard; stump; telephone pole, telegraph pole, telegraph post; timber; whipping post
    Derived form: verb post9
  5. Post, Wiley Post - United States aviator who in 1933 made the first solo flight around the world (1899-1935)
    --5 is a kind of aviator, aeronaut, airman, flier, flyer
  6. Post, Emily Post, Emily Price Post - United States female author who wrote a book and a syndicated newspaper column on etiquette (1872-1960)
    --6 is a kind of writer, author
  7. Post, C. W. Post, Charles William Post - United States manufacturer of breakfast cereals and Postum (1854-1914)
    --7 is a kind of food manufacturer
  8. mail, 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"
    --8 is a kind of collection, aggregation, accumulation, assemblage
    --8 has particulars: fan mail; hate mail; mailing
  9. post, stake - 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"
    --9 is a kind of visual signal
    --9 has particulars: starting post; winning post
  10. mail, mail service, postal service, post - 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'"
    --10 is a kind of communication, communicating
    --10 has particulars: airmail, airpost; snail mail
    Derived form: verb post11
  11. post - the delivery and collection of letters and packages; "it came by the first post"; "if you hurry you'll catch the post"
    --11 is a kind of
    delivery, bringing
    Derived form: verb post11
Verb post has 12 senses
  1. post - affix in a public place or for public notice; "post a warning"
    --1 is one way to
    affix, stick on
    Derived forms: noun poster2, noun poster1, noun posting1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  2. post - publicize with, or as if with, a poster; "I'll post the news on the bulletin board"
    --2 is one way to
    announce, denote
    Derived forms: noun poster2, noun poster1, noun posting1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  3. post - assign to a post; put into a post; "The newspaper posted him in Timbuktu"
    --3 is one way to
    delegate, designate, depute, assign
    Derived forms: noun post3, noun poster2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody
    => Somebody ----s somebody PP
  4. station, post, base, send, place - assign to a station
    --4 is one way to move, displace
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody PP
  5. post - display, as of records in sports games
    --5 is one way to
    record, enter, put down
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  6. post - enter on a public list
    --6 is one way to
    list
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
  7. post, carry - transfer (entries) from one account book to another
    --7 is one way to transfer
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  8. post - ride Western style and bob up and down in the saddle in in rhythm with a horse's trotting gait
    --8 is one way to
    ride horseback
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s
  9. stake, post - mark with a stake; "stake out the path"
    --9 is one way to mark
    Derived form: noun post4
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  10. post, put up - put up; "post a sign"; "post a warning at the dump"
    --10 is one way to install, instal, put in, set up
    Derived form: noun posting1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  11. mail, post, send - cause to be directed or transmitted to another place; "send me your latest results"; "I'll mail you the paper when it's written"
    --11 is one way to transfer
    Derived forms: noun post11, noun post10, noun postage2, noun posting3
    Sample sentence:
    They post the parcel to their parents
  12. post, brand - mark or expose as infamous; "She was branded a loose woman"
    --12 is one way to call
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody something
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