1. [ noun ] (work) a job in an organization
Synonyms: position place berth spot billet office situation slot

"he occupied a post in the treasury"

Related terms: occupation job legation professorship apprenticeship academicianship bishopry chairmanship chaplaincy attorneyship clerkship comptrollership bailiffship admiralty discipleship chancellorship foremanship chieftaincy headship commandership internship consulship legislatorship controllership cadetship caliphate curacy ambassadorship accountantship messiahship prelacy editorship eldership emirate protectorship generalship governorship headship solicitorship incumbency inspectorship instructorship tribuneship judgship lectureship fatherhood khanate librarianship lieutenancy councillorship counselorship marshalship mastership mayoralty moderatorship curatorship overlordship pastorship custodianship captainship praetorship precentorship deanship premiership presidency primateship principalship priorship proconsulship proctorship preceptorship prefecture receivership regency rulership secretaryship senatorship sinecure directorship speakership stewardship studentship teachership thaneship throne treasurership cardinalship viceroyship viziership wardenship wardership hot_seat apostleship fatherhood managership manhood peasanthood public_office residency sainthood womanhood magistracy station officiate
2. [ verb ] affix in a public place or for public notice

"post a warning"

Related terms: affix placard poster announce
3. [ noun ] the position where someone (as a guard or sentry) stands or is assigned to stand
Synonyms: station

"a soldier manned the entrance post" "a sentry station"

Related terms: position outstation bridgehead lookout station
4. [ verb ] publicize with, or as it with, a poster

"I'll post the news on the bulletin board"

Related terms: announce placard bill_poster
5. [ noun ] (military) military installation at which a body of troops is stationed
Synonyms: military_post

"this military post provides an important source of income for the town nearby" "there is an officer's club on the post"

Related terms: military_installation garrison outpost military_quarters military
6. [ noun ] 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"

Related terms: upright telephone_pole gatepost timber corner_post hitching_post standard king_post hop_pole whipping_post lamppost bollard bitt newel_post queen_post stump goalpost stanchion rudderpost carrick_bitt maypole stake
7. [ verb ] for example, of records, in sports
Related terms: record
8. [ verb ] assign to a station
Synonyms: send station place base
Related terms: move locate garrison fort position station
9. [ verb ] assign to a post; put into a post

"The newspaper posted him in Timbuktu"

Related terms: delegate position
10. [ verb ] enter on a public list
Related terms: list
11. [ noun ] (transportation) the delivery and collection of letters and packages

"it came by the first post" "if you hurry you'll catch the post"

Related terms: delivery mail
12. [ verb ] mark or expose as infamous
Synonyms: brand

"She was branded a loose woman"

Related terms: call mark
13. [ noun ] any particular collection of letters or packages that is delivered
Synonyms: mail

"your mail is on the table" "is there any post for me?" "she was opening her post"

Related terms: collection mailing fan_mail hate_mail mail
14. [ noun ] (writing) United States female author who wrote a book and a syndicated newspaper column on etiquette (1872-1960)
Synonyms: emily_price_post emily_post
Related terms: writer
15. [ verb ] cause to be directed or transmitted to another place
Synonyms: send mail

"send me your latest results" "I'll mail you the paper when it's written"

Related terms: transfer airmail express register express-mail mail postage mail mailer mailing sendee mailing
16. [ adjective ] (prefix) coming after

"`post' is a prefix in `postmillenial' and `postgraduate'"

Related terms: succeeding
17. [ noun ] a pole or stake set up to mark something (as the start or end of a race track)
Synonyms: stake

"a pair of posts marked the goal" "the corner of the lot was indicated by a stake"

Related terms: visual_signal starting_post winning_post stake
18. [ verb ] transfer (entries) from one account book to another
Synonyms: carry
Related terms: transfer carry carry
19. [ verb ] (transportation) ride Western style and bob up and down in the saddle in rhythm with a horse's trotting gait
Related terms: ride_horseback riding riding
20. [ noun ] (work) United States manufacturer of breakfast cereals and Postum (1854-1914)
Synonyms: charles_william_post c._w._post
Related terms: food_manufacturer
21. [ verb ] mark with a stake
Synonyms: stake

"stake out the path"

Related terms: mark
22. [ noun ] (work) United States aviator who in 1933 made the first solo flight around the world (1899-1935)
Synonyms: wiley_post
Related terms: aviator
23. [ verb ] put up
Synonyms: put_up

"post a sign" "post a warning at the dump"

Related terms: install poster
24. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 1481
25. [ noun ] the system whereby messages are transmitted via the post office
Synonyms: mail mail_service postal_service

"the mail handles billions of items every day" "he works for the United States mail service" "in England they call mail `the post'"

Related terms: communication airmail snail_mail mail
Similar spelling:   posset