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Dictionary definition for: Post

1. (v) affix in a public place or for public notice; "post a warning"

2. (n) the position where someone (as a guard or sentry) stands or is assigned to stand; "a soldier manned the entrance post" "a sentry station"

3. (n) 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"

4. (v) publicize with, or as if with, a poster; "I''ll post the news on the bulletin board"

5. (n) a job in an organization; "he occupied a post in the treasury"

6. (v) assign to a post; put into a post; "The newspaper posted him in Timbuktu"

7. (v) assign to a station

8. (n) 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"

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

10. (v) display, as of records in sports games

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

12. (v) enter on a public list

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

14. (v) transfer (entries) from one account book to another

15. (n) 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"

16. (v) ride Western style and bob up and down in the saddle in in rhythm with a horse''s trotting gait

17. (n) 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"

18. (v) mark with a stake; "stake out the path"

19. (v) put up; "post a sign" "post a warning at the dump"

20. (n) 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"

21. (v) cause to be directed or transmitted to another place; "send me your latest results" "I''ll mail you the paper when it''s written"

22. (n) the delivery and collection of letters and packages; "it came by the first post" "if you hurry you''ll catch the post"

23. (v) mark or expose as infamous; "She was branded a loose woman"

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