\pˈə͡ʊst], \pˈəʊst], \p_ˈəʊ_s_t]\
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- WordNet 3.0
By Princeton University
- English Dictionary Database
By DataStellar Co., Ltd
- New Age Dictionary Database
By Oddity Software
A pole or pillar, carved and painted with a series of totemic symbols, set up before the house of certain Indian tribes of the northwest coast of North America, esp. Indians of the Koluschan stock.
A piece of timber, metal, or other solid substance, fixed, or to be fixed, firmly in an upright position, especially when intended as a stay or support to something else; a pillar; as, a hitching post; a fence post; the posts of a house.
The doorpost of a victualer's shop or inn, on which were chalked the scores of customers; hence, a score; a debt.
The place at which anything is stopped, placed, or fixed; a station.
A station, or one of a series of stations, established for the refreshment and accommodation of travelers on some recognized route; as, a stage or railway post.
A military station; the place at which a soldier or a body of troops is stationed; also, the troops at such a station.
The piece of ground to which a sentinel's walk is limited.
A messenger who goes from station; an express; especially, one who is employed by the government to carry letters and parcels regularly from one place to another; a letter carrier; a postman.
An established conveyance for letters from one place or station to another; especially, the governmental system in any country for carrying and distributing letters and parcels; the post office; the mail; hence, the carriage by which the mail is transported.
Haste or speed, like that of a messenger or mail carrier.
One who has charge of a station, especially of a postal station.
A station, office, or position of service, trust, or emolument; as, the post of duty; the post of danger.
A size of printing and writing paper. See the Table under Paper.
To attach to a post, a wall, or other usual place of affixing public notices; to placard; as, to post a notice; to post playbills.
To hold up to public blame or reproach; to advertise opprobriously; to denounce by public proclamation; as, to post one for cowardice.
To enter (a name) on a list, as for service, promotion, or the like.
To assign to a station; to set; to place; as, to post a sentinel.
To carry, as an account, from the journal to the ledger; as, to post an account; to transfer, as accounts, to the ledger.
To place in the care of the post; to mail; as, to post a letter.
To inform; to give the news to; to make (one) acquainted with the details of a subject; -- often with up.
To travel with post horses; figuratively, to travel in haste.
To rise and sink in the saddle, in accordance with the motion of the horse, esp. in trotting.
With post horses; hence, in haste; as, to travel post.
A prefix signifying behind, back, after; as, postcommissure, postdot, postscript.
- Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
By Noah Webster.
- The Winston Simplified Dictionary
By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer
A piece of timber, etc., set upright, usually to support something else; system of carrying and delivering letters; the mail; place, station, situation, or office; a military station.
To fasten, as a notice, to a wall, etc.; to make known by means of notices fastened to a wall, etc.; to send by mail; in bookkeeping, to transfer an entry or item from journal or day book to ledger; to inform fully.
To travel with speed; as, to post o'er land and sea.
Speedily: post card, a private card, as a picture, which can be sent through the mail by the affixing of a postage stamp.
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