HyperDic: post

English > 23 senses of the word post / Post:
NOUNlocationpost, stationthe position where someone (as a guard or sentry) stands or is assigned to stand
artifactpost, military postmilitary installation at which a body of troops / troops is stationed
actpost, position, berth, office, spot, billet, place, situationa job in an organization
artifactpostan upright consisting of a piece of timber or metal fixed firmly in an upright position
person Post, Wiley PostUnited States aviator who in 1933 made the first solo flight around the world (1899-1935)
person Post, Emily Post, Emily Price PostUnited States female author who wrote a book and a syndicated newspaper column on etiquette (1872-1960)
person Post, C. W. Post, Charles William PostUnited States manufacturer of breakfast cereals and Postum (1854-1914)
grouppost, mailany particular collection of letters or packages that is delivered
communicationpost, stakea pole or stake set up to mark something (as the start or end of a race track)
communicationpost, mail, mail service, postal servicethe system whereby messages are transmitted via the post office
actpostthe delivery and collection of letters and packages
VERBcontactpostaffix in a public place or for public notice
communicationpostpublicize with, or as if with, a poster
socialpostassign to a post
competitionpost, station, send, placeassign to a station / station
communicationpostdisplay, as of records / records in sports games
socialpostenter on a public list
possessionpost, carrytransfer (entries) from one account book to another
motionpostride Western style and bob up and down in the saddle in rhythm with a horse's trotting gait
contactpost, stakemark with a stake
contactpost, put upplace so as to be noticed
communicationpost, mail, sendcause to be directed or transmitted to another place
communicationpost, brandmark or expose as infamous
post / Post > pronunciation
Soundspow'st
Rhymesalmost ... westernmost: 30 rhymes with owst...
English > post: 23 senses > noun 1, location
MeaningThe position where someone (as a guard or sentry) stands or is assigned to stand.
Example"a soldier manned the entrance post"
Synonymstation
NarrowerbridgeheadA defensive post at the end of a bridge nearest to the enemy
lookout, observation postAn elevated post affording a wide view
outstation, outpostA station in a remote or sparsely populated location
Broaderposition, placeThe particular portion of space occupied by something
Spanishpuesto
Catalanposta
English > post: 23 senses > noun 2, artifact
Meaningmilitary installation at which a body of troops / troops is stationed.
Examples
  • "this military post provides an important source of income for the town nearby"
  • "there is an officer's club on the post"
Synonymmilitary post
Categorymilitary, armed forces, armed services, military machine, war machineThe military forces of a nation
Partsmilitary quartersliving quarters for personnel on a military post
Narrowergarrison, fortA fortified military post where troops / troops are stationed
outpostA military post stationed at a distance from the main body of troops
Broadermilitary installationAny facility servicing military forces
Spanishpuesto militar
Catalanpost militar
English > post: 23 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningA job in an organization.
Example"he occupied a post in the treasury"
Synonymsposition, berth, office, spot, billet, place, situation
NarroweracademicianshipThe position of member of an honorary academy / academy / academy / academy
accountantshipThe position of accountant
admiraltyThe office of admiral
ambassadorshipThe post of ambassador
apostleshipThe position of apostle
apprenticeshipThe position of apprentice
associateshipThe position of associate (as in an office or academy / academy / academy / academy)
attorneyshipThe position of attorney
bailiffshipThe office of bailiff
baronetageThe state of a baronet
bishopry, episcopateThe office and dignity of a bishop
cadetshipThe position of cadet
caliphateThe office of a caliph
captainship, captaincyThe post of captain / captain / captain / captain / captain
cardinalship, cardinalateThe office of cardinal
chairmanshipThe position of chairman
chancellorshipThe office of chancellor
chaplaincy, chaplainshipThe position of chaplain
chieftaincy, chieftainshipThe position of chieftain
clerkshipThe job of clerk
commandership, commanderyThe position or office of commander
comptrollershipThe position of comptroller
consulshipThe post of consul
controllershipThe position of controller
councillorship, councilorshipThe position of council member
counselorship, counsellorshipThe position of counselor / counselor / counselor
curacyThe position of a curate
curatorshipThe position of curator
custodianshipThe position of custodian
deanship, deaneryThe position or office of a dean
directorshipThe position of a director / director of a business concern
discipleshipThe position of disciple
editorshipThe position of editor
eldershipThe office of elder
emirateThe office of an emir
fatherhoodThe status of a father / father / father
fatherhoodThe status of a religious leader
foremanshipThe position of foreman
generalship, generalcyThe office and authority of a general
governorshipThe office of governor
headshipThe position of head
headshipThe position of headmaster or headmistress
hot seatA difficult position where you are subjected to stress and criticism
incumbencyThe office of an incumbent
inspectorshipThe office of inspector
instructorshipThe position of instructor
internshipThe position of a medical intern
judgeship, judicatureThe position of judge
khanateThe position of a khan
lectureshipThe post of lecturer
legation, legateshipThe post or office of legate
legislatorshipThe office of legislator
librarianshipThe position of librarian
lieutenancyThe position of a lieutenant / lieutenant / lieutenant
magistracy, magistratureThe position of magistrate
managershipThe position of manager / manager
manhoodThe status / status of being a man
marshalshipThe post of marshall
mastershipThe position of master / master
mayoraltyThe position of mayor
messiahshipThe position of messiah
moderatorshipThe position of moderator
overlordshipThe position of overlord
pastorship, pastorateThe position of pastor
peasanthoodThe state of being a peasant / peasant
plumA highly desirable position or assignment
praetorshipThe office of praetor
precentorshipThe position of precentor
preceptorshipThe position of preceptor
prefectureThe office of prefect
prelacy, prelatureThe office or station of a prelate
premiershipThe office of premier / premier
presidency, presidentshipThe office and function of president
primateshipThe office of primate
principalshipThe post of principal
priorshipThe office of prior
proconsulship, proconsulateThe position of proconsul
proctorshipThe position of proctor
professorship, chairThe position of professor
protectorshipThe position of protector
public officeA position concerning the people as a whole
rabbinateThe office or function of a rabbi
receivershipThe office of a receiver
rectorship, rectorateThe office or station of a rector
regencyThe office of a regent
residencyThe position of physician who is receiving special / special training in a hospital (usually after completing an internship)
rulershipThe position of ruler
sainthoodThe status and dignity of a saint
secretaryshipThe position of secretary / secretary
seigniory, seigneury, feudal lordshipThe position and authority of a feudal lord
senatorshipThe office of senator
sinecureAn office that involves minimal duties
solicitorshipThe position of solicitor
speakershipThe position of Speaker
stewardshipThe position of steward / steward / steward / steward
studentshipThe position of student
teachershipThe position of teacher
thaneshipThe position of thane / thane
throneThe position and power of an exalted person (a sovereign or bishop) who is entitled to sit in a chair of state on ceremonial occasions
treasurershipThe position of treasurer
tribuneshipThe position of tribune
trusteeshipThe position of trustee
vice-presidencyThe office and function of a vice president
viceroyshipThe position of viceroy
viziershipThe position of vizier
wardenshipThe position of warden
wardershipThe position of warder
womanhoodThe status of a woman
Broaderoccupation, business, job, line of work, lineThe principal activity in your life that you do to earn money
Spanishcargo, lugar, oficina, posición, puesto
Catalancàrrec, lloc, oficina, posició, situació
Verbspostassign to a post
English > post: 23 senses > noun 4, artifact
MeaningAn upright consisting of a piece of timber or metal fixed firmly in an upright position.
Example"he set a row of posts in the ground and strung barbwire between them"
Narrowerbollard, bittA strong post (as on a wharf or quay or ship for attaching mooring lines)
carrick bittEither of a pair of strong posts that support a windlass on a ship's deck
corner postA square post supporting a structural member at the corner of a building
gatepostEither of two posts that bound a gate
goalpostOne of a pair of posts (usually joined by a crossbar) that are set up as a goal at each end of a playing field
hitching postA fixed post with a ring to which a horse can be hitched to prevent it from straying
hop poleA tall pole to support the wires on which the hop plant is trained
king postpost connecting the crossbeam to the apex of a triangular truss
lamppostA metal post supporting an outdoor lamp (such as a streetlight)
maypoleA vertical pole or post decorated with streamers that can be held by dancers celebrating May Day
newel post, newelThe post at the top or bottom of a flight of stairs
queen postVertical tie post in a roof truss
rudderpost, rudderstockA vertical post at the forward edge of a rudder that enables the rudder to pivot
stakeA strong wooden or metal post with a point at one end so it can be driven into the ground
stanchionAny vertical post or rod used as a support
standardAn upright pole or beam (especially one used as a support)
stump(cricket) any of three upright wooden posts that form the wicket
telephone pole, telegraph pole, telegraph posttall pole supporting telephone wires
timberA post made of wood
whipping postpost formerly used in public / public to which offenders are tied to be whipped
Broaderupright, verticalA vertical structural member as a post or stake
Spanishposte
Catalanpal
Verbspostmark with a stake
English > Post: 23 senses > noun 5, person
MeaningUnited States aviator who in 1933 made the first solo flight around the world (1899-1935).
SynonymWiley Post
Instance ofaviator, aeronaut, airman, flier, flyersomeone who operates an aircraft
SpanishWiley Post
CatalanWiley Post
English > Post: 23 senses > noun 6, person
MeaningUnited States female author who wrote a book and a syndicated newspaper column on etiquette (1872-1960).
SynonymsEmily Post, Emily Price Post
Instance ofwriter, authorWrites (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)
English > Post: 23 senses > noun 7, person
MeaningUnited States manufacturer of breakfast cereals and Postum (1854-1914).
SynonymsC. W. Post, Charles William Post
Instance offood manufacturerA person who manufactures food products
English > post: 23 senses > noun 8, group
MeaningAny particular collection of letters or packages that is delivered.
Examples
  • "is there any post for me?"
  • "she was opening her post"
Synonymmail
Narrowerfan mailmail sent to public figures from their admirers
hate mailmail that expresses the writer's dislike or hatred (usually in offensive language)
mailingmail sent by a sender at one time
Broadercollection, aggregation, accumulation, assemblageSeveral things grouped together or considered as a whole
English > post: 23 senses > noun 9, communication
MeaningA pole or stake set up to mark something (as the start or end of a race track).
Example"a pair of posts marked the goal"
Synonymstake
Narrowerstarting postA post marking the starting point of a race (especially a horse race)
winning postThe post at the end of a racecourse
Broadervisual signalA signal that involves visual communication
Spanishestaca, jalón, palo, poste, puesta
Catalanestaca, pal
English > post: 23 senses > noun 10, communication
MeaningThe system whereby messages are transmitted via the post office.
Example "in England they call mail 'the post'"
Synonymsmail, mail service, postal service
Narrowerairmail, airpostA system of conveying mail by aircraft
rural free delivery, RFDFree government delivery of mail in outlying country areas
snail mailAny mail that is physically delivered by the postal service
Broadercommunication, communicatingThe activity of communicating
Spanishcorreo, correo postal, servicio postal
Catalancorreu, servei postal
Adjectivespostalof or relating to the system for delivering mail
Verbspostcause to be directed or transmitted to another place
English > post: 23 senses > noun 11, act
MeaningThe delivery and collection of letters and packages.
Examples
  • "it came by the first post"
  • "if you hurry you'll catch the post"
Broaderdelivery, bringingThe act of delivering or distributing something (as goods or mail)
Adjectivespostalof or relating to the system for delivering mail
Verbspostcause to be directed or transmitted to another place
English > post: 23 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningaffix in a public place or for public notice.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"post a warning"
Entailsannounce, denotemake known
Narrowerplacardpost in a public place
Broaderaffix, stick onattach to
Spanishfijar, poner
Nounsposter, postinga sign posted in a public place as an advertisement
postersomeone who pastes up bills or placards on walls or billboards
English > post: 23 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaningpublicize with, or as if with, a poster.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"I'll post the news on the bulletin board"
Narrowerplacard, billpublicize or announce by placards
Broaderannounce, denotemake known
Spanishanunciar, colgar, exponer
Participlepostedpublicly announced
Nounsposter, postinga sign posted in a public place as an advertisement
postersomeone who pastes up bills or placards on walls or billboards
English > post: 23 senses > verb 3, social
MeaningAssign to a post; put into a post.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody PP
Example"The newspaper posted him in Timbuktu"
Broaderdelegate, designate, depute, assignGive an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person)
Nounsposta job in an organization
postersomeone who pastes up bills or placards on walls or billboards
English > post: 23 senses > verb 4, competition
MeaningAssign to a station / station.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody PP
Synonymsstation, send, place
Narrowerfortstation (troops / troops) in a fort / fort
garrisonstation (troops) in a fort / fort or garrison
locate, place, siteAssign a location to
Broadermove, displaceCause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense
Spanishapostar, colocar, situar
Catalanapostar, col·locar, situar
English > post: 23 senses > verb 5, communication
MeaningDisplay, as of records / records in sports games.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderrecord, enter, put downmake a record of
English > post: 23 senses > verb 6, social
MeaningEnter on a public list.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s something
BroaderlistInclude in a list
English > post: 23 senses > verb 7, possession
Meaningtransfer (entries) from one account book to another.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymcarry
BroadertransferMove from one place to another
Similar tocarrytransfer (a number, cipher, or remainder) to the next / next column or unit's place before or after, in addition or multiplication
Spanishactualizar, llevar
English > post: 23 senses > verb 8, motion
Meaningride Western style and bob up and down in the saddle in rhythm with a horse's trotting gait.
PatternSomebody ----s
Categoryriding, horseback ridingTravel by being carried on horseback
riding, horseback riding, equitationThe sport of siting on the back of a horse while controlling its movements
Broaderride horsebackride on horseback
English > post: 23 senses > verb 9, contact
Meaningmark with a stake.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymstake
Broadermarkmake or leave a mark on
Spanishestacar
Nounspostan upright consisting of a piece of timber or metal fixed firmly in an upright position
English > post: 23 senses > verb 10, contact
MeaningPlace so as to be noticed.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Examples
  • "post a sign"
  • "post a warning at the dump"
Synonymput up
Broaderinstall, instal, put in, set upSet up for use
Spanishapostar, colocar, fijar, oponer, situar
Nounspostinga sign posted in a public place as an advertisement
English > post: 23 senses > verb 11, communication
MeaningCause to be directed or transmitted to another place.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something to somebody
ModelThey post the parcel to their parents
Synonymsmail, send
Entailed bye-mail, email, netmailCommunicate electronically on the computer
NarrowerairmailSend or transport by airmail
expressSend by rapid transport or special messenger service
express-mailSend by express mail or courier
registerSend by registered mail
BroadertransferMove from one place to another
Spanishechar, enviar, expedir, mandar, remitir
Catalanenviar, expedir, llançar, remetre, tirar, trametre
Nounspostthe delivery and collection of letters and packages
postthe system whereby messages are transmitted via the post office
postagea small adhesive token stuck on a letter or package to indicate that that postal fees have been paid
postingthe transmission of a letter
English > post: 23 senses > verb 12, communication
Meaningmark or expose as infamous.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody something
Synonymbrand
Broadercallascribe a quality to or give a name of a common noun that reflects a quality
Spanishtachar
Catalantaxar, titllar

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