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Definition 1: a job in an organization - [noun denoting act]

Samples where post or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he occupied a post in the treasury

Synonyms for post in the sense of this definition

(post is a kind of ...) the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money

"he's not in my line of business"

(... is a kind of post ) the position of member of an honorary academy

(... is a kind of post ) the position of accountant

(... is a kind of post ) the office of admiral

(... is a kind of post ) the post of ambassador

(... is a kind of post ) the position of apostle

(... is a kind of post ) the position of apprentice

(... is a kind of post ) the position of associate (as in an office or academy)

(... is a kind of post ) the position of attorney

(... is a kind of post ) the office of bailiff

(... is a kind of post ) the state of a baronet

(... is a kind of post ) the office and dignity of a bishop

(... is a kind of post ) the position of cadet

(... is a kind of post ) the office of a caliph

(... is a kind of post ) the post of captain

(... is a kind of post ) the office of cardinal

"following the scandal, the cardinal resigned his cardinalate"

(... is a kind of post ) the position of chairman

(... is a kind of post ) the office of chancellor

(... is a kind of post ) the position of chaplain

(... is a kind of post ) the position of chieftain

(... is a kind of post ) the job of clerk

(... is a kind of post ) the position or office of commander

(... is a kind of post ) the position of comptroller

(... is a kind of post ) the post of consul

(... is a kind of post ) the position of controller

(... is a kind of post ) the position of council member

(... is a kind of post ) the position of counselor

(... is a kind of post ) the position of a curate

(... is a kind of post ) the position of curator

(... is a kind of post ) the position of custodian

(... is a kind of post ) the position or office of a dean

(... is a kind of post ) the position of a director of a business concern

(... is a kind of post ) the position of disciple

(... is a kind of post ) the position of editor

(... is a kind of post ) the office of elder

(... is a kind of post ) the office of an emir

(... is a kind of post ) the status of a father

(... is a kind of post ) the status of a religious leader

(... is a kind of post ) the position of foreman

(... is a kind of post ) the office and authority of a general

(... is a kind of post ) the office of governor

(... is a kind of post ) the position of head

(... is a kind of post ) the position of headmaster or headmistress

(... is a kind of post ) a difficult position where you are subjected to stress and criticism

(... is a kind of post ) the office of an incumbent

(... is a kind of post ) the office of inspector

(... is a kind of post ) the position of instructor

(... is a kind of post ) the position of a medical intern

(... is a kind of post ) the position of judge

(... is a kind of post ) the position of a khan

(... is a kind of post ) the post of lecturer

(... is a kind of post ) the post or office of legate

(... is a kind of post ) the office of legislator

(... is a kind of post ) the position of librarian

(... is a kind of post ) the position of a lieutenant

(... is a kind of post ) the position of magistrate

(... is a kind of post ) the position of manager

(... is a kind of post ) the status of being a man

(... is a kind of post ) the post of marshall

(... is a kind of post ) the position of master

(... is a kind of post ) the position of mayor

(... is a kind of post ) the position of messiah

(... is a kind of post ) the position of moderator

(... is a kind of post ) the position of overlord

(... is a kind of post ) the position of pastor

(... is a kind of post ) the state of being a peasant

"the same homely dress she wore in the days of her peasanthood"

(... is a kind of post ) a highly desirable position or assignment

"a political plum"

(... is a kind of post ) the office of praetor

(... is a kind of post ) the position of precentor

(... is a kind of post ) the position of preceptor

(... is a kind of post ) the office of prefect

(... is a kind of post ) the office or station of a prelate

(... is a kind of post ) the office of premier

(... is a kind of post ) the office and function of president

"Andrew Jackson expanded the power of the presidency beyond what was customary before his time"

(... is a kind of post ) the office of primate

(... is a kind of post ) the post of principal

(... is a kind of post ) the office of prior

(... is a kind of post ) the position of proconsul

(... is a kind of post ) the position of proctor

(... is a kind of post ) the position of professor

"he was awarded an endowed chair in economics"

(... is a kind of post ) the position of protector

(... is a kind of post ) a position concerning the people as a whole

(... is a kind of post ) the office or function of a rabbi

(... is a kind of post ) the office of a receiver

(... is a kind of post ) the office or station of a rector

(... is a kind of post ) the office of a regent

(... is a kind of post ) the position of physician who is receiving special training in a hospital (usually after completing an internship)

(... is a kind of post ) the position of ruler

(... is a kind of post ) the status and dignity of a saint

(... is a kind of post ) the position of secretary

(... is a kind of post ) the position and authority of a feudal lord

(... is a kind of post ) the office of senator

(... is a kind of post ) an office that involves minimal duties

(... is a kind of post ) the position of solicitor

(... is a kind of post ) the position of Speaker

(... is a kind of post ) the position of steward

(... is a kind of post ) the position of student

(... is a kind of post ) the position of teacher

(... is a kind of post ) the position of thane

(... is a kind of post ) the position and power of an exalted person (a sovereign or bishop) who is entitled to sit in a chair of state on ceremonial occasions

(... is a kind of post ) the position of treasurer

(... is a kind of post ) the position of tribune

(... is a kind of post ) the position of trustee

(... is a kind of post ) the office and function of a vice president

(... is a kind of post ) the position of viceroy

(... is a kind of post ) the position of vizier

(... is a kind of post ) the position of warden

(... is a kind of post ) the position of warder

(... is a kind of post ) the status of a woman

Definition 2: the delivery and collection of letters and packages - [noun denoting act]

Samples where post or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

(post is a kind of ...) the act of delivering or distributing something (as goods or mail)

"his reluctant delivery of bad news"

Definition 3: an upright consisting of a piece of timber or metal fixed firmly in an upright position - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where post or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he set a row of posts in the ground and strung barbwire between them

(post is a kind of ...) a vertical structural member as a post or stake

"the ball sailed between the uprights"

(... is a kind of post ) a strong post (as on a wharf or quay or ship for attaching mooring lines)

"the road was closed to vehicular traffic with bollards"

(... is a kind of post ) a vertical post at the forward edge of a rudder that enables the rudder to pivot

(... is a kind of post ) a strong wooden or metal post with a point at one end so it can be driven into the ground

(... is a kind of post ) any vertical post or rod used as a support

(... is a kind of post ) an upright pole or beam (especially one used as a support)

"distance was marked by standards every mile" "lamps supported on standards provided illumination"

(... is a kind of post ) (cricket) any of three upright wooden posts that form the wicket

(... is a kind of post ) tall pole supporting telephone wires

(... is a kind of post ) a post made of wood

(... is a kind of post ) vertical tie post in a roof truss

(... is a kind of post ) the post at the top or bottom of a flight of stairs; it supports the handrail

(... is a kind of post ) a vertical pole or post decorated with streamers that can be held by dancers celebrating May Day

(... is a kind of post ) either of a pair of strong posts that support a windlass on a ship's deck

(... is a kind of post ) a square post supporting a structural member at the corner of a building

(... is a kind of post ) either of two posts that bound a gate

(... is a kind of post ) one of a pair of posts (usually joined by a crossbar) that are set up as a goal at each end of a playing field

(... is a kind of post ) a fixed post with a ring to which a horse can be hitched to prevent it from straying

(... is a kind of post ) a tall pole to support the wires on which the hop plant is trained

(... is a kind of post ) post connecting the crossbeam to the apex of a triangular truss

(... is a kind of post ) a metal post supporting an outdoor lamp (such as a streetlight)

(... is a kind of post ) post formerly used in public to which offenders are tied to be whipped

Definition 4: military installation at which a body of troops is stationed - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where post or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for post in the sense of this definition

(post is a kind of ...) any facility servicing military forces

(... is a kind of post ) a fortified military post where troops are stationed

(... is a kind of post ) a military post stationed at a distance from the main body of troops

(post is a part of ...) living quarters for personnel on a military post

(post belongs to category ...) the military forces of a nation

"their military is the largest in the region" "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"

Definition 5: the system whereby messages are transmitted via the post office - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where post or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for post in the sense of this definition

(post is a kind of ...) the activity of communicating; the activity of conveying information

"they could not act without official communication from Moscow"

(... is a kind of post ) a system of conveying mail by aircraft

(... is a kind of post ) any mail that is physically delivered by the postal service

"email is much faster than snail mail"

(... is a kind of post ) free government delivery of mail in outlying country areas

Definition 6: a pole or stake set up to mark something (as the start or end of a race track) - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where post or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for post in the sense of this definition

(post is a kind of ...) a signal that involves visual communication

(... is a kind of post ) a post marking the starting point of a race (especially a horse race)

(... is a kind of post ) the post at the end of a racecourse

Definition 7: any particular collection of letters or packages that is delivered - [noun denoting group]

Samples where post or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for post in the sense of this definition

(post is a kind of ...) several things grouped together or considered as a whole

(... is a kind of post ) mail sent to public figures from their admirers

"he hired someone to answer his fan mail"

(... is a kind of post ) mail that expresses the writer's dislike or hatred (usually in offensive language)

(... is a kind of post ) mail sent by a sender at one time

"the candidate sent out three large mailings"

Definition 8: the position where someone (as a guard or sentry) stands or is assigned to stand - [noun denoting location]

Samples where post or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a soldier manned the entrance post
  • a sentry station

Synonyms for post in the sense of this definition

(post is a kind of ...) the particular portion of space occupied by something

"he put the lamp back in its place"

(... is a kind of post ) a defensive post at the end of a bridge nearest to the enemy

(... is a kind of post ) an elevated post affording a wide view

(... is a kind of post ) a station in a remote or sparsely populated location

Definition 9: United States manufacturer of breakfast cereals and Postum (1854-1914) - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for post in the sense of this definition

(post is an instance of ...) a person who manufactures food products

Definition 10: United States female author who wrote a book and a syndicated newspaper column on etiquette (1872-1960) - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for post in the sense of this definition

(post is an instance of ...) writes (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)

Definition 11: United States aviator who in 1933 made the first solo flight around the world (1899-1935) - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for post in the sense of this definition

(post is an instance of ...) someone who operates an aircraft

Definition 12: display, as of records in sports games - [verb of communication]

(post is a kind of ...) make a record of; set down in permanent form

Definition 13: mark or expose as infamous - [verb of communication]

Samples where post or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She was branded a loose woman

Synonyms for post in the sense of this definition

(post is a kind of ...) ascribe a quality to or give a name of a common noun that reflects a quality

"He called me a bastard" "She called her children lazy and ungrateful"

Definition 14: cause to be directed or transmitted to another place - [verb of communication]

Samples where post or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for post in the sense of this definition

(post is a kind of ...) move from one place to another

"transfer the data" "transmit the news" "transfer the patient to another hospital"

(... is a kind of post ) send by rapid transport or special messenger service

"She expressed the letter to Florida"

(... is a kind of post ) send or transport by airmail

"Letters to Europe from the U.S. are best airmailed"

(... is a kind of post ) send by registered mail

"I'd like to register this letter"

(... is a kind of post ) send by express mail or courier

"Express-mail the documents immediately"

Definition 15: publicize with, or as if with, a poster - [verb of communication]

Samples where post or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • I'll post the news on the bulletin board

(post is a kind of ...) make known; make an announcement

"She denoted her feelings clearly"

(... is a kind of post ) publicize or announce by placards

Definition 16: assign to a station - [verb of competition]

Synonyms for post in the sense of this definition

(post is a kind of ...) cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense

"Move those boxes into the corner, please" "I'm moving my money to another bank" "The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant"

(... is a kind of post ) station (troops) in a fort or garrison

(... is a kind of post ) station (troops) in a fort

(... is a kind of post ) assign a location to

"The company located some of their agents in Los Angeles"

Definition 17: place so as to be noticed - [verb of contact]

Samples where post or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • post a sign
  • post a warning at the dump

Synonyms for post in the sense of this definition

(post is a kind of ...) set up for use

"install the washer and dryer" "We put in a new sink"

Definition 18: mark with a stake - [verb of contact]

Samples where post or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • stake out the path

Synonyms for post in the sense of this definition

(post is a kind of ...) make or leave a mark on

"the scouts marked the trail" "ash marked the believers' foreheads"

Definition 19: affix in a public place or for public notice - [verb of contact]

Samples where post or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • post a warning

(post is a kind of ...) attach to

"affix the seal here"

(... is a kind of post ) post in a public place

(post implies ...) make known; make an announcement

"She denoted her feelings clearly"

Definition 20: ride Western style and bob up and down in the saddle in rhythm with a horse's trotting gait - [verb of motion]

(post is a kind of ...) ride on horseback

(post belongs to category ...) travel by being carried on horseback

(post belongs to category ...) the sport of sitting on the back of a horse while controlling its movements

Definition 21: transfer (entries) from one account book to another - [verb of possession]

Synonyms for post in the sense of this definition

(post is a kind of ...) move from one place to another

"transfer the data" "transmit the news" "transfer the patient to another hospital"

(post has a similar meaning as ...) transfer (a number, cipher, or remainder) to the next column or unit's place before or after, in addition or multiplication

"put down 5 and carry 2"

(post is a kind of ...) include in a list

"Am I listed in your register?"

Samples where post or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The newspaper posted him in Timbuktu

(post is a kind of ...) give an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person)

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