Home > Dictionary > A-Z Xitsonga - English

No rating - How accurate is the information on this page? Rate it below or send suggestions

Definition of post
- Post 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" [syn: {station}]
- 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" [syn: {military post}]
- A job in an organization; "he occupied a post in the treasury" [syn: {position}, {berth}, {office}, {spot}, {billet}, {place}, {situation}]
- 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"
- United States aviator who in 1933 made the first solo flight around the world (1899-1935) [syn: {Wiley Post}]
- United States female author who wrote a book and a syndicated newspaper column on etiquette (1872-1960) [syn: {Emily Post}, {Emily Price Post}]
- United States manufacturer of breakfast cereals and Postum (1854-1914) [syn: {C. W. Post}, {Charles William Post}]
- 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" [syn: {mail}]
- 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" [syn: {stake}]
- 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'" [syn: {mail}, {mail service}, {postal service}]
- The delivery and collection of letters and packages; "it came by the first post"; "if you hurry you'll catch the post" v
- Affix in a public place or for public notice; "post a warning"
- Publicize with, or as if with, a poster; "I'll post the news on the bulletin board"
- Assign to a post; put into a post; "The newspaper posted him in Timbuktu"
- Assign to a station [syn: {station}, {base}, {send}, {place}]
- Display, as of records in sports games
- Enter on a public list
- Transfer (entries) from one account book to another [syn: {carry}]
- Ride Western style and bob up and down in the saddle in in rhythm with a horse's trotting gait
- Mark with a stake; "stake out the path" [syn: {stake}]
- Put up; "post a sign"; "post a warning at the dump" [syn: {put up}]
- Cause to be directed or transmitted to another place; "send me your latest results"; "I'll mail you the paper when it's written" [syn: {mail}, {send}]
- Mark or expose as infamous; "She was branded a loose woman" [syn: {brand}]
This item has never been edited.

X
Help improve quality
Main description
Translation
Suggestion/s
Email Address

Update will not reflect immediatly. We recommend you login