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Overview of noun post

The noun post has 11 senses? (first 4 from tagged texts)
1. (3) post, station

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

2. (3) military post, post

(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")

3. (3) position, post, berth, office, spot, billet, place, situation

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

4. (2) post

(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")

5. Post, Wiley Post

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

6. Post, Emily Post, Emily Price Post

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

7. Post, C. W. Post, Charles William Post

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

8. mail, 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")

9. post, stake

(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")

10. mail, mail service, postal service, post

(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'")

11. post

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


Overview of verb post

The verb post has 12 senses? (first 5 from tagged texts)
1. (3) post

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

2. (3) post

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

3. (1) post

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

4. (1) station, post, send, place

(assign to a station)

5. (1) post

(display, as of records in sports games)

6. post

(enter on a public list)

7. post, carry

(transfer (entries) from one account book to another)

8. post

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

9. stake, post

(mark with a stake; "stake out the path")

10. post, put up

(place so as to be noticed; "post a sign"; "post a warning at the dump")

11. mail, post, send

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

12. post, brand

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

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