Definition of poste
1. post [ n ] a job in an organization
Examples: "he occupied a post in the treasury"
(The Atlanta Constitution...)
The former county school_superintendent , George_P._Callan , shot himself to death March 18 , four days after he resigned his post in a dispute with the county school_board .
What is interesting is that his positive qualifications for the post were revealed only as a kind of tail to his candidacy .Synonyms position place post berth spot situation office billet slot Related Terms occupation job legation professorship apprenticeship academicianship bishopry chairmanship chaplaincy attorneyship clerkship comptrollership bailiffship admiralty discipleship chancellorship foremanship chieftaincy headship commandership internship consulship legislatorship controllership cadetship caliphate curacy ambassadorship accountantship messiahship prelacy editorship eldership emirate protectorship generalship governorship headship solicitorship incumbency inspectorship instructorship tribuneship judgship lectureship fatherhood khanate librarianship lieutenancy councillorship counselorship marshalship mastership mayoralty moderatorship curatorship overlordship pastorship custodianship captainship praetorship precentorship deanship premiership presidency primateship principalship priorship proconsulship proctorship preceptorship prefecture receivership regency rulership secretaryship senatorship sinecure directorship speakership stewardship studentship teachership thaneship throne treasurership cardinalship viceroyship viziership wardenship wardership hot_seat apostleship fatherhood managership manhood peasanthood public_office residency sainthood womanhood magistracy station officiate
2. post [ v ] affix in a public place or for public notice
Examples: "post a warning"
(Whit Masterson, Evil Come, Evil Go....)
He instructed Shirl_Winter to compose a note of thanks to be posted on the call_board .Synonyms post Related Terms affix placard poster announce
3. post [ n ] the position where someone (as a guard or sentry) stands or is assigned to stand
Examples: "a soldier manned the entrance post" "a sentry station"
(John Harnsberger and Robert P. Wilkins,...)
Bailly , after leaving Fort_Snelling in August 1821 , was forced to leave some of the cattle at the Hudson's_Bay_Company's post on Lake_Traverse `` in the Sieux_Country '' and reached Fort_Garry , as the Selkirk Hudson's_Bay_Company center was now called , late in the fall .
As the time drew_near for the drawing of the British American frontier by terms of the agreement of 1818 , the company suspected that the Pembina_colony - its own post and Fort_Daer - was on American territory .
Accordingly Selkirk 's agents ordered the settlers to move north , and by October , John_Halkett had torn_down both posts , floating the timber to `` the Forks '' in rafts .Synonyms post station Related Terms position outstation bridgehead lookout station
4. post [ v ] publicize with, or as it with, a poster
Examples: "I'll post the news on the bulletin board"
(Harold Rosenberg, "The Trial and Eichmann"...)
Finally , if the mission of the Trial was to convict anti-Semitism , how could it have failed to post before the world the contrasting fates of the countries in which the Final_Solution was aided by native Jew haters - i.e. , Germany , Poland , Hungary , Czechoslovakia - and those in which it met the obstacle of human solidarity - Denmark , Holland , Italy , Bulgaria , France ?
(Peter J. White, "Report on Laos"...)
A restaurant posted a reminder to patrons `` who became excited and left without paying their checks '' .Synonyms post Related Terms announce placard bill_poster
5. post [ n ] military installation at which a body of 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"
(Clayton C. Barbeau, The Ikon....)
On the forward slope in_front_of his own post stretched two rows of barbed_wire .Synonyms post military_post Related Terms military_installation garrison outpost military_quarters military
6. post [ n ] an upright consisting of a piece of timber or metal fixed firmly in an upright position
Examples: "he set a row of posts in the ground and strung barbwire between them"
(Helen Hooven Santmyer, "There Were Fences"...)
On these posts the gates swung open with a squeak and shut with a metallic clang .Synonyms post Related Terms upright telephone_pole gatepost timber corner_post hitching_post standard king_post hop_pole whipping_post lamppost bollard bitt newel_post queen_post stump goalpost stanchion rudderpost carrick_bitt maypole stake
7. post [ v ] for example, of records, in sportsUsed in print:
(The Sun, [Baltimore],...)
Ryne_Duren and Roland_Sheldon , a rookie righthander who posted a 15 - 1 record last year for the Yanks ' Auburn ( N.Y. ) farm_club of the Class - D New_York-Pennsylvania_League , are the probable rival pitchers .Synonyms post Related Terms record
8. post [ v ] assign to a stationUsed in print:
(The Philadelphia Inquirer,...)
The association said it would post 24 hour guards at Gladden 's home and at those of James_Mining and Eugene_Shiflett .Synonyms send station post place base Related Terms move locate garrison fort position station
9. post [ v ] assign to a post; put into a post
Examples: "The newspaper posted him in Timbuktu"
(Clifford Irving, The Valley....)
They had been seen as soon as they left the ranch , picked_out of the darkness by the weary though watchful eyes of two men posted a_few hundred yards away in the windless shelter of the trees .Synonyms post Related Terms delegate position
10. post [ v ] enter on a public listSynonyms post Related Terms list
11. post [ n ] the delivery and collection of letters and packages
Examples: "it came by the first post" "if you hurry you'll catch the post"
12. post [ v ] mark or expose as infamous
Examples: "She was branded a loose woman"
13. post [ n ] any particular collection of letters or packages that is delivered
Examples: "your mail is on the table" "is there any post for me?" "she was opening her post"
14. post [ n ] United States female author who wrote a book and a syndicated newspaper column on etiquette (1872-1960)Synonyms emily_price_post post emily_post Related Terms writer
15. post [ v ] cause to be directed or transmitted to another place
Examples: "send me your latest results" "I'll mail you the paper when it's written"
16. post [ a ] (prefix) coming after
Examples: "`post' is a prefix in `postmillenial' and `postgraduate'"
(Clifford H. Pope, The Giant Snakes....)
I cannot make sense out of the figures for post maturity growth ; at_best the annual increase appears to be a matter of inches rather_than feet .
(Douglas Ashford, "Elections in Morocco: Progress...)
The parties were on_the_whole unprepared for elections , while the people were still experiencing post independence let-down and suffering the after_effects of poor harvests in 1957 .Synonyms post Related Terms succeeding
17. post [ n ] a pole or stake set up to mark something (as the start or end of a race track)
Examples: "a pair of posts marked the goal" "the corner of the lot was indicated by a stake"
18. post [ v ] transfer (entries) from one account book to anotherSynonyms post carry Related Terms transfer carry carry
19. post [ v ] ride Western style and bob up and down in the saddle in rhythm with a horse's trotting gaitSynonyms post Related Terms ride_horseback riding riding
20. post [ n ] United States manufacturer of breakfast cereals and Postum (1854-1914)Synonyms charles_william_post post c._w._post Related Terms food_manufacturer
21. post [ v ] mark with a stake
Examples: "stake out the path"
22. post [ n ] United States aviator who in 1933 made the first solo flight around the world (1899-1935)Synonyms wiley_post post Related Terms aviator
23. post [ v ] put up
Examples: "post a sign" "post a warning at the dump"
24. Post [ n ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 1481Synonyms Post
25. post [ n ] the system whereby messages are transmitted via the post office
Examples: "the mail handles billions of items every day" "he works for the United States mail service" "in England they call mail `the post'"
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