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1 post /ˈpoʊst/ noun
plural posts
1 post
/ˈpoʊst/
noun
plural posts
Learner's definition of POST
[count]
: a piece of wood or metal that is set in an upright position into or on the ground especially as a support or marker see picture at house
: a pole that marks the starting or finishing point of a horse race usually singular

from pillar to post

see pillar
compare 3post, 4post
2 post /ˈpoʊst/ verb
posts; posted; posting
2 post
/ˈpoʊst/
verb
posts; posted; posting
Learner's definition of POST
[+ object]
: to put up (a sign, notice, etc.) so that it can be seen by many people
: to make (something) officially known to many people
: to add (a message) to an online message board
[+ object]
[no object]
[+ object] chiefly British : to send (a letter or package) by mail

keep (someone) posted

: to regularly give (someone) the most recent news about something

post bail

see 1bail
compare 5post
3 post /ˈpoʊst/ noun
plural posts
3 post
/ˈpoʊst/
noun
plural posts
Learner's definition of POST
[noncount] chiefly British
: postal service
: letters or packages sent by post : mail
see also parcel post
[count] : a message on an online message board
called also posting

by return of post

see 2return
compare 1post, 4post
4 post /ˈpoʊst/ noun
plural posts
4 post
/ˈpoʊst/
noun
plural posts
Learner's definition of POST
[count]
: the place where a soldier or guard is told to be
: the place where someone does a job
: a place where soldiers are sent to live for a period of time : camp
see also staging post
[count] : a usually important job or position in a large organization
[count] : trading post
the post basketball
: the area on a basketball court that is near the basket
: the position of a player who is in the post
compare 1post, 3post
5 post /ˈpoʊst/ verb
posts; posted; posting
5 post
/ˈpoʊst/
verb
posts; posted; posting
Learner's definition of POST
[+ object]
always followed by an adverb or preposition : to assign (someone, such as a guard) to stand or stay at a particular place
chiefly British : to send (someone) to a place to work for a long period of time as part of a job usually + to usually used as (be) posted
compare 2post
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