Post

[ pohst ]
/ poʊst /

noun

Charles William,1854–1914, U.S. businessman: developed breakfast foods.
Emily Price,1873?–1960, U.S. writer on social etiquette.
George Browne,1837–1913, U.S. architect.
Wiley,1899–1935, U.S. aviator.

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British Dictionary definitions for e post

post

1
/ (pəʊst) /

noun

a length of wood, metal, etc, fixed upright in the ground to serve as a support, marker, point of attachment, etc
horse racing
  1. either of two upright poles marking the beginning (starting post) and end (winning post) of a racecourse
  2. the finish of a horse race
any of the main upright supports of a piece of furniture, such as a four-poster bed

verb (tr)

(sometimes foll by up) to fasten or put up (a notice) in a public place
to announce by means of or as if by means of a posterto post banns
to publish (a name) on a list

Word Origin for post

Old English, from Latin postis; related to Old High German first ridgepole, Greek pastas colonnade

post

2
/ (pəʊst) /

noun

verb

(tr) to assign to or station at a particular place or position
mainly British to transfer to a different unit or ship on taking up a new appointment, etc

Word Origin for post

C16: from French poste, from Italian posto, ultimately from Latin pōnere to place

post

3
/ (pəʊst) /

noun

verb

adverb

with speed; rapidly
by means of post horses

Word Origin for post

C16: via French from Italian poste, from Latin posita something placed, from pōnere to put, place

POST

abbreviation for

point of sales terminal
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Word Origin and History for e post
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

Idioms and Phrases with e post

post

see deaf as a post; from pillar to post; keep posted.

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