[ pohst-pohz ]

verb (used with object),post·posed, post·pos·ing.Grammar.
  1. to place (a grammatical form) after a related grammatical form: The adverb “out” in “put out the light” is postposed in “put the light out.”

Origin of postpose

First recorded in 1925–30; post- + (pre)pose

Words Nearby postpose Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023