to reaffix or replace (a notice, bulletin, sign, etc.):All my “lost dog” signs got blown away in the storm, so I’ve reposted them around town.
to resubmit (an online message, text, or image, often one originated by another user) to a message board, mailing list, website, or social media site: This blog post was originally published several years ago, but it's such useful information that we like to repost it every winter.
to submit (an existing online message, text, or image, often one originated by another user) to a different message board, electronic mailing list, website, or social media site: You may download the photos for your own collection, but you may not repost them to another website.
to resubmit an online message, text, or image to a message board, mailing list, website, or social media site, often one originated by another user:About twelve hours of posts may have been deleted, so check back over the last day and repost if you lost a post or two.
to submit an existing online message, text, or image to another message board, mailing list, website, or social media site: Please feel free to repost as widely as you can.
Digital Technology. an online message, image, article, etc., that has been posted multiple times or on multiple message boards, mailing lists, websites, or social media sites: This is a repost corrected for typos, punctuation, spelling, and some grammatical issues.I’m pretty sure this article is a repost of something from a few years ago.
Other definitions for repost (2 of 2)
to reassign to a new job or location:To avoid the scandal, he was quickly reposted to London, far away from Washington.Employees may be reposted to other departments depending on the needs of the organization.
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How to use repost in a sentence
If people choose not to donate, encourage them to repost the link instead.
I'll repost the piece in full below, so readers can judge for themselves whether the piece was inappropriate.
In light of yesterday's failed "Plan B," it seems pertinent to repost a nearly four year old piece from FrumForum.How Did We Leave Behind A Whopping Middle-class Tax Hike? | | December 21, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
People repost campaign solicitations on blogs that send them sprawling around the globe like digital kudzu.
Gaffes now travel near the speed of light, the damage amplified exponentially with each repost.How a Tweet Can Beat a PAC: Social Media Gives Voters Muscle in Politics | Mark McKinnon | April 1, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Methinks that no craven this sword arm shall hamper And take not a stroke in repost.The Satyricon, Complete | Petronius Arbiter