Associations to the word «Post»


POST, noun. A long dowel or plank protruding from the ground; a fence post; a light post
POST, noun. (construction) a stud; a two-by-four
POST, noun. A pole in a battery
POST, noun. (dentistry) A long, narrow piece inserted into a root canal to provide retention for a crown.
POST, noun. (vocal music) (chiefly a cappella) a prolonged final melody note, among moving harmony notes
POST, noun. (paper) (printing) A printing paper size measuring 19.25 inches x 15.5 inches
POST, noun. (publishing) a discrete entry in a blog; in this context there is a synonym: posting
POST, noun. (sports) goalpost
POST, noun. (obsolete) The doorpost of a victualler's shop or inn, on which were chalked the scores of customers; hence, a score; a debt.
POST, verb. (transitive) To hang (a notice) in a conspicuous manner for general review.
POST, verb. To hold up to public blame or reproach; to advertise opprobriously; to denounce by public proclamation.
POST, verb. (accounting) To carry (an account) from the journal to the ledger.
POST, verb. To inform; to give the news to; to make acquainted with the details of a subject; often with up.
POST, verb. (transitive) (poker) To pay (a blind)
POST, noun. (obsolete) Each of a series of men stationed at specific places along a postroad, with responsibility for relaying letters and dispatches of the monarch (and later others) along the route. [16th-17th c.]
POST, noun. (dated) A station, or one of a series of stations, established for the refreshment and accommodation of travellers on some recognized route.
POST, noun. A military base; the place at which a soldier or a body of troops is stationed; also, the troops at such a station.
POST, noun. (now historical) Someone who travels express along a set route carrying letters and dispatches; a courier. [from 16th c.]
POST, noun. An organisation for delivering letters, parcels etc., or the service provided by such an organisation. [from 17th c.]
POST, noun. A single delivery of letters; the letters or deliveries that make up a single batch delivered to one person or one address. [from 17th c.]
POST, noun. A message posted in an electronic forum. [from 20th c.]
POST, noun. A location on a basketball court near the basket.
POST, noun. (American football) A moderate to deep passing route in which a receiver runs 10-20 yards from the line of scrimmage straight down the field, then cuts toward the middle of the field (towards the facing goalposts) at a 45-degree angle.
POST, noun. (obsolete) Haste or speed, like that of a messenger or mail carrier.
POST, noun. (obsolete) One who has charge of a station, especially a postal station.
POST, verb. To travel with relays of horses; to travel by post horses, originally as a courier. [from 16th c.]
POST, verb. To travel quickly; to hurry. [from 16th c.]
POST, verb. (UK) To send (an item of mail etc.) through the postal service. [from 19th c.]
POST, verb. (horse-riding) To rise and sink in the saddle, in accordance with the motion of the horse, especially in trotting. [from 19th c.]
POST, verb. (Internet) To publish a message to a newsgroup, forum, blog, etc. [from 20th c.]
POST, adverb. With the post, on post-horses; express, with speed, quickly
POST, adverb. Sent via the postal service
POST, noun. An assigned station; a guard post.
POST, noun. An appointed position in an organization.
POST, verb. To enter (a name) on a list, as for service, promotion, etc.
POST, verb. To assign to a station; to set; to place.
POST, preposition. After; especially after a significant event that has long-term ramifications
POST, acronym. (computing) Power-On Self-Test
POST, proper noun. A surname​.
POST, proper noun. A village in Iran
POST, proper noun. An unincorporated community in Oregon
POST, proper noun. A city in Texas
POST AND PAIR, noun. A 16th-century English gambling card game.
POST BOX, noun. A box in which post can be left by a sender to be picked up by a courier or postman (postal worker).
POST BOXES, noun. Plural of post box
POST CARD, noun. Alternative spelling of postcard
POST CHAISE, noun. A horse-drawn carriage, closed and with four wheels, historically used to transport mail and passengers.
POST CHAISES, noun. Plural of post chaise
POST COUNT, noun. The number of messages written by a user on an internet forum or message board.
POST FACTUM, adverb. After the fact; after the focus of an activity has already occurred.
POST FACTUM, adjective. After the fact; occurring after the focus of an activity has already occurred.
POST FESTUM, adverb. After the fact; too late
POST GAME, adjective. Of or pertaining to the time after a sports game, especially the commentary of sportscasters after a professional game.
POST GAME, noun. The commentary of sportscasters after a professional sports event.
POST GAMES, noun. Plural of post game
POST HANGER, noun. (engineering) A bearing for a revolving shaft, adapted to be fastened to a post.
POST HASTE, adverb. Alternative spelling of posthaste
POST HOC, adjective. After the fact.
POST HOC, adverb. After the fact.
POST HOC, noun. An instance of the post hoc ergo propter hoc fallacy, in which temporal order is confused with causation.
POST HOCS, noun. Plural of post hoc
POST HORN, noun. (historical) A type of brass horn used to signal the arrival or departure of a postrider or mailcoach.
POST HORN, noun. (music) A valveless musical instrument based on such a horn, used in orchestral music.
POST HORNS, noun. Plural of post horn
POST HOUSE, noun. Alternative form of posthouse
POST MERIDIEM, adverb. After noon, in the afternoon.
POST MILL, noun. A form of windmill constructed so that the whole building rests on a vertical axis firmly fastened to the ground. It is capable of being turned as the direction of the wind varies.
POST MOLD, noun. (archaeology) Evidence of a post (presumably of wood) hole location, discerned during archeological excavation from differences (color, texture, constituents, etc.) of soil in the cavity compared with surrounding matrix soil. The cavity, serving as a mold for the soil and debris (the fill soil) from ambient natural erosion and weathering, became filled over time, indicating the approximate shape of the erstwhile post.
POST MORTEM, adverb. Occurring after death.
POST MORTEM, noun. An investigation of a corpse to determine the cause of death; an autopsy
POST MORTEM, noun. (figuratively) (management) Any investigation after something considered unsuccessful, especially used of meetings, games and sports, software development, and projects of any kind.
POST MORTEMS, noun. Plural of post mortem
POST NOTE, noun. A note issued by a bank, payable at some future specified time, as distinguished from a note payable on demand.
POST NOTES, noun. Plural of post note
POST OAK, noun. Quercus stellata.
POST OAK BLUFF, noun. (poker) A type of bluff in no limit poker, where an individual bets a small amount to suggest that she has a strong hand and would like to be called.
POST OAK BLUFFS, noun. (poker) plural of post oak bluff
POST OFF, verb. (archaic) To put off; to delay.
POST OFFICE, noun. A place (building, office, shop, or counter) concerned with the business of delivering letters, post or mail and selling stamps, etc.
POST OFFICE, noun. An organisation that delivers letters (for example, Canada Post, Royal Mail, United States Postal Service).
POST OFFICE, noun. (North America) A children's game.
POST OFFICE BOX, noun. A uniquely addressable lockable box located on the premises of a post office that may be hired as collection point for mail.
POST OFFICE BOX, noun. (electricity) A test instrument once used by telephone engineers.
POST OFFICE BOXES, noun. Plural of post office box
POST OFFICES, noun. Plural of post office
POST RIDER, noun. Alternative form of postrider
POST RIDERS, noun. Plural of post rider
POST ROCK, noun. Alternative spelling of post-rock
POST ROMANTIC, adjective. Alternative spelling of postromantic
POST SCRIPT, noun. Alternative spelling of postscript
POST SCRIPTS, noun. Plural of post script
POST SCRIPTUM, noun. Alternative form of postscriptum
POST TOWN, noun. (UK) A locality for the purpose of classifying postal mail by delivery area.
POST TOWNS, noun. Plural of post town
POST UP, verb. To affix a notice, announcement etc, to a post, board, wall or the like.
POST UP, verb. To enter any information, data etc (into a register, account, record etc).
POST UP, verb. (basketball) To establish a position in the frontcourt on one side or the other of the free throw lane, especially used against smaller defenders.

Dictionary definition

POST, noun. The position where someone (as a guard or sentry) stands or is assigned to stand; "a soldier manned the entrance post"; "a sentry station".
POST, noun. Military installation at which a body of troops is stationed; "this military post provides an important source of income for the town nearby"; "there is an officer's club on the post".
POST, noun. A job in an organization; "he occupied a post in the treasury".
POST, noun. An upright consisting of a piece of timber or metal fixed firmly in an upright position; "he set a row of posts in the ground and strung barbwire between them".
POST, noun. United States aviator who in 1933 made the first solo flight around the world (1899-1935).
POST, noun. United States female author who wrote a book and a syndicated newspaper column on etiquette (1872-1960).
POST, noun. United States manufacturer of breakfast cereals and Postum (1854-1914).
POST, noun. Any particular collection of letters or packages that is delivered; "your mail is on the table"; "is there any post for me?"; "she was opening her post".
POST, noun. A pole or stake set up to mark something (as the start or end of a race track); "a pair of posts marked the goal"; "the corner of the lot was indicated by a stake".
POST, noun. The system whereby messages are transmitted via the post office; "the mail handles billions of items every day"; "he works for the United States mail service"; "in England they call mail `the post'".
POST, noun. The delivery and collection of letters and packages; "it came by the first post"; "if you hurry you'll catch the post".
POST, verb. Affix in a public place or for public notice; "post a warning".
POST, verb. Publicize with, or as if with, a poster; "I'll post the news on the bulletin board".
POST, verb. Assign to a post; put into a post; "The newspaper posted him in Timbuktu".
POST, verb. Assign to a station.
POST, verb. Display, as of records in sports games.
POST, verb. Enter on a public list.
POST, verb. Transfer (entries) from one account book to another.
POST, verb. Ride Western style and bob up and down in the saddle in rhythm with a horse's trotting gait.
POST, verb. Mark with a stake; "stake out the path".
POST, verb. Place so as to be noticed; "post a sign"; "post a warning at the dump".
POST, verb. Cause to be directed or transmitted to another place; "send me your latest results"; "I'll mail you the paper when it's written".
POST, verb. Mark or expose as infamous; "She was branded a loose woman".

Wise words

The most important things are the hardest things to say. They are the things you get ashamed of because words diminish your feelings - words shrink things that seem timeless when they are in your head to no more than living size when they are brought out.
Stephen King