post office box

noun

Definition of post office box

:a box at a post office where a person or business can have mail delivered

Word by Word Definitions

post play
  1. : a piece (as of timber or metal) fixed firmly in an upright position especially as a stay or support : pillar, column

  2. : a pole or stake set up to mark or indicate something

  3. : a metallic fitting attached to an electrical device (such as a storage battery) for convenience in making connections

  1. : to publish, announce, or advertise by or as if by use of a placard

  2. : to denounce by public notice

  3. : to enter on a public listing

  1. : courier

  2. : one of a series of stations for keeping horses for relays

  3. : the distance between any two such consecutive stations : stage

  1. : to travel with post-horses

  2. : to ride or travel with haste : hurry

  3. : to rise from the saddle and return to it in rhythm with a horse's trot

  1. : with post-horses : express

  1. : the place at which a soldier is stationed

  2. : a station or task to which one is assigned

  3. : the place at which a body of troops is stationed : camp

  1. : to station in a given place

  2. : to carry ceremoniously to a position

  3. : to assign to a unit, position, or location (as in the military or civil service)

  1. : after : subsequent : later

  2. : behind : posterior : following after

  3. : subsequent to : later than

office play
  1. : a special duty, charge, or position conferred by an exercise of governmental authority and for a public purpose : a position of authority to exercise a public function and to receive whatever emoluments may belong to it

  2. : a position of responsibility or some degree of executive authority

  3. : a prescribed form or service of worship

box play
  1. : an evergreen shrub or small tree (genus Buxus of the family Buxaceae, the box family) with opposite entire leaves and capsular fruits

  1. : a rigid typically rectangular container with or without a cover : such as

  2. : an open cargo container of a vehicle

  3. : coffin

  1. : to enclose in or as if in a box

  2. : to hem in (someone, such as an opponent)

  1. : a punch or slap especially on the ear

  1. : to hit (something, especially someone's ears) with the hand

  2. : to engage in boxing with

  3. : to fight with the fists : engage in boxing

  1. : to name the 32 points of (the compass) in their order


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