posting

1 of 3

noun (1)

post·​ing ˈpō-stiŋ How to pronounce posting (audio)
1
: the act of transferring an entry or item from a book of original entry to the proper account in a ledger
2
: the record in a ledger account resulting from the transfer of an entry or item from a book of original entry

posting

2 of 3

noun (2)

: appointment to a post or a command

posting

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noun (3)

: something (such as an announcement) that is posted online
job postings
… he read verbatim from nasty Internet postings about him and his family.Frank Bruni

Word History

Etymology

Noun (1)

post entry 4

Noun (2)

post entry 7

Noun (3)

post entry 2

First Known Use

Noun (1)

1682, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Noun (2)

1880, in the meaning defined above

Noun (3)

1991, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of posting was in 1682

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Cite this Entry

“Posting.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/posting. Accessed 3 Feb. 2023.

Legal Definition

posting

noun
post·​ing
1
: the transfer of an entry or item from a book or file of original entry to the proper account in a ledger
also : the record produced by such a transfer
2
: the actual crediting or debiting of an account (as in payment of a draft)
charged interest from the posting date of the credit card transaction
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