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chiefly British

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(Entry 1 of 6)

communications or parcels sent or carried through the postal system
  • the post always comes at tea time

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Synonyms & Antonyms of post (Entry 2 of 6)

1 a specific task with which a person or group is charged
  • selling lemonade was my post at the church fair

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2 the place where someone is assigned to stand or remain
  • he wisely stayed at his post during the emergency

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3 an assignment at which one regularly works for pay
  • she's held a number of teaching posts at local colleges

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Synonyms of post (Entry 3 of 6)

an upright shaft that supports an overhead structure
  • hung the hammock between a tree and a post in the fence

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Synonyms & Antonyms of post (Entry 4 of 6)

1 to affix (as a notice) to or on a suitable place
  • the student organizations generally post their announcements on the campus bulletin board

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Synonyms of post (Entry 5 of 6)

to assign to a place or position
  • the police are planning to post an officer outside the hospital room of the witness

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Synonyms & Antonyms of post (Entry 6 of 6)

to send through the postal system
  • be sure to post the letter this afternoon

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The first known use of post was before the 12th century

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“Post.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/post. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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