Synonyms of post


1. post, station, position, place

usage: the position where someone (as a guard or sentry) stands or is assigned to stand; "a soldier manned the entrance post"; "a sentry station"

2. military post, post, military installation

usage: 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"

3. position, post, berth, office, spot, billet, place, situation, occupation, business, job, line of work, line

usage: a job in an organization; "he occupied a post in the treasury"

4. post, upright, vertical

usage: 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"

5. Post, Wiley Post

usage: United States aviator who in 1933 made the first solo flight around the world (1899-1935)

6. Post, Emily Post, Emily Price Post

usage: United States female author who wrote a book and a syndicated newspaper column on etiquette (1872-1960)

7. Post, C. W. Post, Charles William Post

usage: United States manufacturer of breakfast cereals and Postum (1854-1914)

8. mail, post, collection, aggregation, accumulation, assemblage

usage: 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"

9. post, stake, visual signal

usage: 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"

10. mail, mail service, postal service, post, communication, communicating

usage: 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'"

11. post, delivery, bringing

usage: the delivery and collection of letters and packages; "it came by the first post"; "if you hurry you'll catch the post"


1. post, affix, stick on

usage: affix in a public place or for public notice; "post a warning"

2. post, announce, denote

usage: publicize with, or as if with, a poster; "I'll post the news on the bulletin board"

3. post, delegate, designate, depute, assign

usage: assign to a post; put into a post; "The newspaper posted him in Timbuktu"

4. station, post, send, place, move, displace

usage: assign to a station

5. post, record, enter, put down

usage: display, as of records in sports games

6. post, list

usage: enter on a public list

7. post, carry, transfer

usage: transfer (entries) from one account book to another

8. post, ride horseback

usage: ride Western style and bob up and down in the saddle in rhythm with a horse's trotting gait

9. stake, post, mark

usage: mark with a stake; "stake out the path"

10. post, put up, install, instal, put in, set up

usage: place so as to be noticed; "post a sign"; "post a warning at the dump"

11. mail, post, send, transfer

usage: cause to be directed or transmitted to another place; "send me your latest results"; "I'll mail you the paper when it's written"

12. post, brand, call

usage: mark or expose as infamous; "She was branded a loose woman"

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