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post

Definitions by Oxford


[pəʊst], (Noun)

Definitions:
- a long, sturdy piece of timber or metal set upright in the ground and used as a support or marker
(e.g: follow the blue posts until the track meets a road)

- a piece of writing, image, or other item of content published online, typically on a blog or social media website or application
(e.g: in a recent post, he cautioned investors to be wary of these predictions)


Phrases:
- go to post

Origin:
Old English, from Latin postis ‘doorpost’, later ‘rod, beam’, probably reinforced in Middle English by Old French post ‘pillar, beam’ and Middle Dutch, Middle Low German post ‘doorpost’


[pəʊst], (Verb)

Definitions:
- display (a notice) in a public place
(e.g: a curt notice had been posted on the door)

- publish (a piece of writing, image, or other item of content) online, typically on a blog or social media website or application
(e.g: she posted a photo of herself with the singer on Twitter)

- announce or publish (something, especially a financial result)
(e.g: the company posted a £460,000 loss)

- (of a player or team) achieve or record (a particular score or result)
(e.g: Smith and Lamb posted a century partnership)


Phrases:
- go to post

Origin:


[pəʊst], (Noun)

Definitions:
- the official service or system that delivers letters and parcels
(e.g: winners will be notified by post)

- each of a series of couriers who carried mail on horseback between fixed stages.


Phrases:
- keep someone posted

Origin:
early 16th century (in sense 2 of the noun): from French poste, from Italian posta, from a contraction of Latin posita, feminine past participle of ponere ‘to place’


[pəʊst], (Verb)

Definitions:
- send (a letter or parcel) via the postal system
(e.g: I've just been to post a letter)

- (in bookkeeping) enter (an item) in a ledger
(e.g: post the transaction in the second column)

- travel with relays of horses
(e.g: we posted in an open carriage)


Phrases:
- keep someone posted

Origin:


[pəʊst], (Adverb)

Definitions:
- with haste
(e.g: come now, come post)


Phrases:
- keep someone posted

Origin:


[pəʊst], (Noun)

Definitions:
- a position of paid employment; a job
(e.g: he resigned from the post of Foreign Minister)

- a place where someone is on duty or where a particular activity is carried out
(e.g: a shift worker asleep at his post)

- the status or rank of full-grade captain in the Royal Navy
(e.g: Captain Miller was made post in 1796)


Phrases:

Origin:
mid 16th century: from French poste, from Italian posto, from a contraction of popular Latin positum, neuter past participle of ponere ‘to place’


[pəʊst], (Verb)

Definitions:
- send (someone) to a place to take up an appointment
(e.g: he was posted to Washington as military attaché)


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[pəʊst], (Preposition)

Definitions:
- subsequent to; after
(e.g: American poetry post the 1950s hasn't had the same impact)


Phrases:

Origin:
1960s: independent usage of post-


[pəʊst], (Noun)

Definitions:
- work done on a film or recording after filming or recording has taken place
(e.g: the rest of the effects were added in post)


Phrases:

Origin:
1980s: short for post-production







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