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[Post]

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

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Hired to do what is wrong; suborned.

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

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

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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"

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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"

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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''"

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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"

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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"

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

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

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

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

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

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display, as of records in sports games

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

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

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assign to a station

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put up; "post a sign"; "post a warning at the dump"

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mark with a stake; "stake out the path"

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

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

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transfer (entries) from one account book to another

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

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enter on a public list


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Hired to do what is wrong; suborned.

n.
A piece of timber, metal, or other solid substance, fixed, or to be fixed, firmly in an upright position, especially when intended as a stay or support to something else; a pillar; as, a hitching post; a fence post; the posts of a house.

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The doorpost of a victualer's shop or inn, on which were chalked the scores of customers; hence, a score; a debt.

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The place at which anything is stopped, placed, or fixed; a station.

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A station, or one of a series of stations, established for the refreshment and accommodation of travelers on some recognized route; as, a stage or railway post.

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A military station; the place at which a soldier or a body of troops is stationed; also, the troops at such a station.

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The piece of ground to which a sentinel's walk is limited.

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A messenger who goes from station; an express; especially, one who is employed by the government to carry letters and parcels regularly from one place to another; a letter carrier; a postman.

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An established conveyance for letters from one place or station to another; especially, the governmental system in any country for carrying and distributing letters and parcels; the post office; the mail; hence, the carriage by which the mail is transported.

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Haste or speed, like that of a messenger or mail carrier.

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One who has charge of a station, especially of a postal station.

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A station, office, or position of service, trust, or emolument; as, the post of duty; the post of danger.

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A size of printing and writing paper. See the Table under Paper.

v. t.
To attach to a post, a wall, or other usual place of affixing public notices; to placard; as, to post a notice; to post playbills.

v. t.
To hold up to public blame or reproach; to advertise opprobriously; to denounce by public proclamation; as, to post one for cowardice.

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To enter (a name) on a list, as for service, promotion, or the like.

v. t.
To assign to a station; to set; to place; as, to post a sentinel.

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To carry, as an account, from the journal to the ledger; as, to post an account; to transfer, as accounts, to the ledger.

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To place in the care of the post; to mail; as, to post a letter.

v. t.
To inform; to give the news to; to make (one) acquainted with the details of a subject; -- often with up.

v. i.
To travel with post horses; figuratively, to travel in haste.

v. i.
To rise and sink in the saddle, in accordance with the motion of the horse, esp. in trotting.

adv.
With post horses; hence, in haste; as, to travel post.


Post

Post, a. [F. aposter to place in a post or position, generally for a bad purpose.] Hired to do what is wrong; suborned. [Obs.] Sir E. Sandys.

Post

Post, n. [AS., fr. L. postis, akin to ponere, positum, to place. See Position, and cf. 4th Post.] 1. A piece of timber, metal, or other solid substance, fixed, or to be fixed, firmly in an upright position, especially when intended as a stay or support to something else; a pillar; as, a hitching post; a fence post; the posts of a house.
They shall take of the blood, and strike it on the two side posts and on the upper doorpost of the houses.
Then by main force pulled up, and on his shoulders bore, The gates of Azza, post and massy bar.
Unto his order he was a noble post.
&hand; Post, in the sense of an upright timber or strut, is used in composition, in such words as king-post, queen-post, crown-post, gatepost, etc. 2. The doorpost of a victualer's shop or inn, on which were chalked the scores of customers; hence, a score; a debt. [Obs.]
When God sends coin I will discharge your post.
From pillar to post. See under Pillar. -- Knight of the post. See under Knight. -- Post hanger (Mach.), a bearing for a revolving shaft, adapted to be fastened to a post. -- Post hole, a hole in the ground to set the foot of a post in. -- Post mill, a form of windmill so constructed that the whole fabric rests on a vertical axis firmly fastened to the ground, and capable of being turned as the direction of the wind varies. -- Post and stall (Coal Mining), a mode of working in which pillars of coal are left to support the roof of the mine.

Post

Post, n. [F. poste, LL. posta station, post (where horses were kept), properly, a fixed or set place, fem. fr. L. positus placed, p. p. of ponere. See Position, and cf. Post a pillar.] 1. The place at which anything is stopped, placed, or fixed; a station. Specifically: (a) A station, or one of a series of stations, established for the refreshment and accommodation of travelers on some recognized route; as, a stage or railway post. (b) A military station; the place at which a soldier or a body of troops is stationed; also, the troops at such a station. (c) The piece of ground to which a sentinel's walk is limited. 2. A messenger who goes from station; an express; especially, one who is employed by the government to carry letters and parcels regularly from one place to another; a letter carrier; a postman.
In certain places there be always fresh posts, to carry that further which is brought unto them by the other.
I fear my Julia would not deign my lines, Receiving them from such a worthless post.
3. An established conveyance for letters from one place or station to another; especially, the governmental system in any country for carrying and distributing letters and parcels; the post office; the mail; hence, the carriage by which the mail is transported.
I send you the fair copy of the poem on dullness, which I should not care to hazard by the common post.
4. Haste or speed, like that of a messenger or mail carrier. [Obs.] "In post he came." Shak. 5. One who has charge of a station, especially of a postal station. [Obs.]
He held office of postmaster, or, as it was then called, post, for several years.
6. A station, office, or position of service, trust, or emolument; as, the post of duty; the post of danger.
The post of honor is a private station.
7. A size of printing and writing paper. See the Table under Paper. Post and pair, an old game at cards, in which each player a hand of three cards. B. Jonson. -- Post bag, a mail bag. -- Post bill, a bill of letters mailed by a postmaster. -- Post chaise, or Post coach, a carriage usually with four wheels, for the conveyance of travelers who travel post. Post day, a day on which the mall arrives or departs. -- Post hackney, a hired post horse. Sir H. Wotton. -- Post horn, a horn, or trumpet, carried and blown by a carrier of the public mail, or by a coachman. -- Post horse, a horse stationed, intended, or used for the post. -- Post hour, hour for posting letters. Dickens. -- Post office. (a) An office under governmental superintendence, where letters, papers, and other mailable matter, are received and distributed; a place appointed for attending to all business connected with the mail. (b) The governmental system for forwarding mail matter. -- Postoffice order. See Money order, under Money. -- Post road, ∨ Post route, a road or way over which the mail is carried. -- Post town. (a) A town in which post horses are kept. (b) A town in which a post office is established by law. -- To ride post, to ride, as a carrier of dispatches, from place to place; hence, to ride rapidly, with as little delay as possible. -- To travel post, to travel, as a post does, by relays of horses, or by keeping one carriage to which fresh horses are attached at each stopping place.

Post

Post , v. t. [imp. & p. p. Posted; p. pr. & vb. n. Posting.] 1. To attach to a post, a wall, or other usual place of affixing public notices; to placard; as, to post a notice; to post playbills. &hand; Formerly, a large post was erected before the sheriff's office, or in some public place, upon which legal notices were displayed. This way of advertisement has not entirely gone of use. 2. To hold up to public blame or reproach; to advertise opprobriously; to denounce by public proclamation; as, to post one for cowardice.
On pain of being posted to your sorrow Fail not, at four, to meet me.
3. To enter (a name) on a list, as for service, promotion, or the like. 4. To assign to a station; to set; to place; as, to post a sentinel. "It might be to obtain a ship for a lieutenant, . . . or to get him posted." De Quincey. 5. (Bookkeeping) To carry, as an account, from the journal to the ledger; as, to post an account; to transfer, as accounts, to the ledger.
You have not posted your books these ten years.
6. To place in the care of the post; to mail; as, to post a letter. 7. To inform; to give the news to; to make (one) acquainted with the details of a subject; -- often with up.
Thoroughly posted up in the politics and literature of the day.
To post off, to put off; to delay. [Obs.] "Why did I, venturously, post off so great a business?" Baxter. -- To post over, to hurry over. [Obs.] Fuller.

Post

Post, v. i. [Cf. OF. poster. See 4th Post.] 1. To travel with post horses; figuratively, to travel in haste. "Post seedily to my lord your husband." Shak.
And post o'er land and ocean without rest.
2. (Man.) To rise and sink in the saddle, in accordance with the motion of the horse, esp. in trotting. [Eng.]

Post

Post, adv. With post horses; hence, in haste; as, to travel post.

Hired to do what is wrong; suborned.

A piece of timber, metal, or other solid substance, fixed, or to be fixed, firmly in an upright position, especially when intended as a stay or support to something else; a pillar; as, a hitching post; a fence post; the posts of a house.

The place at which anything is stopped, placed, or fixed; a station.

To attach to a post, a wall, or other usual place of affixing public notices; to placard; as, to post a notice; to post playbills.

To travel with post horses; figuratively, to travel in haste.

With post horses; hence, in haste; as, to travel post.

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Usage Examples

And remember don't high post when you're far from home, and high posting when you're all alone.

A whopping 89 percent of buyers start their home search online. How your house looks online is the modern equivalent of 'curb appeal.' Rent a wide-angle lens and good lighting, get rid of your clutter and post at least eight great photos to win the beauty contest.

He is a man of courage who does not run away, but remains at his post and fights against the enemy.

I'm not only a lawyer, I have a post doctorate degree in federal tax law from William and Mary. I work in serious scholarship and work in the United States federal tax court. My husband and I raised five kids. We've raised 23 foster children. We've applied ourselves to education reform. We started a charter school for at-risk kids.

Given my last position, that I was the first U.S attorney post 9/11 in New Jersey, I understand acutely the pain and sorrow and upset of the family members who lost loved ones that day at the hands of radical Muslim extremists. And their sensitivities and concerns have to be taken into account.

I tell you the past is a bucket of ashes, so live not in your yesterdays, no just for tomorrow, but in the here and now. Keep moving and forget the post mortems and remember, no one can get the jump on the future.

In my view, far from deserving condemnation for their courageous reporting, the New York Times, the Washington Post and other newspapers should be commended for serving the purpose that the Founding Fathers saw so clearly.

I mean you might say he had a travelling post office, but also Barney was very, very active. He was a legal officer for the NAACP and they had a lot of problems after Pease.

Misspelled Form

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Other Usage Examples

Immortality Device has been tested and researched by medical researchers all over the world from time to time. They email me and told me what they found. I post their results sometimes on my site.

I can't remember a time when my mom didn't work. She has forever been on the move: a go-getter. When my brother Adel and I had a paper route as kids, my mom would get up before us at the crack of dawn to drop off the Washington Post at different corners.

I remember my mom had a big collection of copies of Saturday Evening Post magazines, and that was really my introduction to those great illustrators.

High and low culture come together in all Post Modern art, and American poetry is not excluded from this.

Before you, I engage myself to serve my country with the devotion and the exemplary that this post demands. I understand responsibilities of the job and, as such, I give a republican salute to Nicolas Sarkozy who has led France for 5 years and who deserves all of our respect.

As an avid photographer, I also took advantage of the latest technology in photography - digital photography - to post photos on my website on a daily basis.

For young girls, whom I meet a lot when I travel around the country, it will be a big thing. It will really show them that there's no post in Denmark that a girl can't aspire to.

A study in the Washington Post says that women have better verbal skills than men. I just want to say to the authors of that study: 'Duh.'

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