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Definitions of post:

part of speech: noun

A piece of timber fixed in the ground, generally as a support to something else: a pillar.

part of speech: adverb

Speedily: post card, a private card, as a picture, which can be sent through the mail by the affixing of a postage stamp.

part of speech: verb transitive

To fix on or to a post, that is, in a public place: to expose to public reproach.

part of speech: verb transitive

To set or station: to put in the post- office: ( book- k.) to transfer to the ledger.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To travel with speed; as, to post o'er land and sea.

part of speech: verb

A common prefix, signifying behind; after; afterwards; subsequent.

part of speech: noun

A piece of timber, etc., set upright, usually to support something else; system of carrying and delivering letters; the mail; place, station, situation, or office; a military station.

part of speech: noun

A fixed place, as a military station: a fixed place or stage on a road: an office: one who travels by stages, esp. carrying letters, etc.: a public letter carrier: an established system of conveying letters: a size of writing- paper, double that of common note- paper.

part of speech: noun

A piece of timber placed upright, generally as a support for something else; a station for soldiers; a place or situation; the station of duty; employment; a messenger who carries letters regularly from place to place; a quick or speedy manner of travelling; the mail; a size of printing and writing paper; a miner's or quarryman's term for any compact stratum of sandstone or lime- stone.

part of speech: verb transitive

To fasten, as a notice, to a wall, etc.; to make known by means of notices fastened to a wall, etc.; to send by mail; in bookkeeping, to transfer an entry or item from journal or day book to ledger; to inform fully.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To travel with posthorses, or with speed.

part of speech: adverb

In haste; hastily.

part of speech: adverb

With posthorses: with speed.

part of speech: verb

To travel with speed, as by relays of horses; to send with speed; to place; to station; to fix; to assign; to advertise by putting a placard on a wall or a post; to place letters in the post- office; in book- keeping, to carry the entries from other books to the ledger.

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