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post1

post1

 
 
pronunciation:
post
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a pole or stake placed in the ground to serve as a marker, or for supporting a fence or other structure.
synonyms:
picket, stake, stanchion
similar words:
baluster, banister, column, newel, pilaster, pile, pillar, pole, rod, shaft, upright
definition 2: a pole indicating the starting and finishing point in a horse race.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: posted, posting, posts
definition 1: to fasten or affix to a wall or other surface.
synonyms:
affix, attach, hang, stick
similar words:
fasten, tack
definition 2: to publicly announce, as on a poster or placard.
The professor posted the exam grades outside his office.
synonyms:
placard
similar words:
advertise, announce, blaze, herald, noise, proclaim, publicize, publish, trumpet
Word Builder: post +
  • posting:
    an announcement that is posted in public.