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pronunciation:
post
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: a piece of wood, metal, or other material placed upright in the ground to mark or support something.
The stop sign is attached to a metal post.
synonyms:
stake
similar words:
column, pole, rod
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part of speech: verb
inflections: posts, posting, posted
definition 1: to put up (a sign or message) on a wall or other surface.
We posted signs for our event on telephone poles around the neighborhood.
synonyms:
attach, stick
similar words:
fasten
definition 2: to put up (a message) on a website for other users to see.
I didn't agree with the comment she put up last week, so I posted a reply.
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  • posting:
    an announcement that is posted in public.