• (a.) 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.
  • (n.) The doorpost of a victualer's shop or inn, on which were chalked the scores of customers; hence, a score; a debt.
  • (n.) The place at which anything is stopped, placed, or fixed; a station.
  • (n.) 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.
  • (n.) A military station; the place at which a soldier or a body of troops is stationed; also, the troops at such a station.
  • (n.) The piece of ground to which a sentinel's walk is limited.
  • (n.) 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.
  • (n.) 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.
  • (n.) Haste or speed, like that of a messenger or mail carrier.
  • (n.) One who has charge of a station, especially of a postal station.
  • (n.) A station, office, or position of service, trust, or emolument; as, the post of duty; the post of danger.
  • (n.) 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.
  • (v. t.) 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.
  • (v. t.) To carry, as an account, from the journal to the ledger; as, to post an account; to transfer, as accounts, to the ledger.
  • (v. t.) 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.

Compare post with other words:

post vs. pout

deliver vs. post

post vs. rhino

polt vs. post

past vs. post

dost vs. post

article vs. post

post vs. tost

dispatch vs. post

pist vs. post

nost vs. post

poet vs. post

pest vs. post

poss vs. post

post vs. wost

post vs. pott

ost vs. post

posit vs. post

post vs. posy

post vs. rost

post vs. pot

host vs. post

lost vs. post

cost vs. post

most vs. post

port vs. post

deposit vs. post

apply vs. post

post vs. vertical

pile vs. post

post vs. reimbursement

post vs. prepaid

post vs. woodwork

chart vs. post

ante vs. post

pledge vs. post

post vs. unfrankable

barpost vs. post

post vs. postable

post vs. quintain

post vs. proctorship

post vs. shoop

arrectary vs. post

declare vs. post

career vs. post

paste vs. post

pilaster vs. post

post vs. sile

post vs. reply

mobile vs. post

job vs. post

pose vs. post

post vs. stake

base vs. post

pier vs. post

entry vs. post

deploy vs. post

pole vs. post

post vs. trilithon

post vs. stond

post vs. recruitment

bedpost vs. post

post vs. spile

ambassadorship vs. post

pillory vs. post

post vs. stockade

portfolio vs. post

balderdash vs. post

insert vs. post

mast vs. post

dak vs. post

place vs. post

gibbet vs. post

post vs. stilt

garrison vs. post

post vs. stringer

pillar vs. post

post vs. stanchion

post vs. turret

post vs. postal

loggerhead vs. post

post vs. terminus

post vs. rancho

bump vs. post

bollard vs. post

post vs. poster

post vs. stump

post vs. rank

fort vs. post

post vs. quickly

forum vs. post

post vs. postmaster

post vs. postman

outpost vs. post

letter vs. post

courier vs. post

monarch vs. post

express vs. post

post vs. relay

blind vs. post

notice vs. post

milepost vs. post

post vs. signpost

gatepost vs. post

doorpost vs. post

harmony vs. post

melody vs. post

post vs. tooth

post vs. strengthen

plank vs. post

dowel vs. post

enclosure vs. post

beam vs. post

beacon vs. post

account vs. post

echo vs. post

post vs. sage

finial vs. post

content vs. post

news vs. post

level vs. post

post vs. style

post vs. situation

position vs. post

pendant vs. post

cross vs. post

mail vs. post

bill vs. post

post vs. stud

flame vs. post

post vs. write

post vs. supersede

post vs. product

get vs. post

column vs. post

name vs. post

absentee vs. post