Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun post

11 senses of post

Sense 1
post, station -- (the position where someone (as a guard or sentry) stands or is assigned to stand; "a soldier manned the entrance post"; "a sentry station")
       => position, place -- (the particular portion of space occupied by something; "he put the lamp back in its place")

Sense 2
military post, post -- (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")
       => military installation -- (any facility servicing military forces)

Sense 3
position, post, berth, office, spot, billet, place, situation -- (a job in an organization; "he occupied a post in the treasury")
       => occupation, business, job, line of work, line -- (the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money; "he's not in my line of business")

Sense 4
post -- (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")
       => upright, vertical -- (a vertical structural member as a post or stake; "the ball sailed between the uprights")

Sense 5
Post, Wiley Post -- (United States aviator who in 1933 made the first solo flight around the world (1899-1935))
       INSTANCE OF=> aviator, aeronaut, airman, flier, flyer -- (someone who operates an aircraft)

Sense 6
Post, Emily Post, Emily Price Post -- (United States female author who wrote a book and a syndicated newspaper column on etiquette (1872-1960))
       INSTANCE OF=> writer, author -- (writes (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay))

Sense 7
Post, C. W. Post, Charles William Post -- (United States manufacturer of breakfast cereals and Postum (1854-1914))
       INSTANCE OF=> food manufacturer -- (a person who manufactures food products)

Sense 8
mail, post -- (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")
       => collection, aggregation, accumulation, assemblage -- (several things grouped together or considered as a whole)

Sense 9
post, stake -- (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")
       => visual signal -- (a signal that involves visual communication)

Sense 10
mail, mail service, postal service, post -- (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'")
       => communication, communicating -- (the activity of communicating; the activity of conveying information; "they could not act without official communication from Moscow")

Sense 11
post -- (the delivery and collection of letters and packages; "it came by the first post"; "if you hurry you'll catch the post")
       => delivery, bringing -- (the act of delivering or distributing something (as goods or mail); "his reluctant delivery of bad news")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb post

12 senses of post

Sense 1
post -- (affix in a public place or for public notice; "post a warning")
       => affix, stick on -- (attach to; "affix the seal here")

Sense 2
post -- (publicize with, or as if with, a poster; "I'll post the news on the bulletin board")
       => announce, denote -- (make known; make an announcement; "She denoted her feelings clearly")

Sense 3
post -- (assign to a post; put into a post; "The newspaper posted him in Timbuktu")
       => delegate, designate, depute, assign -- (give an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person))

Sense 4
station, post, send, place -- (assign to a station)
       => move, displace -- (cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense; "Move those boxes into the corner, please"; "I'm moving my money to another bank"; "The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant")

Sense 5
post -- (display, as of records in sports games)
       => record, enter, put down -- (make a record of; set down in permanent form)

Sense 6
post -- (enter on a public list)
       => list -- (include in a list; "Am I listed in your register?")

Sense 7
post, carry -- (transfer (entries) from one account book to another)
       => transfer -- (move from one place to another; "transfer the data"; "transmit the news"; "transfer the patient to another hospital")

Sense 8
post -- (ride Western style and bob up and down in the saddle in rhythm with a horse's trotting gait)
       => ride horseback -- (ride on horseback)

Sense 9
stake, post -- (mark with a stake; "stake out the path")
       => mark -- (make or leave a mark on; "the scouts marked the trail"; "ash marked the believers' foreheads")

Sense 10
post, put up -- (place so as to be noticed; "post a sign"; "post a warning at the dump")
       => install, instal, put in, set up -- (set up for use; "install the washer and dryer"; "We put in a new sink")

Sense 11
mail, post, send -- (cause to be directed or transmitted to another place; "send me your latest results"; "I'll mail you the paper when it's written")
       => transfer -- (move from one place to another; "transfer the data"; "transmit the news"; "transfer the patient to another hospital")

Sense 12
post, brand -- (mark or expose as infamous; "She was branded a loose woman")
       => call -- (ascribe a quality to or give a name of a common noun that reflects a quality; "He called me a bastard"; "She called her children lazy and ungrateful")

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