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Synonyms for post

correspondence

send (off)

keep someone posted

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put something up

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to gain (a point or points) in a game or contest

an assigned position

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to appoint and send to a particular place

to put up as a stake in a game or speculation

to place on a list or in a record

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the position where someone (as a guard or sentry) stands or is assigned to stand

a job in an organization

United States aviator who in 1933 made the first solo flight around the world (1899-1935)

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United States female author who wrote a book and a syndicated newspaper column on etiquette (1872-1960)

United States manufacturer of breakfast cereals and Postum (1854-1914)

any particular collection of letters or packages that is delivered

a pole or stake set up to mark something (as the start or end of a race track)

the system whereby messages are transmitted via the post office

the delivery and collection of letters and packages

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affix in a public place or for public notice

publicize with, or as if with, a poster

assign to a post

assign to a station

display, as of records in sports games

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enter on a public list

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transfer (entries) from one account book to another

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ride Western style and bob up and down in the saddle in rhythm with a horse's trotting gait

mark with a stake

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place so as to be noticed

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cause to be directed or transmitted to another place

mark or expose as infamous

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References in classic literature ?
This singular and beautiful system of internal seas, which renders an immense region of wilderness so accessible to the frail bark of the Indian or the trader, was studded by the remote posts of the company, where they carried on their traffic with the surrounding tribes.
Their posts, and the pleasures, dangers, adventures, and mishaps which they had shared together in their wild wood life, had linked them heartily to each other, so that they formed a convivial fraternity.
Sometimes one or two partners, recently from the interior posts, would make their appearance in New York, in the course of a tour of pleasure and curiosity.
If I told them of this they would be much interested for a short time-I might even hold the interest of a few long enough to get them here and explain their duties to them; but soon they would lose interest and when you needed them most they might be off in the forest searching for beetles instead of watching their posts.
Lynde wanted to know what else you could expect with a Tory superintendent of education at the head of affairs, and Matthew, noting Anne's paleness and indifference and the lagging steps that bore her home from the post office every afternoon, began seriously to wonder if he hadn't better vote Grit at the next election.
Almost daily new prisoners were brought in, and about three weeks after I was brought in to the post a troop of cavalry came from the south to relieve one of the troops stationed there.
By this time I could understand a few words of their strange language, and when the colonel asked me if I would prefer to remain at the post as his body servant, I signified my willingness as emphatically as possible, for I had seen enough of the brutality of the common soldiers toward their white slaves to have no desire to start out upon a march of unknown length, chained by the neck, and driven on by the great whips that a score of the soldiers carried to accelerate the speed of their charges.
About three hundred prisoners who had been housed in six prisons at the post marched out of the gates that morning, toward what fate and what future I could not guess.
24th, gone to the Post Office to ask for the letter which Mademoiselle had called for and received on the previous evening.
He must have been surprised at the failure of his demand, hence his application at the Post Office, to learn whether his letter had been delivered to the person to whom it had been addressed.
40, Post Office, about ten o'clock on the morning of the 24th of October.
And clutching at the cold door post, she clambered up the steps and got rapidly into the corridor of the carriage.
Barnaby was so intent upon his favourite, that he was not at first aware of the approach of two persons on horseback, who were riding at a foot-pace, and coming straight towards his post.
He thinks you may be afraid to remain upon your post, and are kept here perhaps against your will.
Left to himself again with a still higher sense of the importance of his post, and stimulated to enthusiasm by the special notice and encouragement of his leader, Barnaby walked to and fro in a delicious trance rather than as a waking man.