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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 ?
The Canadian traders, for a long time, had troublesome competitors in the British merchants of New York, who inveigled the Indian hunters and the coureurs des bois to their posts, and traded with them on more favorable terms.
These were distributed at various trading posts, established far and wide on the interior lakes and rivers, at immense distances from each other, and in the heart of trackless countries and savage tribes.
"When a letter is once posted, sir," he said, "nobody out of the office has any business with it until it reaches its address."
"When a letter is once posted, sir," reiterated the impenetrable local authority, "nobody out of the office touches it on any pretense whatever."
The carriages, posts, people, everything that was to be seen was covered with snow on one side, and was getting more and more thickly covered.
The commandant has issued an order, which is posted everywhere, declaring that any civilian caught interfering with the railroad, its bridges, tunnels, or trains will be summarily hanged.
The Englishmen were escorted to a provisional post established on the bank of the river, where they found the most assiduous attention, and every thing to supply their wants.
They had arrived at Senegal on Saturday, the 24th of May, and on the 27th of the same month they reached the post of Medina, situated a little farther to the north, but on the river.
Troops, sometimes mounted and sometimes afoot, left the post daily for what I assumed to be patrol duty.
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.
Napoleon, riding to Valuevo on the twenty-fourth, did not see (as the history books say he did) the position of the Russians from Utitsa to Borodino (he could not have seen that position because it did not exist), nor did he see an advanced post of the Russian army, but while pursuing the Russian rearguard he came upon the left flank of the Russian position- at the Shevardino Redoubt- and unexpectedly for the Russians moved his army across the Kolocha.
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.
Henry, already mentioned, he established a post on the banks of the Yellowstone River in
The American fur companies keep no established posts beyond the mountains.