Post Post, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Posted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Posting}.] 1. 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. [1913 Webster]

Note: Formerly, a large post was erected before the sheriff's office, or in some public place, upon which legal notices were displayed. This way of advertisement has not entirely gone of use. [1913 Webster]

2. To hold up to public blame or reproach; to advertise opprobriously; to denounce by public proclamation; as, to post one for cowardice. [1913 Webster]

On pain of being posted to your sorrow Fail not, at four, to meet me. --Granville. [1913 Webster]

3. To enter (a name) on a list, as for service, promotion, or the like. [1913 Webster]

4. To assign to a station; to set; to place; as, to post a sentinel. ``It might be to obtain a ship for a lieutenant, . . . or to get him posted.'' --De Quincey. [1913 Webster]

5. (Bookkeeping) To carry, as an account, from the journal to the ledger; as, to post an account; to transfer, as accounts, to the ledger. [1913 Webster]

You have not posted your books these ten years. --Arbuthnot. [1913 Webster]

6. To place in the care of the post; to mail; as, to post a letter. [1913 Webster]

7. To inform; to give the news to; to make (one) acquainted with the details of a subject; -- often with up. [1913 Webster]

Thoroughly posted up in the politics and literature of the day. --Lond. Sat. Rev. [1913 Webster]

{To post off}, to put off; to delay. [Obs.] ``Why did I, venturously, post off so great a business?'' --Baxter.

{To post over}, to hurry over. [Obs.] --Fuller. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Игры ⚽ Поможем написать реферат

Look at other dictionaries:

  • posted — index acquainted, cognizant, informed (having information), knowing, situated Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • posted — adj. Posted is used with these nouns: ↑limit …   Collocations dictionary

  • posted — a. 1. Placed, situated. 2. (Colloq., U.S.) Instructed, well informed, posted up …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • posted — adjective publicly announced the posted speed limit • Participle of verb: ↑post …   Useful english dictionary

  • Posted Workers Directive — The EU Posted Workers Directive (96/71/EC) is an EU directive concerned with the free movement of workers within the European Union. It makes an exception to the Convention on the Law Applicable to Contractual Obligations 1980, which ordinarily… …   Wikipedia

  • Posted Price — The price at which a company will buy or sell a commodity. In markets where an official exchange does not operate, traders will often refer to the posted prices of the major companies trading that commodity. The posted price is similar to a… …   Investment dictionary

  • posted — ➡ postal services * * * …   Universalium

  • posted — Synonyms and related words: abreast of, as earnest, assigned, at stake, au courant, booked, briefed, deployed, deposited, documented, down, educated, embosomed, emplaced, enlightened, enrolled, ensconced, entered, established, filed, fixed, in… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • posted — pəʊstɪd adj. assigned to a position or duty, stationed; publicized, advertised; informed; send by mail, sent via the postal service pəʊst n. mail; column; opinion; role; doorpost; message sent to a newsgroup or mailing list (Computers);… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • posted — 1) depots 2) despot …   Anagrams dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”