Synonyms for post

Grammar : Noun, verb
Spell : pohst
Phonetic Transcription : poʊst

Top 10 synonyms for post Other synonyms for the word post

Définition of post

Origin :
  • "a timber set upright," from Old English post "pillar, doorpost," and Old French post "post, upright beam," both from Latin postis "door, post, doorpost," perhaps from por- "forth" (see pro-) + stare "to stand" (see stet). Similar compound in Sanskrit prstham "back, roof, peak," Avestan parshti "back," Greek pastas "porch in front of a house, colonnade," Middle High German virst "ridepole," Lithuanian pirstas, Old Church Slavonic pristu "finger" (PIE *por-st-i-).
  • noun upright support
  • noun job, employment
  • noun lookout, station
  • noun mail service
  • verb situate, position
  • verb advise, inform
Example sentences :
  • It may be that he can prefer thee to some post about the minster.
  • Extract from : « The Armourer's Prentices » by Charlotte M. Yonge
  • Bye and bye the eyes closed, and still clinging to the post, she slept.
  • Extract from : « Harriet, The Moses of Her People » by Sarah H. Bradford
  • This post was filled in Oldport, in those days, by my cousin Kate.
  • Extract from : « Malbone » by Thomas Wentworth Higginson
  • I repair, then, fellow-citizens, to the post you have assigned me.
  • Extract from : « United States Presidents' Inaugural Speeches » by Various
  • Do you not intend, Sir, to push his way at court, and obtain for him the post of physician there?
  • Extract from : « The Imaginary Invalid » by Molire
  • As far away from post offices and telegraph offices as possible.
  • Extract from : « In the Midst of Alarms » by Robert Barr
  • Crane watched Lauzanne go lazily, sluggishly down to the post for his race.
  • Extract from : « Thoroughbreds » by W. A. Fraser
  • We might send him to the post, but that's all the good it'll do us, I'm feared.
  • Extract from : « Thoroughbreds » by W. A. Fraser
  • Their horse would go to the post as fit as any thoroughbred had ever stripped.
  • Extract from : « Thoroughbreds » by W. A. Fraser
  • This post was a mud-walled enclosure about fifty yards square.
  • Extract from : « The Story of the Malakand Field Force » by Sir Winston S. Churchill

Antonyms for post

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