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post

v. 1) to place a notice on the entrance or a prominent place on real property, such as a notice to quit (leave), pay rent, or a notice of intent to conduct a sheriff's sale, which requires mailing of a copy to the occupant to complete service of the notice. 2) to place a legal notice on a designated public place at the courthouse. 3) a commercial term for recording a payment. 4) to mail.

post

noun appointment, berth, billet, business, career, charge, commission, department, field, function, incumbency, job, line, locus, means of livelihood, munus, occupation, office, place, position, pursuit, service, situation, station, task, vocation, work

post

verb advertise, announce publicly, bestow, call public attention to, circulate, communicate, convey, deliver, dispose of, distribute, give away, give forth, give out, give public notice of, impart, issue, issue a statement, make known, make public, offer to the public, pay, present, print, proclaim, publish, put up a sign, report, spread, spread abroad
Associated concepts: post a notice, post bail
See also: annunciate, appointment, bond, book, calling, career, communicate, convey, deposit, dispatch, employment, enter, induct, inform, inscribe, issue, itemize, location, notify, occupation, office, organ, pawn, pledge, position, publish, pursuit, record, register, role, seat, send, set down, situation, stand, standpoint, title, trade, work

POST. After. When two or more alienations or descents have taken place between an original intruder ant or defendant in a writ of entry, the writ is said to be in the post, because it states that the tenant had not entry unless after the ouster of the original intruder. 3 Bl. Com. 182. See Entry, limit of.

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Potter has no imagination, and no great deal of culture, perhaps, but he has a historical mind and a good memory, and so he is the person I depend upon mainly to post me up when I get back from a scout.
Fairfax, and got that lady's reply, stating that she was satisfied, and fixing that day fortnight as the period for my assuming the post of governess in her house.
When they drew near the sentinel he halted on his post, and took his musket from his shoulder, ready to present the bayonet at their breasts.
They removed their emporium from Astoria to Fort Vancouver, a strong post on the left bank of the Columbia River, about sixty miles from its mouth; whence they furnished their interior posts, and sent forth their brigades of trappers.
A post of four men slept in safety in a corner, so certain were they that the attack would not take place on that side.
Every partner who had charge of an interior post, and a score of retainers at his Command, felt like the chieftain of a Highland clan, and was almost as important in the eyes of his dependents as of himself.
Suppose a man -- a civilian and student of hanging -- should elude the picket post and perhaps get the better of the sentinel," said Fahrquhar, smiling, "what could he accomplish?
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.
The prince gave orders that no one should leave his post.
I noticed that she had sometimes other letters to post, but that the posting of the one only was a process.
Give me a bomb and when you hear it burst in this listening post let your men start across No Man's Land slowly.
It seems as though they had some objection to committing important documents to the post.