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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.
postnoun 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
postverb 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.