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English

Pronunciation

Etymology

From Old English and Old French post, from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] postis.

Noun

Singular
post

Plural
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post ({{{1}}})
  1. A long dowel or plank protruding from the ground; a fence post; a light post.
  2. An assigned station; a guard post.
  3. A location on a basketball court near the basket.
  4. A particular method of sending mail; sent via post.
  5. (construction) : a stud; a two-by-four.
  6. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) a prolonged final melody note, among moving harmony notes.
  7. A pole in a battery
  8. An individual message in a forum
  9. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A printing paper size measuring 19.25 inches x 15.5 inches.

Translations

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Verb

Infinitive
to post

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to post (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. To hang a notice in a conspicuous manner for general review.
    Post no bills.
  2. To send mail.
    Mail items posted before 7.00pm within the Central Business District and before 5.00pm outside the Central Business District will be delivered the next working day.
  3. (Internet) To send a message to a Usenet newsgroup or to a mailing list; to save a message on a blog.
    I couldn't figure it out so I posted a question on Usenet.
  4. (poker) To pay a blind
    Since Jim was new to the game, he had to post $4 in order to receive a hand.

Translations

  • Hebrew: please add this translation if you can

Adverb

post (not comparable)

Positive
post

Comparative
not comparable

Superlative
none (absolute)

  1. With the post, on post-horses; express, with speed, quickly.
    • 1749, Henry Fielding, Tom Jones, Folio Society 1973, p. 353:
      In this posture were affairs at the inn when a gentleman arrived there post.
    • 1888, Rudyard Kipling, ‘The Arrest of Lieutenant Golightly’, Plain Tales from the Hills, Folio 2005, p. 93:
      He prided himself on looking neat even when he was riding post.
  2. sent via the postal service

Derived terms

Translations

Preposition

post

  1. after

Quotations

Anagrams

See also


Croatian

Noun

post m

  1. fasting

Dutch

Pronunciation

Noun

post m. (plural posten, diminutive postje)

  1. mail
  2. mail office
  3. location or station, when a soldier is op post, he is where he is supposed to be.

Derived terms


Esperanto

Etymology

Latin post

Preposition

post

  1. after

Irish

Pronunciation

  • IPA: [pˠɔsˠt̪ˠ]

Noun

post m.

  1. job
  2. post

Declension

First declension

Bare forms:

Case Singular Plural
Nominative post poist
Vocative a phoist a phosta
Genitive poist post
Dative post poist

Forms with the definite article:

Case Singular Plural
Nominative an post na poist
Genitive an phoist na bpost
Dative leis an bpost

don phost

leis na poist

Mutation

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
post phost bpost
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Kurdish

Noun

post m

  1. skin

Latin

Adverb

post

  1. behind, afterwards, after

Preposition

post + accusative

  1. behind (in space), after (in time), subordinate to (in rank)

Polish

Noun

post

  1. fast

Slovene

Noun

post m.

  1. fast (act or practice of abstaining from or eating very little food)


This Slovene entry was created from the translations listed at fast. It may be less reliable than other entries, and may be missing parts of speech or additional senses. Please also see post in the Slovene Wiktionary. This notice will be removed when the entry is checked. (more information) April 2008


Swedish

Pronunciation

Noun

post c.

Inflection for post 3-5 Singular Plural
common Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative
Genitive
  1. postal office; an organization delivering mail and parcels
  2. (mass noun) mail; collectively for things sent through a post office
  3. item of a list or on an agenda
  4. post; an assigned station
  5. position to which someone may be assigned or elected
    Posten som ordförande i idrottsföreningen är vakant. = The position as chairman in the sports association is free.

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