posts

All Noun
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  • He held many other posts during his career in addition to being prime minister.
  • Around that time, he became involved in union activities and held several important union posts.
  • The goal posts could be from a few hundred feet apart to a few miles.
  • As a result, those responsible were all later removed from their posts.
  • These Posts are still active today and are in the same location.
  • The actual number of sections is one less than the number of posts.
  • There were also a number of temporary posts that have left few records.
  • He then began a reign of terror, taking all important government posts for himself.
  • In addition to the two command stations there were four secondary police stations and eight police posts.
  • In the summer the goal posts go down and a cricket square appears in the middle.
  • These posts were generally given to officers who were retiring from the sea.
  • After this episode, all the sailors under his command remained at their posts until the last moment.
  • They took over government services such as district courts, schools, police posts and other administrative offices.
  • Despite civil service reform, a president had a large number of posts to fill.
  • They were then distributed for the winter through various posts in Canada.
  • He held various government posts both prior to and after his rise to the peerage.
  • His highly educated father had been turned down for several college (secondary) teaching posts.
  • During his business career, Rumsfeld continued part-time public service in various posts.
  • Many names mentioned held relatively minor posts or were already under suspicion.
  • This allows anything one posts to be used without a separate request for permission.
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Root form of posts is post for both verb and noun.

Meaning of posts

  • noun The position where someone (as a guard or sentry) stands or is assigned to stand
    a soldier manned the entrance post, a sentry station
  • noun An upright consisting of a piece of timber or metal fixed firmly in an upright position
    he set a row of posts in the ground and strung barbwire between them
  • noun United states aviator who in 1933 made the first solo flight around the world (1899-1935)
  • noun United states female author who wrote a book and a syndicated newspaper column on etiquette (1872-1960)
  • noun United states manufacturer of breakfast cereals and postum (1854-1914)
  • noun A pole or stake set up to mark something (as the start or end of a race track)
    a pair of posts marked the goal, the corner of the lot was indicated by a stake
  • noun The delivery and collection of letters and packages
    it came by the first post, if you hurry you'll catch the post
  • verb Affix in a public place or for public notice
    post a warning
  • verb Publicize with, or as if with, a poster
    I'll post the news on the bulletin board
  • verb Assign to a post; put into a post
    The newspaper posted him in Timbuktu
  • verb Display, as of records in sports games
  • verb Enter on a public list
  • verb Transfer (entries) from one account book to another
  • verb Ride western style and bob up and down in the saddle in rhythm with a horse's trotting gait
  • verb Place so as to be noticed
    post a sign, post a warning at the dump
  • verb Mark or expose as infamous
    She was branded a loose woman