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post 1

 (pōst)
n.
1. A long piece of wood or other material set upright into the ground to serve as a marker or support.
2. A similar vertical support or structure, as:
a. A support for a beam in the framework of a building.
b. A terminal of a battery.
3. Sports A goal post.
4. The starting point at a racetrack.
5. The slender barlike part of a stud earring that passes through the ear and is secured at the back with a small cap or clip.
6. An electronic message sent to and displayed on an online forum: ignored several inflammatory posts.
tr.v. post·ed, post·ing, posts
1.
a. To display (an announcement) in a place of public view.
b. To cover (a wall, for example) with posters.
2. To announce by or as if by posters: post banns.
3. Computers To make (an electronic message) available by sending it to an online forum: posted a response to a question about car engines.
4. To put up signs on (property) warning against trespassing.
5. To denounce publicly: post a man as a thief.
6. To publish (a name) on a list.
7. Games To gain (points or a point) in a game or contest; score.

[Middle English, from Old English, from Latin postis; see stā- in Indo-European roots.]

post 2

 (pōst)
n.
1.
a. A military base.
b. The grounds and buildings of a military base.
2. A local organization of military veterans.
3. Either of two bugle calls in the British Army, sounded in the evening as a signal to retire to quarters.
4. An assigned position or station, as of a guard or sentry.
5. Basketball A position usually taken by the center close to the basket or below the foul line, serving as the focus of the team's offense.
6. A position of employment, especially an appointed public office.
7. A place to which someone is assigned for duty.
8. A trading post.
tr.v. post·ed, post·ing, posts
1. To assign to a specific position or station: post a sentry at the gate.
2. To appoint to a naval or military command.
3. To put forward; present: post bail.
Phrasal Verb:
post up Basketball
To take a position below the foul line, usually with one's back to the basket to receive and make passes or to turn quickly to shoot.

[French poste, from Italian posto, from Old Italian, from Vulgar Latin *postum, from Latin positum, neuter past participle of pōnere, to place; see apo- in Indo-European roots.]

post 3

 (pōst)
n.
1. Chiefly British
a. A postal system.
b. A post office.
c. A delivery or amount of mail: waiting for the morning's post to arrive.
2. Obsolete
a. One of a series of relay stations along a fixed route, furnishing fresh riders and horses for the delivery of mail on horseback.
b. A rider on such a mail route; a courier.
v. post·ed, post·ing, posts
v.tr.
1. Chiefly British To mail (a letter or package).
2. Archaic To send by mail in a system of relays on horseback.
3. To inform of the latest news: Keep us posted.
4.
a. To transfer (an item) to a ledger in bookkeeping.
b. To make the necessary entries in (a ledger).
5. Computers To enter (a unit of information) on a record or into a section of storage.
v.intr.
1. Archaic
a. To travel in stages or relays.
b. To travel with speed or in haste.
2. To bob up and down in the saddle in rhythm with a horse's trotting gait.
adv. Archaic
1. With great speed; rapidly.
2. By post horse.

[French poste, from Old French, relay station for horses, from Old Italian posta, from Vulgar Latin *posta, station, from Latin posita, feminine past participle of pōnere, to place; see apo- in Indo-European roots.]

posted

(ˈpəʊstɪd)
adj
to keep giving someone the latest information about a situation that they are interested in
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.posted - publicly announced; "the posted speed limit"
Translations

posted

[ˈpəʊstɪd] adj
to keep sb posted (= informed) → tenir qn au courant
to keep sb posted on sth → tenir qn au courant de qch
References in classic literature ?
Laurie meanwhile posted off to comfort Amy, and told his story so well that Aunt March actually `sniffed' herself, and never once said "I told you so".
A beaten path, such as those made by the periodical passage of the deer, wound through a little glen at no great distance, and struck the river at the point where the white man and his red companions had posted themselves.
It is the visage of grimalkin, outside of the window, where he appears to have posted himself for a deliberate watch.