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post 1

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
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

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

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
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.
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.
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.]
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to keep giving someone the latest information about a situation that they are interested in
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Adj.1.posted - publicly announced; "the posted speed limit"
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[ˈpəʊstɪd] adj
to keep sb posted (= informed) → tenir qn au courant
to keep sb posted on sth → tenir qn au courant de qch
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References in classic literature ?
"When a letter is once posted, sir," he said, "nobody out of the office has any business with it until it reaches its address."
"When a letter is once posted, sir," reiterated the impenetrable local authority, "nobody out of the office touches it on any pretense whatever."
A lady has posted a letter here, addressed to 'Noel Vanstone, Esq., Admiral Bartram's, St.
The commandant has issued an order, which is posted everywhere, declaring that any civilian caught interfering with the railroad, its bridges, tunnels, or trains will be summarily hanged.
LAHORE -- Punjab Police Inspector General Arif Nawaz on Sunday transferred and posted five police officers .
Awaiting posting DSP Saleem Akbar has been posted as SDPO Sohawa against vacant post, DSP Organised Crime Attock Fayzul Haq Naeem has been posted as SDPO Saddar Attock against vacant post, SDPO Multan Cantt Malik Tariq Mehboob has been posted as ADIG in Rawalpindi region against vacant post, awaiting posting Imran Mushtaq Malik has been posted as SDPO Multan Cantt and awaiting posting Muhammad Riaz Anwar has been transferred and his services have been placed at the disposal of Addl.
While SP Investigation Nankana Sahab Khalida Parveen is posted at Central Police Office, SP Investigation Chakwal, Bahar Ahmed.
As per details, AIG Logistics CPO Punjab, Lahore, Mohammad Abdul Qadir Qamar, was transferred and posted as PSO to IG Punjab, Battalion Commander 7, PC Lahore, Mohammad Hassan Raza Khan, was transferred and posted as AIG Admin and Security, CPO Punjab, AIG Inquiries, CPO Punjab, Lahore, Muntazir Mehdi, was transferred and posted as SSP Telecommunications Punjab, Lahore, awaiting posting, Athar Ismail Amjad was posted as AIG Procurement CPO Punjab, Lahore, awaiting posting, Rana Tahir Rehman Khan, was posted as AIG
According to the details, Addl.SP, Jhang Rashida Bibi, is transferred and posted as SP Investigation Jhang, SP PHP Gujranwala Shujaat Ali Rana, is transferred and posted as Additional charge SP Investigation, Hafizabad, Addl.
According to the notifications, Habibullah Khan, a BS 21 officer of Inland Revenue Service presently posted under FBR is transferred and posted as senior joint secretary, science and technology division.
KARACHI: Seventeen Deputy Superintendents of Police (DSPs) have been transferred and posted in different areas of the city.
According to a notification, Sultan Ali Khowaja, BS-20 DIG was posted as DIG Information Technology (IT), CPO Sindh Karachi.