- a piece of wood, metal, etc., usually long and square or cylindrical, set upright to support a building, sign, fence, etc.
- anything like this in shape or purpose
- any place originally marked by or associated with a post, as the starting or finishing point of a horse race
- Basketball a position of an offensive player near the basket: often with the
Origin of postMiddle English from OE, akin to German pfosten: West Germanic loanword from Classical Latin postis, post, doorpost from an unverified form porstis, projection from an unverified form por-, akin to for + base of stare, to stand
- to put up (a poster, notice, etc.) on (a wall, post, etc.); placard
- to announce, publicize, or advertise by posting notices, signs, etc.: post a reward
- to warn persons against trespassing on (grounds, etc.) by posted notices
- to put (a name) on a posted or published list
- to denounce by a public notice
- Comput. to make available for viewing on a blog, newsgroup, bulletin board, etc.
- Sports to record (a specified score)
keep someone posted