post

1. noun /pəʊst,poʊst/
a) A long dowel or plank protruding from the ground; a fence post; a light post.

sent via post; parcel post

b) a stud; a two-by-four.
2. verb /pəʊst,poʊst/
a) To hang (a notice) in a conspicuous manner for general review.

Post no bills.

b) To send to an electronic forum.

Since Jim was new to the game, he had to post $4 in order to receive a hand.

3. adverb /pəʊst,poʊst/
a) With the post, on post-horses; express, with speed, quickly.

In this posture were affairs at the inn when a gentleman arrived there post.

b) sent via the postal service

He prided himself on looking neat even when he was riding post.

4. preposition /pəʊst,poʊst/
after; especially after a significant event that has long-term ramifications.

One of the most appealing things for me about Barack Obama has always been that he comes post the post-60s generation.


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