Synonyms of post in English:



  • a high roof supported by wooden posts
    pole, stake, upright, shaft, prop, support, picket, strut, pillar, pale, paling, column, piling, standard, stanchion, pylon, stave, rod, newel, baluster, jamb, bollard, mast; fence post, gatepost, finger post, king post; North American & Australianmilepost
    historical palisade
    technical puncheon, shore
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  • 1 he studied the notice posted on the wall
    affix, attach, fasten, hang, display, pin (up), put up, stick (up), tack (up), nail (up)
  • 2 the group posted a net profit of $1.1 million
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    Pronunciation: ˌhɪpnə(ʊ)ˈpɒmpɪk
    relating to the state immediately preceding waking up

    Synonyms of post in English:



  • 1 the winners will be notified by post
    mail, the postal service/system; airmail, surface mail, registered mail, special delivery
    informal snail mail
    North American & West Indianthe mails; Indiandak, tappal
  • 3 what time is the last post?
    postal delivery/collection, mail delivery/collection
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  • 1British post the order form today
    send, send off, mail, put in the post/mail, get off, send/dispatch by post, transmit, remit, convey, consign, forward, redirect; airmail
  • 2 post the transaction in the second column
    record, write in, enter, fill in, register, note, list
  • Phrases

    keep someone posted

    I'll keep you posted about his progresskeep informedinformkeep up to datekeep in the picturekeep briefedbriefgive someone the latest informationupdatefill inlet someone knowadvisenotifyapprisereport to informalclue inkeep up to speed

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  • 1 there were seventy candidates for the post
    job, day job, position, appointment, situation, place, office, assignment, employment, placing; vacancy, opening
    informal berth
    Australian informal grip
    archaic employ
  • 2 ‘Back to your posts!’ he commanded
    assigned position, area of duty; position, place, location, station, observation post, base, beat
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  • 1 he'd been posted to Berlin
    send, send to take up an appointment, assign to a post, dispatch
  • 2 armed guards were posted beside the exit door
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