Definition of Posted in English :

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Posted meaning in English

Meaning of Posted in English

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1. posted

publicly announced

Example Sentences:
'the posted speed limit'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


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keep someone posted

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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.
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.
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.
1. With great speed; rapidly.
2. By post horse.

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