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post

verb [T]     /pəʊst/
UK ( US mail) COMMUNICATIONS to send a letter or package to someone by mail: post sth to sb/post sb sth I'll post the details to you.post (off) sth Have you posted off your application form ?
UK ( US mail) COMMUNICATIONS to put a letter or package into a postbox (= official public box for mail) so that it can be sent : Could you post this letter for me please ?
to announce a company’s sales , financial results , etc.: post gains/losses/profits The oil company posted profits of $25.1 billion .post an improvement/a rise/a decline They posted a 16% rise in sales .
to send someone to a particular place to work for a period of time : be posted to sth He has been posted to Pakistan for six months .
to put a notice in a public place in order to make something known to other people : be posted (up) on sth Company announcements are usually posted on the bulletin board . The rules include requiring businesses to post signs stating that smoking is not allowed .
IT to put a message or information on a website for other people to read : The State Department posted a notice on its website saying that applicants may wait 10 weeks for passports .post sth on a website/online/on the internet The reports were written up and posted on the internet .
post bail LAW to pay money so that a person who has been accused of committing a crime can be free until their trial : He is now free after posting $20,000 bail .
keep sb posted to continue giving someone the most recent information about a situation that involves them: I'll keep you posted on any new developments with the deal .
(Definition of post verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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