Meaning of “post” - Learner’s Dictionary


verb [ T ] us uk /pəʊst/
Extra Examples
I posted the letter last week.Have you posted your reply yet?Could you post this letter for me?I'll post the cheque first thing tomorrow morning.She posted the letter five days ago but it stil hasn't arrived.

A2 UK UK/US mail to send a letter or parcel by post:

Did you post my letter?

B1 to leave a message on a website:

I posted a query about arthritis treatment.
be posted to France/London/Singapore, etc

to be sent to France/London/Singapore, etc to work, usually for the government or army

post a notice/sign, etc

to put a notice/sign, etc somewhere:

He posted the message on the noticeboard.
keep sb posted

to make certain that someone always knows what is happening:

Keep me posted on anything that happens while I'm away.

(Definition of “post verb” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)