Translation of "post" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun /pəust/

(the system of collecting, transporting and delivering) letters, parcels etc

I sent the book by post
Has the post arrived yet?
Is there any post for me?
postage /-tidʒ/ noun

(the money paid for) the sending of a letter etc by post

franqueo, porte
The postage was $1.20.
postal adjective

of, or concerning, the system of sending letters etc

the postal service.
postage stamp noun

a small printed label fixed to a letter, parcel etc to show that postage has been paid.

sello postal
postal order noun

(British ) a printed document bought at a post office, which can be exchanged at another post office for the amount of money paid for it; money order(American)

giro postal
postbox /ˈpəusboks/ noun

(also letterbox, mailbox, pillar box) a box into which letters etc are put to be collected (and sent to their destination).

postcard /ˈpəuskaːd/ noun

a card on which a message may be sent by post, often with a picture on one side (a picture postcard)

She sent me a postcard of the Taj Mahal when she was in India.
postcode /ˈpəuskoud/ noun

(British ) a set of letters and numbers added to the address on a letter to make delivery easier; zip code(American)

código postal
post-free adjective, adverb

without charge for sending by post

porte pagado
You can send it post-free.
post(-)haste adverb

very quickly

a toda prisa, con toda urgencia
He travelled post(-)haste to London.
postman /ˈpəusmən/ noun (plural postmen)

(British ) a person whose job is to (collect and) deliver letters etc ; mailman (American)

Has the postman been this morning yet?
postmark /ˈpəusmaːk/ noun

a mark put on a letter at a post office, showing the date and place of posting, and cancelling the postage stamp

The postmark read ’Beirut’.
postmaster /ˈpəusmaːstə/ noun (feminine postmistress /ˈpəusmistris/)

the manager of a post office.

jefe de oficina de correos; jefa de oficina de correos
post office noun

an office for receiving and dispatching letters, parcels etc

oficina de correos
Where is the nearest post office?

(Translation of “post” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)