post1, n. 1. assignment, mission, duty, chore, task, errand; appointment, situation, position, station, place, seat; office, incumbency; employment, living, job, work; calling, vocation, profession, line, mdtier, trade; function, role, part.
-v. 2. assign, appoint, position, place, situate, put; establish, fix, settle, set; locate, camp, bivouac, house, bunk.
post3, n. 1. mailman, letter carrier, postman; messenger, runner, courier, Brit, express.
-v. 2. hurry, hasten, lose no time, make haste; press on, push on, ride hard, canter, trot, gallop, lope, clap spurs to one's horse; shoot, tear, fly, outstrip the wind, wing one's way, take wing, take flight; scour, hustle, bustle, scamper, scuttle, trip, flit,
postdate, v. 1. overdate, misdate, date after.
2. follow in time, come after, succeed,
poster, n. placard, bill, handbill, public notice, bulletin, Fr. affiche, broadside, broadsheet; circular, flier; billboard, sign, sticker, notice, advertisement; manifesto, bull.
posterior, adj. 1. hind, hinder, hindmost, back, rear, rearward, backward, aftermost, tail; Anat. dorsal, Anat. caudal, Zool. tergal, Bot. abaxial, Bot. posticous.
2. later, following, succeeding, successive, sequent, after, consequent, subsequent, sequential; latter, second-mentioned; postprandial, after-dinner; proximate, next after, next.
-n. 3. buttocks, rump, breech, Fr. derrfere, seat, bottom, Inf. rear, Inf behind, Inf. backside, Inf. tail; (all of animals) hindquarters, haunches, loins, croup. See - rump (defs. 1, 2). posterity, n. 1. future generations, succeeding generations.
2. progeny, offspring, offshoots, issue, seed; descendants, successors, heirs; children, family, brood, sons and daughters, flesh and blood,
postern, n. back door, rear door, rear portal, wicket, gate, gateway; private entrance, secret entry, trap door, hatchway.
posthaste, adv. quickly, speedily, hurriedly, hastily; promptly, instantly, straightway, SI. pronto, in a wink, in an instant, double-quick, Inf. like greased lightning, like a shot, like a thunderbolt, SI. like mad, SI. like a bat out of hell; directly, at once, without delay, in less than no time, before one can say “Jack Robinson,” before the ink is dry, SI. P.D.Q., Inf. lickety-split; swiftly, rapidly, fast, full tilt, full pelt, hotfoot, at full blast, in high gear, as fast as one's legs can carry one; in seven-league boots, by leaps and bounds,
posthumous, adj. post-obit, Latin, post obitum, after-death, post-mortem.
postman, n. mailman, carrier, mail carrier, letter carrier, delivery man or boy; courier, messenger, runner, dispatcher, bearer; Fr. facteur, It. postino.
post-mortem, adj. 1. posthumous, post-obit, subsequent to death, after-death.
2. later, next, subsequent, succeeding, following, ensuing, consequent, next-day.
-n. 3. autopsy, necropsy, post-death examination; embalmment, preparation of burial.
4. review, retrospect, rehash, Inf. regurgitation; reconsideration, Inf. rerun, Inf. replay, survey; ex post facto analysis, next-day thinking, Monday-morning quarterbacking, parking-lot ideas.