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NOUN (3)

1. a sign posted in a public place as an advertisement;
- Example: "a poster advertised the coming attractions"
[syn: poster, posting, placard, notice, bill, card]

2. (bookkeeping) a listing on the company's records;
- Example: "the posting was made in the cash account"

3. the transmission of a letter;
- Example: "the postmark indicates the time of mailing"
[syn: mailing, posting]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Post \Post\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Posted; p. pr. & vb. n. Posting.] 1. To attach to a post, a wall, or other usual place of affixing public notices; to placard; as, to post a notice; to post playbills. [1913 Webster] Note: Formerly, a large post was erected before the sheriff's office, or in some public place, upon which legal notices were displayed. This way of advertisement has not entirely gone of use. [1913 Webster] 2. To hold up to public blame or reproach; to advertise opprobriously; to denounce by public proclamation; as, to post one for cowardice. [1913 Webster] On pain of being posted to your sorrow Fail not, at four, to meet me. --Granville. [1913 Webster] 3. To enter (a name) on a list, as for service, promotion, or the like. [1913 Webster] 4. To assign to a station; to set; to place; as, to post a sentinel. "It might be to obtain a ship for a lieutenant, . . . or to get him posted." --De Quincey. [1913 Webster] 5. (Bookkeeping) To carry, as an account, from the journal to the ledger; as, to post an account; to transfer, as accounts, to the ledger. [1913 Webster] You have not posted your books these ten years. --Arbuthnot. [1913 Webster] 6. To place in the care of the post; to mail; as, to post a letter. [1913 Webster] 7. To inform; to give the news to; to make (one) acquainted with the details of a subject; -- often with up. [1913 Webster] Thoroughly posted up in the politics and literature of the day. --Lond. Sat. Rev. [1913 Webster] To post off, to put off; to delay. [Obs.] "Why did I, venturously, post off so great a business?" --Baxter. To post over, to hurry over. [Obs.] --Fuller. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Posting \Post"ing\, n. 1. The act of traveling post. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bookkeeping) The act of transferring an account, as from the journal to the ledger. [1913 Webster] Posting house, a post house. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

posting n 1: a sign posted in a public place as an advertisement; "a poster advertised the coming attractions" [syn: poster, posting, placard, notice, bill, card] 2: (bookkeeping) a listing on the company's records; "the posting was made in the cash account" 3: the transmission of a letter; "the postmark indicates the time of mailing" [syn: mailing, posting]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

57 Moby Thesaurus words for "posting": allocation, appointment, assignment, booking, cataloging, chronicling, collocation, deployment, deposit, deposition, designation, disposition, emplacement, enlistment, enrollment, entering, entry, impanelment, indexing, inscribing, inscription, insertion, inventorying, lading, listing, loading, localization, locating, location, logging, matriculation, naming, nomination, ordainment, ordination, packing, pinpointing, placement, placing, positioning, putting, record keeping, recordation, recording, register, registration, registry, reposition, selection, situation, spotting, stationing, storage, stowage, tabbing, tabulation, transferral
The Jargon File (version 4.4.7, 29 Dec 2003):

posting n. Noun corresp. to v.: post (but note that post can be nouned). Distinguished from a ?letter? or ordinary email message by the fact that it is broadcast rather than point-to-point. It is not clear whether messages sent to a small mailing list are postings or email; perhaps the best dividing line is that if you don't know the names of all the potential recipients, it is a posting.
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015):

posting A message sent to a newsgroup or mailing list (may also be called "a post") or the act of sending it. Distinguished from a "letter" or ordinary electronic mail message by the fact that it is broadcast rather than point-to-point. It is not clear whether messages sent to a small mailing list are postings or e-mail; perhaps the best dividing line is that if you don't know the names of all the potential recipients, it is a posting. [Jargon File]