post (n.1)

"直立设置的相当大的木材",来自古英语 post "柱子,门柱",以及来自古法语 post "柱子,直立的梁",两者都来自拉丁语 postis "门,柱子,门柱",在中世纪的拉丁语中,"梁,杆,柱子",这也许是来自Vulgar拉丁语* por- "forth",是 pro- (见 pro- )+ stare "站立"的变体(来自PIE根 *sta- "站立,使或稳固")。

类似的化合物有梵文 prstham "背、屋顶、峰",阿维斯坦语 parshti "背",希腊语 pastas "房屋前的门廊、柱廊",中高德语 virst "脊柱",立陶宛语 pirštas ,旧教会斯拉夫语 pristu "手指"(PIE *por-st-i- )。


post (n.2)

"值班时的站,固定的位置或地点",1590年代,来自法语 poste "一个人驻扎的地方",也有"驿马的站"(16世纪),来自意大利语 posto "驿站,站",来自古拉丁语 *postum ,来自拉丁语 positumponere 的中性过去分词"放置,放"(见 position (n.))。英语中最早的意义是军事;"工作、位置、职务"的意思在1690年代就有证明。军事意义上的"堡垒,部队的永久驻地"是到1703年。

post (n.3)

邮件系统]16世纪,"骑手和马匹间隔张贴",以提供直接和快速的信息和信件的通信,从 post (n.2)的骑手和马匹"张贴"在一条路线上的概念。在这个意义上可能是根据法国 poste (15世纪末)的模式形成的。


post (v.1)

"将(纸质通知、广告等)贴在柱子上"(在公共场所),因此,"使人知晓,向公众展示",1630年代,来自 post (n.1)。实现"的意思(得分,胜利)似乎已经开始在美国报纸体育写作,到1949年。相关链接: Posted ; posting

post (v.2)

在记账中,"从日账转为正式账目,在账簿上做记号",1620年代,来自 post (n.2),通过邮马"搬运"的形象意义。相关链接: Posted ; posting .

post (v.3)

"通过邮政系统发送",1837年,来自 post (n.3)。更早的"用马匹接力旅行"(1530年代),因此"快速骑马"(1560年代)。相关链接: Posted ; posting

post (v.4)

"交保释金",1781年,来自其中一个名词 post ,但哪一个不确定。相关链接: Posted ; posting

post (v.5)

"驻扎在某地",1680年代,来自 post (n.2)"值班时的地方"。相关链接: Posted ; posting

post (adv.)

1540s,"用驿马",因此,"迅速";特别是在 to ride post "迅速地走"这句话中,来自 post (n.3)"每隔一段时间就派驻骑手和马匹"。

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Definitions of post from WordNet
post (v.)
affix in a public place or for public notice;
post a warning
post (v.)
publicize with, or as if with, a poster;
I'll post the news on the bulletin board
post (v.)
assign to a post; put into a post;
The newspaper posted him in Timbuktu
post (v.)
assign to a station;
Synonyms: station / send / place
post (v.)
display, as of records in sports games;
post (v.)
enter on a public list;
post (v.)
transfer (entries) from one account book to another;
Synonyms: carry
post (v.)
ride Western style and bob up and down in the saddle in rhythm with a horse's trotting gait;
post (v.)
mark with a stake;
Synonyms: stake
post (v.)
place so as to be noticed;
post a warning at the dump
post a sign
Synonyms: put up
post (v.)
cause to be directed or transmitted to another place;
Synonyms: mail / send
post (v.)
mark or expose as infamous;
Synonyms: brand
post (n.)
the position where someone (as a guard or sentry) stands or is assigned to stand;
a soldier manned the entrance post
Synonyms: station
post (n.)
military installation at which a body of troops is stationed;
this military post provides an important source of income for the town nearby
there is an officer's club on the post
Synonyms: military post
post (n.)
a job in an organization;
he occupied a post in the treasury
Synonyms: position / berth / office / spot / billet / place / situation
post (n.)
an upright consisting of a piece of timber or metal fixed firmly in an upright position;
he set a row of posts in the ground and strung barbwire between them
post (n.)
any particular collection of letters or packages that is delivered;
she was opening her post
is there any post for me?
Synonyms: mail
post (n.)
a pole or stake set up to mark something (as the start or end of a race track);
a pair of posts marked the goal
Synonyms: stake
post (n.)
the system whereby messages are transmitted via the post office;
in England they call mail `the post'
Synonyms: mail / mail service / postal service
post (n.)
the delivery and collection of letters and packages;
if you hurry you'll catch the post
it came by the first post
Post (n.)
United States aviator who in 1933 made the first solo flight around the world (1899-1935);
Synonyms: Wiley Post
Post (n.)
United States female author who wrote a book and a syndicated newspaper column on etiquette (1872-1960);
Synonyms: Emily Post / Emily Price Post
Post (n.)
United States manufacturer of breakfast cereals and Postum (1854-1914);
Synonyms: C. W. Post / Charles William Post