Delegate vs. Post

Delegate vs. Post — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Delegate and Post

Delegatenoun

a person authorized to act as representative for another; a deputy

Postnoun

A long dowel or plank protruding from the ground; a fencepost; a lightpost.

Delegatenoun

a representative at a conference, etc.

Postnoun

(construction) A stud; a two-by-four.

Delegatenoun

(US) an appointed representative in some legislative bodies

Postnoun

A pole in a battery.

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Delegatenoun

(computing) a type of variable storing a reference to a method with a particular signature, analogous to a function pointer

Postnoun

(dentistry) A long, narrow piece inserted into a root canal to provide retention for a crown.

Delegateverb

to authorize someone to be a delegate

Postnoun

A prolonged final melody note, among moving harmony notes.

Delegateverb

to commit a task to someone, especially a subordinate

Postnoun

A printing paper size measuring 19.25 inches x 15.5 inches.

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Delegateverb

to give away authority over a subdomain; to allow someone else to create sub-subdomains of a subdomain of one's own

Postnoun

(sports) A goalpost.

Delegatenoun

a person appointed or elected to represent others

Postnoun

(obsolete) The doorpost of a victualler's shop or inn, on which were chalked the scores of customers; hence, a score; a debt.

Delegateverb

transfer power to someone

Postnoun

(obsolete) Each of a series of men stationed at specific places along a postroad, with responsibility for relaying letters and dispatches of the monarch (and later others) along the route.

Delegateverb

give an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person)

Postnoun

(dated) A station, or one of a series of stations, established for the refreshment and accommodation of travellers on some recognized route.

a stage or railway post

Postnoun

A military base; the place at which a soldier or a body of troops is stationed; also, the troops at such a station.

Postnoun

Someone who travels express along a set route carrying letters and dispatches; a courier.

Postnoun

An organisation for delivering letters, parcels etc., or the service provided by such an organisation.

sent via post; parcel post

Postnoun

A single delivery of letters; the letters or deliveries that make up a single batch delivered to one person or one address.

Postnoun

A message posted in an electronic or Internet forum.

Postnoun

A location on a basketball court near the basket.

Postnoun

(American football) A moderate to deep passing route in which a receiver runs 10-20 yards from the line of scrimmage straight down the field, then cuts toward the middle of the field (towards the facing goalposts) at a 45-degree angle.

Two of the receivers ran post patterns.

Postnoun

(obsolete) Haste or speed, like that of a messenger or mail carrier.

Postnoun

(obsolete) One who has charge of a station, especially a postal station.

Postnoun

An assigned station; a guard post.

Postnoun

An appointed position in an organization, job.

Postnoun

Post-production.

Postverb

(transitive) To hang (a notice) in a conspicuous manner for general review.

Post no bills.

Postverb

To hold up to public blame or reproach; to advertise opprobriously; to denounce by public proclamation.

to post someone for cowardice

Postverb

(accounting) To carry (an account) from the journal to the ledger.

Postverb

To inform; to give the news to; to make acquainted with the details of a subject; often with up.

Postverb

To pay (a blind).

Since Jim was new to the game, he had to post $4 in order to receive a hand.

Postverb

To put content online, usually through a publicly accessible mean, such as a video channel, gallery, message board, blog etc.

Postverb

To travel with relays of horses; to travel by post horses, originally as a courier.

Postverb

To travel quickly; to hurry.

Postverb

(UK) To send (an item of mail etc.) through the postal service.

Mail items posted before 7.00pm within the Central Business District and before 5.00pm outside the Central Business District will be delivered the next working day.

Postverb

(horse-riding) To rise and sink in the saddle, in accordance with the motion of the horse, especially in trotting.

Postverb

(Internet) To publish (a message) to a newsgroup, forum, blog, etc.

I couldn't figure it out, so I posted a question on the mailing list.

Postverb

To enter (a name) on a list, as for service, promotion, etc.

Postverb

To assign to a station; to set; to place.

Post a sentinel in front of the door.

Postadverb

With the post, on post-horses; express, with speed, quickly

Postadverb

Sent via the postal service.

Postpreposition

After; especially after a significant event that has long-term ramifications.

Postnoun

the position where someone (as a guard or sentry) stands or is assigned to stand;

a soldier manned the entrance posta sentry station

Postnoun

military installation at which a body of troops is stationed;

this military post provides an important source of income for the town nearbythere is an officer's club on the post

Postnoun

a job in an organization;

he occupied a post in the treasury

Postnoun

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

Postnoun

United States aviator who in 1933 made the first solo flight around the world (1899-1935)

Postnoun

United States female author who wrote a book and a syndicated newspaper column on etiquette (1872-1960)

Postnoun

United States manufacturer of breakfast cereals and Postum (1854-1914)

Postnoun

any particular collection of letters or packages that is delivered;

your mail is on the tableis there any post for me?she was opening her post

Postnoun

a pole or stake set up to mark something (as the start or end of a race track);

a pair of posts marked the goalthe corner of the lot was indicated by a stake

Postnoun

the system whereby messages are transmitted via the post office;

the mail handles billions of items every dayhe works for the United States mail servicein England they call mail `the post'

Postnoun

the delivery and collection of letters and packages;

it came by the first postif you hurry you'll catch the post

Postverb

affix in a public place or for public notice;

post a warning

Postverb

publicize with, or as if with, a poster;

I'll post the news on the bulletin board

Postverb

assign to a post; put into a post;

The newspaper posted him in Timbuktu

Postverb

assign to a station

Postverb

display, as of records in sports games

Postverb

enter on a public list

Postverb

transfer (entries) from one account book to another

Postverb

ride Western style and bob up and down in the saddle in in rhythm with a horse's trotting gait

Postverb

mark with a stake;

stake out the path

Postverb

put up;

post a signpost a warning at the dump

Postverb

cause to be directed or transmitted to another place;

send me your latest resultsI'll mail you the paper when it's written

Postverb

mark or expose as infamous;

She was branded a loose woman