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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A post supporting a sign that has information or directions.
  • n. An indication, sign, or guide.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. a post bearing a sign that gives information on directions
  • v. to install signposts (on a route etc)
  • v. To indicate logical progress of a discourse using words or phrases such as now, right, to recap, to sum up, as I was saying, etc.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A post on which a sign hangs, or on which papers are placed to give public notice of anything.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A post holding a sign.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a post bearing a sign that gives directions or shows the way
  • v. mark with a signpost, as of a path

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