from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A post supporting a sign or signs with information or directions.
  • noun An indication, sign, or guide.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A post holding a sign.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun a post bearing a sign that gives information on directions
  • verb transitive to install signposts (on a route etc)
  • verb 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 WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a post bearing a sign that gives directions or shows the way
  • verb mark with a signpost, as of a path


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