(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. station, assignment, position; incumbency, place, office, mail; stake, picket, newel, pillar, pier. See business, support, communication, accounting.— v. mail; inform, publish, record, enter, transfer; speed, hurry. See location, velocity, list.
(Roget's IV) n.
1. [An upright in the ground]
Syn. prop, support, pillar, pedestal, stake, stud, upright, doorpost; see also column 1 , mast .
2. [The mails]
Syn. mail service, postal service, post office, P.O.; see mail .
3. [A position to which a person is appointed or assigned]
Syn. office, station, appointment, assignment; see job 1 , profession 1 .
See Synonym Study at job .
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus)
1. upright shaft, pile, column, stake, support, prop, stud.
2. job position, office, duty, appointment, situation, role, assignment.
3. station lookout, beat.
put up, display, affix, publicize, announce, notify, report, circulate.
(Roget's Thesaurus II) verb 1. To appoint and send to a particular place: assign, set1, station. See PLACE. 2. To put up as a stake in a game or speculation-: bet, gamble, lay1 (down), put, risk, stake, venture, wager. Informal: go. See GAMBLING.
(Roget's Thesaurus II) verb To gain (a point or points) in a game or contest: score, tally. Informal: notch. See DO.
(Roget's Thesaurus II) noun An assigned position: station. See PLACE.
(Roget's Thesaurus II) verb To place on a list or in a record: enter, insert, record, register. See REMEMBER.

English dictionary for students. 2013.


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