Meaning of POST- in English


Etymology: Middle English, from Latin, from post (adverb & preposition); akin to Greek (Arcadian & Cyprian dialect) pos toward, on, at, Sanskrit paśca behind, after, later, Old English of of, from, off — more at of


a. : after : subsequent : later

post date

post entry

post nati

b. : behind

post fix

: posterior

post abdomen

: following after

post consonantal


a. : subsequent to : later than

post adolescence

post classical

post operative

post war

b. : behind : posterior to

post antennal

post cardinal

post ocular

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