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 for posting
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Post \Post\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Posted; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Posting.]
     1. To attach to a post, a wall, or other usual place of
        affixing public notices; to placard; as, to post a notice;
        to post playbills.
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     Note: Formerly, a large post was erected before the sheriff's
           office, or in some public place, upon which legal
           notices were displayed. This way of advertisement has
           not entirely gone of use.
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     2. To hold up to public blame or reproach; to advertise
        opprobriously; to denounce by public proclamation; as, to
        post one for cowardice.
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              On pain of being posted to your sorrow
              Fail not, at four, to meet me.        --Granville.
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     3. To enter (a name) on a list, as for service, promotion, or
        the like.
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     4. To assign to a station; to set; to place; as, to post a
        sentinel. "It might be to obtain a ship for a lieutenant,
        . . . or to get him posted." --De Quincey.
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     5. (Bookkeeping) To carry, as an account, from the journal to
        the ledger; as, to post an account; to transfer, as
        accounts, to the ledger.
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              You have not posted your books these ten years.
                                                    --Arbuthnot.
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     6. To place in the care of the post; to mail; as, to post a
        letter.
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     7. To inform; to give the news to; to make (one) acquainted
        with the details of a subject; -- often with up.
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              Thoroughly posted up in the politics and literature
              of the day.                           --Lond. Sat.
                                                    Rev.
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     To post off, to put off; to delay. [Obs.] "Why did I,
        venturously, post off so great a business?" --Baxter.
  
     To post over, to hurry over. [Obs.] --Fuller.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Posting \Post"ing\, n.
     1. The act of traveling post.
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     2. (Bookkeeping) The act of transferring an account, as from
        the journal to the ledger.
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     Posting house, a post house.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  posting
      n 1: a sign posted in a public place as an advertisement; "a
           poster advertised the coming attractions" [syn: poster,
           posting, placard, notice, bill, card]
      2: (bookkeeping) a listing on the company's records; "the
         posting was made in the cash account"
      3: the transmission of a letter; "the postmark indicates the
         time of mailing" [syn: mailing, posting]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  57 Moby Thesaurus words for "posting":
     allocation, appointment, assignment, booking, cataloging,
     chronicling, collocation, deployment, deposit, deposition,
     designation, disposition, emplacement, enlistment, enrollment,
     entering, entry, impanelment, indexing, inscribing, inscription,
     insertion, inventorying, lading, listing, loading, localization,
     locating, location, logging, matriculation, naming, nomination,
     ordainment, ordination, packing, pinpointing, placement, placing,
     positioning, putting, record keeping, recordation, recording,
     register, registration, registry, reposition, selection, situation,
     spotting, stationing, storage, stowage, tabbing, tabulation,
     transferral
  
  

From The Jargon File (version 4.4.7, 29 Dec 2003) :

  posting
   n.
  
      Noun corresp. to v.: post (but note that post can be nouned).
      Distinguished from a ?letter? or ordinary email message by the fact that
      it is broadcast rather than point-to-point. It is not clear whether
      messages sent to a small mailing list are postings or email; perhaps the
      best dividing line is that if you don't know the names of all the potential
      recipients, it is a posting.
  

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

  posting
  
     A message sent to a newsgroup or mailing list (may also be
     called "a post") or the act of sending it.  Distinguished from
     a "letter" or ordinary electronic mail message by the fact
     that it is broadcast rather than point-to-point.  It is not
     clear whether messages sent to a small mailing list are
     postings or e-mail; perhaps the best dividing line is that if
     you don't know the names of all the potential recipients, it
     is a posting.
  
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