What does outpost mean?

Definitions for outpostˈaʊtˌpoʊst

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word outpost.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. outstation, outpost(noun)

    a station in a remote or sparsely populated location

  2. frontier settlement, outpost(noun)

    a settlement on the frontier of civilization

  3. outpost(noun)

    a military post stationed at a distance from the main body of troops


  1. outpost(Noun)

    A military post stationed at a distance from the main body of troops.

    The outpost did not have enough ammunition to resist a determined assault.

  2. outpost(Noun)

    The body of troops manning such a post.

    Sgt. Smith fleeced most of the rest of the outpost of their earnings in their weekly game of craps.

  3. outpost(Noun)

    An outlying settlement.

    Beyond the border proper, there are three small outposts not officially under government protection.

  4. Origin: out + post

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Outpost

    owt′pōst, n. a post or station beyond the main body of an army: the troops placed there.

Anagrams for outpost »

  1. opt-outs, opts out, out-tops


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of outpost in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of outpost in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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