Associations to the word «Mail»
MAIL, noun. (now regional) A bag or wallet. [from 13thc.]
MAIL, noun. A bag containing letters to be delivered by post.
MAIL, noun. The material conveyed by the postal service. [from 17thc.]
MAIL, noun. (dated) A stagecoach, train or ship that delivers such post.
MAIL, noun. The postal service or system in general. [from 17thc.]
MAIL, noun. (chiefly US) (uncountable) The letters, parcels etc delivered to a particular address or person. [from 19thc.]
MAIL, noun. (uncountable) Electronic mail, e-mail: a computer network–based service for sending, storing, and forwarding electronic messages. [from 20thc.]
MAIL, noun. A trunk, box, or bag, in which clothing, etc., may be carried.
MAIL, verb. (transitive) To send (a letter, parcel, etc.) through the mail.
MAIL, verb. (transitive) To send by electronic mail.
MAIL, verb. (transitive) To contact (a person) by electronic mail.
MAIL, noun. (uncountable) Armour consisting of metal rings or plates linked together.
MAIL, noun. (nautical) A contrivance of interlinked rings, for rubbing off the loose hemp on lines and white cordage.
MAIL, noun. Any hard protective covering of an animal, as the scales and plates of reptiles, shell of a lobster, etc.
MAIL, noun. (obsolete) (rare) A spot on a bird's feather; by extension, a spotted feather.
MAIL, verb. (transitive) To arm with mail.
MAIL, verb. (transitive) To pinion.
MAIL, noun. (chiefly Scottish) A monetary payment or tribute.
MAIL, noun. (chiefly Scottish) Rent.
MAIL, noun. (chiefly Scottish) Tax.
MAIL BOMB, noun. An explosive device sent through the post; a letter bomb or parcel bomb
MAIL BOMB, noun. (computing) A large number of e-mails sent to one destination, or an e-mail with a very large attachment
MAIL BOMB, verb. To send a mail bomb (in either sense)
MAIL BOMBS, noun. Plural of mail bomb
MAIL CARRIER, noun. Mailperson, somebody who delivers mail.
MAIL FRAUD, noun. (US) (legal) A class of felonies, providing for a separate and additional federal penalty for any criminal offense whose perpetration involved the use of the postal system of the United States of America.
MAIL IT IN, verb. Used other than as an idiom: see mail, it, in.
MAIL IT IN, verb. To deliver a performance without commitment or effort, with lackluster results.
MAIL MERGE, noun. (computing) A software product that uses a file (or database) of names and addresses, together with a template document, to produce multiple copies of a letter, each personally addressed to a different recipient.
MAIL MERGE, verb. To carry out such a process.
MAIL ORDER, noun. A system of commerce in which one orders goods from a remote store which are then shipped by mail.
MAIL RELAY, noun. (Internet) A device and/or program that routes an e-mail to the correct destination
MAIL SLOT, noun. A slot in a wall or door through which mail is delivered.
MAIL SLOTS, noun. Plural of mail slot
MAIL STOP, noun. The delivery point where Mail Services delivers and collects mail.
MAIL STOPS, noun. Plural of mail stop
MAIL TRAIN, noun. (rail transport) A train used by the postal service to transport mail, and in some cases, to sort mail en route.
MAIL TRUCK, noun. A vehicle used by mail carriers to store and deliver mail.
MAIL USER AGENT, noun. (formal) An email client or email reader.
MAIL USER AGENTS, noun. Plural of mail user agent
MAIL, noun. The bags of letters and packages that are transported by the postal service.
MAIL, noun. The system whereby messages are transmitted via the post office; "the mail handles billions of items every day"; "he works for the United States mail service"; "in England they call mail `the post'".
MAIL, noun. A conveyance that transports the letters and packages that are conveyed by the postal system.
MAIL, noun. Any particular collection of letters or packages that is delivered; "your mail is on the table"; "is there any post for me?"; "she was opening her post".
MAIL, noun. (Middle Ages) flexible armor made of interlinked metal rings.
MAIL, verb. Send via the postal service; "I'll mail you the check tomorrow".
MAIL, verb. Cause to be directed or transmitted to another place; "send me your latest results"; "I'll mail you the paper when it's written".
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