HyperDic: mail

English > 7 senses of the word mail:
NOUNcommunicationmailthe bags of letters and packages that are transported / transported by the postal service
communicationmail, mail service, postal service, postthe system whereby messages are transmitted via the post office
artifactmaila conveyance that transports / transports the letters and packages that are conveyed by the postal system
groupmail, postany particular collection of letters or packages that is delivered
artifactmail, chain mail, ring mail, chain armor, chain armour, ring armor, ring armour(Middle Ages) flexible armor made of interlinked metal rings
VERBcontactmail, get offsend via the postal service
communicationmail, post, sendcause to be directed or transmitted to another place
mail > pronunciation
Soundsmey'l
Rhymesail ... Yale: 95 rhymes with eyl...
English > mail: 7 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningThe bags of letters and packages that are transported / transported by the postal service.
Partsletter, missiveA written message addressed to a person or organization
Narrowerair mailmail that is sent by air transport
airmailletters and packages that are transported / transported by aircraft
bulk mailmail consisting of large numbers of identical items (circulars or advertisements) sent to individual addresses at less than 1st-class rates and paid for in one lot
express, express mailmail that is distributed by a rapid and efficient system
first class, 1st class, first-class mail, 1st-class mailmail that includes letters and postcards and packages sealed against inspection
parcel postpostal service that handles packages
registered mail, registered postmail that is registered by the post office when sent in order to assure safe delivery
special deliverymail that is delivered by a special carrier (for an additional charge)
surface mailmail that is sent by land or sea
third-class mail, third classmail consisting of printed matter qualifying for reduced postal rates
BroadermessageA communication (usually brief) that is written or spoken or signaled
Spanishcorreo
Catalancorreu, mail
Verbsmailsend via the postal service
English > mail: 7 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningThe system whereby messages are transmitted via the post office.
Examples
  • "the mail handles billions of items every day"
  • "he works for the United States mail service"
  • "in England they call mail 'the post'"
Synonymsmail service, postal service, post
Narrowerairmail, airpostA system of conveying mail by aircraft
rural free delivery, RFDFree government delivery of mail in outlying country areas
snail mailAny mail that is physically delivered by the postal service
Broadercommunication, communicatingThe activity of communicating
Spanishcorreo, correo postal, servicio postal
Catalancorreu, servei postal
Verbsmailcause to be directed or transmitted to another place
mailsend via the postal service
English > mail: 7 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningA conveyance that transports / transports the letters and packages that are conveyed by the postal system.
Broaderconveyance, transportSomething that serves as a means of transportation
Spanishcorreo, furgón de correos, mail
Catalancotxe de correus
Verbsmailcause to be directed or transmitted to another place
mailsend via the postal service
English > mail: 7 senses > noun 4, group
MeaningAny particular collection of letters or packages that is delivered.
Example"your mail is on the table"
Synonympost
Narrowerfan mailmail sent to public figures from their admirers
hate mailmail that expresses the writer's dislike or hatred (usually in offensive language)
mailingmail sent by a sender at one time
Broadercollection, aggregation, accumulation, assemblageSeveral things grouped together or considered as a whole
Verbsmailsend via the postal service
English > mail: 7 senses > noun 5, artifact
Meaning(Middle Ages) flexible armor made of interlinked metal rings.
Synonymschain mail, ring mail, chain armor, chain armour, ring armor, ring armour
CategoryMiddle Ages, Dark AgesThe period of history between classical antiquity and the Italian Renaissance
NarrowerbrigandineA medieval coat of chain mail consisting of metal rings sewn onto leather or cloth
habergeon(Middle Ages) a light sleeveless coat of chain mail worn under the hauberk
hauberk, byrnieA long (usually sleeveless) tunic of chain mail formerly worn as defensive armor
voider, gussetA piece of chain mail covering a place unprotected by armor plate
Broaderbody armor, body armour, suit of armor, suit of armour, coat of mail, cataphractarmor that protects the wearer's whole body
Spanishcota de malla
Catalancota de malla
English > mail: 7 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningSend via the postal service.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody something; Somebody ----s something to somebody
Example"I'll mail you the check tomorrow"
Synonymget off
NarrowerpouchSend by special mail that goes through diplomatic channels
Broadersend, send outTo cause or order to be taken, directed, or transmitted to another place
Spanishenviar
Catalanenviar per correu electrònic, enviar
Nounsmaila conveyance that transports / transports the letters and packages that are conveyed by the postal system
mailthe system whereby messages are transmitted via the post office
mailthe bags of letters and packages that are transported / transported by the postal service
mailany particular collection of letters or packages that is delivered
mailera person who mails / mails something
mailingthe transmission of a letter
mailingmail sent by a sender at one time
English > mail: 7 senses > verb 2, communication
MeaningCause to be directed or transmitted to another place.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something to somebody
ModelThey mail the parcel to their parents; They mail them the parcel
Example "I'll mail you the paper when it's written"
Synonymspost, send
Entailed bye-mail, email, netmailCommunicate electronically on the computer
NarrowerairmailSend or transport by airmail
expressSend by rapid transport or special messenger service
express-mailSend by express mail or courier
registerSend by registered mail
BroadertransferMove from one place to another
Spanishechar, enviar, expedir, mandar, remitir
Catalanenviar, expedir, llançar, remetre, tirar, trametre
Nounsmaila conveyance that transports / transports the letters and packages that are conveyed by the postal system
mailthe system whereby messages are transmitted via the post office
mailera person who mails / mails something
mailingthe transmission of a letter
mailingmail sent by a sender at one time

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