(noun, verb)


1. the bags of letters and packages that are transported by the postal service

Definition categories: communication, message

2. 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'

Similar word(s): post

Definition categories: communication, communicating

3. a conveyance that transports the letters and packages that are conveyed by the postal system

Definition categories: man–made, conveyance, transport

4. any particular collection of letters or packages that is delivered

- your mail is on the table

Similar word(s): post

Definition categories: group, accumulation, aggregation, assemblage, collection

5. (Middle Ages) flexible armor made of interlinked metal rings

Definition categories: man–made, cataphract

Sentences with mail as a noun:

- Don't forget to pick up the mail on your way.

- He decided to send his declaration by mail.


1. send via the postal service

- I'll mail you the check tomorrow

Definition categories: contact, send

2. cause to be directed or transmitted to another place

- I'll mail you the paper when it's written

Similar word(s): post, send

Definition categories: communication, transfer

Sentences with mail as a verb:

- Please mail me the spreadsheet by the end of the day.

- I need to mail my tutor about the deadline.