Definition of "mail" [mail]

  • Materials, such as letters and packages, handled in a postal system. (noun)
  • Postal material for a specific person or organization. (noun)
  • Material processed for distribution from a post office at a specified time: the morning mail. (noun)
  • A system by which letters, packages, and other postal materials are transported. Used in the plural with the. (noun)
  • A vehicle by which mail is transported. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "mail" in a sentence
  • "}} This shutdown method will check if there are events not yet mailed and if there are, it will mail them to the address specified in the Zend_Mail object which has to be within the _mail property."
  • "As with the trash, I dare not allow this mail to accumulate; you might (almost) say, the mail is the trash."
  • "Keeping things in the mail is the only way to sell things."