1. [ verb ] send via the postal service
Synonyms: get_off

"I'll mail you the check tomorrow"

Related terms: send pouch mailer mailing
2. [ noun ] the system whereby messages are transmitted via the post office
Synonyms: postal_service mail_service post

"the mail handles billions of items every day" "he works for the United States mail service" "in England they call mail `the post'"

Related terms: communication snail_mail airmail
3. [ noun ] the bags of letters and packages that are transported by the postal service
Related terms: message first_class surface_mail parcel_post airmail air_mail express special_delivery bulk_mail third-class_mail registered_mail letter
4. [ noun ] (transportation) a conveyance that transports mail
Related terms: conveyance
5. [ noun ] (Middle Ages) flexible armor made of interlinked metal rings
Synonyms: chain_armour chain_mail ring_armor ring_armour ring_mail chain_armor
Related terms: chain_mail hauberk brigandine gusset habergeon middle_ages
6. [ noun ] any particular collection of letters or packages that is delivered
Synonyms: post

"your mail is on the table" "is there any post for me?" "she was opening her post"

Related terms: collection hate_mail fan_mail mailing
7. [ verb ] cause to be directed or transmitted to another place
Synonyms: send post

"send me your latest results" "I'll mail you the paper when it's written"

Related terms: transfer express register airmail express-mail postage post sendee mailer mailing mailing
8. [ noun ] (medieval) flexible armor; made of interlinked metal rings
Synonyms: ring_mail coat_of_mail chain_armor chain_armour ring_armor ring_armour body_armor body_armour cataphract suit_of_armor suit_of_armour chain_mail
Related terms: armor body_armor cuirass bulletproof_vest chain_armor corselet brigandine gusset habergeon hauberk fauld gorget cannon helmet tuille gauntlet casque greave brassard cubitiere pallette knee_piece breastplate nosepiece skirt_of_tasses rerebrace roundel solleret tasset epauliere cuisse vambrace basinet gusset armet
Similar spelling:   Maile