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post·age

 (pō′stĭj)
n.
1. The charge for mailing an item.
2. The stamps, labels, or printing placed on an item to be mailed as evidence of payment of this charge.

postage

(ˈpəʊstɪdʒ)
n
a. the charge for delivering a piece of mail
b. (as modifier): postage charges.

post•age

(ˈpoʊ stɪdʒ)

n.
the charge for the conveyance of a letter or other matter sent by mail.
[1580–90]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.postage - the charge for mailing somethingpostage - the charge for mailing something  
charge - the price charged for some article or service; "the admission charge"
2.postage - a small adhesive token stuck on a letter or package to indicate that that postal fees have been paidpostage - a small adhesive token stuck on a letter or package to indicate that that postal fees have been paid
token, item - an individual instance of a type of symbol; "the word`error' contains three tokens of `r'"
Translations
أُجْرَةُ البَرِيدرُسوم الإرْسال بالبَريد
poštovné
porto
postimaksupostimerkki
poštarina
postaköltség
póstburîargjald
郵便料金
우편요금
poštovné
poštnina
portofrimärke
ค่าส่งของทางไปรษณีย์
phí bưu điện

postage

[ˈpəʊstɪdʒ]
A. Nfranqueo m, porte m
postage and packinggastos mpl de envío
postage duea pagar
postage paidporte m pagado
B. CPD postage meter N (US) → franqueadora f
postage rates NPLtarifa fsing de correo
postage stamp Nsello m (de correos), estampilla f (LAm), timbre m (Mex)

postage

[ˈpəʊstɪdʒ] naffranchissement m
postage prepaid (US)franco (de port)
postage and packing → frais mpl de port et d'emballage postage costspostage costs nplaffranchissement mpostage paid adjport payé invpostage rates npltarifs mpl postauxpostage stamp ntimbre-poste m

postage

nPorto nt, → Postgebühr f (form); postage and packing (abbr p&p) → Porto und Verpackung; what is the postage to Germany?wie hoch ist das Porto nach Deutschland?

postage

:
postage meter
n (US) → Frankiermaschine f
postage paid
adjportofrei; envelopefrankiert, freigemacht
advportofrei
postage rate
nPorto nt, → Postgebühr f (form)
postage stamp
nBriefmarke f, → Postwertzeichen nt (form); what she knows about children would fit on the back of a postageihre Kenntnisse über Kinder sind verschwindend gering

postage

[ˈpəʊstɪdʒ] naffrancatura
"postage: 50p" → "spese di spedizione: 50 penny"
postage due 40p → soprattassa (per affrancatura insufficiente) di 40 penny

post2

(pəust) noun
(the system of collecting, transporting and delivering) letters, parcels etc. I sent the book by post; Has the post arrived yet?; Is there any post for me?
verb
to send (a letter etc) by post. He posted the parcel yesterday.
ˈpostage (-tidʒ) noun
(the money paid for) the sending of a letter etc by post. The postage was $1.20.
ˈpostal adjective
of, or concerning, the system of sending letters etc. the postal service.
postage stamp
a small printed label fixed to a letter, parcel etc to show that postage has been paid.
postal order
a printed document bought at a post office, which can be exchanged at another post office for the amount of money paid for it.
postbox (ˈpəusboks) noun
(also ˈletterbox, ~ˈmailbox, ~pillar box) a box into which letters etc are put to be collected (and sent to their destination).
postcard (ˈpəuskaːd) noun
a card on which a message may be sent by post, often with a picture on one side (a picture postcard). She sent me a postcard of the Taj Mahal when she was in India.
postcode (ˈpəuskoud) noun
(American zip code) a set of letters and numbers added to the address on a letter to make delivery easier.
ˌpost-ˈfree adjective, adverb
without charge for sending by post. You can send it post-free.
ˌpost(-)ˈhaste adverb
very quickly. He travelled post(-)haste to London.
postman (ˈpəusmən) noun
(American ˈmailman) a person whose job is to (collect and) deliver letters etc. Has the postman been this morning yet?
postmark (ˈpəusmaːk) noun
a mark put on a letter at a post office, showing the date and place of posting, and cancelling the postage stamp. The postmark read `Beirut'.
postmaster (ˈpəusmaːstə) feminine postmistress (ˈpəusmistris) noun
the manager of a post office.
post office
an office for receiving and dispatching letters, parcels etc. Where is the nearest post office?

postage

أُجْرَةُ البَرِيد poštovné porto Porto ταχυδρομικό τέλος franqueo postimaksu affranchissement poštarina affrancatura 郵便料金 우편요금 frankering porto opłata pocztowa franquia postal, portes почтовые расходы porto ค่าส่งของทางไปรษณีย์ posta ücreti phí bưu điện 邮资
References in classic literature ?
I use heaps of postage stamps, pay the expenses of many indifferent lecturers, defray the cost of printing reams of pamphlets and hand-bills which hail the laborer flatteringly as the salt of the earth, write and edit a little socialist journal, and do what lies in my power generally.
There was not even a hard-surface road in the thirteen United States until 1794; nor even a postage stamp until 1847, the year in which Alexander Graham Bell was born.
If my wife Teresa Panza writes to me, pay the postage and send me the letter, for I have a very great desire to hear how my house and wife and children are going on.
I always called at the big houses to deliver the letters, and receive the postage.
Lucy did remember, and how she had suggested that George should collect postage stamps.
Her head was wrapped in her shawl, and she was reading a book called "Kidney Troubles and Their Cure" on which he had had to pay extra postage only a few days before.
At the end of the second week the overwrought head appealed passionately for relief, and Owen was removed to the Postage Department, where, when he had leisure from answering Audrey's telephone calls, he entered the addresses of letters in a large book and took them to the post.
When Morocco is in a state of war, Arab couriers carry letters through the country and charge a liberal postage.
I would not have given the cost of postage for the picture.
I thought of getting them down from the stores, but then there's the postage.
A hobby, for instance,--a collection of postage stamps, china, any common aim of any sort?
One man collects postage stamps, another man collects butterflies.