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e·mail

or e-mail  (ē′māl′)
n.
1. A system for sending and receiving messages electronically over a computer network.
2. A message or messages sent or received by such a system.
tr.v. e·mailed, e·mail·ing, e·mails or e-mailed or e-mail·ing or e-mails
1. To send (someone) an email: I'll email you when I know my schedule.
2. To send (a message) by email.

e-mail

(ˈiːmeɪl) or

email

n
(Telecommunications) short for electronic mail
vb (tr)
1. (Communications & Information) to contact (a person) by electronic mail
2. (Communications & Information) to send (a message, document, etc) by electronic mail
ˈe-mailer n

e-mail

or email

or E-mail

(ˈiˌmeɪl)
n.
1. a system for sending messages via telecommunications links between computers.
2. a message sent by e-mail: Send me an e-mail on the idea.
v.t.
3. to send a message to by e-mail.
[1975–80]

e-mail


Past participle: e-mailed
Gerund: e-mailing

Imperative
e-mail
e-mail
Present
I e-mail
you e-mail
he/she/it e-mails
we e-mail
you e-mail
they e-mail
Preterite
I e-mailed
you e-mailed
he/she/it e-mailed
we e-mailed
you e-mailed
they e-mailed
Present Continuous
I am e-mailing
you are e-mailing
he/she/it is e-mailing
we are e-mailing
you are e-mailing
they are e-mailing
Present Perfect
I have e-mailed
you have e-mailed
he/she/it has e-mailed
we have e-mailed
you have e-mailed
they have e-mailed
Past Continuous
I was e-mailing
you were e-mailing
he/she/it was e-mailing
we were e-mailing
you were e-mailing
they were e-mailing
Past Perfect
I had e-mailed
you had e-mailed
he/she/it had e-mailed
we had e-mailed
you had e-mailed
they had e-mailed
Future
I will e-mail
you will e-mail
he/she/it will e-mail
we will e-mail
you will e-mail
they will e-mail
Future Perfect
I will have e-mailed
you will have e-mailed
he/she/it will have e-mailed
we will have e-mailed
you will have e-mailed
they will have e-mailed
Future Continuous
I will be e-mailing
you will be e-mailing
he/she/it will be e-mailing
we will be e-mailing
you will be e-mailing
they will be e-mailing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been e-mailing
you have been e-mailing
he/she/it has been e-mailing
we have been e-mailing
you have been e-mailing
they have been e-mailing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been e-mailing
you will have been e-mailing
he/she/it will have been e-mailing
we will have been e-mailing
you will have been e-mailing
they will have been e-mailing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been e-mailing
you had been e-mailing
he/she/it had been e-mailing
we had been e-mailing
you had been e-mailing
they had been e-mailing
Conditional
I would e-mail
you would e-mail
he/she/it would e-mail
we would e-mail
you would e-mail
they would e-mail
Past Conditional
I would have e-mailed
you would have e-mailed
he/she/it would have e-mailed
we would have e-mailed
you would have e-mailed
they would have e-mailed

e-mail

Electronic mail, typed messages sent and received electronically via a computer network.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.e-mail - (computer science) a system of world-wide electronic communication in which a computer user can compose a message at one terminal that can be regenerated at the recipient's terminal when the recipient logs ine-mail - (computer science) a system of world-wide electronic communication in which a computer user can compose a message at one terminal that can be regenerated at the recipient's terminal when the recipient logs in; "you cannot send packages by electronic mail"
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
electronic communication - communication by computer
freemail - a service providing free email delivery in exchange for exposure to advertising
junk e-mail, spam - unwanted e-mail (usually of a commercial nature sent out in bulk)
snail mail - any mail that is physically delivered by the postal service; "email is much faster than snail mail"
Verb1.e-mail - communicate electronically on the computer; "she e-mailed me the good news"
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
telecommunicate - communicate over long distances, as via the telephone or e-mail
spam - send unwanted or junk e-mail
Translations

e-mail

email [ˈiːmeɪl]
A. Nemail m, correo m electrónico
B. VT to e-mail sbmandar un email or un correo electrónico a algn
to e-mail sth to sb; e-mail sb sthmandar algo a algn por Internet, mandar algo a algn en un email or en un correo electrónico
C. e-mail account Ncuenta f de correo
e-mail address Nemail m, dirección $ electrónica
"my e-mail address is jones at collins dot uk"-mi email or mi dirección electrónica es jones arroba collins punto uk

e-mail

, email
nE-Mail f
vt to e-mail somebodyjdm eine E-Mail schicken; to e-mail somethingetw per E-Mail schicken, etw mailen (inf)

E-mail

e-mail [ˈiːmeɪl]
1. n abbr =electronic mailposta elettronica
2. vt to E-mail sbcomunicare con qn mediante posta elettronica

e-mail,

email

(ˈiːmeil) noun
(also E-mail).
1. electronic mail. She sent him an email.
2. (adjectival) What is your e-mail address?.
verb
He promised to e-mail us his answer.
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