Meaning of mail
- letters, packages, etc., that are sent or delivered by means of the postal system: Storms delayed delivery of the mail.
- a single collection of such letters, packages, etc., as sent or delivered: to open one's mail; to find a bill in the mail; The mail for England was put on the noon plane.
- the system, usually operated or supervised by the national government, for sending or delivering letters, packages, etc.; postal system: to buy clothes by mail.
- a train, boat, etc., as a carrier of postal matter.
- to monitor or listen to a CB transmission.
- of or pertaining to mail.
- to send by mail; place in a post office or mailbox for transmission.
- to transmit by electronic mail.
- flexible armor of interlinked rings.
- any flexible armor or covering, as one having a protective exterior of scales or small plates.
- an oval piece of metal pierced with a hole through which the warp ends are threaded, serving as an eyelet on a heddle or esp. on the harness cords of a Jacquard loom.
- to clothe or arm with mail.
— n. Scot.
- monetary payment or tribute, esp. rent or tax.
- mail (Thesaurus)