See also: Email, e-mail, E-Mail, and émail

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Etymology 1Edit

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Abbreviation of electronic mail

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email ‎(countable and uncountable, plural emails)

  1. (uncountable) A system for transferring messages from one computer to another, usually via a network.
    He sent me his details via email.
    The advent of email has simultaneously brought our society closer together and farther apart.
  2. (countable, see Usage notes below) A message sent via an email system.
    He sent me an email last week to that effect.
    I am searching through my old emails.
  3. (uncountable, see Usage notes below) A quantity of email messages.
    I am searching through my old email.
    My inbox used to allow only 50 MB of email at a time until last year, when they upgraded it to 2 GBs!
  4. (informal) An e-mail address.
    What's your email?
    Don't send personal messages to my work email.

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email ‎(third-person singular simple present emails, present participle emailing, simple past and past participle emailed)

  1. (transitive) To send an email or emails to.
    She emailed me last week, asking about the status of the project.
  2. (intransitive) To send, or compose and send, an email or emails.
    Most teenagers spend twenty-six hours a day emailing and surfing the Web.
  3. (transitive, may take two objects) To send via email.
    I'll email you the link.
    He emailed the file out to everyone.
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Etymology 2Edit

French émail ‎(enamel)

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email ‎(plural emails)

  1. (obsolete, circa 13th century) a raised or embossed image pressed into metal, such as a seal pressed into a foil and attached to a document
  2. A type of dark ink

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email m

  1. enamel
  2. (informal) email (electronic communication)

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Some institutions discourage this spelling of electronic communication in favor of e-mail.


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email n ‎(uncountable)

  1. enamel
  2. (heraldry) tincture

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email m ‎(plural emails)

  1. (informal) email

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email f ‎(invariable) (Also: e-mail)

  1. email

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English

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email m ‎(plural emails)

  1. email
  2. email address
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