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EMAIL

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does email mean? 

EMAIL (noun)
  The noun EMAIL has 1 sense:

1. (computer science) a system of world-wide electronic communication in which a computer user can compose a message at one terminal that is generated at the recipient's terminal when he logs in

  Familiarity information: EMAIL used as a noun is very rare.


EMAIL (verb)
  The verb EMAIL has 1 sense:

1. communicate electronically on the computer

  Familiarity information: EMAIL used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


EMAIL (noun)


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Meaning:

(computer science) a system of world-wide electronic communication in which a computer user can compose a message at one terminal that is generated at the recipient's terminal when he logs in

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

e-mail; electronic mail; email

Hypernyms ("email" is a kind of...):

electronic communication (communication by computer)

Domain category:

computer science; computing (the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "email"):

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))

Antonym:

snail mail (any mail that is physically delivered by the postal service)


EMAIL (verb)


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Meaning:

Communicate electronically on the computer

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Synonyms:

e-mail; email; netmail

Context example:

she e-mailed me the good news

Hypernyms (to "email" is one way to...):

telecommunicate (communicate over long distances, as via the telephone or e-mail)

"Email" entails doing...:

mail; post; send (cause to be directed or transmitted to another place)

Domain category:

computer science; computing (the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "email"):

spam (send unwanted or junk e-mail)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s somebody something
Somebody ----s something to somebody


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