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FAX

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does fax mean? 

FAX (noun)
  The noun FAX has 1 sense:

1. duplicator that transmits the copy by wire or radio

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


FAX (verb)
  The verb FAX has 1 sense:

1. send something via a facsimile machine

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


 Dictionary entry details 


FAX (noun)


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Meaning:

Duplicator that transmits the copy by wire or radio

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

facsimile machine; fax; facsimile

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

copier; duplicator (apparatus that makes copies of typed, written or drawn material)


FAX (verb)


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Meaning:

Send something via a facsimile machine

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Synonyms:

facsimile; fax; telefax

Context example:

Can you fax me the report right away?

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

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

Sentence frames:

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

Sentence examples:

They fax them the information
They fax the information to them


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