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POSTAGE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does postage mean? 

POSTAGE (noun)
  The noun POSTAGE has 2 senses:

1. the charge for mailing something
2. a token that postal fees have been paid

  Familiarity information: POSTAGE used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


POSTAGE (noun)


Sense 1postage [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The charge for mailing something

Classified under:

Nouns denoting possession and transfer of possession

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

charge (the price charged for some article or service)


Sense 2postage [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A token that postal fees have been paid

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

postage stamp; stamp; postage

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

item; token (an individual instance of a type of symbol)


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