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

you cannot send packages by electronic mail

Syn: ↑electronic mail, ↑email
Ant: ↑snail mail (for: ↑email), ↑snail mail, ↑snail mail (for: ↑electronic mail)
Derivationally related forms: ↑email (for: ↑email)
Topics: ↑computer science, ↑computing
Hypernyms: ↑electronic communication
Hyponyms: ↑freemail, ↑spam, ↑junk e-mail
communicate electronically on the computer

she e-mailed me the good news

Syn: ↑email, ↑netmail
Derivationally related forms: ↑email (for: ↑email)
Topics: ↑computer science, ↑computing
Hypernyms: ↑telecommunicate
Hyponyms: ↑spam
Entailment: ↑mail, ↑post, ↑send
Verb Frames:

Somebody ——s something


Somebody ——s somebody something


Somebody ——s something to somebody


They e-mail them the information


They e-mail the information to them

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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