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Definition of the noun e-mail

What does e-mail mean as a name of something?

noun

  1. (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

Alternative definition of the noun e-mail

noun

  1. [uncountable] A system for transferring messages from one computer to another, usually via a network.
  2. [countable] A message sent via an e-mail system.
  3. [uncountable, see Usage notes below] A quantity of e-mail messages.
  4. [informal] An e-mail address.

Definition of the verb e-mail

What does e-mail mean as a doing word?

verb

  1. communicate electronically on the computer
    • examples: she e-mailed me the good news | They e-mail them the information | They e-mail the information to them
    • syntax:
      Syntactic formulaExample for the syntactic formula
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] [Recipient]Heather cabled Sara
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] [Recipient] [Topic]Ellen told Helen a story | Ellen told me, 'Leave the room.' | Heather cabled Sara the news
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] [Recipient] [Topic, arbitrary control with infinitive]Heather cabled Sara to come
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] [Recipient] [Topic, that-complement clause]Ellen warned Helen that the party would be tonight | Heather cabled Sara that the party would be tonight
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] [Recipient] [Topic, wh-infinitive clause]Heather cabled Sara when to send the package
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] [Recipient] about [Topic]Ellen told Helen about the situation | Heather cabled Sara about the situation
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] [Topic]Ellen told a story | Heather cabled the news | Heather cabled, 'Come immediately.' | Susan whispered the news/a few words
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] [Topic] to [Recipient]Ellen told a story to Helen | Heather cabled the news to Sara
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] [Topic, arbitrary control with infinitive]Heather cabled to come | Heather cabled when to send the package | Susan whispered to come
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] [Topic, that-complement clause]Ellen warned that the party would be tonight | Heather cabled that the party would be tonight | Heather cabled to come | Heather cabled when to send the package | Susan complained that the party would be tonight | Susan whispered that the party would be tonight
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] [Topic, wh-infinitive clause]Heather cabled when to send the package
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] for [Recipient] [Topic, for-complement clause]Heather cabled for Sara to come
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] to [Recipient] [Topic]Heather cabled to Sara, 'Come immediately.'
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] to [Recipient] [Topic, arbitrary control with infinitive]Heather cabled to Sara to come
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] to [Recipient] [Topic, that-complement clause]Heather cabled to Sara that the party would be tonight | Susan complained to Rachel that the party would be tonight
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] to [Recipient] [Topic, wh-infinitive clause]Heather cabled to Sara when to send the package

      Verbs of Communication (with the same syntax): broadcast, cable, fax, modem, netmail, phone, radio, relay, satellite, semaphore, sign, signal, telecast, telegraph, telephone, telex, wire, wireless.

    • domain: computer science / computing
    • lexical domain: Communication - verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing
    • alternative spelling: email
    • synonym of e-mail: netmail
    • more generic word: telecommunicate = communicate over long distances, as via the telephone or e-mail
    • more specific word: spam = send unwanted or junk e-mail
    • entailment: mail / post / send = cause to be directed or transmitted to another place

Music

  1. "E-mail" is a musical album of Mikro, soundtrack.
    • also known as E-mail Soundtrack
    • released in (14 years ago)
  2. "E-Mail" is a musical single of 4 the Cause.
    • released in (15 years ago)

Writings

"E-mail" is a book by Anthony Lewis & Hilary Robinson.

Film

"E-mail" is a film, directed by Markos Holevas.

  • genres: Comedy, Romance Film
  • released on (14 years ago)

Phrases with E-mail

  1. E-Mail Address
  2. Ham E-Mail
  3. junk e-mail

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for E-mail

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Google previewDictionary of Health Information Technology and Security (2007)

E-MAIL WORM attributes and verifies the identity of the signer; there are several technologies available for user authentication, including passwords, cryptography, and biometrics (ASTM 1762–95). ELECTRONIC SOFTWARE ...

Google previewFordney's Medical Insurance Dictionary for Billers and Coders (2011)

by Marilyn Fordney

org E-mail address: ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Deserts (2017)

by Michael A. Mares

Hegazy Department of Botany Faculty of Science Cairo University Giza, Egypt e-mail: ahkhegazyG)frcu.eun.eg Dr. David S. Hinds Biology Department California State University Bakersfield, CA 93311-1099 ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of World Climatology (2008)

by John E. Oliver

School of Geography and Environmental Science University of Birmingham Edgbaston Birmingham B15 2TT, UK e-mail:...

Department of Geography and Geology Western Kentucky University Bowling Green, KY 42101, USA e-mail: ...

Google previewLanguage Production, Cognition, and the Lexicon (2014)

by Núria Gala, Reinhard Rapp, Gemma Bel-Enguix

Sérasset Université de Grenoble Alpes, LIG-GETALP, Grenoble, France e-mail: Didier.

Google previewDictionary Of Computer & Information Technlgy

by Mrinal Talukdar

Eddress (e-mail address) Some people use e-address as a short form for “e-mail address”. EDGE (Enhanced Data GSM Environment) EDGE is a faster version the Global System for Mobile (GSM) wireless service designed to deliver data at ...

Google previewDictionary of Optometry and Visual Science (2014)

by Michel Millodot

853333; e-mail: ...

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Quotes about E-mail

When you start thinking about taking pictures, sending an e-mail, receiving an e-mail, speaking into your phone and have it transcript voice into text and then sent as an e-mail, it's mind-boggling. (Steve Largent)
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