e-mail

Definitions of e-mail
  1. noun
    (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
    synonyms: electronic mail, email
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    Antonyms:
    snail mail
    any mail that is physically delivered by the postal service
    types:
    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)
    type of:
    electronic communication
    communication by computer
  2. verb
    communicate electronically on the computer
    synonyms: email, netmail
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    types:
    spam
    send unwanted or junk e-mail
    type of:
    telecommunicate
    communicate over long distances, as via the telephone or e-mail
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