Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun mail

5 senses of mail

Sense 1
mail -- (the bags of letters and packages that are transported by the postal service)
       => message -- (a communication (usually brief) that is written or spoken or signaled; "he sent a three-word message")

Sense 2
mail, mail service, postal service, post -- (the system whereby messages are transmitted via the post office; "the mail handles billions of items every day"; "he works for the United States mail service"; "in England they call mail `the post'")
       => communication, communicating -- (the activity of communicating; the activity of conveying information; "they could not act without official communication from Moscow")

Sense 3
mail -- (a conveyance that transports the letters and packages that are conveyed by the postal system)
       => conveyance, transport -- (something that serves as a means of transportation)

Sense 4
mail, post -- (any particular collection of letters or packages that is delivered; "your mail is on the table"; "is there any post for me?"; "she was opening her post")
       => collection, aggregation, accumulation, assemblage -- (several things grouped together or considered as a whole)

Sense 5
chain mail, ring mail, mail, chain armor, chain armour, ring armor, ring armour -- ((Middle Ages) flexible armor made of interlinked metal rings)
       => body armor, body armour, suit of armor, suit of armour, coat of mail, cataphract -- (armor that protects the wearer's whole body)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb mail

2 senses of mail

Sense 1
mail, get off -- (send via the postal service; "I'll mail you the check tomorrow")
       => send, send out -- (to cause or order to be taken, directed, or transmitted to another place; "He had sent the dispatches downtown to the proper people and had slept")

Sense 2
mail, post, send -- (cause to be directed or transmitted to another place; "send me your latest results"; "I'll mail you the paper when it's written")
       => transfer -- (move from one place to another; "transfer the data"; "transmit the news"; "transfer the patient to another hospital")

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