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{adj: postpaid, prepaid} used especially of mail; paid in advance

{adj: registered} listed or recorded officially
"record is made of `registered mail' at each point on its route to assure safe delivery"
"registered bonds"
<-> unregistered

{n: Ward, Montgomery Ward, Aaron Montgomery Ward} United States businessman who in 1872 established a successful mail-order business (1843-1913)

{n: audit} a methodical examination or review of a condition or situation
"he made an audit of all the plants on his property"
"an energy efficiency audit"
"an email log audit"

{n: blackmail} extortion of money by threats to divulge discrediting information

{n: chiton, coat-of-mail shell, sea cradle, polyplacophore} primitive elongated bilaterally symmetrical marine mollusk having a mantle covered with eight calcareous plates

{n: colleague, confrere, fellow} a person who is member of your class or profession
"the surgeon consulted his colleagues"
"he sent e-mail to his fellow hackers"

{n: concierge} a French caretaker of apartments or a hotel; lives on the premises and oversees people entering and leaving and handles mail and acts as janitor or porter

{n: electronic mail, e-mail, email} (computer science) a system of world-wide electronic communication in which a computer user can compose a message at one terminal that is generated at the recipient's terminal when he logs in
<-> snail mail

{n: emoticon} a representation of a facial expression (as a smile or frown) created by typing a sequence of characters in sending email
":-( and :-) are emoticons"

{n: express, express mail} mail that is distributed by a rapid and efficient system

{n: freemail} a service providing free email delivery in exchange for exposure to advertising

{n: greenmail} (corporation) the practice of purchasing enough shares in a firm to threaten a takeover and thereby forcing the owners to buy those shares back at a premium in order to stay in business

{n: hate mail} mail that expresses the writer's dislike or hatred (usually in offensive language)

{n: holiday} a day on which work is suspended by law or custom
"no mail is delivered on federal holidays"
"it's a good thing that New Year's was a holiday because everyone had a hangover"

{n: log} a written record of messages sent or received
"they kept a log of all transmission by the radio station"
"an email log"

{n: 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'"

{n: messaging, electronic messaging} the sending and processing of e-mail by computer

{n: overabundance, overmuch, overmuchness, superabundance} a quantity that is more than what is appropriate
"four-year-olds have an overabundance of energy"
"we received an inundation of email"

{n: pony express} express mail carried by relays of riders on horseback; especially between Missouri and California around 1860

{n: portal site, portal} a site that the owner positions as an entrance to other sites on the internet
"a portal typically has search engines and free email and chat rooms etc."

{n: shakedown} extortion of money (as by blackmail)

{n: snail mail} any mail that is physically delivered by the postal service
"email is much faster than snail mail"
<-> electronic mail, e-mail, email

{n: spam, junk e-mail} unwanted e-mail (usually of a commercial nature sent out in bulk)

{n: spammer} someone who sends unwanted email (often in bulk)

{n: stuffer} an advertising circular that is enclosed with other material and (usually) sent by mail

{v: airmail} send or transport by airmail
"Letters to Europe from the U.S. are best airmailed"

{v: blackmail, blackjack, pressure} exert pressure on someone through threats

{v: cash, cash in} exchange for cash
"I cashed the check as soon as it arrived in the mail"

{v: e-mail, email, netmail} communicate electronically on the computer
"she e-mailed me the good news"

{v: express-mail} send by express mail or courier such as Federal Express
"Express-mail the documents immediately"

{v: flame} criticize harshly, on the e-mail

{v: get the goods} discover some bad or hidden information about
"She got the goods on her co-worker after reading his e-mail"

{v: revolutionize, revolutionise, overturn} change radically
"E-mail revolutionized communication in academe"

{v: spam} send unwanted or junk e-mail

{v: telecommunicate} communicate long-distance, as via the telephone or e-mail


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