American English

Definition of mail verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they mail
    he / she / it mails
    past simple mailed
    -ing form mailing
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  1. 1to send something to someone using the postal system mail something (to somebody/something) Don't forget to mail that letter to your mother. mail somebody something Don't forget to mail your mother that letter.
  2. 2to send a message to someone by e-mail mail somebody Please mail us at the following e-mail address. mail something (to somebody/something) The virus mails itself forward to everyone in your address book. mail somebody something Can you mail me that document you mentioned?
  3. Phrasal Verbsmail somethingout
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: mail