Email - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈiːmeɪl|  American pronunciation of the word email
Brit.  |ˈiːmeɪl|  British pronunciation of the word email

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 (syn: e-mail)

verb

- communicate electronically on the computer (syn: e-mail, netmail)

Examples

Send me an e-mail when you have any news.

I haven't had time to check my email this morning.

Will you e-mail me about it?

Can you email me the proposal by the end of today?

The most common means of virus infection is via email.

Email us if you require further clarification on how to order.

We stay in contact by email.

He copied Stella in on the email just to cover his back.

I got an email from Sue the other day (=a few days ago).

She has acquired an email address and a site on the WorldWide Web.

Email enables far-flung friends to keep in touch.

First off I didn't agree with the comments in your email.

The first I knew he was in York was when I got an email from him.

My email address is on my business card.

The email went to everyone in the company.

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: email
he/she/it: emails
present participle: emailing
past tense: emailed
past participle: emailed
noun
singular: email
plural: emails
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