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Email vs. Mail

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Main Difference

The main difference between Email and Mail is that the Email is a method of exchanging digital messages between people over a network and Mail is a system for transporting documents and other small packages.

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  • Email (noun)

    A system for transferring messages from one computer to another, usually via a network.

    "He sent me his details via email."

    "The advent of email has simultaneously brought our society closer together and farther apart."

  • Email (noun)

    A message sent via an email system.

    "He sent me an email last week to that effect."

    "I am searching through my old emails."

  • Email (noun)

    A quantity of email messages.

    "I am searching through my old email."

    "My inbox used to allow only 50 MB of email at a time until last year, when they upgraded it to 2 GBs!"

  • Email (noun)

    An e-mail address.

    "What's your email?"

    "Don't send personal messages to my work email."

  • Email (noun)

    a raised or embossed image pressed into metal, such as a seal pressed into a foil and attached to a document

  • Email (noun)

    A type of dark ink

  • Email (verb)

    To send an email or emails to.

    "She emailed me last week, asking about the status of the project."

  • Email (verb)

    To send, or compose and send, an email or emails.

    "Most teenagers spend twenty-six hours a day emailing and surfing the Web."

  • Email (verb)

    To send via email.

    "I'll email you the link."

    "He emailed the file out to everyone."

  • Mail (noun)

    A bag or wallet. from 13thc.

  • Mail (noun)

    A bag containing letters to be delivered by post.

  • Mail (noun)

    The material conveyed by the postal service. from 17thc.

    "Don't forget to pick up the mail on your way."

  • Mail (noun)

    A stagecoach, train or ship that delivers such post.

  • Mail (noun)

    The postal service or system in general. from 17thc.

    "He decided to send his declaration by mail."

  • Mail (noun)

    The letters, parcels, etc. delivered to a particular address or person. from 19thc.

  • Mail (noun)

    Electronic mail, e-mail: a computer network–based service for sending, storing, and forwarding electronic messages. from 20thc.

  • Mail (noun)

    A trunk, box, or bag, in which clothing, etc., may be carried.

  • Mail (noun)

    Armour consisting of metal rings or plates linked together.

  • Mail (noun)

    A contrivance of interlinked rings, for rubbing off the loose hemp on lines and white cordage.

  • Mail (noun)

    Any hard protective covering of an animal, as the scales and plates of reptiles, shell of a lobster, etc.

  • Mail (noun)

    A spot on a bird's feather; by extension, a spotted feather.

  • Mail (noun)

    An old French coin worth half a denier.

  • Mail (noun)

    A monetary payment or tribute.

  • Mail (noun)

    Rent.

  • Mail (noun)

    Tax.

  • Mail (verb)

    To send (a letter, parcel, etc.) through the mail.

  • Mail (verb)

    To send by electronic mail.

    "Please mail me the spreadsheet by the end of the day."

  • Mail (verb)

    To contact (a person) by electronic mail.

    "I need to mail my tutor about the deadline."

  • Mail (verb)

    To arm with mail.

  • Mail (verb)

    To pinion.

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  • Email (noun)

    messages distributed by electronic means from one computer user to one or more recipients via a network

    "reading email has become the first task of the morning"

    "email messages"

  • Email (noun)

    the system of sending messages by electronic means

    "a contract communicated by email"

  • Email (noun)

    a message sent by email

    "I got three emails from my mother today"

  • Email (verb)

    send an email to (someone)

    "you can email me at my normal address"

    "call, fax, or email for a free demo"

  • Email (verb)

    send (a message) by email

    "employees can email the results back"

  • Mail (noun)

    letters and parcels sent by post

    "I did not receive any mail"

  • Mail (noun)

    the postal system

    "you can order by mail"

  • Mail (noun)

    a single delivery or collection of mail

    "I had a notice in by this morning's mail"

  • Mail (noun)

    email

    "you've got mail"

  • Mail (noun)

    a vehicle, such as a train, carrying mail.

  • Mail (noun)

    a bag of letters to be sent by post.

  • Mail (noun)

    used in titles of newspapers

    "the Daily Mail"

  • Mail (noun)

    armour made of metal rings or plates joined together flexibly

    "a coat of mail"

    "he had a mail shirt"

  • Mail (noun)

    the protective shell or scales of certain animals.

  • Mail (verb)

    send (a letter or parcel) by post

    "three editions were mailed to our members"

  • Mail (verb)

    send (someone) email

    "his site is OK and I can even mail him direct"

  • Mail (verb)

    clothe or cover with mail

    "a mailed gauntlet"

Oxford Dictionary
Webster Dictionary
  • Email (noun)

    (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

  • Email (verb)

    communicate electronically on the computer;

    "she e-mailed me the good news"

  • Mail (noun)

    the bags of letters and packages that are transported by the postal service

  • Mail (noun)

    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'"

  • Mail (noun)

    a conveyance that transports mail

  • Mail (noun)

    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"

  • Mail (noun)

    (Middle Ages) flexible armor made of interlinked metal rings

  • Mail (verb)

    send via the postal service;

    "I'll mail you the check tomorrow"

  • Mail (verb)

    cause to be directed or transmitted to another place;

    "send me your latest results"

    "I'll mail you the paper when it's written"

Princeton's WordNet

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