E-mail Definition

ēmāl
emailed, emailing, emails, e-mails
noun
A system for sending messages, as via a network, from one computer or terminal to a receiving computer or terminal and for storing such messages.
Webster's New World
A message or messages sent or stored in such a system.
Webster's New World
Synonyms:
Antonyms:
snail mail
verb
To send (a message) to (someone) by e-mail.
Webster's New World
To send (a message) by e-mail.
American Heritage
Synonyms:
netmailemail

Other Word Forms of E-mail

Noun

Singular:
e-mail
Plural:
e-mails

Origin of E-mail

  • e(lectronic) mail

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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