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noun as in written correspondence; system for sending correspondence

verb as in send through the postal system

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It is unclear how the injunction will impact the mail system.

Throughout summer they were sending us e-mails suggesting there would be some sort of hybrid model where some classes are virtual, some are in person.

From Fortune

California will start proactively mailing ballots to registered voters, joining universal vote-by-mail states such as Colorado.

He has also ordered that ballots be mailed to every registered Golden State voter.

In some states, voting by mail is a widespread, well-oiled process, but in others it was limited before the pandemic.

“We went on to Tramp…He was the most hideous dancer I had ever seen,” she tells the Mail.

He said the video was “a promotional thing” that he received in the mail at his church office.

I knew because I rifled through his mail that terrible October morning.

Hitchcock arrives about ten o'clock, reads his mail, and answers the few phone calls he gets.

“For the record, I do not believe unions belong in government—including the police force,” Sherk said in an e-mail.

So it went, the time passed, and he could scarcely wait until the stage reached the little town where he now received his mail.

Under it the preachers sometimes paused on their return from the postoffice where they received their mail every afternoon.

As soon as he has been appointed it is the duty of the referee to notify him in person or by mail of his appointment.

"I received this letter by the afternoon mail," said Mr. Carr, taking one from the safe enclosure of his pocket-book.

Mail matter may be carried by private persons, but this is limited to special trips.


On this page you'll find 37 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to mail, such as: communication, letter, package, parcel, post, and postcard.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.