Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “email”

email

noun (also e-mail)
 
 
/ˈiːmeɪl/ COMMUNICATIONS, IT
[U] the system of sending messages over the internet: have/use email It's important to speak to people directly from time to time, rather than always using email.by email You can contact us through our website, by phone, or by email. an email service/system an email discussion/newsletter/update
[C or U] a message or document, or a set of messages or documents, sent using this system: reply to/answer (an) email Faxes, phone calls, and emails have not been answered.receive/get (an) email He has received a huge amount of email in response to the blog.look at/check email She spends the first hour of her day checking her email.send/forward (sb) an email I'll send you an email with the details of the meeting. delete/save an e-mail
(Definition of email noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of email?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “email” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

dawn on sb

If a fact dawns on you, you understand it after a period of not understanding it.

Word of the Day

Highly delighted, bitterly disappointed, ridiculously cheap: adverbs for emphasis.

by Liz Walter,
October 22, 2014
We often make adjectives stronger by putting an adverb in front of them. The most common ones are very and, for a stronger meaning, extremely: He was very pleased. The ship is extremely large. However, we don’t use very or extremely for adjectives that already have a strong meaning, for example fantastic,

Read More 

life tracking noun

October 20, 2014
the use of one or more devices or apps to monitor health, exercise, how time is spent, etc.

Read More