Meaning of “email” in the English Dictionary

"email" in British English

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emailnoun

also e-mail uk /ˈiː.meɪl/ us /ˈiː.meɪl/

A1 [ U ] the system for using computers to send messages over the internet:

You can contact us by email or fax.
What's your email address?

A1 [ C ] a message or document sent using this system:

I got an email from Danielle last week.

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emailverb [ T ]

also e-mail uk /ˈiː.meɪl/ us /ˈiː.meɪl/

A2 to send an email to someone:

Email me when you've got time.
[ + two objects ] Has he emailed you that list of addresses yet?

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(Definition of “email” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"email" in American English

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emailnoun [ C/U ]

also e-mail us /ˈiˌmeɪl/

a message sent from one person to another by computer:

[ U ] I save all my e-mail.
[ C ] She sent an e-mail to her children with the subject line, "Sad day."

emailverb [ T ]

also e-mail us /ˈiˌmeɪl/

to send something or write to someone using e-mail:

She had emailed us about a league workshop on Wednesday.
Late last week, the hospital e-mailed a statement declining to comment on the patient's case.

(Definition of “email” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"email" in Business English

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emailnoun

also e-mail uk /ˈiːmeɪl/ us 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

emailverb [ T ]

also e-mail uk /ˈiːmeɪl/ us

to send an email to someone:

E-mail us at info@businesslink.gov.uk.
email sth to sb Can you email the spreadsheet to me as an attachment?
email sb sth Subscribers will be emailed the dates and times of all upcoming chat forums.
email sb back Email me back with your comments when you've read the report.

(Definition of “email” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)