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post
 
a particular method of sending mail
 
post
 
to send mail
 
postman
 
a person who delivers the post (mail) to residential or commercial addresses
 
postwoman
 
a female postman
 
post office
 
a place (building, office, shop, or counter) concerned with the business of delivering letters, post or mail and selling stamps, etc.
 
postal worker
 
a person who works at the post office
 
letter
 
a written message
 
letter box
 
a slot to put mail in
 
write
 
to form letters, words or symbols on a surface in order to communicate; to send written information to
 
envelope
 
a paper or cardboard wrapper used to enclose small, flat items, especially letters, for mailing
 
postcard
 
a rectangular piece of thick paper or thin cardboard intended to be written on and mailed without an envelope
 
parcel
 
a package wrapped for shipment
 
address
 
direction or superscription of a letter, or the name, title, and place of residence of the person addressed
 
postcode
 
a sequence of letters and numbers added to a postal address to aid the sorting and delivery of mail
 
sender
 
someone who sends something, eg. mail
 
receiver
 
a person who receives something, eg. mail
 
postage
 
the charge for posting an item; the postage stamp, or similar token, affixed to an item of post as evidence of payment
 
stamp
 
a small piece of printed paper stuck on an item to be mailed, indicating that postage has been paid
 
stick
 
to glue or to adhere something to something else so it cannot easily be removed
 
penfriend
 
a person, often in a foreign country, with whom one exchanges friendly correspondence but whom one never or rarely meets
 
airmail
 
the system of conveying mail using aircraft
 
 
    • post[pəʊst](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a particular method of sending mail
    • Example:
      • The papers she was waiting for were finally sent via post.
    • post[pəʊst](verb)
    • Definition:
      • to send mail
    • Example:
      • Mail items posted before 7.00 pm within the Central Business District will be delivered the next working day.
  • postman
    • postman, postmen[ˈpəʊstmæn](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a person who delivers the post (mail) to residential or commercial addresses
    • Example:
      • The postman delivers the mail every weekday.
      • Synonym(s):
        mailman, mail carrier, letter carrier
  • postwoman
    • postwoman, postwomen[ˈpəʊstwʊmən](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a female postman
    • Example:
      • For a few weeks now, a postwoman has been delivering our mail.
  • post office
    • post office, post offices(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a place (building, office, shop, or counter) concerned with the business of delivering letters, post or mail and selling stamps, etc.
    • Example:
      • The next post office is ten minutes away.
    • postal worker, postal workers(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a person who works at the post office
    • Example:
      • The post office downtown employs around 15 postal workers.
  • letter
    • letter, letters[ˈlɛt.ə](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a written message
    • Example:
      • I wrote a letter to my sister.
  • letter box
    • letter box, letter boxes(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a slot to put mail in
    • Example:
      • There are 30 letter boxes in the hall of the apartment building.
      • Synonym(s):
        mailbox
  • write
    • write, wrote, written[ɹaɪt](irregular verb)
    • Definition:
      • to form letters, words or symbols on a surface in order to communicate; to send written information to
    • Example:
      • The pupil wrote his name on the paper.
  • envelope
    • envelope, envelopes[ˈɛn.və.ləʊp](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a paper or cardboard wrapper used to enclose small, flat items, especially letters, for mailing
    • Example:
      • She put her letter in an envelope and brought it to the post office.
  • postcard
    • postcard, postcards[ˈpəʊstkɑː(ɹ)d](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a rectangular piece of thick paper or thin cardboard intended to be written on and mailed without an envelope
    • Example:
      • I received a postcard from Italy!
  • parcel
    • parcel, parcels[ˈpɑrsəl](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a package wrapped for shipment
    • Example:
      • I saw a brown paper parcel on my doorstep.
      • Synonym(s):
        package
    • address, addresses[ə.ˈdrɛs](noun)
    • Definition:
      • direction or superscription of a letter, or the name, title, and place of residence of the person addressed
    • Example:
      • To send a postcard to my friend I will need her address.
    • postcode, postcodes[ˈpəʊs(t)kəʊd](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a sequence of letters and numbers added to a postal address to aid the sorting and delivery of mail
    • Example:
      • The postcode of my hometown is 345674.
  • sender
    • sender, senders[ˈsɛndɚ](noun)
    • Definition:
      • someone who sends something, eg. mail
    • Example:
      • The letter came from an unknown sender.
      • Antonym(s):
        addressee, receiver
  • receiver
    • receiver, receivers[ɹəˈsivɚ](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a person who receives something, eg. mail
    • Example:
      • Her parents are the receivers of her beautiful gift.
      • Synonym(s):
        recipient
    • postage, postages[ˈpəʊstɪʤ](noun)
    • Definition:
      • the charge for posting an item; the postage stamp, or similar token, affixed to an item of post as evidence of payment
    • Example:
      • The postage to send the parcel to London was 12 Pounds.
  • stamp
    • stamp, stamps[stæmp](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a small piece of printed paper stuck on an item to be mailed, indicating that postage has been paid
    • Example:
      • I need one first-class stamp to send this letter.
    • stick, stuck, stuck[stɪk](irregular verb)
    • Definition:
      • to glue or to adhere something to something else so it cannot easily be removed
    • Example:
      • Stick the label on the jar.
  • penfriend
    • penfriend, penfriends[ˈpɛnfrɛnd](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a person, often in a foreign country, with whom one exchanges friendly correspondence but whom one never or rarely meets
    • Example:
      • The class got several new penfriends from England.
      • Synonym(s):
        pen pal
  • airmail
    • airmail[ˈɛəmeɪl](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • the system of conveying mail using aircraft
    • Example:
      • He sent a letter to Asia via airmail.
 

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postman
postwoman
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envelope
postcard
parcel
address
postcode
sender
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        stamp
        a small piece of printed paper stuck on an item to be mailed, indicating that postage has been paid
        postcode
        a sequence of letters and numbers added to a postal address to aid the sorting and delivery of mail
        post
        a particular method of sending mail
        post office
        a place (building, office, shop, or counter) concerned with the business of delivering letters, post or mail and selling stamps, etc.
        penfriend
        a person, often in a foreign country, with whom one exchanges friendly correspondence but whom one never or rarely meets
        letter
        a written message
        post
        to send mail
        postman
        a person who delivers the post (mail) to residential or commercial addresses
        receiver
        a person who receives something, eg. mail
        postal worker
        a person who works at the post office
        stick
        to glue or to adhere something to something else so it cannot easily be removed
        postwoman
        a female postman
        envelope
        a paper or cardboard wrapper used to enclose small, flat items, especially letters, for mailing
        write
        to form letters, words or symbols on a surface in order to communicate; to send written information to
        postage
        the charge for posting an item; the postage stamp, or similar token, affixed to an item of post as evidence of payment
         
         
         

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        letter
        a written message
        postman
        a person who delivers the post (mail) to residential or commercial addresses
        receiver+1
        a person who receives something, eg. mail
        postcard
        a rectangular piece of thick paper or thin cardboard intended to be written on and mailed without an envelope
        postwoman
        a female postman
        sender
        someone who sends something, eg. mail
        airmail
        the system of conveying mail using aircraft
        envelope
        a paper or cardboard wrapper used to enclose small, flat items, especially letters, for mailing
        pen-friend
        a person, often in a foreign country, with whom one exchanges friendly correspondence but whom one never or rarely meets
         
         
         
         

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