Fed·​Ex | \ ˈfed-ˈeks How to pronounce FedEx (audio) \
FedExed; FedExing

Definition of FedEx

transitive verb

: to ship (something) to (someone) by using the services of the FedEx Corporation The bank FedExed my husband and his former business partner a letter saying they had nine days to pay back a seven-figure sum.— Gigi A. Berman

First Known Use of FedEx

1984, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for FedEx

after FedEx, trademark of the FedEx Corporation (earlier Federal Express), a courier delivery service

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The first known use of FedEx was in 1984

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“FedEx.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 23 January 2020.

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