cc

1 of 4

verb

cc'd; cc'ing

transitive verb

: to send someone a copy of (an email, letter, or memo)
cc an email to a coworker
also : to send a copy to (someone)
He cc'd me on his reply.

cc

2 of 4

abbreviation (1)

1
cubic centimeter
2
carbon copy

Cc

3 of 4

abbreviation (2)

cirrocumulus

CC

4 of 4

abbreviation (3)

1
chief clerk
2
closed-captioned
3
common carrier
4
community college
5
country club

Examples of cc in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web
Verb
People tend not to like it even when their own colleagues cc their boss on otherwise innocuous emails about projects, interpreting the move (often accurately) as indicative of a lack of trust. Sarah Todd, Quartz at Work, 27 Aug. 2019 Please email support for Senate Bill 131 to Sen. Stevens and cc your own senator and representative to show your support. Anchorage Daily News, 18 Jan. 2018

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Word History

Etymology

Verb

from CC (carbon copy)

First Known Use

Verb

1983, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of cc was in 1983

Dictionary Entries Near cc

Cite this Entry

“Cc.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cc. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

Kids Definition

cc

transitive verb
ˌsē-ˈsē
cc'd; cc'ing
: to send someone a copy of (an email, letter, or memo)
cc an email to a coworker
Etymology

Transitive verb

carbon copy

Medical Definition

cc

1 of 2 abbreviation
cubic centimeter

CC

2 of 2 abbreviation
1
chief complaint
2
commission certified
3
critical condition
4
current complaint
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