postage

play
noun post·age \ˈpōs-tij\

Definition of postage

  1. 1 :  the fee for postal service

  2. 2 :  adhesive stamps or printed indicia representing postal fees

Examples of postage in a Sentence

  1. How much is the postage for this package?

  2. Enclose two dollars for postage and handling.

  3. I hope I put enough postage on the package.

Recent Examples of postage from the Web

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'postage.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

First Known Use of postage

1536


POSTAGE Defined for English Language Learners

postage

play
noun

Definition of postage for English Language Learners

  • : the cost of sending a letter or package by mail

  • : the stamps attached to a letter or package


POSTAGE Defined for Kids

postage

play
noun post·age \ˈpō-stij\

Definition of postage for Students

  1. :  a fee for sending a letter or package by mail


Learn More about postage


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up postage? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

lethargy or dullness

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Time Traveler Quiz: Which Word Came First?

  • time-traveler-quiz-which-word-came-first
  • Which came first?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Citation

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!