postpaid

adjective
post·​paid | \ ˈpōs(t)-ˈpād How to pronounce postpaid (audio) \

Definition of postpaid

: having the postage paid by the sender and not chargeable to the receiver

Examples of postpaid in a Sentence

The shoes are $40 postpaid.
Recent Examples on the Web It’s recommending but not mandating that all current postpaid customers change their PINs as well, and offering a service called Account Takeover Protection to help stymie SIM-swap attacks. Brian Barrett, Wired, 18 Aug. 2021 In its wireless business, AT&T also saw its lowest postpaid subscriber churn ever in the second quarter. Dom Difurio, Dallas News, 22 July 2021 To put things in perspective, Verizon added 279,000 new postpaid phone customers in Q4 2020, much lower than AT&T’s 800,000 and T-Mobile’s 824,000. Trefis Team, Forbes, 24 June 2021 MoffettNathanson estimates the average revenue per user on a postpaid plan, which carriers value for its reliable monthly payments, has hovered around roughly $47 over the past three years. Drew Fitzgerald, WSJ, 5 June 2021 The carrier said about a fifth of its postpaid wireless accounts subscribed to these premium unlimited plans at the end of 2020, a share executives hope to boost to about 50% by the end of 2023. Drew Fitzgerald, WSJ, 5 June 2021 To put things in perspective, Verizon added 279,000 new postpaid phone customers in Q4 2020, much lower than AT&T’s T +1.2% 800,000 and T-Mobile’s 824,000. Trefis Team, Forbes, 7 Apr. 2021 The company will continue to waive domestic postpaid wireless plan overage charges for data, voice or text for residential or small business wireless customers. Mark Hachman, PCWorld, 2 July 2020 The company will continue to waive domestic postpaid wireless plan overage charges for data, voice or text for residential or small business wireless customers. Mark Hachman, PCWorld, 2 July 2020

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First Known Use of postpaid

1653, in the meaning defined above

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18 Sep 2021

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“Postpaid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/postpaid. Accessed 18 Sep. 2021.

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postpaid

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of postpaid

: costing nothing to mail because the postage has been paid already

postpaid

adverb
post·​paid | \ ˈpōst-ˈpād How to pronounce postpaid (audio) \

Kids Definition of postpaid

: with postage paid by the sender

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