What does mileage mean?

Definitions for mileage
ˈmaɪ lɪdʒmileage

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. mileage, milagenoun

    distance measured in miles

  2. mileage, fuel consumption rate, gasoline mileage, gas mileagenoun

    the ratio of the number of miles traveled to the number of gallons of gasoline burned

  3. mileagenoun

    a travel allowance at a given rate per mile traveled


  1. Mileagenoun

    The number of miles that a vehicle can travel after consuming a certain quantity of fuel; in the United States, usually expressed in units of miles per gallon; as, smaller cars tend to get better mileage. It is sometimes used as a nmeasure of the energy efficiency of a vehicle.

  2. Mileagenoun

    Use, profit or advantage; as, he got a lot of mileage out of one hit record.


  1. mileagenoun

    the total distance, in miles, travelled

  2. mileagenoun

    the number of miles travelled by a vehicle on a certain volume of fuel

  3. mileagenoun

    mileage allowance, an allowance for travel expenses at a specified rate per mile

  4. mileagenoun

    the amount of service that something has yielded or may yield in future

  5. mileagenoun

    something worth taking into consideration

    There's some mileage in your argument.


  1. Mileage

    Mileage is a distance measured in miles.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mileagenoun

    an allowance for traveling expenses at a certain rate per mile

  2. Mileagenoun

    aggregate length or distance in miles; esp., the sum of lengths of tracks or wires of a railroad company, telegraph company, etc

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. mileage

    An allowance for traveling, as so much by the mile; especially in the United States, an allowance made to military officers to defray the expenses of their journeys on duty when not traveling with troops.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of mileage in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of mileage in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of mileage in a Sentence

  1. Joe Scerbo:

    We needed to get into the new vans a few years ago, because they get better mileage than the old Ford and GMC vans we were using.

  2. Nitin Gadkari:

    When we tried to implement corporatisation of ports, the trade unions raised objections. Some political parties tried to make mileage out of it, disregarding national interest and development, we have decided that instead of making them corporate bodies, we will change existing laws, and see what else we can do in other areas to improve efficiency.

  3. Steve Kerr:

    He had some swelling and when you get older, things take longer to heal. In my case, years, this is what happens when you have that much mileage. Something happens and it keeps you out a little bit longer. It’s not a long-term concern.

  4. Frank Mecum:

    Mid-nineties pickup trucks are the ones that make me scratch my head, we’re selling some of these low-mileage pickup trucks for fifty, sixty, seventy grand and they’re just normal pickup trucks.

  5. Walter Willett:

    We have got all the mileage we can out of [cutting] trans fats, but there is huge potential for increasing whole grains and fruits and vegetables and we could gain a lot by cutting back more in red meat.

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