What does postmark mean?

Definitions for postmarkˈpoʊstˌmɑrk

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word postmark.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. postmark(verb)

    a cancellation mark stamped on mail by postal officials; indicates the post office and date of mailing

  2. postmark, frank(verb)

    stamp with a postmark to indicate date and time of mailing


  1. postmark(Noun)

    A marking made by a postal service on a letter, package, postcard or the like, usually indicating the place where and the date and time when the item was received or processed for the first time, and often serving to cancel a postage stamp.

  2. postmark(Verb)

    To apply a postmark on.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Postmark(noun)

    the mark, or stamp, of a post office on a letter, giving the place and date of mailing or of arrival

  2. Postmark(verb)

    to mark with a post-office stamp; as, to postmark a letter or parcel


  1. Postmark

    A postmark is a postal marking made on a letter, package, postcard or the like indicating the date and time that the item was delivered into the care of the postal service. Modern postmarks are often applied simultaneously with the cancellation or killer that marks the postage stamp as having been used, and the two terms are often used interchangeably, if incorrectly. Postmarks may be applied by hand or by machines, using methods such as rollers or inkjets, while digital postmarks are a recent innovation. The local post Hawai'i Post had a rubber-stamp postmark parts of which were hand-painted. At Hideaway Island, Vanuatu, the Underwater Post Office has an embossed postmark.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of postmark in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of postmark in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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