Definition of mileage

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mileage


[

mahy

-lij ]


/ ˈmaɪ lɪdʒ /


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noun


the aggregate number of

miles

traveled over in a given time.


length, extent, or distance in miles.


the number of miles or the average distance that a vehicle can travel on a specified quantity of fuel:

the car gets good mileage.


wear, use, advantage, or profit:

She won’t get much more mileage out of this old coat.


an allowance for traveling expenses at a fixed rate per mile:

His mileage came to $90.


a fixed charge per mile, as for railroad transportation.



mileage ticket

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mil·age

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Origin of


mileage

An Americanism dating back to 1745–55;

mile

+

-age

Words nearby

mileage

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Given one more Division we might try: as things are, my troops won’t cover the

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mileage

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Mileage

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The total

mileage

run is very small, on account of the light traffic early in the year.


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So that by 1880 the United States was already more amply furnished with transportation

mileage

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British Dictionary definitions for

mileage


mileage


milage


/ (

ˈmaɪlɪdʒ

) /


noun


a distance expressed in miles


the total number of miles that a motor vehicle has travelled


allowance for travelling expenses, esp as a fixed rate per mile


the number of miles a motor vehicle will travel on one gallon of fuel


informal


use, benefit, or service provided by something


this scheme has a lot of mileage left


informal


grounds, substance, or weight


some mileage in the objectors’ arguments

Collins English Dictionary – Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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