Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An electronic folder for outgoing e-mails or text messages.
  • noun A container for outgoing documents, located in or near one's office or work area.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A box holding all the mail to be sent out.
  • noun computing An electronic folder serving the same purpose, for electronic mail.
  • verb boxing, transitive To box better than.

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Examples

  • The outbox is a great way to give yourself some space from your stuff without having to commit immediately to dumping it.

    Apartment Therapy Main

  • I have been trying to send PM's, but they keep on being held in the 'outbox'.

    Army Rumour Service

  • I have been trying to send PM's, but they keep on being held in the 'outbox'.

    Army Rumour Service

  • - Is there a way to get all pm's in the "send messages" as smf doesn't have the "outbox" like phpBB has. (no way of telling if a message has been read in smf at least not on my smf Forum) - how could i get ride of the "This message has been removed by its author before it was delivered." pm's?

    phpBB.com

  • I have been trying to send PM's, but they keep on being held in the 'outbox'.

    Army Rumour Service

  • I have been trying to send PM's, but they keep on being held in the 'outbox'.

    Army Rumour Service

  • I have been trying to send PM's, but they keep on being held in the 'outbox'.

    Army Rumour Service

  • I have been trying to send PM's, but they keep on being held in the 'outbox'.

    Army Rumour Service

  • I have been trying to send PM's, but they keep on being held in the 'outbox'.

    Army Rumour Service

  • I have been trying to send PM's, but they keep on being held in the 'outbox'.

    Army Rumour Service

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