Definition of


  1. (noun, attribute) distance measured in miles
  2. (noun, possession) a travel allowance at a given rate per mile traveled
  3. (noun, linkdef) the ratio of the number of miles traveled to the number of gallons of gasoline burned

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Alternate forms of Mileage

Hypernyms: distance, ratio, travel allowance, travel reimbursement

Origin of the word Mileage

  1. 1754, "fixed rate per mile," from mile + -age. Meaning "a total number of miles" is from 1861. more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

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