Inbox vs. Outbox

Inbox vs. Outbox — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Inbox and Outbox

Inboxnoun

A container in which papers to be dealt with are put.

Outboxnoun

A box holding papers to be transmitted to others, eg, by mail.

Inboxnoun

(computing) An electronic folder serving the same purpose.

Outboxnoun

(computing) An electronic folder serving the same purpose, for electronic mail.

Inboxnoun

(figuratively) The aggregate of items that demand one's attention or effort.

The kids, my ex, my parents, the job, bills — my inbox is full.

Outboxverb

To box better than.

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Inboxverb

(transitive) To put (something) in someone's inbox.

I just inboxed you the presentation.

Inboxverb

(transitive) To communicate with (a person) by writing to their electronic inbox.