Various Email Terms

Compose - To make a new message.

Reply - To respond back to a message that you received.

Forward - To send a copy of a message that you received to someone.

Send - To place a message out for delivery.


Recipient - The person that will receive the message.

Sender - The person that sent the message.

Subject - What the message is about.

Body - The message contents go in the body.

Attachement - A file that is added to the message.

Date - The time/date that the message was sent.


Inbox - The messages that people sent to you.

Sent - The message that you sent to people.

Outbox - The messages that are waiting to be sent.

Drafts - The messages that you saved while composing, but have not deceided to send yet.