- 1A number of miles travelled or covered: the car is in good condition, considering its mileageMore example sentences
- A study by the AA found that women tend to drive shorter distances, have lower annual mileages and typically drive more slowly.
- The elegant blonde patrolled the showroom forecourt, pausing to point out low mileages and discuss engine capacity with a female customer.
- But when they were sold in December and October 2002 respectively, the mileages of both cars showed around 65,000 miles.
- 1.1 [usually as modifier] Travelling expenses paid according to the number of miles travelled: the mileage rate will be 30p per mileMore example sentences
- Later this year, it is probable that there will be a substantial increase in the travelling mileage rate from 38 cents to 60 cents.
- Unlimited first-class travel within the UK is permitted as well as a mileage rate of 57.7p per mile for parliamentary business.
- IT51 allows for the payment of motoring expenses through a flat-rate mileage allowance system.
- 2 • informal Actual or potential benefit or use to be derived from a situation or event: he was getting a lot of mileage out of the mix-upMore example sentences
- There is no political mileage in talking about the quantity of funding for services when the public is increasingly interested in quality.
- He pointed out that the circulars were aimed at gaining mileage in the general elections, as was evident from the advertisements.
- Most writers who display political badges, in fact, want to make mileage in the name of ideology.
your mileage may vary
- • informal Your experience may be different: as with all holistic treatments you have to keep doing them, and your mileage may varyMore example sentences
- Depending on personal agitation techniques, your mileage may vary.
- I like the music, your mileage may vary.
- Even a one-line disclaimer of "your mileage may vary" can keep people from losing their cool.
More definitions of mileageDefinition of mileage in:
- The US English dictionary