- 1 [usually in singular] A number of miles traveled 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] Traveling expenses paid according to the number of miles traveled: the mileage rate will be 34 cents 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 from something: he was getting a lot of mileage out of the mix-up there is bound to be a lot of mileage for the paperbackMore example sentences
- There's a lot more mileage yet in this whole episode.
- There may be political mileage in values debates in the US, where people like to see their own moral views codified as law.
- Unlike his predecessor, he sees no political mileage in turf wars, or even pursuing different legislative agendas.
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 British & World English dictionary