mile|age «MY lihj», noun.
1. miles covered or traveled: »

Our mileage was 350 yesterday. The mileage of this car is 50,000.

2. miles traveled per gallon of gasoline: »

Do you get good mileage with your car?

3. length, extent, or distance in miles. The mileage of a railroad is its total number of miles of roadbed.
4. an allowance for traveling expenses at so much a mile: »

Congressmen are given mileage between their homes and Washington, D.C.

5. a rate charged per mile, as on a toll highway or for a rented car.
6. a mileage ticket or mileage book.
7. Informal, Figurative. benefit; use; gain: »

The situation is not without humor but the politicians say there is no mileage in it either way (Birmingham News).

Also, milage.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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