- /ˈmaılıʤ/ noun [noncount]1 a : distance in miles
What's the mileage from here to New York? [=how many miles is it from here to New York?]1 b : distance traveled in miles by a vehicle
a car with high/low mileage
The car's rental rate includes unlimited mileage. [=the rate does not increase no matter how far the car is driven]
The company pays me a mileage allowance [=an amount of money paid for every mile traveled] when I have to travel for work.2 : the average number of miles a vehicle will travel on a gallon of gasoline
My new car gets much better mileage than my old one did.
fuel/gas mileage3 a : benefit or use over a period of time
The company has gotten a lot of mileage out of a simple idea.
The movie gets a lot of mileage out of an old story.3 b : useful ability
He's not the pitcher he once was, but he still has a lot of mileage left in him. [=he is still able to pitch well; his career as a pitcher is far from finished]
Useful english dictionary. 2012.
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