What is another word for postcode?

34 synonyms found


[ pˈə͡ʊstkə͡ʊd], [ pˈə‍ʊstkə‍ʊd], [ p_ˈəʊ_s_t_k_əʊ_d]

A postcode is a unique code used to identify a specific geographic location in mail delivery. However, there are several other words that can be used as synonyms for postcode. Zip code is a commonly used term in the United States, while postal code is another term used in many countries around the world. Other variations include postal address code, post office code, and area code. In some countries, the term PIN code is used, which stands for "postal index number." While these words all refer to a similar concept, the specific term used can vary depending on the location and postal system being used.

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How to use "Postcode" in context?

A postcode (usually known in North America as a zip code) is a six-character identifier used by the United States Postal Service to identify a geographic location. The first three characters are a unique zip code prefix, the last three are the numerical postcode. The term "postcode" is also used informally in the UK to refer to a postal area, usually urban.

Postal route numbers are assigned by the USPS. When a post office opens, the postmaster assigns a route number. The route number is usually listed on post office door cards and signposts.

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  • Independent

    • Proper noun, singular
      zip, postalcode.
    • Noun, singular or mass
      post, zip.

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