verb (used with object)
- to transmit a facsimile of (printed matter, photographs, or the like) electronically: Fax the information to all our branch offices.
- Also: fax machine short for facsimile machine
- short for facsimile transmission
- a message or document sent by fax
- (tr) to send (a message, document, etc) by fax
1948, short for facsimile (telegraphy). The verb attested by 1970. Related: Faxed; faxing.