Definitions for addressəˈdrɛs, ˈæd rɛs; əˈdrɛs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. address, computer address, reference(noun)

    (computer science) the code that identifies where a piece of information is stored

  2. address(noun)

    the place where a person or organization can be found or communicated with

  3. address, speech(noun)

    the act of delivering a formal spoken communication to an audience

    "he listened to an address on minor Roman poets"

  4. address(noun)

    the manner of speaking to another individual

    "he failed in his manner of address to the captain"

  5. address(noun)

    a sign in front of a house or business carrying the conventional form by which its location is described

  6. address, destination, name and address(noun)

    written directions for finding some location; written on letters or packages that are to be delivered to that location

  7. address(noun)

    the stance assumed by a golfer in preparation for hitting a golf ball

  8. savoir-faire, address(verb)

    social skill

  9. address, turn to(verb)

    speak to

    "He addressed the crowd outside the window"

  10. address, speak(verb)

    give a speech to

    "The chairman addressed the board of trustees"

  11. address, direct(verb)

    put an address on (an envelope)

  12. address(verb)

    direct a question at someone

  13. address(verb)

    address or apply oneself to something, direct one's efforts towards something, such as a question

  14. address, call(verb)

    greet, as with a prescribed form, title, or name

    "He always addresses me with `Sir'"; "Call me Mister"; "She calls him by first name"

  15. address(verb)

    access or locate by address

  16. cover, treat, handle, plow, deal, address(verb)

    act on verbally or in some form of artistic expression

    "This book deals with incest"; "The course covered all of Western Civilization"; "The new book treats the history of China"

  17. address, accost, come up to(verb)

    speak to someone

  18. address(verb)

    adjust and aim (a golf ball) at in preparation of hitting

Wiktionary

  1. address(Noun)

    Direction or superscription of a letter, or the name, title, and place of residence of the person addressed.

  2. address(Noun)

    Act of addressing oneself to a person; a discourse or speech.

  3. address(Noun)

    Manner of speaking to another; delivery.

    a man of pleasing or insinuating address

  4. address(Noun)

    Attention in the way one addresses a lady.

  5. address(Noun)

    Skill; skillful management; dexterity; adroitness.

  6. address(Noun)

    Act of preparing oneself.

  7. address(Noun)

    street location.

  8. address(Noun)

    A location in computer memory.

    The program will crash if there is no valid data stored at that address.

  9. address(Noun)

    An Internet address; URL.

  10. address(Verb)

    To prepare one's self.

  11. address(Verb)

    To direct speech.

  12. address(Verb)

    To aim; to direct.

  13. address(Verb)

    To prepare or make ready.

  14. address(Verb)

    To prepare one's self; to apply one's skill or energies (to some object); to betake.

  15. address(Verb)

    To clothe or array; to dress.

  16. address(Verb)

    To direct, as words (to any one or any thing); to make, as a speech, petition, etc. (to any one, an audience).

    He addressed some portions of his remarks to his supporters, some to his opponents.

  17. address(Verb)

    To direct speech to; to make a communication to, whether spoken or written; to apply to by words, as by a speech, petition, etc., to speak to; to accost.

  18. address(Verb)

    To direct in writing, as a letter; to superscribe, or to direct and transmit.

    He addressed a letter.

  19. address(Verb)

    To make suit to as a lover; to court; to woo.

  20. address(Verb)

    To consign or intrust to the care of another, as agent or factor.

    The ship was addressed to a merchant in Baltimore.

  21. address(Verb)

    To address one's self to; to prepare one's self for; to apply one's self to; to direct one's speech or discourse to.

  22. address(Verb)

    To direct attention towards a problem or obstacle, in an attempt to resolve it.

  23. address(Verb)

    To refer a location in computer memory.

  24. Origin: adressen, from adrecier, (French adresser), from a (Latin ad) ("to") + Old French drecier, (French dresser); see dress. Originally from the Latin ad and directus, signifying "right to the point"; from di- + perfect passive participle rectus, from verb rego.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Address

    to aim; to direct

  2. Address

    to prepare or make ready

  3. Address

    reflexively: To prepare one's self; to apply one's skill or energies (to some object); to betake

  4. Address

    to clothe or array; to dress

  5. Address

    to direct, as words (to any one or any thing); to make, as a speech, petition, etc. (to any one, an audience)

  6. Address

    to direct speech to; to make a communication to, whether spoken or written; to apply to by words, as by a speech, petition, etc., to speak to; to accost

  7. Address

    to direct in writing, as a letter; to superscribe, or to direct and transmit; as, he addressed a letter

  8. Address

    to make suit to as a lover; to court; to woo

  9. Address

    to consign or intrust to the care of another, as agent or factor; as, the ship was addressed to a merchant in Baltimore

  10. Address(verb)

    to prepare one's self

  11. Address(verb)

    to direct speech

  12. Address(verb)

    act of preparing one's self

  13. Address(verb)

    act of addressing one's self to a person; verbal application

  14. Address(verb)

    a formal communication, either written or spoken; a discourse; a speech; a formal application to any one; a petition; a formal statement on some subject or special occasion; as, an address of thanks, an address to the voters

  15. Address(verb)

    direction or superscription of a letter, or the name, title, and place of residence of the person addressed

  16. Address(verb)

    manner of speaking to another; delivery; as, a man of pleasing or insinuating address

  17. Address(verb)

    attention in the way one's addresses to a lady

  18. Address(verb)

    skill; skillful management; dexterity; adroitness

Freebase

  1. Address

    An address is a collection of information, presented in a mostly fixed format, used for describing the location of a building, apartment, or other structure or a plot of land, generally using political boundaries and street names as references, along with other identifiers such as house or apartment numbers. Some addresses also contain special codes to aid routing of mail and packages, such as a ZIP code or post code.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'address' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2133

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'address' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1545

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'address' in Nouns Frequency: #766

  4. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'address' in Verbs Frequency: #336


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