address, computer address, reference(noun)
(computer science) the code that identifies where a piece of information is stored
the place where a person or organization can be found or communicated with
the act of delivering a formal spoken communication to an audience
"he listened to an address on minor Roman poets"
the manner of speaking to another individual
"he failed in his manner of address to the captain"
a sign in front of a house or business carrying the conventional form by which its location is described
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
the stance assumed by a golfer in preparation for hitting a golf ball
address, turn to(verb)
"He addressed the crowd outside the window"
give a speech to
"The chairman addressed the board of trustees"
put an address on (an envelope)
direct a question at someone
address or apply oneself to something, direct one's efforts towards something, such as a question
greet, as with a prescribed form, title, or name
"He always addresses me with `Sir'"; "Call me Mister"; "She calls him by first name"
access or locate by address
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"
address, accost, come up to(verb)
speak to someone
adjust and aim (a golf ball) at in preparation of hitting
Direction or superscription of a letter, or the name, title, and place of residence of the person addressed.
Act of addressing oneself to a person; a discourse or speech.
Manner of speaking to another; delivery.
a man of pleasing or insinuating address
Attention in the way one addresses a lady.
Skill; skillful management; dexterity; adroitness.
Act of preparing oneself.
A location in computer memory.
The program will crash if there is no valid data stored at that address.
An Internet address; URL.
To prepare one's self.
To direct speech.
To aim; to direct.
To prepare or make ready.
To prepare one's self; to apply one's skill or energies (to some object); to betake.
To clothe or array; to dress.
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.
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.
To direct in writing, as a letter; to superscribe, or to direct and transmit.
He addressed a letter.
To make suit to as a lover; to court; to woo.
To consign or intrust to the care of another, as agent or factor.
The ship was addressed to a merchant in Baltimore.
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.
To direct attention towards a problem or obstacle, in an attempt to resolve it.
To refer a location in computer memory.
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.
to aim; to direct
to prepare or make ready
reflexively: To prepare one's self; to apply one's skill or energies (to some object); to betake
to clothe or array; to dress
to direct, as words (to any one or any thing); to make, as a speech, petition, etc. (to any one, an audience)
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
to direct in writing, as a letter; to superscribe, or to direct and transmit; as, he addressed a letter
to make suit to as a lover; to court; to woo
to consign or intrust to the care of another, as agent or factor; as, the ship was addressed to a merchant in Baltimore
to prepare one's self
to direct speech
act of preparing one's self
act of addressing one's self to a person; verbal application
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
direction or superscription of a letter, or the name, title, and place of residence of the person addressed
manner of speaking to another; delivery; as, a man of pleasing or insinuating address
attention in the way one's addresses to a lady
skill; skillful management; dexterity; adroitness
Origin: [OE. adressen to raise erect, adorn, OF. adrecier, to straighten, address, F. adresser, fr. (L. ad) + OF. drecier, F. dresser, to straighten, arrange. See Dress, v.]
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.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
ad-dres′, v.t. to direct (with to): to speak or write to: to court: to direct in writing: to arrange properly: (arch.) to don: (refl.) to turn one's skill or energies towards.—n. a formal communication in writing: a speech: manners: dexterity: direction of a letter:—pl. Address′es, attentions of a lover.—To address one's self to a task, to set about it. [Fr. adresser—Low L. addirectiāre—L. ad, to, directum, straight. See Dress, Direct.]
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'address' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2133
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'address' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1545
Rank popularity for the word 'address' in Nouns Frequency: #766
Rank popularity for the word 'address' in Verbs Frequency: #336
The numerical value of address in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of address in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Old programmers never die. They just branch out to a new address.
The attorney general uses a Justice Department email address to conduct official business. As with many Cabinet officials, he does not use his given name in the handle of his email address.
You have to address race, but you can't address race only, you have to address class and the economic system. Even if you got rid of racism, the Southern economic model still exists. It's unchanged.
The Lord's Prayer is 66 words, the Gettysburg Address is 286 words, and there are 1,322 words in the Declaration of Independence. Yet, government regulations on the sale of cabbage total 26,911 words.
As this long and difficult war ends, I would like to address a few special words to ... the American people Your steadfastness in supporting our insistence on peace with honor has made peace with honor possible. (On the Vietnam War)
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Translations for address
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- адрэс, адрасBelarusian
- обръщение, обращение, ухажване, реч, адрес, заемам се, обръщам се към, ухажвам, адресирам, обръщам сеBulgarian
- adreça, adreçarCatalan, Valencian
- cyfeiriadau, cyfeiriadWelsh
- Adresse, Ansprache, Antrag, Fähigkeit, Art, Anrede, Diskurs, sich vorbereiten, adressierenGerman
- adreso, alparoliEsperanto
- dirección, dirigirSpanish
- muistipaikka, liehittely, osoite, puhetapa, taitavuus, puhuttelu, taito, puhe, valmistautuminen, ulosanti, URL-[[osoite]], suunnata, [[antaa]] [[jonkun]] [[huostaan]], pukeutua, puhua, puhutella, valmistautua, viitata, pitää puhe, osoittaa, valmistaa, [[jättää]] jonkun [[haltuun]], kosiskellaFinnish
- adresse, discoursFrench
- פנייה, כתובתHebrew
- discorso, indirizzo, maniera, rivolgersiItalian
- 宛名, 住所Japanese
- alloquor, afforLatin
- адреса, обраќање, ословување, адресира, упатуваMacedonian
- indirizz, diskorsMaltese
- adres, redeDutch
- ସମ୍ବୋଧନ, ଠିକଣାOriya
- endereço, endereçarPortuguese
- adresare, ținută, abilitate, adresă, comportare, dexteritate, discurs, îdemânare, pregăti, îmbrăca, încredința, face curte, îndrepta, preparaRomanian
- адрес, обращениеRussian
- naslov, adresa, адреса, obraćati, obratitiSerbo-Croatian
- ඇඩ්රස් එක, ලිපිනයSinhala, Sinhalese
- adress, förbereda sig, förbereda, adresseraSwedish
- anuani, anwaniSwahili
- సంభోధన, చిరునామా, ప్రసంగంTelugu
- сурога, адресTajik
- adres, hitabe, beceri, hüner, söylev, konuşma, hitap, başvuru, tarz, kendini hazırlamakTurkish
- manzil, adresUzbek
- 地址, địa chỉVietnamese
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