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Definition of "address" []

  • To speak to: addressed me in low tones. (verb-transitive)
  • To make a formal speech to. (verb-transitive)
  • To direct (a spoken or written message) to the attention of: address a protest to the faculty senate. (verb-transitive)
  • To mark with a destination: address a letter. (verb-transitive)
  • To direct the efforts or attention of (oneself): address oneself to a task. (verb-transitive)
  • The conventional form by which the location of a building is described (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • The written form of this, as on a letter or parcel, preceded by the name of the person or organization for whom it is intended (noun)
  • The place at which someone lives (noun)
  • A speech or written communication, esp one of a formal nature (noun)
  • Skilfulness or tact (noun)
  • Manner or style of speaking or conversation (noun)
  • A number giving the location of a piece of stored information (noun)
  • A statement of the opinions or wishes of either or both Houses of Parliament that is sent to the sovereign (noun)
  • The alignment or position of a part, component, etc, that permits correct assembly or fitting (noun)
  • Expressions of affection made by a man in courting a woman (noun)
  • To mark (a letter, parcel, etc) with an address (verb)
  • To speak to, refer to in speaking, or deliver a speech to (verb)
  • To speak or write to (verb)
  • To apply oneself to (verb)
  • To direct (a message, warning, etc) to the attention of (verb)
  • To consign or entrust (a ship or a ship's cargo) to a factor, merchant, etc (verb)
  • To adopt a position facing (the ball in golf, a partner in a dance, the target in archery, etc) (verb)
  • To treat of; deal with (verb)

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Use "address" in a sentence
  • "WORDS ACCENTED ON THE LAST SYLLABLE: address _address'_ adept _adept'_ adult _adult'_ ally _ally'_ commandant _commandänt '(ä as in arm) _ contour _contour'_ dessert _dessert'_ dilate _dilate'_ excise _eksiz'_ finance _finance'_ grimace _grimace'_ importune _importune'_ occult _occult'_ pretence _pretence'_ research _research'_ robust _robust'_ romance _romance'_ tirade _tirade'_"
  • "* Set the from address function from ($address) $this - > from = trim ($address);"
  • "* Sets an email address to send to function to ($address, $realname = '') global $config; if (! trim ($address)) return;"