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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)

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.

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;"