Definitions of address

  1. Act of preparing one's self.
  2. Act of addressing one's self to a person; verbal application.
  3. 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.
  4. Direction or superscription of a letter, or the name, title, and place of residence of the person addressed.
  5. Manner of speaking to another; delivery; as, a man of pleasing or insinuating address.
  6. Attention in the way one's addresses to a lady.
  7. Skill; skillful management; dexterity; adroitness.
  8. To speak or write to; to direct, as a letter; consign or intrust to another; to pay court, as a lover.
  9. To direct: to speak or write to: to court: to direct in writing.
  10. To speak or apply to; to direct; to court.
  11. To speak to; accost.
  12. To direct, as a letter.
  13. To devote ( oneself); apply.
  14. To prepare one's self.
  15. To direct speech.
  16. give a speech to; " The chairman addressed the board of trustees"
  17. direct a question at someone
  18. To aim; to direct.
  19. To prepare or make ready.
  20. Reflexively: To prepare one's self; to apply one's skill or energies ( to some object); to betake.
  21. To clothe or array; to dress.
  22. To direct, as words ( to any one or any thing); to make, as a speech, petition, etc. ( to any one, an audience).
  23. 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.
  24. To direct in writing, as a letter; to superscribe, or to direct and transmit; as, he addressed a letter.
  25. To make suit to as a lover; to court; to woo.
  26. To consign or intrust to the care of another, as agent or factor; as, the ship was addressed to a merchant in Baltimore.
  27. To direct; to speak or write to; to direct in writing, as a letter; to make suit as a lover; to consign; to get ready.
  28. To speak to; to write a direction on a letter; to pay court to, as a lover.
  29. Attentions of a lover.
  30. Courteous attentions; wooing.
  31. social skill
  32. ( computer science) the code that identifies where a piece of information is stored
  33. written directions for finding some location; written on letters or packages that are to be delivered to that location
  34. the manner of speaking to another individual; " he failed in his manner of address to the captain"
  35. the place where a person or organization can be found or communicated with
  36. adjust and aim ( a golf ball) at in preparation fo hitting
  37. address or apply oneself to something, direct one's efforts towards something, such as a question
  38. access or locate by address
  39. A formal communication in writing: a speech: manners: dexterity: direction of a letter:- pl. ADDRESSES, attentions of a lover. To ADDRESS ONE'S SELF TO A TASK, to set about it.
  40. Petition; speech; manners; dexterity; direction.
  41. To prepare for; to set about.
  42. A discourse; greeting; petition.
  43. A person's name, residence, etc.
  44. Manner; bearing.
  45. Adroitness; tact.
  46. A speech; a speech written; a messaue of respect; formal application or communication in writing: direction of a letter; manners; adroitness.
  47. A speaking to; direction on a letter; skill; manner or mode of behaviour. Pli.