Definitions of address

  1. greet, as with a prescribed form, title, or name; " He always addresses me with ` Sir'"; " Call me Mister"; " She calls him by first name"
  2. social skill
  3. ( computer science) the code that identifies where a piece of information is stored
  4. written directions for finding some location; written on letters or packages that are to be delivered to that location
  5. a sign in front of a house or business carrying the conventional form by which its location is described
  6. the manner of speaking to another individual; " he failed in his manner of address to the captain"
  7. the act of delivering a formal spoken communication to an audience; " he listened to an address on minor Roman poets"
  8. the place where a person or organization can be found or communicated with
  9. give a speech to; " The chairman addressed the board of trustees"
  10. put an address on ( an envelope, for example)
  11. direct a question at someone
  12. deal with 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"
  13. adjust and aim ( a golf ball) at in preparation fo hitting
  14. address or apply oneself to something, direct one's efforts towards something, such as a question
  15. access or locate by address
  16. To aim; to direct.
  17. To prepare or make ready.
  18. Reflexively: To prepare one's self; to apply one's skill or energies ( to some object); to betake.
  19. To clothe or array; to dress.
  20. To direct, as words ( to any one or any thing); to make, as a speech, petition, etc. ( to any one, an audience).
  21. 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.
  22. To direct in writing, as a letter; to superscribe, or to direct and transmit; as, he addressed a letter.
  23. To make suit to as a lover; to court; to woo.
  24. To consign or intrust to the care of another, as agent or factor; as, the ship was addressed to a merchant in Baltimore.
  25. To prepare one's self.
  26. To direct speech.
  27. Act of preparing one's self.
  28. Act of addressing one's self to a person; verbal application.
  29. 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.
  30. Direction or superscription of a letter, or the name, title, and place of residence of the person addressed.
  31. Manner of speaking to another; delivery; as, a man of pleasing or insinuating address.
  32. Attention in the way one's addresses to a lady.
  33. Skill; skillful management; dexterity; adroitness.
  34. To woo.
  35. To speak or write to; to direct, as a letter; consign or intrust to another; to pay court, as a lover.
  36. To direct: to speak or write to: to court: to direct in writing.
  37. 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.
  38. Petition; speech; manners; dexterity; direction.
  39. To prepare for; to set about.
  40. To speak or apply to; to direct; to court.
  41. To speak to; accost.
  42. To direct, as a letter.
  43. To devote ( oneself); apply.
  44. A discourse; greeting; petition.
  45. A person's name, residence, etc.
  46. Manner; bearing.
  47. Courteous attentions; wooing.
  48. Adroitness; tact.
  49. Attentions of a lover.
  50. A speech; a speech written; a messaue of respect; formal application or communication in writing: direction of a letter; manners; adroitness.
  51. 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.
  52. To speak to; to write a direction on a letter; to pay court to, as a lover.
  53. A speaking to; direction on a letter; skill; manner or mode of behaviour. Pli.

Usage examples for address

  1. Yes, I can give you the address where he will be found. – With Moore At Corunna by G. A. Henty
  2. Has she been to my landlady's and got my address? – Look Back on Happiness by Knut Hamsun
  3. He, of course could not write to her because he did not know her address. – The Captives by Hugh Walpole
  4. I'll get the address for you. – Torchy, Private Sec. by Sewell Ford
  5. Mr. Treadwell found that man's address the other day, and I'm going to write to him. – Bunny Brown and his Sister Sue Giving a Show by Laura Lee Hope
  6. " I believe I'll do that," replied Peddler Hinman, judging from the address on the letter, that was his name. – The High School Boys' Training Hike by H. Irving Hancock
  7. It takes a man of courage to address me, after what has happened. – The Grey Cloak by Harold MacGrath
  8. Beat them down as low as you can, and give this hotel as your address. – The Firm of Girdlestone by Arthur Conan Doyle
  9. Gave the name of James Collingwood, sir- and this same address. – Foe-Farrell by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  10. Address yourself to her." – Moon of Israel by H. Rider Haggard
  11. I know you would rather not hear much about me or from me for a while, but I will leave an address where I can always be reached." – From the Car Behind by Eleanor M. Ingram
  12. I send you an address where a letter will find me. – Blind Love by Wilkie Collins
  13. Now, tell me your name and address; I shall want to send these things back to you if- if I have any luck. – Tomaso's Fortune and Other Stories by Henry Seton Merriman
  14. What is his address, Doctor? – The Lost Despatch by Natalie Sumner Lincoln
  15. " I did not address you," he said. – The U.P. Trail by Zane Grey
  16. You might give me their address. – A Protegee of Jack Hamlin's and Other Stories by Bret Harte
  17. Mrs. Sasnett made an address. – The Co-Citizens by Corra Harris
  18. She had written no word to him since the day on which he had left her almost in anger, and now she did not know how she was to address him. – Can You Forgive Her? by Anthony Trollope