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ad·dress

 (ə-drĕs′)
tr.v. ad·dressed, ad·dress·ing, ad·dress·es
1. To speak to: addressed me in low tones.
2. To make a formal speech to: addressed the union members at the convention.
3. To call (a person to whom one is speaking) by a particular name or term: Address the judge as "Your Honor."
4. To direct (a spoken or written message) to the attention of: address a protest to the faculty senate.
5. To mark with a destination: address a letter.
6.
a. To direct the efforts or attention of (oneself): address oneself to a task.
b. To begin to deal with: addressed the issue of taxes.
7. To dispatch or consign (a ship, for example) to an agent or factor.
8. Sports To adjust and aim the club at (a golf ball) in preparing for a stroke.
n. (ə-drĕs′, ăd′rĕs′)
1.
a. A description of the location of a person or organization, as written or printed on mail as directions for delivery: wrote the address on the envelope.
b. The location at which a particular organization or person may be found or reached: went to her address but no one was home.
2.
a. A name or a sequence of characters that designates an e-mail account or a specific site on the Internet or other network.
b. A name or number used in information storage or retrieval assigned to or identifying a specific memory location.
3. A formal speech or written communication.
4. (ə-drĕs′) Archaic
a. often addresses Courteous attentions.
b. The manner or bearing of a person, especially in conversation.
c. Skill, deftness, or grace in dealing with people or situations: "With the charms of beauty she combined the address of an accomplished intriguer" (Charles Merivale).

[Middle English adressen, to direct, from Old French adresser, from Vulgar Latin *addīrēctiāre : Latin ad-, ad- + Vulgar Latin *dīrēctiāre, to straighten (from Latin dīrēctus, past participle of dīrigere, to direct; see direct).]

address

(əˈdrɛs)
n
1. the conventional form by which the location of a building is described
2. 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
3. the place at which someone lives
4. a speech or written communication, esp one of a formal nature
5. skilfulness or tact
6. archaic manner or style of speaking or conversation
7. (Computer Science) computing a number giving the location of a piece of stored information. See also direct access
8. (Parliamentary Procedure) government Brit a statement of the opinions or wishes of either or both Houses of Parliament that is sent to the sovereign
9. (Mechanical Engineering) the alignment or position of a part, component, etc, that permits correct assembly or fitting
10. (usually plural) expressions of affection made by a man in courting a woman
vb (tr) , -dresses, -dressing or -dressed, -drest
11. to mark (a letter, parcel, etc) with an address
12. to speak to, refer to in speaking, or deliver a speech to
13. (used reflexively; foll by to)
a. to speak or write to: he addressed himself to the chairman.
b. to apply oneself to: he addressed himself to the task.
14. to direct (a message, warning, etc) to the attention of
15. (Commerce) to consign or entrust (a ship or a ship's cargo) to a factor, merchant, etc
16. to adopt a position facing (the ball in golf, a partner in a dance, the target in archery, etc)
17. to treat of; deal with: chapter 10 addresses the problem of transitivity.
18. an archaic word for woo
[C14: (in the sense: to make right, adorn) and c15 (in the modern sense: to direct words): via Old French from Vulgar Latin addrictiāre (unattested) to make straight, direct oneself towards, from Latin ad- to + dīrectus direct]
adˈdresser, adˈdressor n

ad•dress

(n. əˈdrɛs, ˈæd rɛs; v. əˈdrɛs)

n.
1. the place or the name of the place where a person, organization, or the like is located or may be reached.
2. a direction as to the intended recipient, written on or attached to a piece of mail.
3. a usu. formal speech or written statement directed to a particular group.
4. skillful and expeditious management; ready skill.
5. manner of speaking to others; personal bearing in conversation.
6. the use of a name or title in speaking or writing to a person: forms of address.
7. a label, as an integer or symbol, that designates the location of information stored in computer memory.
8. Usu., addresses. attentions paid by a suitor; courtship.
9. Obs. preparation.
v.t.
10. to direct a speech or statement to.
11. to use a specified form or title in speaking or writing to: Address him as “Sir.”
12. to direct to the attention: She addressed her remarks to all.
13. to apply (oneself) in speech (usu. fol. by to).
14. to deal with or discuss.
15. to put the directions for delivery on: to address a letter.
16. to direct the energy or efforts of (usu. fol. by to): to address oneself to a task.
17. Golf. to take a stance and place the head of the club behind (the ball) preparatory to hitting it.
18. Archaic. to give direction to; aim.
[1300–50; Middle English: to adorn < Middle French adresser. See a-5, dress]
ad•dress′er, ad•dres′sor, n.
syn: See speech.

address


Past participle: addressed
Gerund: addressing

Imperative
address
address
Present
I address
you address
he/she/it addresses
we address
you address
they address
Preterite
I addressed
you addressed
he/she/it addressed
we addressed
you addressed
they addressed
Present Continuous
I am addressing
you are addressing
he/she/it is addressing
we are addressing
you are addressing
they are addressing
Present Perfect
I have addressed
you have addressed
he/she/it has addressed
we have addressed
you have addressed
they have addressed
Past Continuous
I was addressing
you were addressing
he/she/it was addressing
we were addressing
you were addressing
they were addressing
Past Perfect
I had addressed
you had addressed
he/she/it had addressed
we had addressed
you had addressed
they had addressed
Future
I will address
you will address
he/she/it will address
we will address
you will address
they will address
Future Perfect
I will have addressed
you will have addressed
he/she/it will have addressed
we will have addressed
you will have addressed
they will have addressed
Future Continuous
I will be addressing
you will be addressing
he/she/it will be addressing
we will be addressing
you will be addressing
they will be addressing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been addressing
you have been addressing
he/she/it has been addressing
we have been addressing
you have been addressing
they have been addressing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been addressing
you will have been addressing
he/she/it will have been addressing
we will have been addressing
you will have been addressing
they will have been addressing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been addressing
you had been addressing
he/she/it had been addressing
we had been addressing
you had been addressing
they had been addressing
Conditional
I would address
you would address
he/she/it would address
we would address
you would address
they would address
Past Conditional
I would have addressed
you would have addressed
he/she/it would have addressed
we would have addressed
you would have addressed
they would have addressed

address

A player’s stance before hitting the ball.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.address - (computer science) the code that identifies where a piece of information is storedaddress - (computer science) the code that identifies where a piece of information is stored
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
computer code, code - (computer science) the symbolic arrangement of data or instructions in a computer program or the set of such instructions
parameter, argument - (computer science) a reference or value that is passed to a function, procedure, subroutine, command, or program
uniform resource locator, universal resource locator, URL - the address of a web page on the world wide web
2.address - the place where a person or organization can be found or communicated withaddress - the place where a person or organization can be found or communicated with
mailing address - the address where a person or organization can be communicated with
street address - the address where a person or organization can be found
abode, residence - any address at which you dwell more than temporarily; "a person can have several residences"
business address - the address at which a business is located
geographic point, geographical point - a point on the surface of the Earth
3.address - the act of delivering a formal spoken communication to an audienceaddress - the act of delivering a formal spoken communication to an audience; "he listened to an address on minor Roman poets"
body - the central message of a communication; "the body of the message was short"
introduction - the first section of a communication
close, closing, ending, conclusion, end - the last section of a communication; "in conclusion I want to say..."
speech act - the use of language to perform some act
allocution - (rhetoric) a formal or authoritative address that advises or exhorts
colloquium - an address to an academic meeting or seminar
dithyramb - a wildly enthusiastic speech or piece of writing
impromptu - an extemporaneous speech or remark; "a witty impromptu must not sound premeditated"
inaugural, inaugural address - an address delivered at an inaugural ceremony (especially by a United States president)
lecture, public lecture, talk - a speech that is open to the public; "he attended a lecture on telecommunications"
litany - any long and tedious address or recital; "the patient recited a litany of complaints"; "a litany of failures"
oratory - addressing an audience formally (usually a long and rhetorical address and often pompous); "he loved the sound of his own oratory"
oral presentation, public speaking, speechmaking, speaking - delivering an address to a public audience; "people came to see the candidates and hear the speechmaking"
preaching, sermon, discourse - an address of a religious nature (usually delivered during a church service)
4.address - the manner of speaking to another individualaddress - the manner of speaking to another individual; "he failed in his manner of address to the captain"
manner of speaking, delivery, speech - your characteristic style or manner of expressing yourself orally; "his manner of speaking was quite abrupt"; "her speech was barren of southernisms"; "I detected a slight accent in his speech"
5.address - a sign in front of a house or business carrying the conventional form by which its location is describedaddress - a sign in front of a house or business carrying the conventional form by which its location is described
street sign - a sign visible from the street
6.address - written directions for finding some locationaddress - written directions for finding some location; written on letters or packages that are to be delivered to that location
postal code, postcode, ZIP code, ZIP - a code of letters and digits added to a postal address to aid in the sorting of mail
letter, missive - a written message addressed to a person or organization; "mailed an indignant letter to the editor"
instruction, direction - a message describing how something is to be done; "he gave directions faster than she could follow them"
return address - the address of the sender of a letter or parcel indicating where it should be returned if it cannot be delivered
7.address - the stance assumed by a golfer in preparation for hitting a golf balladdress - the stance assumed by a golfer in preparation for hitting a golf ball
golf, golf game - a game played on a large open course with 9 or 18 holes; the object is use as few strokes as possible in playing all the holes
stance - standing posture
8.address - social skilladdress - social skill        
tact, tactfulness - consideration in dealing with others and avoiding giving offense
Verb1.address - speak toaddress - speak to; "He addressed the crowd outside the window"
communicate, intercommunicate - transmit thoughts or feelings; "He communicated his anxieties to the psychiatrist"
ask - address a question to and expect an answer from; "Ask your teacher about trigonometry"; "The children asked me about their dead grandmother"
address, call - 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.address - give a speech toaddress - give a speech to; "The chairman addressed the board of trustees"
blaze away - speak with fire and passion; "He blazed away at his opponents in the Senate"
memorialise, memorialize - address in a memorial; "The President memorialized the heroes of the battle"
keynote - give the keynote address to (an audience)
harangue - deliver a harangue to; address forcefully
3.address - put an address on (an envelope)
misaddress, misdirect - put a wrong address on; "misdirect the letter"
instrument - address a legal document to
re-address - put a new address on (an envelope), as for forwarding
label - assign a label to; designate with a label; "These students were labelled `learning disabled'"
4.address - direct a question at someoneaddress - direct a question at someone  
target, direct, aim, place, point - intend (something) to move towards a certain goal; "He aimed his fists towards his opponent's face"; "criticism directed at her superior"; "direct your anger towards others, not towards yourself"
5.address - address or apply oneself to something, direct one's efforts towards something, such as a questionaddress - address or apply oneself to something, direct one's efforts towards something, such as a question
apply, employ, use, utilise, utilize - put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose; "use your head!"; "we only use Spanish at home"; "I can't use this tool"; "Apply a magnetic field here"; "This thinking was applied to many projects"; "How do you utilize this tool?"; "I apply this rule to get good results"; "use the plastic bags to store the food"; "He doesn't know how to use a computer"
6.address - greet, as with a prescribed form, title, or nameaddress - greet, as with a prescribed form, title, or name; "He always addresses me with `Sir'"; "Call me Mister"; "She calls him by first name"
address, turn to - speak to; "He addressed the crowd outside the window"
call, name - assign a specified (usually proper) proper name to; "They named their son David"; "The new school was named after the famous Civil Rights leader"
7.address - access or locate by addressaddress - access or locate by address    
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
access - obtain or retrieve from a storage device; as of information on a computer
8.address - 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"
broach, initiate - bring up a topic for discussion
theologise, theologize - treat from a theological viewpoint or render theological in character
discourse, discuss, talk about - to consider or examine in speech or writing; "The author talks about the different aspects of this question"; "The class discussed Dante's `Inferno'"
do by, treat, handle - interact in a certain way; "Do right by her"; "Treat him with caution, please"; "Handle the press reporters gently"
embrace, encompass, comprehend, cover - include in scope; include as part of something broader; have as one's sphere or territory; "This group encompasses a wide range of people from different backgrounds"; "this should cover everyone in the group"
9.address - speak to someoneaddress - speak to someone      
greet, recognise, recognize - express greetings upon meeting someone
approach - make advances to someone, usually with a proposal or suggestion; "I was approached by the President to serve as his adviser in foreign matters"
come, come up - move toward, travel toward something or somebody or approach something or somebody; "He came singing down the road"; "Come with me to the Casbah"; "come down here!"; "come out of the closet!"; "come into the room"
10.address - adjust and aim (a golf ball) at in preparation of hitting
golf, golf game - a game played on a large open course with 9 or 18 holes; the object is use as few strokes as possible in playing all the holes
align, aline, adjust, line up - place in a line or arrange so as to be parallel or straight; "align the car with the curb"; "align the sheets of paper on the table"

address

noun
1. direction, label, inscription, superscription The address on the envelope was illegible.
2. location, home, place, house, point, position, situation, site, spot, venue, lodging, pad (slang), residence, dwelling, whereabouts, abode, locus, locale, domicile The workmen had gone to the wrong address at the wrong time.
3. speech, talk, lecture, discourse, sermon, dissertation, harangue, homily, oration, spiel (informal), disquisition He had scheduled an address to the people for that evening.
verb
1. direct, send, post, mail, route Applications should be addressed to the personnel officer.
2. label, inscribe, superscribe She absentmindedly addressed the envelope with the wrong name.
3. give a speech to, talk to, speak to, lecture, discourse, harangue, give a talk to, spout to, hold forth to, expound to, orate to, sermonize to He will address a conference on human rights next week.
4. speak to, talk to, greet, hail, salute, invoke, communicate with, accost, approach, converse with, apostrophize The two ministers did not address each other directly.
5. take aim at, aim at First, address the ball in the centre of your stance.
address yourself to something concentrate on, turn to, focus on, take up, look to, undertake, engage in, take care of, attend to, knuckle down to, devote yourself to, apply yourself to We have addressed ourselves to the problem of ethics throughout.

address

verb
1. To direct speech to:
2. To talk to an audience formally:
Archaic: bespeak.
3. To bring an appeal or request, for example, to the attention of:
Obsolete: sue.
4. To mark (a written communication) with its destination:
5. To devote (oneself or one's efforts):
6. To cause (something) to be conveyed to a destination:
noun
1. A usually formal oral communication to an audience:
2. Romantic attentions.Often used in plural:
3. Behavior through which one reveals one's personality:
Archaic: port.
4. The ability to say and do the right thing at the right time:
Translations
خِطَابعُنْوانعُنْوَانيُعَنْوِن الرِّسَالَهيُوَجِّـه الكَلَام، يُخَاطِب
adresaprojevurčitadresovatnapsat adresu
adressetaleadresserehenvende til
adreso
aadress
puheosoiteosoittaataitavuustaito
adresagovor
beszédet intézcímmegcímez
ávarpa; beinaheimilisfangmerkja heimilisfangiræîa, ávarp
住所宛名演説
연설주소
adresasadresatasadresuotikalbaskirti
adreseadresētuzrunauzrunāt
adresaadresovaťnapísať adresupríhovor
naslovnasloviti
adresaадреса
adressföredrag
คำปราศรัยที่อยู่
adresadres yazmakhitaphitap etmekkonuşma
bài diễn vănđịa chỉ

address

[əˈdres]
A. N
1. [of house etc] → dirección f, señas fpl
she isn't at this address any moreya no vive en esta casa
see also business B
see also forwarding, home D
2. (= speech) → discurso m; (= lecture) → conferencia f
election address (= speech) → discurso m electoral; (= leaflet) → carta f de propaganda electoral
see also public
3. (Parl etc) → petición f, memorial m
4. (= title) form of addresstratamiento m
5. (Comput) → dirección f
absolute/relative addressdirección f absoluta/relativa
6. (o.f.) (= skill) → destreza f, habilidad f
7. (archaic) (= manners) → modales mpl; (= behaviour) → conducta f, comportamiento m
8. to pay one's addresses to (o.f.) → hacer la corte a, pretender a
B. VT
1. [+ letter] (= direct) → dirigir (to a) (= put address on) → poner la dirección en
the letter was addressed to the editorla carta iba dirigida al director
I addressed it to your homelo mandé a tu casa
this is addressed to youesto viene con or a su nombre
this letter is wrongly addressedesta carta lleva la dirección equivocada
I haven't addressed it yettodavía no le he puesto la dirección
2. [+ person]
2.1. (= speak to) → dirigirse a
are you addressing me?¿se está usted dirigiendo a mí?
the judge addressed the juryel juez se dirigió al jurado
2.2. (= make a speech to) [+ audience] → pronunciar un discurso ante
to address the House (Parl) → pronunciar un discurso en el Parlamento
2.3. to address sb as "tú"tratar a algn de "tú", tutear a algn
to address sb by his proper titledar el debido tratamiento a algn
2.4. to address o.s. to [+ person] → dirigirse a; [+ problem, task] → aplicarse a
3. [+ remarks] → dirigir
please address your complaints to the managerse ruega dirijan sus reclamaciones al director
4. [+ problem] → abordar
C. CPD address book Nlibrito m de direcciones, agenda f
address commission N (Comm) comisión que se paga al agente fletador por su tarea de embarque
address label Netiqueta f para la dirección

address

[əˈdrɛs]
n
(= postal address) → adresse f
What's your address? → Quelle est votre adresse?
(= title) form of address → titre m
what form of address do you use for ... ? → comment s'adresse-t-on à ... ?
(= speech) → discours m, allocution f
to give an address → prononcer une allocution
vt
[+ letter, parcel] → adresser
to be addressed to sb → être adressé(e) à qn
(= speak to) [+ person] → s'adresser à; [+ meeting] → prendre la parole devant
to address each other → s'adresser la parole
to address a remark to sb → adresser une remarque à qn
(using person's title) to address sb as sth → appeler qn qch
I heard him address her as darling → Je l'ai entendu l'appeler chérie.
(= tackle) (also to address o.s. to sth) [+ problem, issue] → aborder qchaddress book ncarnet m d'adresses

address

n
(of person, on letter etc)Adresse f, → Anschrift f; home addressPrivatadresse f; (when travelling) → Heimatanschrift f; what’s your address?wo wohnen Sie?; I’ve come to the wrong addressich bin hier falsch or an der falschen Adresse; at this addressunter dieser Adresse; who else lives at this address?wer wohnt noch in dem Haus?; “not known at this addressEmpfänger unbekannt
(= speech)Ansprache f; the Address (Parl) → die Adresse (die Erwiderung auf die Thronrede)
form of address (→ Form fder) → Anrede f
(Comput) → Adresse f
(= bearing, way of behaving)Auftreten nt; (= way of speaking)Art fzu reden
(form, = skill, tact) → Gewandtheit f
to pay one’s addresses to a lady (liter)einer Dame die Cour machen (liter)
vt
letter, parceladressieren (→ to an +acc)
(= direct) speech, complaints, remarksrichten (→ to an +acc)
(= speak to) meetingsprechen zu; jurysich wenden an (+acc); personanreden; don’t address me as “Colonel”nennen Sie mich nicht „Colonel“; how should one address an earl?wie redet man einen Grafen an?
problem etcangehen
vr
to address oneself to somebody (= speak to)jdn ansprechen; (= apply to)sich an jdn wenden
(form) to address oneself to a tasksich einer Aufgabe (dat)widmen

address

:
address book
nAdressbuch nt
address bus
n (Comput) → Adressbus m

address

[əˈdrɛs]
1. n
a. (of house) → indirizzo, recapito; (on envelope) (Comput) → indirizzo
absolute/relative address (Comput) → indirizzo assoluto/relativo
b. (talk) → discorso, allocuzione f
c. form of address (gen) → formula di cortesia; (in letters) → formula d'indirizzo or di intestazione
the correct form of address for a bishop → la maniera corretta di rivolgersi ad un vescovo
2. vt
a. (direct, letter) → indirizzare; (write name on envelope) → mettere or scrivere l'indirizzo su; (remarks) → rivolgere
this letter is wrongly addressed → l'indirizzo su questa lettera è sbagliato
please address your complaints to the manager (frm) → per i reclami si rivolga al direttore
to address o.s. to sth (frm) → indirizzare le proprie energie verso qc
b. (person) → rivolgersi a; (meeting) → parlare a, fare un discorso a
she addressed him as "Your Lordship" → si rivolse a lui chiamandolo "Sua Eccellenza"
the judge addressed the jury → il giudice si è rivolto alla giuria

address

(əˈdres) verb
1. to put a name and address on (an envelope etc). Address the parcel clearly.
2. to speak or write to. I shall address my remarks to you only.
((American) ˈӕdres) noun
1. the name of the house, street, town etc where a person lives. His address is 30 Main St, Edinburgh.
2. a speech. He made a long and boring address.
ˌaddresˈsee (ӕd-) noun
the person to whom a letter etc is addressed.

address

خِطَاب, عُنْوان adresa, projev adresse, tale Adresse, Ansprache διεύθυνση, ομιλία alocución, dirección, discurso osoite, puhe adresse, discours adresa, govor discorso, indirizzo 住所, 演説 연설, 주소 adres, toespraak adresse, foredrag adres, przemówienie discurso, endereço адрес, обращение adress, föredrag คำปราศรัย, ที่อยู่ adres, hitap bài diễn văn, địa chỉ 发言, 地址

address

n. dirección, señas;
v. [to speak or write to] dirigirse a; hablar con; [to write] escribir a; [to speak to an audience] hablar en público.

address

n dirección f, domicilio; e-mail — dirección de correo electrónico
References in classic literature ?
said Amy, who thought the old-fashioned address very elegant.
He looked hard at the child and began to address her, paying no more at- tention to the father.
I wrote to them at that address, but my letter was returned to me,
She hoped that Edna would go to see her in the city, and wrote her address with the stub of a pencil on a piece of card which she found in her pocket.
Heyward and his female companions witnessed this mysterious movement with secret uneasiness; for, though the conduct of the white man had hitherto been above reproach, his rude equipments, blunt address, and strong antipathies, together with the character of his silent associates, were all causes for exciting distrust in minds that had been so recently alarmed by Indian treachery.
Phoebe(being of that quickness and activity of temperament that she seldom long refrained from taking a part, and generally a good one, in what was going forward) now felt herself moved to address the stranger.
Clergymen paused in the streets, to address words of exhortation, that brought a crowd, with its mingled grin and frown, around the poor, sinful woman.
How he would figure among them in the churchyard, between services on Sundays; gathering grapes for them from the wild vines that overran the surrounding trees; reciting for their amusement all the epitaphs on the tombstones; or sauntering, with a whole bevy of them, along the banks of the adjacent mill-pond; while the more bashful country bumpkins hung sheepishly back, envying his superior elegance and address.
I have spoken of the surrender to their extraordinary childish grace as a thing I could actively cultivate, and it may be imagined if I neglected now to address myself to this source for whatever it would yield.
In fact, I was so afraid of him that I was not game enough just then to address him, and demand a satisfactory answer concerning what seemed inexplicable in him.
Master gave John the name and address, and then he thanked him for his long and faithful service; but that was too much for John.
They had the address written on a piece of paper, which they showed to some one now and then.