1. [ noun ] (computer science) the code that identifies where a piece of information is stored
Synonyms: computer_address
Related terms: code uniform_resource_locator computer_science
2. [ verb ] speak to
Synonyms: speak_to turn_to

"He addressed the crowd outside the window"

Related terms: communicate ask addressee
3. [ verb ] give a speech to
Synonyms: speak

"The chairman addressed the board of trustees"

Related terms: harangue keynote blaze_away memorialise speak
4. [ noun ] the place where a person or organization can be found or communicated with
Related terms: geographic_point residence business_address street_address mailing_address
5. [ verb ] put an address on (an envelope, for example)
Synonyms: direct
Related terms: label re-address misaddress instrument addressee
6. [ verb ] greet, as with a prescribed form, title, or name
Synonyms: call

"He always addresses me with `Sir'" "Call me Mister" "She calls him by first name"

Related terms: name name
7. [ noun ] a formal spoken communication delivered to an audience
Synonyms: speech

"he listened to an address on minor Roman poets"

Related terms: speech_act sermon lecture inaugural_address impromptu allocution dithyramb dithyramb keynote_speech epilogue oratory litany public_speaking colloquium gettysburg_address introduction body conclusion
8. [ verb ] direct a question at someone
Related terms: target addressee
9. [ noun ] (rhetoric) the manner of speaking to another individual

"he failed in his manner of address to the captain"

Related terms: manner_of_speaking
10. [ verb ] address or apply oneself to something, direct one's efforts towards something, such as a question
Related terms: use
11. [ verb ] adjust and aim (a golf ball) at in preparation of hitting
Related terms: align golf
12. [ verb ] (computer science) access or locate by address
Related terms: access computer_science
13. [ noun ] the stance assumed by a golfer in preparation for hitting a golf ball
Related terms: stance golf
14. [ verb ] speak to someone
Synonyms: accost come_up_to
Related terms: come greet approach addressee
15. [ noun ] a sign in front of a house or business carrying the conventional form by which its location is described
Related terms: street_sign
16. [ verb ] deal with verbally or in some form of artistic expression
Synonyms: deal cover treat handle plow work

"This book deals with incest" "The course covered all of Western Civilization" "The new book treats the history of China"

Related terms: broach discourse spiel theologise treat embrace discussion
17. [ noun ] written directions for finding some location; written on letters or packages that are to be delivered to that location
Synonyms: name_and_address destination
Related terms: direction return_address poste_restante letter zip_code
18. [ noun ] social skill
Synonyms: savoir-faire
Related terms: tact
Similar spelling:   addressee