To speak to: addressed me in low tones. To make a formal speech to. To direct (a spoken or written message) to the attention of: address a protest to the faculty senate. To mark with a destination: address a letter. To direct the efforts or attention of (oneself): address oneself to a task. To deal with: addressed the issue of absenteeism. To dispatch or consign (a ship, for example) to an agent or factor. Sports To adjust and aim the club at (a golf ball) in preparing for a stroke. A description of the location of a person or organization, as written or printed on mail as directions for delivery: wrote down the address on the envelope. The location at which a particular organization or person may be found or reached: went to her address but no one was home. Computer Science A name or number used in information storage or retrieval that is assigned to a specific memory location. Computer Science The memory location identified by this name or number. Computer Science A name or a sequence of characters that designates an e-mail account or a specific site on the Internet or other network. A formal spoken or written communication. A formal speech. Courteous attentions. Often used in the plural. The manner or bearing of a person, especially in conversation. Skill, deftness, and grace in dealing with people or situations. See Synonyms at tact. The act of dispatching or consigning a ship, as to an agent or a factor.