Definitions English

  • 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.