address

  • 1 Address — may refer to:*A memory address, a unique identifier for a memory location at which a computer can store a piece of data for later retrieval *A network address, the coded representation of the source or destination of a message (e.g. MAC addresses …

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  • 2 address — I noun abode, box number, domicile, dwelling, dwelling place, habitation, headquarters, home, inhabitancy, inscriptio, legal residence, locus, lodging, lodging place, lodgment, place of business, residence, seat, street number associated concepts …

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  • 3 address — vb 1 *direct, devote, apply Analogous words: bend (see CURVE): appeal, pray, sue, plead (see under PRAYER): aim, point, level (see DIRECT) 2 Address, accost, greet, salute, hail mean to speak to or less often to write or make a sign to a person… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 4 Address — Ad*dress ([a^]d*dr[e^]s ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Addressed} ( dr[e^]st ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Addressing}.] [OE. adressen to raise erect, adorn, OF. adrecier, to straighten, address, F. adresser, fr. [ a] (L. ad) + OF. drecier, F. dresser, to… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 Address — Ad*dress, n. [Cf. F. adresse. See {Address}, v. t.] [1913 Webster] 1. Act of preparing one s self. [Obs.] Jer Taylor. [1913 Webster] 2. Act of addressing one s self to a person; verbal application. [1913 Webster] 3. A formal communication, either …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 address — [n1] place of residence or business where one can be contacted abode, box number, direction, domicile, dwelling, headquarters, home, house, living quarters, location, lodging, number, place of business, place of residence, street, whereabouts,… …

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  • 7 address — [ə dres′; ] for n. 2, 3, & 7, also [ a′dres΄] vt. [ME adressen, to guide, direct < OFr adresser < a , to + dresser < VL * directiare, to direct < L dirigere: see DIRECT] 1. to direct (spoken or written words) to someone 2. to speak to …

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  • 8 Address — Ad*dress ([a^]d*dr[e^]s ), v. i. 1. To prepare one s self. [Obs.] Let us address to tend on Hector s heels. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To direct speech. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Young Turnus to the beauteous maid addrest. Dryden. [1913 Webster] Note:… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 9 address — ► NOUN 1) the details of the place where someone lives or an organization is situated. 2) Computing a number identifying a location in a data storage system or computer memory. 3) a formal speech. ► VERB 1) write someone s name and address on (an …

    English terms dictionary

  • 10 address to — index dedicate Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 11 address — The location to which the USPS is to deliver or return a mailpiece. It consists of certain elements such as recipient name, street name and house number, and city, state, and ZIP Code as required by the mail class …

    Glossary of postal terms

  • 12 address — ▪ I. address ad‧dress 1 [əˈdres ǁ əˈdres, ˈædres] noun [countable] the number of the building and the name of the street and town etc where someone lives or works, especially when written on a letter or package: • I wrote the wrong address on the …

    Financial and business terms

  • 13 address — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 where you live/work ADJECTIVE ▪ home, private ▪ business ▪ contact ▪ Please leave a contact address. ▪ …

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  • 14 address — I n. speech 1) to deliver, give an address 2) an eloquent, moving, stirring address 3) an inaugural; keynote address 4) an address about, concerning place of residence place for receiving mail 5) to change one s address 6) a business; forwarding; …

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  • 15 address — ad|dress1 W2S2 [əˈdres US əˈdres, ˈædres] n 1.) the details of the place where someone lives or works, that you use to send them letters, emails etc ▪ Please write your name and address on a postcard. ▪ What s your new address? ▪ I can give you… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 address — ad|dress1 [ ə dres, ædres ] noun count *** 1. ) the name of the place where you live or work, including the house or office number and the name of the street, area, and town. It may also include a set of numbers, called a zip code in American… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 17 address — I UK [əˈdres] / US / US [ˈædres] noun [countable] Word forms address : singular address plural addresses *** 1) the name of the place where you live or work, including the house or office number and the name of the street, area, and town. It may… …

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  • 18 address — [[t]ədre̱s, AM æ̱dres[/t]] ♦♦ addresses, addressing, addressed 1) N COUNT: usu poss N Your address is the number of the house, flat, or apartment and the name of the street and the town where you live or work. The address is 2025 M Street,… …

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  • 19 address — 1 noun 1 (C) the number of the building and the name of the street and town etc where someone lives or works, especially when written on a letter or package: I wrote the wrong address on the envelope. | change of address: Please notify us of any… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 20 address — addresser, addressor, n. n. /euh dres , ad res/; v. /euh dres /, n., v., addressed or addrest, addressing. n. 1. a speech or written statement, usually formal, directed to a particular group of persons: the President s address on the state of the …

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