address address  /ˈæd ˌrɛs/


  1. (n) (computer science) the code that identifies where a piece of information is stored
  2. (n) the place where a person or organization can be found or communicated with
  3. (n) the act of delivering a formal spoken communication to an audience
  4. (n) the manner of speaking to another individual
  5. (n) a sign in front of a house or business carrying the conventional form by which its location is described
  6. (n) written directions for finding some location; written on letters or packages that are to be delivered to that location
  7. (n) the stance assumed by a golfer in preparation for hitting a golf ball
  8. (n) social skill
  9. (v) speak to
  10. (v) give a speech to
  11. (v) put an address on (an envelope)
  12. (v) direct a question at someone
  13. (v) address or apply oneself to something, direct one's efforts towards something, such as a question
  14. (v) greet, as with a prescribed form, title, or name
  15. (v) access or locate by address
  16. (v) act on verbally or in some form of artistic expression
  17. (v) speak to someone
  18. (v) adjust and aim (a golf ball) at in preparation of hitting


  1. The PTI Magazine customer service web site where you can renew, change your address and perform other account services, is available here: https:secure.
  2. It would be judging Barack Obama by a pretty low standard to give him credit just for showing up to give the commencement address at the University of Notre Dame.
  3. It is a great honor for me to be here, and I'm grateful that I have the opportunity to address you briefly.


  1. WEEKLY ADDRESS: Time for Congress to Pass Commonsense Immigration Reform

    WASHINGTON, DC—In this week’s address, President Obama discussed the bipartisan legislation being debated in the United States Senate that would take important steps towards fixing our broken immigration system, while growing our economy and reducing the deficit.  The President urges Congress to pass immigration reform so that we can live up to our traditions as a nation of laws, and also a ...
    on June 22, 2013     Source: The White House

  2. Address the source to promote unity, respect and rapport

    ADDRESS THE SOURCE TO PROMOTE UNITY, RESPECT AND RAPPORT In the May 25 letter to the editor, it was apparent that the letter writer could have used a more personable and Biblical approach to promote unity and respect.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Savannah Morning News

  3. Obama to address Organizing for Action summit

    The president will address a summit next month hosted by Organizing for Action, an advocacy group formed as as spinoff from his 2012 campaign organization.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Washington Post


  1. "In my view, all options are on the table in terms of how we address this problem in Iraq," Gates said.
    on Dec 5, 2006 By: Robert Gates Source: Reuters India

  2. "It is time to address this imbalance," Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva told IOC members in Copenhagen yesterday, before they chose Rio to host the 2016 Olympics in a 66-32 landslide over Madrid. "It is time to light the Olympic...
    on Oct 3, 2009 By: Lula da Silva Source: Boston Globe

  3. Q: In a statement Monday, Vice President Biden said the US is consulting with other nations "on new ways to address the humanitarian, economic, security, and political aspects of the situation in Gaza."
    on Jun 8, 2010 By: Joe Biden Source: Washington Post (blog)

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