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Definition of Address

Address

  1. To aim; to direct.
  2. To prepare or make ready.
  3. Reflexively: To prepare one's self; to apply one's skill or energies (to some object); to betake.
  4. To clothe or array; to dress.
  5. To direct, as words (to any one or any thing); to make, as a speech, petition, etc. (to any one, an audience).
  6. To direct speech to; to make a communication to, whether spoken or written; to apply to by words, as by a speech, petition, etc., to speak to; to accost.
  7. To direct in writing, as a letter; to superscribe, or to direct and transmit; as, he addressed a letter.
  8. To make suit to as a lover; to court; to woo.
  9. To consign or intrust to the care of another, as agent or factor; as, the ship was addressed to a merchant in Baltimore.
  10. To prepare one's self.
  11. To direct speech.
  12. Act of preparing one's self.
  13. Act of addressing one's self to a person; verbal application.
  14. A formal communication, either written or spoken; a discourse; a speech; a formal application to any one; a petition; a formal statement on some subject or special occasion; as, an address of thanks, an address to the voters.
  15. Direction or superscription of a letter, or the name, title, and place of residence of the person addressed.
  16. Manner of speaking to another; delivery; as, a man of pleasing or insinuating address.
  17. Attention in the way one's addresses to a lady.
  18. Skill; skillful management; dexterity; adroitness.

Address Quotations

If we want to address global warming, along with the other environmental problems associated with our continued rush to burn our precious fossil fuels as quickly as possible, we must learn to use our resources more wisely, kick our addiction, and quickly start turning to sources of energy that have fewer negative impacts.
David Suzuki

America's freedom of religion, and freedom from religion, offers every wisdom tradition an opportunity to address our soul-deep needs: Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Buddhism, Hinduism, secular humanism, agnosticism and atheism among others.
Parker Palmer

Companies spend millions of dollars on firewalls, encryption, and secure access devices and it's money wasted because none of these measures address the weakest link in the security chain: the people who use, administer, operate and account for computer systems that contain protected information.
Kevin Mitnick

If we can reduce the cost and improve the quality of medical technology through advances in nanotechnology, we can more widely address the medical conditions that are prevalent and reduce the level of human suffering.
Ralph Merkle

I don't have problems with people, because if I do, I address it.
Wiz Khalifa
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Address Translations

address in Afrikaans is adres, toespreek, adresseer
address in Danish is adresse
address in Dutch is adresseren
address in Finnish is osoite
address in German is Anschrift {m}, Adresse {f}
address in Italian is rivolgere la parola, indirizzo, nominativo
address in Latin is oratio, aggredior, adicio
address in Norwegian is adresse
address in Swedish is tilltala, adress, utanskrift, rikta, adressera
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