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address

 
Noun address has 8 senses
  1. address, computer address - (computer science) the code that identifies where a piece of information is stored
    --1 is a kind of code, computer code
    --1 has particulars: URL, uniform resource locator, universal resource locator
    Derived form: verb address7
  2. address - the place where a person or organization can be found or communicated with
    --2 is a kind of
    geographic point, geographical point
    --2 has particulars:
     mailing address; street address; residence, abode; business address
    Derived form: verb address3
  3. address, speech - the act of delivering a formal spoken communication to an audience; "he listened to an address on minor Roman poets"
    --3 is a kind of speech act
    --3 has parts:
     body; introduction; conclusion, end, close, closing, ending
    --3 has particulars:
     epilogue, epilog; allocution; colloquium; dithyramb; Gettysburg Address; impromptu; inaugural address, inaugural; lecture, public lecture, talk; litany; oratory; public speaking, speechmaking, speaking, oral presentation; sermon, discourse, preaching
    Derived form: verb address2
  4. address - the manner of speaking to another individual; "he failed in his manner of address to the captain"
    --4 is a kind of
    manner of speaking, speech, delivery
    Derived form: verb address4
  5. address - a sign in front of a house or business carrying the conventional form by which its location is described
    --5 is a kind of
    street sign
  6. address, destination, name and address - written directions for finding some location; written on letters or packages that are to be delivered to that location
    --6 is a kind of direction, instruction
    --6 is a part of letter, missive
    --6 has parts: zip code, postcode, postal code
    --6 has particulars: return address
    Derived form: verb address3
  7. address - the stance assumed by a golfer in preparation for hitting a golf ball
    --7 is a kind of
    stance
  8. savoir-faire, address - social skill
    --8 is a kind of tact, tactfulness
Verb address has 10 senses
  1. address, turn to - speak to; "He addressed the crowd outside the window"
    --1 is one way to communicate, intercommunicate
    Derived form: noun addressee1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody
  2. address, speak - give a speech to; "The chairman addressed the board of trustees"
    Derived forms: noun addressee1, noun address3
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody
  3. address, direct - put an address on (an envelope, for example)
    --3 is one way to label
    Derived forms: noun addressee1, noun address2, noun address6
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something PP
  4. address - direct a question at someone
    --4 is one way to
    target, aim, place, direct, point
    Derived forms: noun addressee1, noun address4
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something PP
  5. address - address or apply oneself to something, direct one's efforts towards something, such as a question
    --5 is one way to
    use, utilize, utilise, apply, employ
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something to somebody
    Somebody ----s somebody PP
  6. address, call - greet, as with a prescribed form, title, or name; "He always addresses me with `Sir'"; "Call me Mister"; "She calls him by first name"
    --6 is one way to address, turn to
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody something
  7. address - access or locate by address
    --7 is one way to
    access
    Derived form: noun address1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  8. cover, treat, handle, plow, deal, address - deal with verbally or in some form of artistic expression; "This book deals with incest"; "The course covered all of Western Civilization"; "The new book treats the history of China"
    --8 is one way to broach, initiate
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
  9. address, accost, come up to - speak to someone
    --9 is one way to come, come up
    Derived form: noun addressee1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody
  10. address - adjust and aim (a golf ball) at in preparation fo hitting
    --10 is one way to
    align, aline, line up, adjust
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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