What is the meaning of address?


  • Computer science. ( the code that identifies where a piece of information is stored)
  • The place where a person or organization can be found or communicated with.
  • The act of delivering a formal spoken communication to an audience.
    • usage: "he listened to an address on minor Roman poets"
  • The manner of speaking to another individual.
    • usage: "he failed in his manner of address to the captain"
  • A sign in front of a house or business carrying the conventional form by which its location is described.
  • Written directions for finding some location; written on letters or packages that are to be delivered to that location.
  • The stance assumed by a golfer in preparation for hitting a golf ball.
  • Social skill.


  • Speak to.
    • usage: "He addressed the crowd outside the window"
  • Give a speech to.
    • usage: "The chairman addressed the board of trustees"
  • Put an address on (an envelope.
  • Direct a question at someone.
  • Address or apply oneself to something, direct one's efforts towards something, such as a question.
  • Greet, as with a prescribed form, title, or name.
    • usage: "He always addresses me with `Sir'"; "Call me Mister"; "She calls him by first name"
  • Access or locate by address.
  • Act on verbally or in some form of artistic expression.
    • usage: "This book deals with incest"; "The course covered all of Western Civilization"; "The new book treats the history of China"
  • Speak to someone.
  • Adjust and aim (a golf ball) at in preparation of hitting. .
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APAWordNet. (2010). address. Retrieved May 26, 2019, from http://smartdefine.org/address/definitions/1211553
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