Noun Address Definition and Examples







The particulars of the place where someone lives or an organization is situated.
  1. 'He gave no further details other than his address.'
  2. 'After we'd exchanged numbers and addresses, Marty looked as though he was about to explode.'
  3. 'On Sunday enjoy a farewell breakfast with your new friends, it will give you a chance to exchange names and addresses with your fellow guests.'
  4. 'Detectives established addresses and other details and passed the information to British authorities.'
  5. 'I believe that journalists who deny anyone else a right of privacy should have details of their addresses and private lives made freely available.'
  6. 'Anyway we exchanged names and addresses and now I'm expecting a huge bill.'
  7. 'The addresses and contact information of the main shops are a useful addition.'
  8. 'You can get more information, including addresses and links on our Web site.'
  9. 'Paper was produced and they exchanged addresses.'
  10. 'The display system will contain a copy of the driver's license, his address and other details.'
  11. 'our officers called at the address'
  12. 'Apparently he now lives at an address in Sheffield (news to him).'
  13. 'So it would seem switching service from one address to another is likely a pretty routine, fairly common occurrence.'
  14. 'He was arrested by anti-terrorist officers last Wednesday while searches were carried out at three residential addresses and a farm in Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire.'
  15. 'The woman was later taken by ambulance to Bradford Royal Infirmary after a call was made to the emergency services by a relative from an address in the Leeds Road area.'
  16. 'Such students are informed at their mailing address to sit for examinations in nearby centres.'
  17. 'British soldiers already on standby could be moving to a more dangerous address by the end of the week.'
  18. 'The next day emergency crews rushed to that same address after receiving a call.'
  19. 'A man who police were expecting to find at a second address in Prestwich was later arrested in Gorton.'
  20. 'A bitter row between the residents of some of Scotland's most upmarket addresses and city leaders intensified yesterday as a plan to put giant wheelie bins in their streets was plunged into chaos.'
  21. 'The pair were married and eventually settled at their current address in Rhodes Street, Tottington.'
  22. 'It is understood that they revealed the new name she was going to be using, possibly passport details and even clues to her new address.'
  23. 'A second address in Birmingham was also raided, the entire door wrenched from its frame as police arrested three men inside.'
  24. 'The gang of four or five men struck on Friday night at an address on Carr House Lane, Hollingworth in Tameside.'
  25. 'Copies would continue to arrive at the deceased subscriber's last earthly address long after he died.'
  26. 'Information gleaned at these addresses led to subsequent raids.'
  27. 'DC Newton said the address in Field View has been known to the police as being used by a drugs community in the past.'
  28. 'Election laws allow students to register to vote from either their home or school address.'
  29. 'As part of Operation Defy which is aimed at targeting class A drug dealers in the town, police officers targeted a number of addresses in the Walcott area, on Thursday evening.'
  30. 'Customers are also able to send photo messages to email addresses.'
  31. 'Webmasters can now identify and block robots that harvest email addresses from their websites.'
  32. 'Whitelists, for example, search character strings to identify legitimate e-mail addresses.'
  33. 'The rest of the boxes are flagged with the memory address of the cache line they contain.'
  34. 'Thereby, the necessity for increasing the memory capacity can be avoided to secure empty addresses in the memory region, and furthermore, control can be simplified.'
  35. 'The tags are examined and mapped back into the display memory addresses and only those rows or columns containing changed data are transferred to the data stream for display.'
A formal speech delivered to an audience.
  1. 'The trial judge and the Crown Prosecutor were both of the opinion, after all the evidence and all the addresses, that the issue was alive for the jury's consideration.'
  2. 'He was at the university to deliver an address on foreign policy, after which he was asked about the embargo by a student.'
  3. 'The Dalai Lama will also deliver an address to MSPs at the Scottish parliament during his tour, which begins in late May.'
  4. 'He delivered a pithy address on old England sports.'
  5. 'He was there in his capacity as President of the British Association for the Advancement of Science to deliver addresses in Melbourne and in Sydney.'
  6. 'As he delivered his address, you could almost whisper the caveats.'
  7. 'He now faces a new challenge of explaining his vision to the country and to the world in his second inaugural address.'
  8. 'He represented the US at a major public event in Battenberg Square in honour of the anniversary and delivered an address.'
  9. 'He was delivering the feature address at a Lake Asphalt seminar at Cara Suites Hotel in Claxton Bay when he made the announcement.'
  10. 'This article is adapted from an address delivered at the Naval War College on 8 May 2001.'
  11. 'his address was abrupt and unceremonious'
  12. 'She is prevented by motives of delicacy from accepting the renewal of his addresses.'
  13. 'He became so unreasonably importunate in his addresses to the daughter of one of the clergymen of Aberdeen, that it was found necessary to put him under restraint.'
  14. 'In 1849 one was reproved for paying addresses to an unconverted woman.'
Skill, dexterity, or readiness.
  1. 'He conducted his search with considerable address, but everywhere he received the same reply.'
  2. 'She did so with admirable address--sometimes playfully, sometimes coldly, sometimes firmly, always kindly; yet with all this tact the repeated checks made Pinder cross now and then.'


Write the name and address of the intended recipient on (an envelope, letter, or parcel)
  1. 'He received the incorrectly addressed letters due to a clerical error.'
  2. 'When you get an incorrectly addressed letter you can return it to the sender without ever seeing what's inside.'
  3. 'Please include a stamped and addressed envelope with your letter requesting an application form.'
  4. 'The envelope was correctly addressed and had a first class stamp.'
  5. 'He has contacted 150 people telling them about the application and to whom to address their letters.'
  6. 'I enclosed a stamped, addressed, envelope so they could send me a receipt for the payment.'
  7. 'I have spent the last couple of days bundling up parcels and addressing envelopes.'
  8. 'The council believes up to 300 wrongly addressed envelopes slipped through the net.'
  9. 'The envelope was addressed to me but on the letter itself there was no welcome, no Dear Emma, nor was it signed.'
  10. 'For them, the mere thought of finding a stamp, addressing a letter, and dropping it in a mailbox is challenging.'
Speak to (a person or an assembly)
  1. 'When we speak, he addresses me like a slightly harried father chivvying a child.'
  2. 'I don't know or care who started it, but you do not address people in that manner in my classroom, in my hearing or out of it.'
  3. 'The movement was interrupted by a monologue on the properties of water, delivered in the style of a lecturer addressing her students.'
  4. 'Thank you for that magnificent speech yesterday, and it is my pleasure to ask you to address the assembled gathering.'
  5. 'Why doesn't she have the courage to defend her economic convictions when addressing a general audience?'
  6. 'Right at the top of the hour, he'll be speaking from the White House, addressing the American people and the world.'
  7. 'The person obviously wasn't addressing him, but speaking to someone else.'
  8. 'Three groups were allowed to address the assembled students.'
  9. 'Each will address the worldwide audience during the conference weekend.'
  10. 'They are both expected to address the assembled guests and students of the School.'
  11. 'she addressed my father as ‘Mr Stevens’'
  12. 'Although Okonkwo could never show emotion because that would be a sign of weakness, he was fond of Ikemefuna and the boy began addressing Okonkwo as father.'
  13. 'The phone book is alphabetized by first names, and a man named Sitha Sisana would be addressed as Mr. Sitha.'
  14. 'Instead of being called ‘Master’ by his disciples, he is addressed as ‘Rabbi.’'
  15. 'An Episcopal female bishop was also present, and the archbishop was criticized by conservative Catholics for addressing her as ‘Bishop.’'
  16. 'According to one of her two self-published booklets, Jesus appears frequently to her, addressing her as ‘My suffering soul, ‘‘My sweet petal, ‘and ‘My child ‘.’'
  17. 'Because he was so often referred to in pompous tones as ‘the eminent historian and biographer’, I would sometimes address him as: ‘Dear eminence.’'
  18. 'In 1787 he met Mrs M'Lehose, with whom he corresponded at length in high-flown terms, addressing her as ‘Clarinda’, signing himself ‘Sylvander’.'
  19. 'Often, as in the US services, they are addressed as ‘chaplain’ (‘Padre’ in the British army) though they may hold a variety of commissioned ranks.'
  20. 'Provided the subjects were male, regardless of age, they were addressed as ‘Father’.'
  21. 'address your complaints to the Trading Standards Board'
  22. 'They should be addressing their messages to the bulk of the American public that is unaware of the consequences of US foreign policy, not to each other.'
  23. 'In addition to the scholarly work of the study, he wrote Horace's Compromise to address its findings to a broader audience.'
  24. 'Elderly people are pushed out of the way and if any remarks are addressed to them, the language is shameful.'
  25. 'But that's not the crowd that I'm addressing my remarks to.'
  26. 'Unable to see who had spoken I addressed my remarks to the whole crowd.'
  27. 'Meanwhile the doctors addressed their concerns to both the committee and the ministry.'
  28. 'He said he had not addressed the remark to the inspector but to someone beside him.'
  29. 'She looked at Rowena; a lot of her remarks were addressed to Rowena, who was the only person who reliably answered.'
  30. 'Unusually, harking back to The Burns And Allen Show the key characters in Love & War directly addressed comments to the camera while others around them were oblivious to ‘the fourth wall’.'
Think about and begin to deal with (an issue or problem)
  1. 'He is a director on the boards of organisations that addresses social inclusion issues at local and national levels and has a good understanding of issues faced by the socially disadvantaged.'
  2. 'Crew resource management is used in aviation and addresses issues such as flattening the hierarchy.'
  3. 'To begin addressing these social problems, international volunteers have arrived in Ethiopia.'
  4. 'A typical day begins with a staff meeting, where any issues and problems are addressed.'
  5. 'But now, it seems, one publisher, at least, has begun to address the problem.'
  6. 'On the whole, general comments now became longer and more analytical, and they began to address difficult issues of interpretation.'
  7. 'The second half of this book, once the history has been dealt with, addresses the problems of the present, issue by issue.'
  8. 'A question we will need to address is whether we can teach and learn these skills.'
  9. 'Have his policies begun to seriously address the enormous problems facing our nation?'
  10. 'We need to gauge neighborhood support and address legitimate concerns.'
Take up one's stance and prepare to hit (the ball)
  1. 'First, I asked John to address the ball with his shoulders parallel to the target line.'
  2. 'Walk around to address the ball while keeping the marker in view.'
  3. 'You can figure the bounce angle by addressing the ball on a hard flat surface.'


1. a speech or written statement, usually formal, directed to a particular group of persons: the president's address on the state of the economy.

2. a direction as to the intended recipient, written on or attached to a piece of mail.

3. the place or the name of the place where a person, organization, or the like is located or may be reached: What is your address when you're in Des Moines?

4. manner of speaking to persons; personal bearing in conversation.

5. skillful and expeditious management; ready skill; dispatch: to handle a matter with address.

6. Computers. a label, as an integer, symbol, or other set of characters, designating a location, register, etc., where information is stored in computer memory. a set of characters designating an email account: Her email address ends in “.net,” not “.com.”. a set of characters designating the location of a website or a particular computer or other device on a network: He visits that website so often that its complete address comes up whenever he types its first letter into the address bar.See also URL.

7. Government. a request to the executive by the legislature to remove a judge for unfitness.

8. Usually, addresses. attentions paid by a suitor or lover; courtship.

9. (usually initial capital letter) the reply to the king's speech in the English Parliament. 10. Obsolete. preparation. verb (used with object), addressed, addressing. 1

1. to direct a speech or written statement to: to address an assembly. 1

2. to use a specified form or title in speaking or writing to: Address the president as “Mr. President.”. 1

3. to direct to the attention: He addressed his remarks to the lawyers in the audience. 1

4. to apply in speech (used reflexively, usually followed by to): He addressed himself to the leader. 1

5. to deal with or discuss: to address the issues. 1

6. to put the directions for delivery on: to address a letter. 1

7. Commerce. to consign or entrust to the care of another, as agent or factor. 1

8. to direct the energy or efforts of (usually followed by to): He addressed himself to the task. 1

9. to direct (data) to a specified location in an electronic computer. 20. Golf. to take a stance and place the head of the club behind (the ball) preparatory to hitting it. 2

1. Obsolete. to woo; court. 2

2. Archaic. to give direction to; aim. 2

3. Obsolete. to prepare. verb (used without object), addressed or addrest, addressing. Obsolete. 2

4. to make an appeal. 2

5. to make preparations.


"There can be address systems."
"There can be address names."
"There can be address issues."
"There can be address positions."
"There can be address problems."
"There can be address nations."
"There can be address concerns."
"There can be address lists."
"There can be address labels."
"There can be address expansions."
"There can be address congresses."
"There can be address broadcasts."
"There can be address parliaments."
"There can be address codes."
"There can be address registrations."
"There can be address markings."
"There can be address lines."
"There can be address healths."
"There can be address details."
"There can be address candylands."
"addresses can contain messages throughout worlds."
"addresses can press breakfasts on places."
"addresses can press breakfasts at hotels."
"addresses can pursue agreements in people/places/organizations."
"addresses can notify meanses to tenants."
"addresses can notify meanses to landlords."
"addresses can notify meanses for services."
"addresses can notify meanses for purposes."
"addresses can have impacts on trades."
"addresses can transition issues such as intents."
"addresses can transition issues such as comments."
"addresses can transition issues such as certainties."
"addresses can transition issues such as approvals."
"addresses can send signals for people."
"addresses can send signals for efforts."
"addresses can send mails to addresses."
"addresses can see people in/at/on dates."
"addresses can secure supports for reforms."
"addresses can secure supports for reductions."
"addresses can secure supports for privatisations."

Middle English (as a verb in the senses ‘set upright’ and ‘guide, direct’, hence ‘write directions for delivery on’ and ‘direct spoken words to’): from Old French, based on Latin ad- ‘towards’ + directus (see direct). The noun is of mid 16th-century origin in the sense ‘act of approaching or speaking to someone’.

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