Synonyms for address

Grammar : Noun, verb
Spell : noun uh-dres, ad-res; verb uh-dres
Phonetic Transcription : noun əˈdrɛs, ˈæd rɛs; verb əˈdrɛs

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Définition of address

Origin :
  • early 14c., "to guide or direct," from Old French adrecier "go straight toward; straighten, set right; point, direct" (13c.), from Vulgar Latin *addirectiare "make straight," from Latin ad "to" (see ad-) + *directiare, from Latin directus "straight, direct" (see direct (v.)). Late 14c. as "to set in order, repair, correct." Meaning "to write as a destination on a written message" is from mid-15c. Meaning "to direct spoken words (to someone)" is from late 15c. Related: Addressed; addressing.
  • noun place of residence or business where one can be contacted
  • noun speech given to formal gathering
  • verb write directions for delivery
  • verb speak to a formal gathering
  • verb devote effort to something
Example sentences :
  • Billy, go up to the address he gives you, and get some of these se-gars.
  • Extract from : « The Spenders » by Harry Leon Wilson
  • "This is my address," said the merchant, writing it in pencil, and handing it to Robert.
  • Extract from : « Brave and Bold » by Horatio Alger
  • Mr. Randell, the Chairman of the Perth Municipality, read an address of welcome.
  • Extract from : « Explorations in Australia » by John Forrest
  • The address to the crowd at the Capitol was broadcast on a loudspeaker.
  • Extract from : « United States Presidents' Inaugural Speeches » by Various
  • He concluded by formally moving the presentation of the address to the Queen.
  • Extract from : « The Grand Old Man » by Richard B. Cook
  • You may say, that I will do every thing they would have me do, if they will free me from Mr. Solmes's address.
  • Extract from : « Clarissa, Volume 1 (of 9) » by Samuel Richardson
  • But I concluded the mistake lay in the person; and that his address was to Miss Arabella.
  • Extract from : « Clarissa, Volume 1 (of 9) » by Samuel Richardson
  • The execution is left entirely to your judgment and address.
  • Extract from : « A Sketch of the Life of Brig. Gen. Francis Marion » by William Dobein James
  • I think I have a clue by which his address may be ascertained.
  • Extract from : « Life in London » by Edwin Hodder
  • His conceptions also are sometimes absurd; for instance, the Address to Light.
  • Extract from : « Punchinello, Vol. 1, No. 7, May 14, 1870 » by Various

Antonyms for address

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