Synonyms for addresses

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 addresses

Origin :
  • 1530s, "dutiful or courteous approach," from address (v.) and from French adresse. Sense of "formal speech" is from 1751. Sense of "superscription of a letter" is from 1712 and led to the meaning "place of residence" (1888).
  • 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 :
  • I have met a Mlle. Bines to whom I shall at once pay my addresses.
  • Extract from : « The Spenders » by Harry Leon Wilson
  • It is found in nearly all the published speeches of him who now addresses you.
  • Extract from : « United States Presidents' Inaugural Speeches » by Various
  • Addresses in its favor have been heard from all our pulpits.
  • Extract from : « The Works of Whittier, Volume VII (of VII) » by John Greenleaf Whittier
  • He had resolved to subject her to the ordeal of the prince's addresses.
  • Extract from : « Calderon The Courtier » by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • The moment he addresses himself to the Government, he becomes a public offender!
  • Extract from : « Little Dorrit » by Charles Dickens
  • She smiled in answer to their obvious friendliness, but she did not ask them for addresses.
  • Extract from : « The Incomplete Amorist » by E. Nesbit
  • He took the letters from his pocket, and looked at the addresses again.
  • Extract from : « The Slave Of The Lamp » by Henry Seton Merriman
  • He was so pleased, I say, that he resolved to make his addresses to her directly.
  • Extract from : « Joseph Andrews Vol. 1 » by Henry Fielding
  • He glanced casually at the addresses on the letters, and then called Roland Yorke.
  • Extract from : « The Channings » by Mrs. Henry Wood
  • Is it true that you are persecuted by this knave's addresses?'
  • Extract from : « Life And Adventures Of Martin Chuzzlewit » by Charles Dickens

Antonyms for addresses

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