Synonyms for addressing

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

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Définition of addressing

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).
  • verb write directions for delivery
  • verb speak to a formal gathering
  • verb devote effort to something
Example sentences :
  • "You look like a good seaman," said the captain, addressing Bates.
  • Extract from : « Brave and Bold » by Horatio Alger
  • Then addressing himself to me: And how do you find it, Miss?
  • Extract from : « Clarissa, Volume 1 (of 9) » by Samuel Richardson
  • "She'll be better after that," said the doctor, addressing Allis.
  • Extract from : « Thoroughbreds » by W. A. Fraser
  • Peculiarly appropriate in an employee when addressing an employer.
  • Extract from : « The Devil's Dictionary » by Ambrose Bierce
  • Vernon was addressing himself silently in terms not more flattering.
  • Extract from : « The Incomplete Amorist » by E. Nesbit
  • "I am the bearer of bad news, gentlemen," he said, addressing them both.
  • Extract from : « The Channings » by Mrs. Henry Wood
  • Cornish looked at him for a moment, and then spoke, addressing Von Holzen.
  • Extract from : « Roden's Corner » by Henry Seton Merriman
  • Glendenning said, addressing me, "Don't you think it's time for children to be in bed?"
  • Extract from : « In a Steamer Chair and Other Stories » by Robert Barr
  • Watch them addressing ladies on the terrace: they scarcely ever bow.
  • Extract from : « A Comedy of Marriage and Other Tales » by Guy De Maupassant
  • At our second interview he was removing his hat and addressing me as "sir."
  • Extract from : « Ruggles of Red Gap » by Harry Leon Wilson

Antonyms for addressing

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