Adjective "address" definition and examples

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Definitions and examples


The particulars of the place where someone lives or an organization is situated.
  1. 'Among the abusive calls and text messages being received are some claiming to have put campaigners' addresses and contact details on Combat 18's target lists.'
  2. '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.'
  3. 'The event served as a rendezvous for parents to exchange addresses for ‘further discussions’.'
  4. 'Suddenly the whole room's just buzzing and names and addresses are being exchanged.'
  5. 'You can get more information, including addresses and links on our Web site.'
  6. 'I believe that journalists who deny anyone else a right of privacy should have details of their addresses and private lives made freely available.'
  7. 'I assured her that there was plenty of information on the address and that China Post was pretty good and would no doubt get the package to me.'
  8. 'Anyway we exchanged names and addresses and now I'm expecting a huge bill.'
  9. 'Users are required to fill in their address and provide contact details as well as a proof of ID under the less known Aussie Patriots Act?'
  10. 'Detectives established addresses and other details and passed the information to British authorities.'
  11. 'our officers called at the address'
  12. 'On Tuesday, heroin and amphetamines with a street value of £3,500 were recovered from an address in the Kendray estate.'
  13. 'I feel very powerful and godlike zooming around in the sky over the city, swooping down on this address or that.'
  14. 'We then drove to the second address, in Farnham, Surrey.'
  15. '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.'
  16. 'Copies would continue to arrive at the deceased subscriber's last earthly address long after he died.'
  17. 'The pair were married and eventually settled at their current address in Rhodes Street, Tottington.'
  18. 'But she admitted that might not happen if the victims failed to give details of their new addresses.'
  19. 'The gang of four or five men struck on Friday night at an address on Carr House Lane, Hollingworth in Tameside.'
  20. 'A second address in Birmingham was also raided, the entire door wrenched from its frame as police arrested three men inside.'
  21. 'The Daily Echo has agreed to withhold details of the address, understood to be a family home, at the request of police for operational reasons.'
  22. 'All the offences are alleged to have taken place at two addresses in the Roehampton area on or before July 5 1985, and one charge relates to an alleged indecent assault on the Isle of Wight.'
  23. 'It's a widespread misconception that one must have a traditional permanent address in order to vote.'
  24. 'Thousands of leaflets had been given to motorists passing through and 1,000 had been hand-delivered to addresses in the city centre.'
  25. 'British soldiers already on standby could be moving to a more dangerous address by the end of the week.'
  26. 'Officers targeted 11 addresses in the Manningham, West Bowling, and Heaton areas of the city as well as addresses in Heckmondwike and Dewsbury.'
  27. '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.'
  28. 'Apparently he now lives at an address in Sheffield (news to him).'
  29. 'Such students are informed at their mailing address to sit for examinations in nearby centres.'
  30. 'Whitelists, for example, search character strings to identify legitimate e-mail addresses.'
  31. 'References are made to the recipient's domain name and email address to give the message the smack of authenticity.'
  32. 'Customers are also able to send photo messages to email addresses.'
  33. 'Rather then knowing the various memory addresses, or offsets, needed to compromise systems, a single offset could work, Lynn said.'
  34. 'The flash memory controller is used to control data access and specify an address of data storage.'
  35. '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.'
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. 'I delivered my address to about 50 women as they ate breakfast and smiled appropriately at my remarks.'
  3. 'This would be her last public address as head of the woman suffrage movement.'
  4. 'He was at the university to deliver an address on foreign policy, after which he was asked about the embargo by a student.'
  5. 'The closing address will be delivered by the Head of the School of Business at the Waterford Institute.'
  6. 'The quote that is allegedly from George Washington's farewell address is also a complete forgery.'
  7. 'He represented the US at a major public event in Battenberg Square in honour of the anniversary and delivered an address.'
  8. 'This article is adapted from an address delivered at the Naval War College on 8 May 2001.'
  9. 'A chapel beside the ruins of the World Trade Centre was the place chosen by New York's outgoing mayor to deliver his farewell address yesterday.'
  10. 'Other CPA officials I talked to said they had no knowledge of him delivering a farewell address.'
  11. 'his address was abrupt and unceremonious'
  12. '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.'
  13. 'The husband dying soon after this connection, Stanley became more at liberty to pay his addresses to the widow.'
  14. 'She is prevented by motives of delicacy from accepting the renewal of his addresses.'
Skill, dexterity, or readiness.
  1. '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.'
  2. 'Ten years later he conducted, with considerable address, the combined operations which led to the capture of Toulon.'


Write the name and address of the intended recipient on (an envelope, letter, or parcel)
  1. 'please enclose a stamped addressed envelope'
  2. 'When you get an incorrectly addressed letter you can return it to the sender without ever seeing what's inside.'
  3. 'He received the incorrectly addressed letters due to a clerical error.'
  4. 'The envelope was correctly addressed and had a first class stamp.'
  5. 'Handwriting which is used to address the envelopes is fluent, naturally written and not disguised, according to forensic experts.'
  6. 'If the quantity is manageable, have someone address the envelopes for you.'
  7. 'The envelope was addressed to me but on the letter itself there was no welcome, no Dear Emma, nor was it signed.'
  8. 'Please include a stamped and addressed envelope with your letter requesting an application form.'
  9. 'The council believes up to 300 wrongly addressed envelopes slipped through the net.'
  10. 'The website doesn't mention whether you need to enclose a stamped, addressed envelope but best be on the safe side.'
  11. 'Some time later I finished my letter, put it in an envelope, sealed and addressed it.'
Speak to (a person or an assembly)
  1. 'Earlier, addressing the students, he spoke about the need to protect the environment and the hazards of pollution.'
  2. 'Ian addressed the assembly on behalf of the students, speaking warmly and wittily of his time in the school.'
  3. 'Why doesn't she have the courage to defend her economic convictions when addressing a general audience?'
  4. 'The movement was interrupted by a monologue on the properties of water, delivered in the style of a lecturer addressing her students.'
  5. 'Three groups were allowed to address the assembled students.'
  6. 'Just as a public debater primarily addresses the audience and not the opponent, remember that others are watching and listening.'
  7. '‘We don't address the president unless he speaks first,’ a member of the film crew had told me earlier.'
  8. '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.'
  9. 'Eric was encouraged to take the stage and address the assembled folk.'
  10. 'In this sense, the film addresses its audience in the form of a lecture or a political broadcast, yet in a highly innovative manner.'
  11. 'she addressed my father as ‘Mr Stevens’'
  12. '‘Well, how very rude of you, young man,’ said a voice, addressing him as if he were an adolescent.'
  13. '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.'
  14. 'Provided the subjects were male, regardless of age, they were addressed as ‘Father’.'
  15. 'I really liked saying her name but she had addressed me as Mr. Taylor so maybe I thought I should keep some what of a professional air about me.'
  16. 'In 1787 he met Mrs M'Lehose, with whom he corresponded at length in high-flown terms, addressing her as ‘Clarinda’, signing himself ‘Sylvander’.'
  17. 'It took Anna a while to even get Nancy to call her by her name instead of addressing her as ‘your highness’.'
  18. 'An Episcopal female bishop was also present, and the archbishop was criticized by conservative Catholics for addressing her as ‘Bishop.’'
  19. 'The phone book is alphabetized by first names, and a man named Sitha Sisana would be addressed as Mr. Sitha.'
  20. 'As everyone in Charlottesville was addressed as ‘Mister,’ I asked: ‘Mr. Buchanan, could you give us a few suggestions about what you are looking for in this essay?’'
  21. 'address your complaints to the Trading Standards Board'
  22. 'Meanwhile the doctors addressed their concerns to both the committee and the ministry.'
  23. 'If he wanted to make his speech in order, he should have addressed his remarks to you, then said that the remarks he was making to you would be of interest to Maori.'
  24. 'She looked at Rowena; a lot of her remarks were addressed to Rowena, who was the only person who reliably answered.'
  25. 'But that's not the crowd that I'm addressing my remarks to.'
  26. 'Elderly people are pushed out of the way and if any remarks are addressed to them, the language is shameful.'
  27. 'The remarks were addressed to her since she was present at the time and must have been recognised by the judge having appeared before him on earlier interlocutory applications.'
  28. 'In addition to the scholarly work of the study, he wrote Horace's Compromise to address its findings to a broader audience.'
  29. '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’.'
  30. 'He said he had not addressed the remark to the inspector but to someone beside him.'
Think about and begin to deal with (an issue or problem)
  1. 'And that doesn't even begin to address the problem itself.'
  2. 'To begin addressing these social problems, international volunteers have arrived in Ethiopia.'
  3. 'How do we begin to address the issue of vandalism?'
  4. 'A typical day begins with a staff meeting, where any issues and problems are addressed.'
  5. 'Could you do with a helping hand in beginning to address these issues?'
  6. 'We need to gauge neighborhood support and address legitimate concerns.'
  7. 'Fortunately, recent studies have begun to address these important issues.'
  8. '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.'
  9. 'The report calls on the Department for Education to invest more money in refurbishment programmes and address pay levels for technicians.'
  10. 'Crew resource management is used in aviation and addresses issues such as flattening the hierarchy.'
Take up one's stance and prepare to hit (the ball)
  1. 'That way, when I address the ball, the leaf or patch of grass is still in my peripheral vision and can remind me where my target is.'
  2. 'Walk around to address the ball while keeping the marker in view.'
  3. 'First, I asked John to address the ball with his shoulders parallel to the target line.'

More definitions

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 expediti

More examples(as adjective)

"places can be address on souths."

"officials can be address in/at/on dates."

"people can be address."

"offers can be address."

"volumes can be address."

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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’.


form of address