Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun address

8 senses of address

Sense 1
address, computer address, reference -- ((computer science) the code that identifies where a piece of information is stored)
       => code, computer code -- ((computer science) the symbolic arrangement of data or instructions in a computer program or the set of such instructions)

Sense 2
address -- (the place where a person or organization can be found or communicated with)
       => geographic point, geographical point -- (a point on the surface of the Earth)

Sense 3
address, speech -- (the act of delivering a formal spoken communication to an audience; "he listened to an address on minor Roman poets")
       => speech act -- (the use of language to perform some act)

Sense 4
address -- (the manner of speaking to another individual; "he failed in his manner of address to the captain")
       => manner of speaking, speech, delivery -- (your characteristic style or manner of expressing yourself orally; "his manner of speaking was quite abrupt"; "her speech was barren of southernisms"; "I detected a slight accent in his speech")

Sense 5
address -- (a sign in front of a house or business carrying the conventional form by which its location is described)
       => street sign -- (a sign visible from the street)

Sense 6
address, destination, name and address -- (written directions for finding some location; written on letters or packages that are to be delivered to that location)
       => direction, instruction -- (a message describing how something is to be done; "he gave directions faster than she could follow them")

Sense 7
address -- (the stance assumed by a golfer in preparation for hitting a golf ball)
       => stance -- (standing posture)

Sense 8
savoir-faire, address -- (social skill)
       => tact, tactfulness -- (consideration in dealing with others and avoiding giving offense)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb address

10 senses of address

Sense 1
address, turn to -- (speak to; "He addressed the crowd outside the window")
       => communicate, intercommunicate -- (transmit thoughts or feelings; "He communicated his anxieties to the psychiatrist")

Sense 2
address, speak -- (give a speech to; "The chairman addressed the board of trustees")

Sense 3
address, direct -- (put an address on (an envelope))
       => label -- (assign a label to; designate with a label; "These students were labelled `learning disabled'")

Sense 4
address -- (direct a question at someone)
       => target, aim, place, direct, point -- (intend (something) to move towards a certain goal; "He aimed his fists towards his opponent's face"; "criticism directed at her superior"; "direct your anger towards others, not towards yourself")

Sense 5
address -- (address or apply oneself to something, direct one's efforts towards something, such as a question)
       => use, utilize, utilise, apply, employ -- (put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose; "use your head!"; "we only use Spanish at home"; "I can't use this tool"; "Apply a magnetic field here"; "This thinking was applied to many projects"; "How do you utilize this tool?"; "I apply this rule to get good results"; "use the plastic bags to store the food"; "He doesn't know how to use a computer")

Sense 6
address, call -- (greet, as with a prescribed form, title, or name; "He always addresses me with `Sir'"; "Call me Mister"; "She calls him by first name")
       => address, turn to -- (speak to; "He addressed the crowd outside the window")

Sense 7
address -- (access or locate by address)
       => access -- (obtain or retrieve from a storage device; as of information on a computer)

Sense 8
cover, treat, handle, plow, deal, address -- (act on verbally or in some form of artistic expression; "This book deals with incest"; "The course covered all of Western Civilization"; "The new book treats the history of China")
       => broach, initiate -- (bring up a topic for discussion)

Sense 9
address, accost, come up to -- (speak to someone)
       => come, come up -- (move toward, travel toward something or somebody or approach something or somebody; "He came singing down the road"; "Come with me to the Casbah"; "come down here!"; "come out of the closet!"; "come into the room")

Sense 10
address -- (adjust and aim (a golf ball) at in preparation of hitting)
       => align, aline, line up, adjust -- (place in a line or arrange so as to be parallel or straight; "align the car with the curb"; "align the sheets of paper on the table")

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