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Overview of noun address

The noun address has 8 senses? (first 4 from tagged texts)
1. (21) address, computer address, reference

((computer science) the code that identifies where a piece of information is stored)

2. (5) address

(the place where a person or organization can be found or communicated with)

3. (3) address, speech

(the act of delivering a formal spoken communication to an audience; "he listened to an address on minor Roman poets")

4. (1) address

(the manner of speaking to another individual; "he failed in his manner of address to the captain")

5. address

(a sign in front of a house or business carrying the conventional form by which its location is described)

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)

7. address

(the stance assumed by a golfer in preparation for hitting a golf ball)

8. savoir-faire, address

(social skill)


Overview of verb address

The verb address has 10 senses? (first 5 from tagged texts)
1. (16) address, turn to

(speak to; "He addressed the crowd outside the window")

2. (5) address, speak

(give a speech to; "The chairman addressed the board of trustees")

3. (4) address, direct

(put an address on (an envelope))

4. (2) address

(direct a question at someone)

5. (1) address

(address or apply oneself to something, direct one's efforts towards something, such as a question)

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")

7. address

(access or locate by address)

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")

9. address, accost, come up to

(speak to someone)

10. address

(adjust and aim (a golf ball) at in preparation of hitting)

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