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1. address

noun. ['ˈæˌdrɛs, æˈdrɛs'] (computer science) the code that identifies where a piece of information is stored.

Synonyms

  • computer address
  • argument
  • URL
  • uniform resource locator
  • reference
  • universal resource locator
  • computer code
  • parameter

Antonyms

  • monetization
  • defeat
  • beginning
  • victory

Etymology

  • adressen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • adrecier (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Address

  • transgress
  • nevertheless
  • stds
  • nonetheless
  • l'express
  • dispossess
  • convalesce
  • tcas
  • simplesse
  • repossess
  • reinvests
  • progress
  • kjos
  • hces
  • express'
  • express
  • distress
  • compress
  • cmos
  • adss
  • abts
  • uys
  • uss
  • undress
  • suppress
  • suggests
  • success
  • requests
  • repress
  • regress

How do you pronounce address?

Pronounce address as ˈæˌdrɛs.

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How to spell address? Is it addresss? Or addresse? Common misspellings are:

  • addresss
  • addresse

Sentences with address


1. Noun, singular or mass
You can either use your account number and expiration date or your full name and address.

Quotes about address


1. There is something really horrific for any human being who feels he is being consumed by other people. I'm talking about a writer's critics, who don't address what you've written, but want to probe into your existence and magnify the trivia of your life without any sense of humor, without any sense of context.
- Wole Soyinka

2. When we go to see comedians or funny movies, they don't address the wall behind them; they face us. This is why a game's first job is to entertain through gameplay and secondarily through humor, drama, or other traditional entertainment devices. The humor has to be a gentleman. I mean, it needs to be squeezed in around the game.
- Doug TenNapel

3. President Obama called for a 'we' nation in his Inauguration Address. Art convenes. It is not just inspirational. It is aspirational. It pricks the walls of our compartmentalized minds, opens our hearts and makes us brave. And that's what we need most in our country today.
- Anna Deavere Smith

2. address

verb. ['ˈæˌdrɛs, æˈdrɛs'] speak to.

Synonyms

  • communicate
  • call
  • turn to
  • intercommunicate

Antonyms

  • specify
  • keep quiet
  • artifact
  • thinness

Etymology

  • adressen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • adrecier (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. address

noun. ['ˈæˌdrɛs, æˈdrɛs'] the place where a person or organization can be found or communicated with.

Synonyms

  • abode
  • business address
  • mailing address
  • geographic point
  • geographical point
  • street address

Antonyms

  • coarse
  • stand still
  • careless
  • long

Etymology

  • adressen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • adrecier (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. address

verb. ['ˈæˌdrɛs, æˈdrɛs'] give a speech to.

Synonyms

  • speak
  • blaze away
  • harangue
  • keynote
  • talk
  • memorialize

Antonyms

  • solidity
  • unbreakableness
  • softness
  • thick

Etymology

  • adressen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • adrecier (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. address

noun. ['ˈæˌdrɛs, æˈdrɛs'] the act of delivering a formal spoken communication to an audience.

Synonyms

  • inaugural
  • sermon
  • lecture
  • oratory
  • oral presentation
  • ending
  • colloquium
  • dithyramb
  • impromptu
  • close
  • discourse
  • conclusion
  • allocution
  • inaugural address
  • talk
  • body
  • end
  • speech
  • speech act
  • speechmaking
  • introduction
  • litany
  • preaching
  • public speaking
  • closing
  • public lecture

Antonyms

  • loose
  • disjoin
  • inaccurate
  • unequal

Etymology

  • adressen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • adrecier (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. address

verb. ['ˈæˌdrɛs, æˈdrɛs'] put an address on (an envelope).

Synonyms

  • misaddress
  • direct
  • misdirect
  • label
  • re-address

Antonyms

  • continue
  • disagreement
  • agreement
  • finish

Etymology

  • adressen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • adrecier (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. address

verb. ['ˈæˌdrɛs, æˈdrɛs'] direct a question at someone.

Synonyms

  • point
  • place
  • direct
  • target

Antonyms

  • exclude
  • arise
  • show
  • fall short of

Etymology

  • adressen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • adrecier (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

8. address

noun. ['ˈæˌdrɛs, æˈdrɛs'] the manner of speaking to another individual.

Synonyms

  • delivery
  • manner of speaking

Antonyms

  • communicative
  • generous
  • start

Etymology

  • adressen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • adrecier (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

9. address

verb. ['ˈæˌdrɛs, æˈdrɛs'] address or apply oneself to something, direct one's efforts towards something, such as a question.

Synonyms

  • utilize
  • employ
  • utilise
  • apply

Antonyms

  • reject
  • unclasp
  • exclusion
  • disorganise

Etymology

  • adressen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • adrecier (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

10. address

verb. ['ˈæˌdrɛs, æˈdrɛs'] act on verbally or in some form of artistic expression.

Synonyms

  • treat
  • talk about
  • cover
  • discuss
  • encompass
  • theologise
  • do by
  • comprehend
  • plow
  • embrace
  • deal
  • handle
  • initiate
  • discourse
  • broach

Antonyms

  • opening
  • right
  • unmask
  • uncover

Etymology

  • adressen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • adrecier (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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