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address a formal speech, lecture, or other communication. [9 definitions]
addressable combined form of address.
addressee one to whom mail is addressed.
adduce to cite as evidence or proof; bring to bear in argument or discussion.
adduct to move or pull (a body part such as a muscle) toward the main axis. (Cf. abduct.)
adduction the act or process of adducing or citing. [3 definitions]
add up to bring one to a logical conclusion; to make sense.
-ade1 action or process. [4 definitions]
-ade2 used in nouns referring to certain numerical groupings.
Aden a former British colony and protectorate, now part of Yemen. [2 definitions]
adenine in chemistry, a crystalline base that is a constituent of nucleic acid in organs such as the pancreas and spleen.
adeno- gland.
adenoid (usu. pl.) a mass of tissue between the nose and the throat that, when swollen, can hinder breathing. [2 definitions]
adenoidal of or relating to the adenoids. [3 definitions]
adenoma a usu. benign tumor that starts in a gland or has a glandlike arrangement of cells.
adenosine an organic compound that is made up of adenine and ribose and found in nucleic acids, and that may be obtained as a white crystalline powder through the hydrolysis of yeast.
adept having great skill or ability; proficient. [2 definitions]
adequacy the state of being adequate.
adequate good enough or well enough suited for the situation or need; satisfactory. [3 definitions]
deux (French) of or for two, esp. in an intimate or private manner.
adhere to stick or cling firmly, as by gluing (usu. fol. by to). [3 definitions]