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address

ad·dress

address

 
 
pronunciation:
dres
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the place where a person lives or works. The address has the street name and number, city, and state.
The president's address is 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, DC, 20050.
similar words:
home, house, lodging, residence
definition 2: a formal speech or talk.
The senator's address was shown on television.
synonyms:
speech
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: addressed, addresses, addressing
definition 1: to speak or write to a particular person or group.
He addressed those comments to me, not to you.
synonyms:
speak to, talk to
similar words:
aim, greet
definition 2: to write information that tells where to send something.
I addressed the letter to him in Atlanta.
similar words:
direct, label
derivation: addresser (n.)
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