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1. addressed

(of mail) marked with a destination

Example Sentences:
'I throw away all mail addressed to resident''

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


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the conventional form by which the location of a building is described
the written form of this, as on a letter or parcel, preceded by the name of the person or organization for whom it is intended
the place at which someone lives
a speech or written communication, esp one of a formal nature
skilfulness or tact
6. archaic
manner or style of speaking or conversation
7. computing
a number giving the location of a piece of stored information
See also direct access
8. British government
a statement of the opinions or wishes of either or both Houses of Parliament that is sent to the sovereign
the alignment or position of a part, component, etc, that permits correct assembly or fitting
10. (usually plural)
expressions of affection made during courtship
verb -dresses, -dressing, -dressed or obsolete or poetic -drest (transitive)
to mark (a letter, parcel, etc) with an address
to speak to, refer to in speaking, or deliver a speech to
13. (used reflexively; foll by to)
to speak or write to
he addressed himself to the chairman
to apply oneself to
he addressed himself to the task
to direct (a message, warning, etc) to the attention of
to consign or entrust (a ship or a ship's cargo) to a factor, merchant, etc
to adopt a position facing (the ball in golf, a partner in a dance, the target in archery, etc)
to treat of; deal with
chapter 10 addresses the problem of transitivity
18.  an archaic word for woo

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verb transitive
to direct (spoken or written words) to someone
to speak to or write to [to address an audience]
sometimes used reflexively
he addressed himself to both of us
to write the destination on (a letter or parcel)
to use a proper form in speaking to
address the judge as “Your Honor”
to apply (oneself) or direct (one's energies)
to deal or cope with; handle (problems, issues, etc.)
to take a stance beside and prepare to hit (a golf ball)
to take a stance before (a target in archery)
8.  Computing
to store (data) in, or retrieve it from, a specific location in memory
9.  Obsolete
to make ready; prepare
a written or spoken speech, esp. a formal one
the place to which mail, etc. can be sent to someone; place where someone lives or works
the writing on an envelope, parcel, etc. showing its destination
skill and tact in handling situations
conversational manner
15.  [pl.]
attentions paid in courting or wooing
16.  Computing
a number or other code identifying the specific location of stored data in memory or a storage device
a string of keyboard characters serving as an assigned name or designation, as for a network mailbox, a Web site, etc.

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tr.v. ad·dressed, ad·dress·ing, ad·dress·es
1. To speak to: addressed me in low tones.
2. To make a formal speech to: addressed the union members at the convention.
3. To call (a person to whom one is speaking) by a particular name or term: Address the judge as "Your Honor."
4. To direct (a spoken or written message) to the attention of: address a protest to the faculty senate.
5. To mark with a destination: address a letter.
a. To direct the efforts or attention of (oneself): address oneself to a task.
b. To begin to deal with: addressed the issue of taxes.
7. To dispatch or consign (a ship, for example) to an agent or factor.
8. Sports To adjust and aim the club at (a golf ball) in preparing for a stroke.
n. (ə-drĕs, ădrĕs)
a. A description of the location of a person or organization, as written or printed on mail as directions for delivery: wrote the address on the envelope.
b. The location at which a particular organization or person may be found or reached: went to her address but no one was home.
a. A name or a sequence of characters that designates an email account or a specific site on the internet or other network.
b. A name or number used in information storage or retrieval assigned to or identifying a specific memory location.
3. A formal speech or written communication.
4. (ə-drĕs) Archaic
a. often addresses Courteous attentions.
b. The manner or bearing of a person, especially in conversation.
c. Skill, deftness, or grace in dealing with people or situations: "With the charms of beauty she combined the address of an accomplished intriguer" (Charles Merivale).

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