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Definition 1: social skill - [noun denoting attribute]

Synonyms for address in the sense of this definition

(address is a kind of ...) consideration in dealing with others and avoiding giving offense

Definition 2: the stance assumed by a golfer in preparation for hitting a golf ball - [noun denoting attribute]

(address is a kind of ...) standing posture

(address belongs to category ...) a game played on a large open course with 9 or 18 holes; the object is use as few strokes as possible in playing all the holes

Definition 3: the act of delivering a formal spoken communication to an audience - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where address or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he listened to an address on minor Roman poets

Synonyms for address in the sense of this definition

(address is a kind of ...) the use of language to perform some act

(... is a kind of address ) an address of a religious nature (usually delivered during a church service)

(... is a kind of address ) an address delivered at an inaugural ceremony (especially by a United States president)

(... is a kind of address ) an extemporaneous speech or remark

"a witty impromptu must not sound premeditated"

(... is a kind of address ) any long and tedious address or recital

"the patient recited a litany of complaints" "a litany of failures"

(... is a kind of address ) a wildly enthusiastic speech or piece of writing

(... is a kind of address ) an address to an academic meeting or seminar

(... is a kind of address ) (rhetoric) a formal or authoritative address that advises or exhorts

(... is a kind of address ) addressing an audience formally (usually a long and rhetorical address and often pompous)

"he loved the sound of his own oratory"

(... is a kind of address ) delivering an address to a public audience

"people came to see the candidates and hear the speechmaking"

(... is a kind of address ) a speech that is open to the public

"he attended a lecture on telecommunications"

(... is an instance of address) a three-minute address by Abraham Lincoln during the American Civil War at the dedication of a national cemetery on the site of the Battle of Gettysburg (November 19, 1863)

(address is a part of ...) the last section of a communication

"in conclusion I want to say..."

(address is a part of ...) the first section of a communication

(address is a part of ...) the central message of a communication

"the body of the message was short"

Definition 4: a sign in front of a house or business carrying the conventional form by which its location is described - [noun denoting communication]

(address is a kind of ...) a sign visible from the street

Definition 5: written directions for finding some location; written on letters or packages that are to be delivered to that location - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for address in the sense of this definition

(address is a kind of ...) a message describing how something is to be done

"he gave directions faster than she could follow them"

(... is a kind of address ) the address of the sender of a letter or parcel indicating where it should be returned if it cannot be delivered

(address is a part of ...) a code of letters and digits added to a postal address to aid in the sorting of mail

(... is part of address) a written message addressed to a person or organization

"mailed an indignant letter to the editor"

Definition 6: the manner of speaking to another individual - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where address or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he failed in his manner of address to the captain

(address is a kind of ...) your characteristic style or manner of expressing yourself orally

"his manner of speaking was quite abrupt" "her speech was barren of southernisms" "I detected a slight accent in his speech"

Definition 7: (computer science) the code that identifies where a piece of information is stored - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for address in the sense of this definition

(address is a kind of ...) (computer science) the symbolic arrangement of data or instructions in a computer program or the set of such instructions

(... is a kind of address ) (computer science) a reference or value that is passed to a function, procedure, subroutine, command, or program

(... is a kind of address ) the address of a web page on the world wide web

(address belongs to category ...) the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures

Definition 8: the place where a person or organization can be found or communicated with - [noun denoting location]

(address is a kind of ...) a point on the surface of the Earth

(... is a kind of address ) the address where a person or organization can be communicated with

(... is a kind of address ) the address where a person or organization can be found

(... is a kind of address ) any address at which you dwell more than temporarily

"a person can have several residences"

(... is a kind of address ) the address at which a business is located

Definition 9: adjust and aim (a golf ball) at in preparation of hitting - [verb of change]

(address is a kind of ...) place in a line or arrange so as to be parallel or straight

"align the car with the curb" "align the sheets of paper on the table"

(address belongs to category ...) a game played on a large open course with 9 or 18 holes; the object is use as few strokes as possible in playing all the holes

Definition 10: speak to - [verb of communication]

Samples where address or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He addressed the crowd outside the window

Synonyms for address in the sense of this definition

(address is a kind of ...) transmit thoughts or feelings

"He communicated his anxieties to the psychiatrist"

(... is a kind of address ) greet, as with a prescribed form, title, or name

"He always addresses me with `Sir'" "Call me Mister" "She calls him by first name"

Definition 11: speak to someone - [verb of communication]

Synonyms for address in the sense of this definition

(address is a kind of ...) move toward, travel toward something or somebody or approach something or somebody

"He came singing down the road" "Come with me to the Casbah" "come down here!" "come out of the closet!" "come into the room"

(... is a kind of address ) express greetings upon meeting someone

(... is a kind of address ) make advances to someone, usually with a proposal or suggestion

"I was approached by the President to serve as his adviser in foreign matters"

Definition 12: give a speech to - [verb of communication]

Samples where address or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The chairman addressed the board of trustees

Synonyms for address in the sense of this definition

(... is a kind of address ) speak with fire and passion

"He blazed away at his opponents in the Senate"

(... is a kind of address ) address in a memorial

"The President memorialized the heroes of the battle"

(... is a kind of address ) give the keynote address to (an audience)

(... is a kind of address ) deliver a harangue to; address forcefully

(address implies ...) use language

"the baby talks already" "the prisoner won't speak" "they speak a strange dialect"

Definition 13: put an address on (an envelope) - [verb of communication]

Synonyms for address in the sense of this definition

(address is a kind of ...) assign a label to; designate with a label

"These students were labelled `learning disabled'"

(... is a kind of address ) put a wrong address on

"misdirect the letter"

(... is a kind of address ) address a legal document to

(... is a kind of address ) put a new address on (an envelope), as for forwarding

Definition 14: act on verbally or in some form of artistic expression - [verb of communication]

Samples where address or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • This book deals with incest
  • The course covered all of Western Civilization
  • The new book treats the history of China

Synonyms for address in the sense of this definition

(address is a kind of ...) bring up a topic for discussion

(... is a kind of address ) treat from a theological viewpoint or render theological in character

(... is a kind of address ) to consider or examine in speech or writing

"The author talks about the different aspects of this question" "The class discussed Dante's `Inferno'"

(address has a similar meaning as ...) interact in a certain way

"Do right by her" "Treat him with caution, please" "Handle the press reporters gently"

(address has a similar meaning as ...) include in scope; include as part of something broader; have as one's sphere or territory

"This group encompasses a wide range of people from different backgrounds" "this should cover everyone in the group"

Definition 15: direct a question at someone - [verb of competition]

(address is a kind of ...) intend (something) to move towards a certain goal

"He aimed his fists towards his opponent's face" "criticism directed at her superior" "direct your anger towards others, not towards yourself"

Definition 16: address or apply oneself to something, direct one's efforts towards something, such as a question - [verb of consumption]

(address is a kind of ...) put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose

"use your head!" "we only use Spanish at home" "I can't use this tool" "Apply a magnetic field here" "This thinking was applied to many projects" "How do you utilize this tool?" "I apply this rule to get good results" "use the plastic bags to store the food" "He doesn't know how to use a computer"

Definition 17: access or locate by address - [verb of possession]

(address is a kind of ...) obtain or retrieve from a storage device; as of information on a computer

(address belongs to category ...) the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures

Samples where address or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He always addresses me with `Sir'
  • Call me Mister
  • She calls him by first name

Synonyms for address in the sense of this definition

(address is a kind of ...) speak to

"He addressed the crowd outside the window"

(address has a similar meaning as ...) assign a specified (usually proper) proper name to

"They named their son David" "The new school was named after the famous Civil Rights leader"

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