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Dictionary definition for: Address

1. (n) (computer science) the code that identifies where a piece of information is stored

2. (v) speak to; "He addressed the crowd outside the window"

3. (n) the place where a person or organization can be found or communicated with

4. (v) give a speech to; "The chairman addressed the board of trustees"

5. (n) the act of delivering a formal spoken communication to an audience; "he listened to an address on minor Roman poets"

6. (v) put an address on (an envelope, for example)

7. (v) direct a question at someone

8. (n) the manner of speaking to another individual; "he failed in his manner of address to the captain"

9. (v) address or apply oneself to something, direct one''s efforts towards something, such as a question

10. (n) a sign in front of a house or business carrying the conventional form by which its location is described

11. (v) greet, as with a prescribed form, title, or name; "He always addresses me with "Sir" "Call me Mister" "She calls him by first name"

12. (n) written directions for finding some location; written on letters or packages that are to be delivered to that location

13. (n) the stance assumed by a golfer in preparation for hitting a golf ball

14. (v) access or locate by address

15. (v) deal with verbally or in some form of artistic expression; "This book deals with incest" "The course covered all of Western Civilization" "The new book treats the history of China"

16. (n) social skill

17. (v) speak to someone

18. (v) adjust and aim (a golf ball) at in preparation fo hitting

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