Definition Of address


a formal speech delivered to an audience.

delivered an address to the National Council of Teachers

skill, dexterity, or readiness.

he rescued me with the most consummate address

speak to (a person or an assembly), typically in a formal way.

she addressed an audience of the most important Shawnee chiefs

take up one's stance and prepare to hit (the ball).

You can figure the bounce angle by addressing the ball on a hard flat surface.

the particulars of the place where someone lives or an organization is situated.

they exchanged addresses and agreed to keep in touch

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Example Of address

  • address your complaints to the Board of Review

  • address your complaints to the Trading Standards Board

  • A chapel beside the ruins of the World Trade Centre was the place chosen by New York's outgoing mayor to deliver his farewell address yesterday.

  • A man who police were expecting to find at a second address in Prestwich was later arrested in Gorton.

  • a numerical value which acts as a storage address for the data

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