Synonyms of address


1. address, computer address, reference, code, computer code

usage: (computer science) the code that identifies where a piece of information is stored

2. address, geographic point, geographical point

usage: the place where a person or organization can be found or communicated with

3. address, speech, speech act

usage: the act of delivering a formal spoken communication to an audience; "he listened to an address on minor Roman poets"

4. address, manner of speaking, speech, delivery

usage: the manner of speaking to another individual; "he failed in his manner of address to the captain"

5. address, street sign

usage: a sign in front of a house or business carrying the conventional form by which its location is described

6. address, destination, name and address, direction, instruction

usage: written directions for finding some location; written on letters or packages that are to be delivered to that location

7. address, stance

usage: the stance assumed by a golfer in preparation for hitting a golf ball

8. savoir-faire, address, tact, tactfulness

usage: social skill


1. address, turn to, communicate, intercommunicate

usage: speak to; "He addressed the crowd outside the window"

2. address, speak

usage: give a speech to; "The chairman addressed the board of trustees"

3. address, direct, label

usage: put an address on (an envelope)

4. address, target, aim, place, direct, point

usage: direct a question at someone

5. address, use, utilize, utilise, apply, employ

usage: address or apply oneself to something, direct one's efforts towards something, such as a question

6. address, call, address, turn to

usage: greet, as with a prescribed form, title, or name; "He always addresses me with `Sir'"; "Call me Mister"; "She calls him by first name"

7. address, access

usage: access or locate by address

8. cover, treat, handle, plow, deal, address, broach, initiate

usage: act on 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"

9. address, accost, come up to, come, come up

usage: speak to someone

10. address, align, aline, line up, adjust

usage: adjust and aim (a golf ball) at in preparation of hitting

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