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    • [noun uh-dres, ad-res; verb uh-dres]
    • /noun əˈdrɛs, ˈæd rɛs; verb əˈdrɛs/
    • /əˈdres/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [noun uh-dres, ad-res; verb uh-dres]
    • /noun əˈdrɛs, ˈæd rɛs; verb əˈdrɛs/

Definitions of addresses word

  • noun addresses a speech or written statement, usually formal, directed to a particular group of persons: the president's address on the state of the economy. 1
  • noun addresses a direction as to the intended recipient, written on or attached to a piece of mail. 1
  • noun addresses the place or the name of the place where a person, organization, or the like is located or may be reached: What is your address when you're in Des Moines? 1
  • noun addresses manner of speaking to persons; personal bearing in conversation. 1
  • noun addresses skillful and expeditious management; ready skill; dispatch: to handle a matter with address. 1
  • noun addresses Computers. a label, as an integer, symbol, or other set of characters, designating a location, register, etc., where information is stored in computer memory. a set of characters designating an email account: Her email address ends in “.net,” not “.com.”. a set of characters designating the location of a website or a particular computer or other device on a network: He visits that website so often that its complete address comes up whenever he types its first letter into the address bar. See also URL. 1

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Origin of addresses

First appearance:

before 1300
One of the 15% oldest English words
1300-50; Middle English adressen to adorn < Middle French adresser. See a-5, dress

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Parts of speech for Addresses


addresses popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 96% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

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Synonyms for addresses

noun addresses

  • discourses — communication of thought by words; talk; conversation: earnest and intelligent discourse.
  • homes — a house, apartment, or other shelter that is the usual residence of a person, family, or household.
  • numbers — a numeral or group of numerals.
  • abodes — Plural form of abode.
  • directions — the act or an instance of directing.

verb addresses

  • forwards — forward.
  • tries — plural of try.
  • digs — to break up, turn over, or remove earth, sand, etc., as with a shovel, spade, bulldozer, or claw; make an excavation.
  • pontificates — the office or term of office of a pontiff.
  • stumps — the lower end of a tree or plant left after the main part falls or is cut off; a standing tree trunk from which the upper part and branches have been removed.

Antonyms for addresses

verb addresses

  • holds — to have or keep in the hand; keep fast; grasp: She held the purse in her right hand. He held the child's hand in his.
  • keeps — to hold or retain in one's possession; hold as one's own: If you like it, keep it. Keep the change.
  • cuts — Computer Users' Tape System
  • slights — small in amount, degree, etc.: a slight increase; a slight odor.
  • refrains — to abstain from an impulse to say or do something (often followed by from): I refrained from telling him what I thought.

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