Definition for Address (-ed, -ing)

address (-ed, -ing), v. [Fr. < L. ad- + directiĆ£-re, make straight or right.] (webplay: short, speaking, spoken).

  1. Lecture; give a sermon to; orate a discourse to.
  2. Speak to; direct comments toward.
  3. Mark the destination of; indicate a recipient for; label with person and location.

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