Address means to direct a verbal or written statement to someone.(verb)
An example of address is the President speaking to the nation about the ending of a war.
The definition of an address is a written or verbal statement, or the physical location of something.(noun)
See address in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME adressen, to guide, direct < OFr adresser < a-, to + dresser < VL *directiare, to direct < L dirigere: see direct
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transitive verb ad·dressed, ad·dress·ing, ad·dress·es
Origin: Middle English adressen, to direct
Origin: , from Old French adresser
Origin: , from Vulgar Latin *addīrēctiāre
Origin: : Latin ad-, ad-
Origin: + Vulgar Latin *dīrēctiāre, to straighten (from Latin dīrēctus, past participle of dīrigere, to direct; see direct).
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