Adress vs. Address - What's the difference?

Wikipedia

  • Adress

    Adress has no English definition. It can be misspelled.

  • Address

    A description of the location of a person or organization, as written or printed on mail as directions for delivery. The location at which a particular organization or person may be found or reached.

    Examples:

    • went to her address but no one was home.
    • wrote the address on the envelope.

Wiktionary

  • Address (noun)

    Direction or superscription of a letter, or the name, title, and place of residence of the person addressed.

  • Address (noun)

    Act of addressing oneself to a person or group; a discourse or speech.

  • Address (noun)

    Manner of speaking to another; delivery.

    "a man of pleasing or insinuating address"

  • Address (noun)

    Attention in the way one addresses a lady.

  • Address (noun)

    Skill; skillful management; dexterity; adroitness.

  • Address (noun)

    Act of preparing oneself.

  • Address (noun)

    A description of the location of a property, usually with at least a street name and number.

    "the President's address is 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW in Washington, D.C."

  • Address (noun)

    The property itself.

    "I went to his address but there was nobody there"

  • Address (noun)

    A location in computer memory.

    "The program will crash if there is no valid data stored at that address."

  • Address (noun)

    An Internet address; URL.

  • Address (noun)

    An email address

  • Address (verb)

    To prepare oneself.

  • Address (verb)

    To direct speech.

  • Address (verb)

    To direct.

  • Address (verb)

    To prepare or make ready.

  • Address (verb)

    To prepare oneself; to apply one's skill or energies (to some object); to betake.

  • Address (verb)

    To direct one’s remarks (to someone).

  • Address (verb)

    To clothe or array; to dress.

  • Address (verb)

    To direct, as words, to (anyone or anything); to make, as a speech, petition, etc. to (any audience).

    "He addressed some portions of his remarks to his supporters, some to his opponents."

  • Address (verb)

    To direct speech to; to make a communication to, whether spoken or written; to apply to by words, as by a speech, petition, etc., to speak to; to accost.

  • Address (verb)

    To direct in writing, as a letter; to superscribe, or to direct and transmit.

    "He addressed a letter."

  • Address (verb)

    To make suit to as a lover; to court; to woo.

  • Address (verb)

    To consign or intrust to the care of another, as agent or factor.

    "The ship was addressed to a merchant in Baltimore."

  • Address (verb)

    To address oneself to; to prepare oneself for; to apply oneself to; to direct one's speech or discourse to.

  • Address (verb)

    To direct attention towards a problem or obstacle, in an attempt to resolve it.

  • Address (verb)

    To refer a location in computer memory.

  • Address (verb)

    To get ready to hit (the ball on the tee).

Oxford Dictionary

  • Address (noun)

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

    "they exchanged addresses and agreed to keep in touch"

  • Address (noun)

    the place where someone lives or an organization is situated

    "our officers called at the address"

  • Address (noun)

    a string of characters which identifies a destination for email messages or the location of a website.

  • Address (noun)

    a binary number which identifies a particular location in a data storage system or computer memory

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

  • Address (noun)

    a formal speech delivered to an audience

    "an address to the European Parliament"

  • Address (noun)

    a person's manner of speaking to someone else

    "his address was abrupt and unceremonious"

  • Address (noun)

    courteous or amorous approaches to someone

    "he persecuted her with his addresses"

  • Address (noun)

    skill, dexterity, or readiness

    "he rescued me with the most consummate address"

  • Address (verb)

    write the name and address of the intended recipient on (an envelope, letter, or parcel)

    "I addressed my letter to him personally"

  • Address (verb)

    speak to (a person or an assembly)

    "she addressed the open-air meeting"

  • Address (verb)

    name someone (in the specified way) when talking to them

    "she addressed my father as ‘Mr Stevens’"

  • Address (verb)

    say or write remarks or a protest to

    "address your complaints to the Trading Standards Board"

  • Address (verb)

    think about and begin to deal with (an issue or problem)

    "a fundamental problem has still to be addressed"

  • Address (verb)

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

    "ensure that your weight is evenly spread when you address the ball"

Webster Dictionary

  • Address

    To aim; to direct.

  • Address

    To prepare or make ready.

  • Address

    Reflexively: To prepare one's self; to apply one's skill or energies (to some object); to betake.

  • Address

    To clothe or array; to dress.

  • Address

    To direct, as words (to any one or any thing); to make, as a speech, petition, etc. (to any one, an audience).

  • Address

    To direct speech to; to make a communication to, whether spoken or written; to apply to by words, as by a speech, petition, etc., to speak to; to accost.

  • Address

    To direct in writing, as a letter; to superscribe, or to direct and transmit; as, he addressed a letter.

  • Address

    To make suit to as a lover; to court; to woo.

  • Address

    To consign or intrust to the care of another, as agent or factor; as, the ship was addressed to a merchant in Baltimore.

  • Address (verb)

    To prepare one's self.

  • Address (verb)

    To direct speech.

  • Address (noun)

    Act of preparing one's self.

  • Address (noun)

    Act of addressing one's self to a person; verbal application.

  • Address (noun)

    A formal communication, either written or spoken; a discourse; a speech; a formal application to any one; a petition; a formal statement on some subject or special occasion; as, an address of thanks, an address to the voters.

  • Address (noun)

    Direction or superscription of a letter, or the name, title, and place of residence of the person addressed.

  • Address (noun)

    Manner of speaking to another; delivery; as, a man of pleasing or insinuating address.

  • Address (noun)

    Attention in the way one's addresses to a lady.

  • Address (noun)

    Skill; skillful management; dexterity; adroitness.

Princeton's WordNet

  • Address (noun)

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

  • Address (noun)

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

  • Address (noun)

    the act of delivering a formal spoken communication to an audience;

    "he listened to an address on minor Roman poets"

  • Address (noun)

    the manner of speaking to another individual;

    "he failed in his manner of address to the captain"

  • Address (noun)

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

  • Address (noun)

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

  • Address (noun)

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

  • Address (noun)

    social skill

  • Address (verb)

    speak to;

    "He addressed the crowd outside the window"

  • Address (verb)

    give a speech to;

    "The chairman addressed the board of trustees"

  • Address (verb)

    put an address on (an envelope, for example)

  • Address (verb)

    direct a question at someone

  • Address (verb)

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

  • Address (verb)

    greet, as with a prescribed form, title, or name;

    "He always addresses me with `Sir'"

    "Call me Mister"

    "She calls him by first name"

  • Address (verb)

    access or locate by address

  • Address (verb)

    deal with 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"

  • Address (verb)

    speak to someone

  • Address (verb)

    adjust and aim (a golf ball) at in preparation fo hitting

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