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 address [ə'dres]   添加此单词到默认生词本
n. 住址, 演说, 举止, 灵巧, 求爱

vt. 发表(演说或讲话), 对付, 写地址

[计] 地址, 寻址

  1. He addressed the audience in an eloquent speech.
  2. There is a letter addressed to you.
  3. Please notify us of any change of address.

[ noun ]
  1. (computer science) the code that identifies where a piece of information is stored

  2. <noun.communication>
  3. the place where a person or organization can be found or communicated with

  4. <noun.location>
  5. the act of delivering a formal spoken communication to an audience

  6. <noun.communication>
    he listened to an address on minor Roman poets
  7. the manner of speaking to another individual

  8. <noun.communication>
    he failed in his manner of address to the captain
  9. a sign in front of a house or business carrying the conventional form by which its location is described

  10. <noun.communication>
  11. written directions for finding some location; written on letters or packages that are to be delivered to that location

  12. <noun.communication>
  13. the stance assumed by a golfer in preparation for hitting a golf ball

  14. <noun.attribute>
  15. social skill

  16. <noun.attribute>
[ verb ]
  1. speak to

  2. <verb.communication> turn to
    He addressed the crowd outside the window
  3. give a speech to

  4. <verb.communication>
    The chairman addressed the board of trustees
  5. put an address on (an envelope)

  6. <verb.communication>
  7. direct a question at someone

  8. <verb.competition>
  9. address or apply oneself to something, direct one's efforts towards something, such as a question

  10. <verb.consumption>
  11. greet, as with a prescribed form, title, or name

  12. <verb.social>
    He always addresses me with `Sir'
    Call me Mister
    She calls him by first name
  13. access or locate by address

  14. <verb.possession>
  15. act on verbally or in some form of artistic expression

  16. <verb.communication>
    cover deal handle plow treat
    This book deals with incest
    The course covered all of Western Civilization
    The new book treats the history of China
  17. speak to someone

  18. <verb.communication>
    accost come up to
  19. adjust and aim (a golf ball) at in preparation of hitting

  20. <verb.change>

Address \Ad*dress"\ ([a^]d*dr[e^]s"), v. t. [imp. & p. p.
{Addressed} (-dr[e^]st"); p. pr. & vb. n. {Addressing}.] [OE.
adressen to raise erect, adorn, OF. adrecier, to straighten,
address, F. adresser, fr. [`a] (L. ad) + OF. drecier, F.
dresser, to straighten, arrange. See {Dress}, v.]
1. To aim; to direct. [Obs.] --Chaucer.

And this good knight his way with me addrest.

2. To prepare or make ready. [Obs.]

His foe was soon addressed. --Spenser.

Turnus addressed his men to single fight. --Dryden.

The five foolish virgins addressed themselves at the
noise of the bridegroom's coming. --Jer. Taylor.

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

These men addressed themselves to the task.

4. To clothe or array; to dress. [Archaic]

Tecla . . . addressed herself in man's apparel.

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

The young hero had addressed his players to him for
his assistance. --Dryden.

6. 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.

Are not your orders to address the senate?

The representatives of the nation addressed the
king. --Swift.

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

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

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

{To address one's self to}.
(a) To prepare one's self for; to apply one's self to.
(b) To direct one's speech or discourse to.

{To address the ball} (Golf), to take aim at the ball,
adjusting the grip on the club, the attitude of the body,
etc., to a convenient position.
[Webster 1913 Suppl. 1913 Webster]

Address \Ad*dress"\ ([a^]d*dr[e^]s"), v. i.
1. To prepare one's self. [Obs.] ``Let us address to tend on
Hector's heels.'' --Shak.

2. To direct speech. [Obs.]

Young Turnus to the beauteous maid addrest.

Note: The intransitive uses come from the dropping out of the
reflexive pronoun.

Address \Ad*dress\, n. [Cf. F. adresse. See {Address}, v. t.]
1. Act of preparing one's self. [Obs.] --Jer Taylor.

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

3. 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

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

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

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

7. Skill; skillful management; dexterity; adroitness.

Syn: Speech; discourse; harangue; oration; petition; lecture;
readiness; ingenuity; tact; adroitness.

  1. Laboratory tests found the same typewriter was used to address the envelopes and to fill out Ms. Russell's application to the Justice Department in 1983.
  2. Supreme Court Justice William J. Brennan Jr. urged lawyers and judges to fight discrimination in an address kicking off a yearlong celebration of the bicentennial of the federal court system.
  3. Although the bill does not specifically address the cost of Operation Desert Shield, expected to total $15 billion in fiscal 1991, sea lifts and projects such as the M-1 tank are key to the U.S. buildup in the gulf.
  4. But even as President Bush offered his prescription for the economy in last night's State of the Union address, the growing refrain among local leaders is: "We can't wait for Washington."
  5. Interior Minister Alejandro Izaguirre warned in a national TV address that the government would not tolerate further public disorder. "Burning buses and cars, lootings and sackings of shops are not the expression of a democratic society.
  6. He said in comments after his address that Washington should stop blocking loans by the Inter-American Development Bank to Nicaragua.
  7. Byrd, D-W.Va., delivering his party's weekly radio address, said the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces treaty leaves nagging questions.
  8. In his farewell address to the nation Saturday, he alluded to the current criticism of that 21-year era, allowing that some "bad things" had occurred but sticking fast to his lifelong belief in the Socialist creed.
  9. "The police contacted us early yesterday because they said they had this address," First Lutheran Pastor Robb Grimm told The Miami Herald.
  10. Japanese leaders have said Japan might aid Peru if Fujimori works with the IMF and other multilateral organizations to address its economic problems.
  11. The electoral college forces presidential candidates to address the issues of great concern to each state, as well as overriding national issues.
  12. There is a series of really important and difficult issues of European policy crying out for it to address.
  13. A man and a woman took turns announcing flowery words of welcome on the school's public address system, between military marches.
  14. Maybe he would announce the release of a few hundred political prisoners during his welcoming address to a plenary session of the congress or while sipping cocktails at a reception for delegates.
  15. 'Interest costs and overheads are now more than covered by our rental income and we can address the future with renewed confidence.'
  16. In 1925, it broadcast a presidential inaugural address _ Calvin Coolidge's _ for the first time.
  17. Milan Jungmann, a literary expert invited to address the symposium, was picked up by police for questioning, according to an emigre source in Vienna who spoke on condition of anonymity.
  18. Her organization has been critical of the INS and immigration laws, saying they don't address the social problems that make people desperate enough to try illegal entry into the United States.
  19. Although OPEC agreed to increase its production ceiling by one million barrels to 20.5 million barrels of crude oil a day, it didn't address the issue of its quota system.
  20. To address the labor shortages, Ms. McCarthy said she believed the industry must create, preserve and expand educational opportunities for people interested in pursuing health-care careers.
  21. In addition, the measure included a series of add-ons, most from Democrats, to address pet concerns.
  22. "We're at the stage where most Americans, including members of this committee, are just starting to address the substance of this issue," says Rep. Bill McCollum of Florida, a member of the platform committee.
  23. But other union officials, including McVey, say abortion "has nothing to do with 40 hours a week or 20 bucks an hour." "It splits our members and it doesn't address wages, hours or conditions of employment," McVey said.
  24. He is scheduled to address the high school's commencement ceremony May 27.
  25. "This initiative does not in any way address or solve a lot of problems in the world.
  26. The government will launch a campaign to reduce highway traffic fatalities and will continue to address concerns about hazardous materials shipments, aging airliners, transportation vehicle design and the distribution and use of illegal drugs.
  27. About 2,000 people attended and interrupted Saleh's address several times with loud applause.
  28. Beyond that, Mr. Cuomo's address was short on details of his spending plans.
  29. It won't even address the temporary needs of the vast majority of the homeless.
  30. While Democrat Bruce Babbitt was governor of Arizona, he gave an entire State of the State address about children's issues.
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