Noun Addressor Definition and Examples


Noun:

Addressor

Pronunciation:

/əˈdrɛsm(ə)nt/

Definition:
1.

noun

The action of addressing a person or thing; an instance of this.


    noun

    1. a speech or written statement, usually formal, directed to a particular group of persons: the president's address on the state of the economy.

    2. a direction as to the intended recipient, written on or attached to a piece of mail.

    3. 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?

    4. manner of speaking to persons; personal bearing in conversation.

    5. skillful and expeditious management; ready skill; dispatch: to handle a matter with address.

    6. 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.

    7. Government. a request to the executive by the legislature to remove a judge for unfitness.

    8. Usually, addresses. attentions paid by a suitor or lover; courtship.

    9. (usually initial capital letter) the reply to the king's speech in the English Parliament. 10. Obsolete. preparation. verb (used with object), addressed, addressing. 1

    1. to direct a speech or written statement to: to address an assembly. 1

    2. to use a specified form or title in speaking or writing to: Address the president as “Mr. President.”. 1

    3. to direct to the attention: He addressed his remarks to the lawyers in the audience. 1

    4. to apply in speech (used reflexively, usually followed by to): He addressed himself to the leader. 1

    5. to deal with or discuss: to address the issues. 1

    6. to put the directions for delivery on: to address a letter. 1

    7. Commerce. to consign or entrust to the care of another, as agent or factor. 1

    8. to direct the energy or efforts of (usually followed by to): He addressed himself to the task. 1

    9. to direct (data) to a specified location in an electronic computer. 20. Golf. to take a stance and place the head of the club behind (the ball) preparatory to hitting it. 2

    1. Obsolete. to woo; court. 2

    2. Archaic. to give direction to; aim. 2

    3. Obsolete. to prepare. verb (used without object), addressed or addrest, addressing. Obsolete. 2

    4. to make an appeal. 2

    5. to make preparations.

    Origin:

    address

    Late 15th century; earliest use found in William Caxton (1415x24–1492), printer, merchant, and diplomat. From address + -ment. Compare Anglo-Norman and Middle French adressement guidance, reparation, action of redressing, orientation, direction.

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