ad·dress /əˈdrɛs, æ ||ˈæˌdrɛs/
n 加1 位址
一址; 一位址; 單位址
Q 位址( 某種併行數據傳送設備的內部儲存器中的源單元 )
Ad·dress v. t. [imp. & p. p. Addressed p. pr. & vb. n. Addressing.]
1. To aim; to direct. [Obs.]
And this good knight his way with me addrest. --Spenser.
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. --Macaulay.
4. To clothe or array; to dress. [Archaic]
Tecla . . . addressed herself in man's apparel. --Jewel.
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? --Addison.
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.
Ad·dress v. i.
1. To prepare one's self. [Obs.] “Let us address to tend on Hector's heels.”
2. To direct speech. [Obs.]
Young Turnus to the beauteous maid addrest. --Dryden.
Note: ☞ The intransitive uses come from the dropping out of the reflexive pronoun.
1. Act of preparing one's self. [Obs.]
2. Act of addressing one's self to a person; verbal application.
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 voters.
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.
7. Skill; skillful management; dexterity; adroitness.
Syn: -- Speech; discourse; harangue; oration; petition; lecture; readiness; ingenuity; tact; adroitness.
n 1: (computer science) the code that identifies where a piece of
information is stored [syn: computer address]
2: the place where a person or organization can be found or
3: the act of delivering a formal spoken communication to an
audience; "he listened to an address on minor Roman poets"
4: the manner of speaking to another individual; "he failed in
his manner of address to the captain"
5: a sign in front of a house or business carrying the
conventional form by which its location is described
6: written directions for finding some location; written on
letters or packages that are to be delivered to that
location [syn: destination, name and address]
7: the stance assumed by a golfer in preparation for hitting a
8: social skill [syn: savoir-faire]
v 1: speak to; "He addressed the crowd outside the window" [syn:
2: give a speech to; "The chairman addressed the board of
trustees" [syn: speak]
3: put an address on (an envelope, for example) [syn: direct]
4: direct a question at someone
5: address or apply oneself to something, direct one's efforts
towards something, such as a question
6: greet, as with a prescribed form, title, or name; "He always
addresses me with `Sir'"; "Call me Mister"; "She calls him
by first name" [syn: call]
7: access or locate by address
8: 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" [syn: cover, treat, handle, plow, deal]
9: speak to someone [syn: accost, come up to]
10: adjust and aim (a golf ball) at in preparation fo hitting