Antonyms for address
əˈdrɛs, ˈæd rɛs; əˈdrɛs
This page is about all possible antonyms and opposite words for the term address.
address, computer address, reference(noun)
(computer science) the code that identifies where a piece of information is stored
extension, computer address, savoir-faire, book of facts, character reference, reference point, character, reference, mention, reference book, credit, acknowledgment, point of reference, citation, consultation, reference work, quotation, cite, denotation, destination, source, name and address, speech
the place where a person or organization can be found or communicated with
the act of delivering a formal spoken communication to an audience
"he listened to an address on minor Roman poets"
computer address, spoken communication, savoir-faire, delivery, reference, manner of speaking, actor's line, talking to, speech communication, words, voice communication, oral communication, lecture, language, spoken language, destination, name and address, speech
the manner of speaking to another individual
"he failed in his manner of address to the captain"
a sign in front of a house or business carrying the conventional form by which its location is described
address, destination, name and address(noun)
written directions for finding some location; written on letters or packages that are to be delivered to that location
the stance assumed by a golfer in preparation for hitting a golf ball
address, turn to(verb)
"He addressed the crowd outside the window"
give a speech to
"The chairman addressed the board of trustees"
put an address on (an envelope)
plow, come up to, target, lead, maneuver, take, treat, place, accost, point, turn to, aim, channelise, deal, take aim, call, train, head, steer, manoeuver, manoeuvre, direct, engineer, organize, channelize, organise, calculate, handle, conduct, cover, speak, send, orchestrate, mastermind, guide
direct a question at someone
address or apply oneself to something, direct one's efforts towards something, such as a question
greet, as with a prescribed form, title, or name
"He always addresses me with `Sir'"; "Call me Mister"; "She calls him by first name"
call in, predict, forebode, prognosticate, plow, shout, phone, yell, come up to, accost, shout out, foretell, cry, treat, scream, holler, turn to, call up, call off, deal, call, cover, send for, hollo, visit, direct, promise, name, handle, squall, bid, speak, ring, telephone, anticipate
access or locate by address
cover, treat, handle, plow, deal, address(verb)
act on 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"
speak, overcompensate, extend, handle, cut through, deal, continue, comprehend, embrace, divvy up, spread over, grapple, cut across, apportion, encompass, consider, get over, process, lot, portion out, dole out, make do, plow, shroud, accost, insure, brood, wield, make out, share, do by, plough, hide, take, administer, sell, parcel out, compensate, cross, come up to, turn, report, traverse, underwrite, breed, dispense, overlay, dish out, pass over, contend, enshroud, direct, allot, care for, track, get by, wrap up, distribute, cover up, carry on, cope, turn to, incubate, mete out, regale, get across, look at, treat, shell out, care, hatch, manage, deal out, palm, cover, conduct, call, trade
address, accost, come up to(verb)
speak to someone
adjust and aim (a golf ball) at in preparation of hitting
English Synonyms and Antonyms
To accost is to speak first, to friend or stranger, generally with a view to opening conversation; greet is not so distinctly limited, since one may return another's greeting; greet and hail may imply but a passing word; greeting may be altogether silent; to hail is to greet in a loud-voiced and commonly hearty and joyous way, as appears in the expression "hail fellow, well met." To salute is to greet with special token of respect, as a soldier his commander. To apostrophize is to solemnly address some person or personified attribute apart from the audience to whom one is speaking; as, a preacher may apostrophize virtue, the saints of old, or even the Deity. To appeal is strictly to call for some form of help or support. Address is slightly more formal than accost or greet, though it may often be interchanged with them. One may address another at considerable length or in writing; he accosts orally and briefly.
Address the memorial to the legislature; the president addressed the people in an eloquent speech; he addressed an intruder with indignation.
Address is that indefinable something which enables a man to gain his object without seeming exertion or contest, and generally with the favor and approval of those with whom he deals. It is a general power to direct to the matter in hand whatever qualities are most needed for it at the moment. It includes adroitness and discretion to know what to do or say and what to avoid; ingenuity to devise; readiness to speak or act; the dexterity that comes of practise; and tact, which is the power of fine touch as applied to human character and feeling. Courtesy and politeness are indispensable elements of good address. Compare SPEECH.
Address in dealing with opponents; the address of an accomplished intriguer; an address to the audience.
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How to use address in a sentence?
The president's national security adviser says that it's destructive for the prime minister of Israel to address the United States Congress next week. I couldn't disagree more, the American people, and both parties in Congress, have always stood with Israel. Nothing and no one should get in the way of that.
Prime Minister Netanyahu is a great friend of our country, and this invitation carries with it our unwavering commitment to the security and well-being of his people, in this time of challenge, I am asking the prime minister to address Congress on the grave threats radical Islam and Iran pose to our security and way of life.
The public can't adequately prepare without clear guidance and confidence in their government, without clear communication, political stability is stressed and the situation can spark violence between authorities and citizens. Failure to utilize national security frameworks to address a pandemic may have severe human and economic costs.
In this campaign I've stood my ground refusing to bend to the political winds, we put forward detailed, innovative conservative plans to address the mounting challenges that we face. Because despite what you might have heard, ideas matter... policy matters.
If this company is to properly address fundamental long-term risks like climate change, its board of directors must be diverse, independent, and accountable.
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