Address


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Address

1. The physical place where a person or company resides or does business. Most places are on a road of some kind; each building on a road has an individual number so a person or company can receive mail at the address.

2. The place where a person or company receives mail. For example, one's mailing address may be a box at the post office. One can retrieve mail there.

3. A location in the World Wide Web where one can find a website. It is usually followed by a suffix such as .com, .org, or .net. For example, the address for TheFreeDictionary is www.TheFreeDictionary.com.
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I determined never to say anything in a public address in the North that I would not be willing to say in the South.
No address. 'Be at the third pillar from the left outside the Lyceum Theatre to- night at seven o'clock.
Collins, with a formal wave of the hand, "that it is usual with young ladies to reject the addresses of the man whom they secretly mean to accept, when he first applies for their favour; and that sometimes the refusal is repeated a second, or even a third time.
'Let him send them to me, with his name and address. And--stop, stop, Mr.
Vholes, still quietly insisting on the seat by not giving the address, "that you have influence with Mr.
My tranquillity as a woman--perhaps my dearest interests as a wife--depended absolutely on penetrating the mystery of my mother-in-law's conduct, and on discovering the true meaning of the wild words of penitence and self-reproach which my husband had addressed to me on our way home.
At all times of the day and night the phraseology of that tiresome address fell upon our ears.
Sir Francis M 's address was completely overshadowed.
The one who was writing and whom Boris addressed turned round crossly and told him Bolkonski was on duty and that he should go through the door on the left into the reception room if he wished to see him.
This was followed by a few brief and plain questions addressed to the children, admitting short and easy answers.
Against Lady Montbarry's advice, he took the opportunity of renewing his addresses to Agnes.
His first words, as soon as he had recovered himself, were addressed to Julian.