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Synonyms and Antonyms of address

  1. 1 a usually formal discourse delivered to an audience <George Washington's Farewell Address> <a papal address> Synonyms speech, declamation, harangue, oration, peroration, talkRelated Words diatribe, rant, tirade; eulogy, panegyric, tribute; keynote address (or keynote speech), lecture, salutatory; homily, sermon; monologue (also monolog), soliloquy; pitch, presentation, spiel

  2. 2 the way or manner in which one conducts oneself <a gentleman with all of poise and social address that one would expect of someone coming from old money> Synonyms actions, behavior, bearing, comportment, conduct, demeanor, deportment, geste (also gest) [archaic]Related Words etiquette, form, manners, mores, proprieties; p's and q's; amenity, civility, courtesy, decorum, politeness; air, attitude, carriage, poise, pose, posture, presence; aspect, look, mien; formality, protocol, rules; custom, habit, habitude, pattern, practice (also practise), trick, wont; convention, fashion, form, mode, style; affectation, attribute, characteristic, mark, trait; distinctiveness, oddity, peculiarity, singularity, strangeness, uniqueness, weirdness



Synonyms and Antonyms of address

  1. 1 to deal with (something) usually skillfully or efficiently <the problem will only get worse if you don't address it now> Synonyms handle, contend (with), cope (with), field, grapple (with), hack, manage, maneuver, manipulate, negotiate, play, swing, take, treatRelated Words engineer, finesse, jockey; bring off, carry off, carry out, get off, pull; command, direct, guide, steer; control, micromanage, regulate, run; react (to), respond (to)Near Antonyms botch, bungle, foozle, fumble, goof (up), louse up, mess (up), mishandle, muff, scamp

  2. 2 to occupy (oneself) diligently or with close attention <please address yourself to what I'm saying and not to the television> Synonyms apply, bend, buckle, devote, giveRelated Words readdress, reapply; knuckle down, set (to), settle (down); busy, commit, concern, engage, involve; exert, exhaust, put out, spend, strain, stress, tax, trouble, wear out; carry on, pitch in, plunge (in); grind, hump, hustle, peg (away), plod, plow, plug (away), workNear Antonyms dally, dawdle, dillydally, fiddle (around), fool around, idle, mess around, monkey (around), play, potter (around), putter (around), trifle

  3. 3 to transmit information or requests to <you may address the manager about your problems tomorrow> Synonyms contact, communicate (with), get, reachRelated Words get through (to); acquaint, advise, apprise, brief, clue, enlighten, familiarize, fill in, inform, instruct, notify, tell, wise (up); buzz, call, phone, ring (up) [chiefly British], telephone; keep up (with)

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