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address


address

verb

Definition of ADDRESS

1
to deal with (something) usually skillfully or efficiently <the problem will only get worse if you don't address it now>
Near Antonyms botch, bungle, foozle, fumble, goof (up), louse up, mess (up), mishandle, muff, scamp
2
to occupy (oneself) diligently or with close attention <please address yourself to what I'm saying and not to the television>
Near Antonyms dally, dawdle, dillydally, fiddle (around), fool around, idle, mess around, monkey (around), play, potter (around), putter (around), trifle
3
to transmit information or requests to <you may address the manager about your problems tomorrow>
Synonyms address, communicate (with), get, reach
Related 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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