(Irregular plural: addresses).
1. The place where a person or organization can be found or communicated with.
2. A sign in front of a house or business carrying the conventional form by which its location is described.
3. Written directions for finding some location; written on letters or packages that are to be delivered to that location; SYN. destination, name, address.
4. The manner of speaking to another individual.
5. A formal spoken communication delivered to an audience; SYN. speech.
6. (Computer science) The code that identifies where a piece of information is stored; SYN. computer address.
The label or number identifying the memory location where a unit of information is stored.
ETYM French position, Latin positio, from ponere, positum, to put, place.
2. The spatial property of a place where or way in which something is situated; SYN. spatial relation.
3. The appropriate or customary location.
4. Position or arrangement of the body and its limbs; SYN. posture, attitude.
5. A way of regarding situations or topics etc.; SYN. view, perspective.
6. A rationalized mental attitude; SYN. posture.
7. A job in an organization or hierarchy; SYN. post, berth, slot, office, spot, place, situation.
8. (In team sports) The role assigned to an individual player.
(French) “to know how to do”; knowledge of correct action; tact; adroitness. savoir vivre, “to know how to live”; good behavior or breeding.
Social skill; SYN. address.
Knowing what to do, how to behave.