Correct spelling, explanation: the word address appeared for the first time in Middle English and back then it functioned mainly as a verb, whose meaning was to guide or set upright. The word address entered English from Old French, but the origin of the word can be found in Latin.
Definition of address:
1. noun – a place of your living so that your letter can be sent to you or people can find you;
Send me your address in a text message so I could check it with Google maps.
2. noun – a formal speech;
He is going to give an address to the whole panel of judges.
3. verb – to speak or write to someone;
If you want to deal with the matter quickly, you need to address it with the director immediately.
Phrases with address:
Some commonly used phrases with address include:
1. forwarding address – it’s where you want your post to be directed;
I will stay here only for a few weeks so in case any post comes, I will provide you with a forwarding address.
2. address bar – it’s where you write the name of the website on a screen in order to enter that website;
I’ll send you the name of a website so just paste it into your address bar.
3. email address – it’s where you get your post via email;
In order to process your application, you need to fill in your email address.
Incorrect spelling, explanation: the word address features a double -d letter and a double -s letter. However, many users of English tend to forget about that and they spell it with single -d and -s letters, which results in an incorrect form
adres. Therefore, next time you spell the word, make sure you write it as address.
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