I can address you and also address an envelope. But then again I might address an issue or a question or a situation as well. To address is to, uhm, well it could be a number of things. At this moment I am addressing the various meanings and uses of the word address. So in this instance I am meeting the task head on, meaning I am addressing it. Sheesh
A Commencement Address is a speech, usually from a prominent elder, to the whole class at a College. It is about encouragement and high possibilities, about belief in the potential of the students as contributors to society. Gee, it might be nice if someone would offer me a Commencement Address once in a while. Feels like it could address my self doubts. I like this kind of address
My home is located at a physical address defined by a street name and a number designating where on that street we are located. In the computer world a program is located at a virtual address, a place in the memory banks where the coded instructions are located. An address can be two dimensional as for my house, or three dimensional as in the location of electrons and such in a molecule, vertical, horizontal and depth
“You shall address me as Your Majesty”. Ah, so address in this case refers to a name/title, a way to speak to someone (and I suppose about some thing). Cool. I guess that is different from when I address an envelope. Or different from when I address you and I don’t mean putting my house address on your forehead. Addressing is a kind of sorting like when I am addressing the location of items in a board game that I just invented
One of the toughest to address is me. If, on occasion, I’m in a heated argument is it not me that I need to address first? If I will not address my anger or my stance on the matter, which has you reacting, where will this go? Addressing in this case is simply facing the truth. As a species we are not easily self addressed (envelops are much easier). It takes willingness. How willing are you to address yourself?