English word address comes from Old French (842-ca. 1400) a-, Old French (842-ca. 1400) drescer.
Address detailed word origin explanation
|a- || Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro) ||(by extension) indicating a change of state. Indicating movement towards something. Intensifying prefix. |
|drescer || Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro) || |
|adrecier || Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro) ||(reflexive, se adrecier) to stand up straight. (transitive) to correct. (transitive) to point in the right direction. (transitive) to straighten. |
|adressen || Middle English (1100-1500) (enm) || |
|address || English (eng) ||(golf, transitive) To get ready to hit (the ball on the tee).. (intransitive, computing) To refer a location in computer memory.. (intransitive, obsolete) To direct speech.. (intransitive, obsolete) To prepare oneself.. (reflexive) To direct one’s remarks (to someone).. (transitive) To address oneself to; to prepare oneself for; to apply oneself to; to direct one's speech or discourse to.. [...] |
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