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Addressee

Definition of the noun addressee

What does addressee mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: addressees

  1. one to whom something is addressed
    • examples: They confused the names of the sender and the addressee. | The speaker is annoyed that the addressee is late. | The speaker wants to know the addressee to tell him the time. | The speaker thinks it's time the addressee went home. | Send a registered letter to be sure that it will reach its addressee.
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • more generic words: receiver / recipient = a person who receives something

Alternative definition of the noun addressee

noun

  1. The person or organization to which something, such as a letter or message, is addressed, for whom the item is intended.

Explanation

Addressee: The person, character, or group that the quotation was addressed to. Many quotations do not have an explicit addressee, and this property should be left empty in those cases. Implicit addressees, such as "the audience" or "the reader" should not be entered.

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Google previewApproaching Dialogue (1998)

Talk, Interaction and Contexts in Dialogical Perspectives by Per Linell

and occasionally, the addressee is the speaker himself, as in a soliloquy. Most typically, however, there is a direct primary addressee who is co- present in the ...

Google previewUs and Others (2002)

Social Identities Across Languages, Discourses and Cultures by Anna Duszak

If this category is present in the pronoun system speakers have to decide whether the addressee is a member of the WE group or not. Since the speech act role addressee is a universal role and since the addressee more likely belongs to the ...

Google previewThe Oxford Dictionary of Pragmatics (2012)

by Yan Huang

addressee('s) maxim actual presupposition See pre-supposition. actual world See possible world(s). ad hoc concept A notion introduced by the American psychologist Laurence Barsalou, which refers to the pragmatic adjustment of a ...

Google previewA dictionary and grammatical outline of Chakali (2017)

by Jonathan Brindle

When a noun phrase is specific, the speaker should have a particular referent in mind whereas the addressee may or may not share this knowledge. The article tɪŋ (glossed art2) can also be seen to correspond to English the, but a preferable ...

Google previewThe Lyotard Dictionary (2011)

by Stuart Sim

ADDRESSEE, ADDRESSOR/SENDER Lloyd Spencer An addressee is simply anyone to whom something is addressed. That something could be thought of as a word or sign, a phrase or sentence, an instruction, exhortation, question or other ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Stylistics (2014)

by Katie Wales

ADDRESSEE; ADDRESSER; ADDRESSIVITY endearments and insults (darling, bitch), as well as first name (Katie), surname (Wales), and title and last name ( Professor Wales). choice of forms, which clearly vary in degree of formality, ...

Google previewCommunications Standard Dictionary (2012)

by Martin Weik

may include several message elements, such as address groups, routing indicators, action addressee designators, information addressee designators, exempted addressee designators, prosigns, prowords, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Phenomenology (2013)

ADDRESSER –––– ADDRESSEE (emotive) (conative) CONTACT (phatic ) CODE ...

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Quotes about Addressee

Pray to a stone with faith.
You are healed.
Pray to God with greed.
You are nowhere.
Cure lies in prayer.
Addressee is immaterial.
In prayer, your system
Is cleansed, relaxed and energized.
Prayer is absence of wandering.
30.05.2001, Berh (Rm. Shanmugam Chettiar)
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Scrabble value of A1D2D2R1E1S1S1E1E1

The value of this 9-letter word is 11 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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