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addressnoun abode, box number, domicile, dwelling, dwelling place, habitation, headquarters, home, inhabitancy, inscriptio, legal residence, locus, lodging, lodging place, lodgment, place of business, residence, seat, street number
Associated concepts: business address, last known address, local address, office address, post office address, residence
address(Direct attention to), verb apply oneself to, approach, be occupied with, bring to attention, bring to nooice, call attention to, call to notice, concern oneself with, devote oneself to, direct to, occupy oneself with
address(Petition), verb appeal, call upon, enter a plea, enter a suit for, plead, prepare a complaint, prepare a formal request, prepare a petition, seek redress
Associated concepts: address the court
address(Talk to), verb deliver a talk, discourse, give a speech, harangue, hominem adloqui, lecture, orate, preach, se rei dedere, sermonize, speak to
See also: abode, accost, appeal, behavior, bestow, building, call, conduct, converse, declaim, declamation, deportment, discourse, dispatch, domicile, habitation, locality, lodging, manner, parlance, peroration, recite, report, residence, rhetoric, site, speak, speech, structure
ADDRESS, chan. plead. That part of a bill which contains the appropriate and technical description of the court where the plaintiff seeks his remedy. Coop. Eq. Pl. 8; Bart. Suit in Eq. Story, Eq. Pl. Sec. 26 Van Hey. Eq. Draft. 2.
ADDRESS, legislation. In Pennsylvania it is a resolution of both, branches of the legislature, two-thirds of each house concurring, requesting the governor to remove a judge from office. The constitution of that state, art. 5, s. 2, directs that "for any reasonable cause, which shall not be, ground for impeachment, the governor may remove any of them [the judges], on the address of two-third's of each branch of the legislature." The mode of removal by address is unknown to the constitution of the, United States, but it is recognized in several of the states. In some of the state constitutions the language is imperative; the governor when thus addressed shall remove; in others it is left to his discretion, he may remove. The relative proportion of each house that must join in the address, varies also in different states. In some a bare majority is sufficient; in others, two- thirds are requisite; and in others three-fourths. 1 Journ. of Law, 154.