Hyper Dictionary

English Dictionary Computer Dictionary Video Dictionary Thesaurus Dream Dictionary Medical Dictionary

Search Dictionary:  

Meaning of ADDRESSEE

Pronunciation:  `adre'see

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  one to whom something is addressed

ADDRESSEE is a 9 letter word that starts with A.


 See Also: receiver, recipient



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Ad`dress*ee"\, n.
One to whom anything is addressed.

Computing Dictionary

One to whom something is addressed. E.g. "The To, CC, and bcc headers list the addressees of the e-mail message". Normally an addressee will eventually be a recipient, unless there is a failure at some point (an e-mail "bounces") or the message is redirected to a different addressee.

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: accepter, acquirer, artist-in-residence, audience, auditor, beholder, communicator, consignee, correspondent, denizen, dweller, getter, habitant, hearer, holder, house detective, incumbent, inhabitant, inhabiter, inmate, inpatient, intern, letter writer, listener, live-in maid, locum tenens, looker, obtainer, occupant, occupier, payee, pen pal, procurer, receiver, recipient, residencer, resident, resident physician, residentiary, resider, sojourner, spectator, taker, tenant, trustee, viewer, writer