- I. v. a.
Direct (words, etc.), accost, speak to, apply to, invoke, court, pay court to, make suit to, direct (a letter, etc.), indite, consign.II. n.1.Appeal, invocation, petition, entreaty, request, imploration, application, solicitation, suit.2.Discourse, speech, oration, harangue.3.Skill, art, adroitness, readiness, dexterity, expertness, cleverness, ingenuity, ability, tact, management.4.Superscription, direction.5.Manner (in speaking to another).6.Place by the post or mail, post-office, place for receiving correspondence.
New dictionary of synonyms. 2014.