regi-, reg-, rec-, rex-

(Latin: to direct, to rule, to lead straight, to keep straight; to guide, to govern)

Although it does not appear to be correct, all of the words in this unit etymologically come from this family group. Some words; such as, surge and its related formats, may be presented as separate units; however, they originally evolved from this family unit.

address (s) (noun), addresses (pl)
1. The name of the place where a person, or people, lives or works; including a house or an office number and the name of the street, area, and town or city.

An address can also include a set of numbers, called a zip code in American English and a postcode in British English."

2. The address can also contain written directions for finding a location; which may be written on letters or packages that are to be delivered to that place.
3. A series of letters, numbers, and symbols which show people where to find a particular website on the internet.
4. Etymology: from the early 14th century, "to make straight", from Old French adrecier, "to go straight toward; to straighten, to set right; to point, to direct", from Vulgar (Common) Latin addirectiare, "to make straight", from Latin ad-, "to" + Latin directiare, directus, "straight, direct".

The meanings of "superscription of a letter" is from 1712 which led to the meaning of "place of residence" is from 1888.

address (verb), addresses; addressed; addressing
1. To write or to print on an item of mail the details of where it is to be delivered by the postal service: "People need to make sure that they are addressing their mail correctly if they want it to be delivered."
2. The process of delivering a formal spoken communication to an audience; such as, a formal speech or report: "Corinne addressed her fellow students during the assembly."
3. To use the proper name or title of a person when speaking or writing to him or her: "Laurel always addressed her professor as Dr. Kindle."
An addressing-machine for printing addresses.
adroit (uh DROIT) (adjective); adroiter, more adroit; adroitest, most adroit
1. Skillful and adept or proficient even when under pressure: Lenora was an adroit negotiator for her company.
2. A reference to someone who is very clever and competent: Steve is an adroit mechanic when it comes to taking care of problems with motor vehicles.
3. Etymology: from dexterous, originally "rightly", from French adroit, from the phrase à droit, "according to right"; from Old French à, "to, toward" + droit, "right"; from Late Latin directum, "right, justice", the accusative form of Latin directus, "straight".
Skillful and dextrous in emergencies.
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Quick-witted in a special situation.
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Clever in an emergency.
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adroitly (adverb)
Descriptive of skillful or masterful actions: "Howard drove adroitly through the maze of traffic in order to get to his medical appointment on time."
adroitness (s) (noun)
Cleverness, skillfulness, or having quick responses to situations that are normal or challenging: "As a sculptor, Wayne's adroitness was manifested by the beauty and creativity of the shapes of his figures."
assurgent (adjective)
Ascending; rising obliquely; curving or extending upward.
1. A unique area with distinctive soils, landforms, climates, and indigenous plants and animals.
2. A place, locale, or area that constitutes a natural ecological community.
correct (kuh REKT) (verb), corrects; corrected; correcting
1. To amend or to make free from error: Jack was very considerate when he corrected his previous statement, which was based on a misunderstanding as to what Patricia had told him before.
2. To adjust or to improve in order to bring something to a required position: The new wheels of Catherine's car had to be corrected by her mechanic so the alignment would provide safe driving when she drove it again.
3. To remedy; to rectify or make right: Eddie’s blurry vision was wonderfully corrected by his new glasses!
4. To mark errors or flaws on a printed or written text: Mrs. Jones got so tired at her desk while she was correcting the essays that were written by the students in her English class and she was hoping that she would get more accomplished on the weekend.
5. Etymology: from Latin regere, "to guide" which became correctus, the past participle of corrigere, "to straighten".
correction (kuh REK shuhn) (s) (noun), corrections (pl)
1: The act of improving something: Mrs. Smith marked the errors and gave it back to the student for revisions or corrections.
2: An alteration that rectifies a flaw or error: Jim read the improvements, or corrections, that his teacher, Mr. Jackson, made on his homework.

Cross references of word families related directly, or indirectly, to: "master, lead, leading, ruler, ruling, govern": -agogic; agon-; arch-; -crat; dom-; gov-; magist-; poten-; tyran-.