1. [ verb ] give expression to
Synonyms: show evince

"She showed her disappointment"

Related terms: convey stress imply imply suggest vent formulate burst_out sneer beam menace exude smile give
2. [ verb ] articulate; either verbally or with a cry, shout, or noise
Synonyms: utter verbalize verbalise give_tongue_to

"She expressed her anger" "He uttered a curse"

Related terms: state say raise curse wish exclaim represent drop voice clamor pour_out hurl venture pooh-pooh marvel breathe vociferate get_off utterance utterer
3. [ verb ] serve as a means for expressing something
Synonyms: convey carry

: "The painting of Mary carries motherly love" "His voice carried a lot of anger"

Related terms: communicate quantify conduct carry
4. [ verb ] indicate through a symbol, formula, etc.
Synonyms: state

"Can you express this distance in kilometers?"

Related terms: denote vote vote
5. [ adjective ] not tacit or implied

"her express wish"

Related terms: explicit
6. [ adverb ] by express

"please send the letter express"

7. [ verb ] obtain from a substance, as by mechanical action
Synonyms: extract press_out

"Italians express coffee rather than filter it"

Related terms: get ream infusion
8. [ noun ] mail that is distributed by a rapid and efficient system
Synonyms: express_mail
Related terms: mail pony_express
9. [ adjective ] without unnecessary stops

"an express train" "an express shipment"

Related terms: local fast
10. [ noun ] (transportation) a fast train that stops at only a few of the intermediate stations
Synonyms: express_train
Related terms: train
11. [ verb ] send my rapid transport or special messenger service

"She expressed the letter to Florida"

Related terms: mail
12. [ verb ] manifest the effects of (a gene or genetic trait)

"Many of the laboratory animals express the trait"

Related terms: reveal expression
13. [ noun ] (transportation) public transport consisting of a fast train or bus that makes a limited number of scheduled stops
Synonyms: express_bus

"he caught the express to New York"

Related terms: local bus public_transport
14. [ noun ] (transportation,business) rapid transport of goods
Synonyms: expressage
Related terms: transportation
Similar spelling:   expressly