Express - (a.) Exactly representing; exact.
Express - (a.) Directly and distinctly stated; declared in terms; not implied or left to inference; made unambiguous by intention and care; clear; not dubious; as, express consent; an express statement.
Express - (a.) Intended for a particular purpose; relating to an express; sent on a particular errand; dispatched with special speed; as, an express messenger or train. Also used adverbially.
Express - (n.) A clear image or representation; an expression; a plain declaration.
Express - (n.) A messenger sent on a special errand; a courier; hence, a regular and fast conveyance; commonly, a company or system for the prompt and safe transportation of merchandise or parcels; also, a railway train for transporting passengers or goods with speed and punctuality.
Express - (n.) An express office.
Express - (n.) That which is sent by an express messenger or message.
Express - (a.) To press or squeeze out; as, to express the juice of grapes, or of apples; hence, to extort; to elicit.
Express - (a.) To make or offer a representation of; to show by a copy or likeness; to represent; to resemble.
Express - (a.) To give a true impression of; to represent and make known; to manifest plainly; to show in general; to exhibit, as an opinion or feeling, by a look, gesture, and esp. by language; to declare; to utter; to tell.
Express - (a.) To make known the opinions or feelings of; to declare what is in the mind of; to show (one's self); to cause to appear; -- used reflexively.
Express - (a.) To denote; to designate.
Express - (a.) To send by express messenger; to forward by special opportunity, or through the medium of an express; as, to express a package.
Expressed - (imp. & p. p.) of Express
Expressing - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Express
Expressage - (n.) The charge for carrying a parcel by express.
Expressible - (a.) Capable of being expressed, squeezed out, shown, represented, or uttered.
Expression - (n.) The act of expressing; the act of forcing out by pressure; as, the expression of juices or oils; also, of extorting or eliciting; as, a forcible expression of truth.
Expression - (n.) The act of declaring or signifying; declaration; utterance; as, an expression of the public will.
Expression - (n.) Lively or vivid representation of meaning, sentiment, or feeling, etc.; significant and impressive indication, whether by language, appearance, or gesture; that manner or style which gives life and suggestive force to ideas and sentiments; as, he reads with expression; her performance on the piano has expression.
Expression - (n.) That which is expressed by a countenance, a posture, a work of art, etc.; look, as indicative of thought or feeling.
Expression - (n.) A form of words in which an idea or sentiment is conveyed; a mode of speech; a phrase; as, a common expression; an odd expression.
Expression - (n.) The representation of any quantity by its appropriate characters or signs.
Expressional - (a.) Of, or relating to, expression; phraseological; also, vividly representing or suggesting an idea or sentiment.
Expressionless - (a.) Destitute of expression.
Expressive - (a.) Serving to express, utter, or represent; indicative; communicative; -- followed by of; as, words expressive of his gratitude.
Expressive - (a.) Full of expression; vividly representing the meaning or feeling meant to be conveyed; significant; emphatic; as, expressive looks or words.
Expressly - (adv.) In an express manner; in direct terms; with distinct purpose; particularly; as, a book written expressly for the young.
Expressmen - (pl. ) of Expressman
Expressman - (n.) A person employed in the express business; also, the driver of a job wagon.
Expressness - (n.) The state or quality of being express; definiteness.
Expressure - (n.) The act of expressing; expression; utterance; representation.
Inexpressible - (a.) Not capable of expression or utterance in language; ineffable; unspeakable; indescribable; unutterable; as, inexpressible grief or pleasure.
Inexpressibles - (n. pl.) Breeches; trousers.
Inexpressibly - (adv.) In an inexpressible manner or degree; unspeakably; unutterably.
Inexpressive - (a.) Inexpressible.
Inexpressive - (a.) Without expression or meaning; not expressive; dull; unintelligent; as, an inexpressive countenance.
Inexpressiveness - (n.) The state or quality of being inexpressive.
Misexpression - (n.) Wrong expression.
Unexpressible - (a.) Inexpressible.
Unexpressive - (a.) Not expressive; not having the power of utterance; inexpressive.
Unexpressive - (a.) Incapable of being expressed; inexpressible; unutterable; ineffable.
Express - —v. 1 represent or make known in words or by gestures, conduct, etc. 2 refl. Communicate what one thinks, feels, or means. 3 esp. Math. Represent by symbols. 4 squeeze out (liquid or air). 5 send by express service. —adj. 1 operating at high speed. 2 also definitely stated. 3 delivered by a specially fast service. —adv. 1 at high speed. 2 by express messenger or train. —n. 1 express train etc. 2 us service for the rapid transport of parcels etc. expressible adj. Expressly adv. (in sense 2 of adj.). [latin exprimo -press- squeeze out]
Expression - n. 1 expressing or being expressed. 2 word or phrase expressed. 3 person's facial appearance, indicating feeling. 4 conveying of feeling in music, speaking, dance, etc. 5 depiction of feeling etc. In art. 6 math. Collection of symbols expressing a quantity. expressionless adj. [french: related to *express]
Expressionism - n. Style of painting, music, drama, etc., seeking to express emotion rather than the external world. expressionist n. & adj.
Expressive - adj. 1 full of expression (expressive look). 2 (foll. By of) serving to express. expressively adv. Expressiveness n.
Expresso - var. Of *espresso.
Expressway - n. Us motorway.
Inexpressible - adj. That cannot be expressed. inexpressibly adv.
Self-expression - n. Artistic or free expression.
To , before a vowel, when stressed —prep. 1 introducing a noun expressing: a what is reached, approached, or touched (fell to the ground; went to paris; five minutes to six). B what is aimed at (throw it to me). C as far as (went on to the end). D what is followed (made to order). E what is considered or affected (am used to that; that is nothing to me). F what is caused or produced (turn to stone). G what is compared (nothing to what it once was; equal to the occasion). H what is increased (add it to mine). I what is involved or composed as specified (there is nothing to it). 2 introducing the infinitive: a as a verbal noun (to get there is the priority). B expressing purpose, consequence, or cause (we eat to live; left him to starve; i'm sorry to hear that). C as a substitute for to + infinitive (wanted to come but was unable to). —adv. 1 in the normal or required position or condition (come to; heave to). 2 (of a door) in a nearly closed position. to and fro 1 backwards and forwards. 2 repeatedly between the same points. [old english] -
Unexpressed - adj. Not expressed or made known (unexpressed fears).
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