verb (used with object)
to put (thought) into words; utter or state:
to express an idea clearly.
to show, manifest, or reveal:
to express one’s anger.
to set forth the opinions, feelings, etc., of (oneself), as in speaking, writing, or painting:
He can express himself eloquently.
to represent by a symbol, character, figure, or formula:
to express water as H 2 O; to express unknown quantities algebraically.
to send by express:
to express a package or merchandise.
to press or squeeze out:
to express the juice of grapes.
to exude or emit (a liquid, odor, etc.), as if under pressure:
The roses expressed a sweet perfume.
Genetics. (of a gene) to be active in the production of (a protein or a phenotype).
clearly indicated; distinctly stated; definite; explicit; plain:
He defied my express command.
We have an express purpose in being here.
direct or fast, especially making few or no intermediate stops:
an express train; an express elevator.
used for direct or high-speed travel:
an express highway.
duly or exactly formed or represented:
an express image.
pertaining to an express:
an express agency.
an express train, bus, elevator, etc.
a system or method of sending freight, parcels, money, etc., that is faster and safer, but more expensive, than ordinary freight service:
We agree to send the package by express.
a company engaged in this business.
British. a messenger or a message specially sent.
something sent by express.
to travel express.
to transform (ideas) into words; utter; verbalize
to show or reveal; indicate: tears express grief
to communicate (emotion, etc) without words, as through music, painting, etc
to indicate through a symbol, formula, etc
to force or squeeze out: to express the juice from an orange
to send by rapid transport or special messenger
express oneself, to communicate one’s thoughts or ideas
clearly indicated or shown; explicitly stated: an express wish
done or planned for a definite reason or goal; particular: an express purpose
of, concerned with, or designed for rapid transportation of people, merchandise, mail, money, etc: express delivery, an express depot
a system for sending merchandise, mail, money, etc, rapidly
merchandise, mail, etc, conveyed by such a system
(mainly US & Canadian) an enterprise operating such a system
Also called express train. a fast train stopping at none or only a few of the intermediate stations between its two termini
See express rifle
by means of a special delivery or express delivery: it went express
express ex·press (ĭk-sprěs’)
v. ex·pressed, ex·press·ing, ex·press·es
To press or squeeze out.
To produce a phenotype. Used of a gene.
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verb (used with object), refaced, refacing. 1. to renew, restore, or repair the face or surface of (buildings, stone, etc.). 2. to provide with a new facing, as a garment. verb (transitive) 1. to repair or renew the facing of (a wall) 2. to put a new facing on (a garment)
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