Definitions of express

  1. To make known in any way, especially by language; utter; show; represent; squeeze out; to send by quick and direct conveyance.
  2. To press or force out: to represent or make known by a likeness or by words: to declare: to designate.
  3. To press out; represent by likeness or words; make known.
  4. To set forth; declare.
  5. To press out.
  6. To send by express.
  7. manifest the effects of ( a gene or genetic trait); " Many of the laboratory animals express the trait"
  8. articulate; either verbally or with a cry, shout, or noise; " She expressed her anger"; " He uttered a curse"
  9. send my rapid transport or special messenger service; " She expressed the letter to Florida"
  10. To press or squeeze out; to utter or set forth in words; to make manifest; to exhibit; to resemble; to form a likeness of; to designate; to extort; to elicit; to despatch by express.
  11. To press or squeeze out; to declare in words; to utter; to represent; to denote.
  12. public transport consisting of a fast train or bus that makes a limited number of scheduled stops; " he caught the express to New York"
  13. mail that is distributed by a rapid and efficient system
  14. A clear image or representation; an expression; a plain declaration.
  15. An express office.
  16. That which is sent by an express messenger or message.
  17. A person or vehicle that carries letters or small packages rapidly; a fast railway train, stopping only at principal stations; a regular method of conveyance for passengers, packages, mails, etc.
  18. A messenger or conveyance sent on a special errand: a regular and quick conveyance: an express train on a railroad is called The Express; it usually carries passengers as well as express packages; there are also express freight trains for carrying perishable goods, and also time- contract imperishable goods; freight cars on such trains are now on many American railroads equipped with automatic air- brakes and other appliances necessary for safety and speed.
  19. Messenger sent on a special errand; regular and swift conveyance.
  20. A system of rapid transportation.
  21. A message; dispatch; also, a messenger bearing dispatches; a currier.
  22. A messenger or a conveyance sent on a special errand; the message sent; a regular conveyance, as a railway train, which goes with speed and direct.
  23. Any direct and fast conveyance; a messenger or vehicle sent on purpose; a special message.
  24. by express; " please send the letter express"
  26. not tacit or implied; " her express wish"
  27. without unnecessary stops; " an express train"; " an express shipment"
  28. Exactly representing; exact.
  29. 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.
  30. 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.
  31. 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.
  32. To press or squeeze out; as, to express the juice of grapes, or of apples; hence, to extort; to elicit.
  33. To make or offer a representation of; to show by a copy or likeness; to represent; to resemble.
  34. 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.
  35. To denote; to designate.
  36. To send by express messenger; to forward by special opportunity, or through the medium of an express; as, to express a package.
  37. 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.
  38. Plainly stated; exact; not implied; specially prepared; denoting a company whose business it is to transport goods; as, an express company.
  39. Expressible.
  40. Pressed or clearly brought out: exactly representing: directly stated: explicit: clear: intended or sent for a particular purpose.
  41. Directly stated; clear.
  42. Set forth distinctly; explicit; plain; direct.
  43. Done or carried by express or with speed.
  44. Exactly like; very.
  45. Plain; clear; given in direct terms; sent on a particular errand; intended for a particular purpose; copied, or resembling- applied to painting, sculpture, & c.; employed as a direct and speedy conveyance; used adverbially, on purpose; for a particular end.