Definitions for express
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word express.
express, express mailnoun
mail that is distributed by a rapid and efficient system
public transport consisting of a fast train or bus that makes only a few scheduled stops
"he caught the express to New York"
rapid transport of goods
not tacit or implied
"her express wish"
without unnecessary stops
"an express train"; "an express shipment"
express, show, evinceverb
give expression to
"She showed her disappointment"
express, verbalize, verbalise, utter, give tongue toverb
articulate; either verbally or with a cry, shout, or noise
"She expressed her anger"; "He uttered a curse"
carry, convey, expressverb
serve as a means for expressing something
"The painting of Mary carries motherly love"; "His voice carried a lot of anger"
indicate through a symbol, formula, etc.
"Can you express this distance in kilometers?"
manifest the effects of (a gene or genetic trait)
"Many of the laboratory animals express the trait"
press out, express, extractverb
obtain from a substance, as by mechanical action
"Italians express coffee rather than filter it"
send by rapid transport or special messenger service
"She expressed the letter to Florida"
"please send the letter express"
of or pertaining to an express train or other conveyance designated an express; makiung few or no intermediate stops; as, an express stop; an express fare; an express elevator.
a railway train or bus for transporting passengers or goods with speed and punctuality; a train or bus that does not stop at certain stations. Contrasted to local; as, take the express to get there faster.
To send by express messenger; to forward by special opportunity, or through the medium of an express; as, to express a package.7. (Genetics) to produce products that cause the appearance of the corresponding phenotype; -- of a gene or of an organism with a specific gene; as, to express the beta-galactosidase gene,
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: from the verb.
Of his presence many a sign
Still following thee, still compassing thee round
With goodness and paternal love; his face
Express, and of his steps the track divine. John Milton, P. Lost.
There hath been some doubt whether containing in Scripture do import express setting down in plain terms; or else comprehending in such sort, that by reason we may from thence conclude all things which are necessary. Richard Hooker, b. i.
There is not any positive law of men, whether general or particular, received by formal express consent, as in councils; or by secret approbation; but the same may be taken away, if occasion serves. Richard Hooker, b. iv. s. 14.
All the gazers on the skies,
Read not in fair heaven’s story
Expresser truth, or truer glory,
Than they might in her bright eyes. Ben Jonson, Epigr.
I love to feel myself of an express and settled judgment and affection, in things of the greatest moment. Henry More, Div. Dial.
As to the testimonies of the fathers, let them be never so express against all sorts of prayers and invocations, they hold only of such a sort of prayer. Edward Stillingfleet.
Where reason or scripture is express for any opinion, or action, we may receive it as of divine authority. John Locke.
They who are not induced to believe and live as they ought, by those discoveries which God hath made in Scripture, would stand out against any evidence whatsoever; even that of a messenger sent express from the other world. Francis Atterbury, Serm.
Etymology: from the adjective.
The king sent an express immediately to the marquis, with all the particular informations. Edward Hyde, b. viii.
As if expresses from all parts had come,
With fresh alarms threat’ning the fate of Rome. John Dryden, Juv.
Upon the first moment I was discovered sleeping on the ground, after my landing, the emperor had early notice of it by an express. Gulliver’s Travels.
I am content my heart should be discovered to the world, without any of those popular captations which some men use in their speeches and expresses. Charles I .
They do not only contradict the general design and particular expresses of the gospel, but trespass against all logick and common sense. John Norris.
Etymology: exprimo, expressus, Latin.
So kids and whelps their sires and dams express,
And so the great I measur’d by the less. John Dryden, Virgil.
Adorn a dream, expressing human form,
The shape of him who suffer’d in the storm;
And send it fleeting to the Thracian court,
The wreck of wretched Ceyx to report. Dryden.
Each skilful artist shall express thy form
In animated gold. Edmund Smith, Phædra and Hippolitus.
Less than half we find exprest,
Envy bid conceal the rest. John Milton.
Though they have learned those sounds, yet there are no determined ideas laid up in their minds, which are to be expressed to others by them. John Locke.
In moral ideas we have no sensible marks that resemble them, whereby we can set them down: we have nothing but words to express them by. John Locke.
True wit is nature to advantage drest,
What oft was thought, but ne’er so well exprest. Alexander Pope.
Others for language all their care express,
And value books, as women men, for dress. Alexander Pope.
To shed tears, among the ancients, when they should express their gratitude to the gods with joy, was esteemed a prophanation. Alexander Pope, Odyssey. Notes to.
No longer shall thy bodice aptly lace,
That air and shape of harmony express,
Fine by degrees, and delicately less. Matthew Prior.
Mr. Philips did express himself with much indignation against me one evening. Alexander Pope.
Moses and Aaron took these men expressed by their names. Numb. i. 17.
Among the watry juices of fruit are all the fruits out of which drink is expressed; as the grape, and the apple. Francis Bacon.
Halters and racks cannot express from thee
More than thy deeds: ’tis only judgment waits thee. Ben Jonson, Catiline.
exactly representing; exact
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
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
a clear image or representation; an expression; a plain declaration
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
an express office
that which is sent by an express messenger or message
to press or squeeze out; as, to express the juice of grapes, or of apples; hence, to extort; to elicit
to make or offer a representation of; to show by a copy or likeness; to represent; to resemble
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
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
to denote; to designate
to send by express messenger; to forward by special opportunity, or through the medium of an express; as, to express a package
Etymology: [F. exprs, L. expressus, p. p. of exprimere to express; ex. out + premere To press. See Press.]
EXPRESS is an American fashion retailer addressed for young women and men headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, and New York, New York. Express operates over 600 stores in the United States and generates $1.8 billion in annual sales.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
eks-pres′, v.t. to press or force out: to emit: to represent or make known by a likeness or by words: to declare, reveal: to out into words: to state plainly: to designate.—adj. pressed or clearly brought out: exactly representing: directly stated: explicit: clear: intended or sent for a particular purpose.—adv. with haste: specially: with an express train.—n. a messenger or conveyance sent on a special errand: a regular and quick conveyance: (U.S.) a system organised for the speedy and safe transmission of parcels or merchandise.—n. Express′age, the system of carrying by express.—adj. Express′ible.—ns. Expres′sion, act of expressing or forcing out by pressure: act of representing or giving utterance to: faithful and vivid representation by language, art, the features, &c.: that which is expressed: look: feature: the manner in which anything is expressed: tone of voice or sound in music.—adjs. Expres′sional, of or pertaining to expression; Expres′sionless.—n. Expres′sion-stop, a stop in a harmonium, by which the performer can regulate the air to produce expression.—adj. Expres′sive, serving to express or indicate: full of expression: vividly representing: emphatic: significant.—adv. Expres′sively.—n. Expres′siveness.—adv. Express′ly.—ns. Express′-rī′fle, a modern sporting rifle for large game at short range, with heavy charge of powder and light bullet; Express′-train, a railway-train at high speed and with few stops; Expres′sure, the act of expressing: (Shak.) expression. [O. Fr. expresser—L. ex, out, pressāre, freq. of premĕre, pressum, to press.]
To communicate how we feel in language.
They did express themselves peacefully which was great.
Submitted by MaryC on January 12, 2020
To release energy in a calm manner.
We are efficient in how we express our emotions.
Submitted by MaryC on December 28, 2020
To use energy to create or cocreate.
The artist is delighted to express the meaning of the moment of time accurately.
Submitted by MaryC on November 5, 2020
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Rank popularity for the word 'express' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3156
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'express' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3629
Rank popularity for the word 'express' in Nouns Frequency: #2892
Rank popularity for the word 'express' in Verbs Frequency: #184
The numerical value of express in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of express in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
My business generates more money than a regular, non-bikini-barista, stand because my employees express themselves through their manner of dress, by wearing a bikini, my employees expose messages through tattoos and scars, and they are able to open conversations that attract customers willing to pay more at my business than other coffee stands.
Through his work Ai Weiwei reminds us that the right of every individual to express their self must be protected, not just for the sake of society, but also for art and humanity.
I don't have words to express, just my pain, my tears, my heart pounding harder and my body trembling.
My world will never be the same without you, words will never express what you and Malachi mean to me, I love both and adore you always. May THE ALL continue to bless you, our family and the planet.
What I would really like to happen is for them not to infringe upon my fathers freedom of expression and speech and allow him to bring in the lifesize cardboard cutout that takes up less service area than a garbage can, while we cannot discuss any specific individual, we strongly support the ability of all our patients to express their views, which includes bringing reasonably sized items into our dialysis centers that do not create safety or infection control issues, or interfere with caregivers on the treatment floor.
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Translations for express
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- أعرب, التعبيرArabic
- вы́казаць, выка́звацьBelarusian
- изразя, изричен, експресен, точен, експрес, изстисквам, изразявам, бързBulgarian
- expressarCatalan, Valencian
- vyjadřovat, výslovný, vyjádřitCzech
- ausdrücken, äußern, ausdrücklichGerman
- expresar, exprimirSpanish
- yksikäsitteinen, pika-, pikavuoro, pikajuna, erittää, ilmaista, ilmeinenFinnish
- kijelent, kisajtol, kifejez, expressz, kimond, kicsavar, kinyomHungarian
- esprimere, espressoItalian
- 快速, 明確, 特別, 表す, 急行, 述べる, 表現, 明白Japanese
- exprimere "Latin
- izteikt, izsacīt, izpaustLatvian
- whakawhetē, whakatēMāori
- изразува, изразиMacedonian
- gedetailleerd, snel, uitdrukkenDutch
- wyrazić, wyrażaćPolish
- espremer, expresso, extrair, expressarPortuguese
- tren expres, exprese, expresRomanian
- выража́ть, экспресс, вы́разитьRussian
- изражавати, izraziti, izražavati, изразитиSerbo-Croatian
- vyjadriť, vyjadrovaťSlovak
- izraziti, izražatiSlovene
- uttrycklig, express, uttryckaSwedish
- ви́разити, виража́ти, виразитиUkrainian
- biểu hiệnVietnamese
- fé tchitchî, fé brotchî foûWalloon
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