Synonyms for express

Grammar : Adj, verb
Spell : ik-spres
Phonetic Transcription : ɪkˈsprɛs

Top 10 synonyms for express Other synonyms for the word express

Définition of express

Origin :
  • late 14c., from Old French espresser "press, squeeze out; speak one's mind" (Modern French exprimer), Medieval Latin expressare, frequentative of exprimere "represent, describe," literally "to press out" (source of Italian espresso; the sense evolution here is perhaps via an intermediary sense of something like "clay that takes under pressure takes the form of an image"), from ex- "out" (see ex-) + pressare "to press, push," from Latin premere (see press (v.1)). Related: Expressed; expresses; expressing.
  • adj certain, precise
  • adj direct, speedy
  • verb articulate; signify, mean
  • verb discharge by squeezing or force
Example sentences :
  • Did Phidias express no anxiety concerning your unprotected situation?
  • Extract from : « Philothea » by Lydia Maria Child
  • I cannot find words to express my feelings on that point at all.
  • Extract from : « Explorations in Australia » by John Forrest
  • It has not; and we venture to express our confident belief, that it never will.
  • Extract from : « Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, No. 327 » by Various
  • He says, he will convince you of his love by deeds, since he is not permitted by you to express it by words.
  • Extract from : « Clarissa, Volume 1 (of 9) » by Samuel Richardson
  • And when that reason offers, is it not just to express one's self accordingly?
  • Extract from : « Clarissa, Volume 1 (of 9) » by Samuel Richardson
  • I knew not what to say; or rather how to express what I had to say.
  • Extract from : « Clarissa, Volume 1 (of 9) » by Samuel Richardson
  • It was an express order for two hundred francs, in payment of a bit of verse.
  • Extract from : « Ballads of a Bohemian » by Robert W. Service
  • He remembered, just in time, to express regret at Miss Simpson's bereavement.
  • Extract from : « K » by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • One or two were good enough to express regret that he had not been there to see.
  • Extract from : « In the Midst of Alarms » by Robert Barr
  • No wonder he flushed and stood silent, lost for words to express his indignation.
  • Extract from : « Thoroughbreds » by W. A. Fraser

Antonyms for express

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