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Synonyms of express

Noun


1. express, express mail, mail

usage: mail that is distributed by a rapid and efficient system

2. express, limited, public transport

usage: public transport consisting of a fast train or bus that makes only a few scheduled stops; "he caught the express to New York"

3. express, expressage, transportation, shipping, transport

usage: rapid transport of goods

Verb


1. express, show, evince, convey

usage: give expression to; "She showed her disappointment"

2. express, verbalize, verbalise, utter, give tongue to

usage: articulate; either verbally or with a cry, shout, or noise; "She expressed her anger"; "He uttered a curse"

3. carry, convey, express, communicate, intercommunicate

usage: serve as a means for expressing something; "The painting of Mary carries motherly love"; "His voice carried a lot of anger"

4. express, state, denote, refer

usage: indicate through a symbol, formula, etc.; "Can you express this distance in kilometers?"

5. express, realize, realise, actualize, actualise, substantiate

usage: manifest the effects of (a gene or genetic trait); "Many of the laboratory animals express the trait"

6. press out, express, extract, get, acquire

usage: obtain from a substance, as by mechanical action; "Italians express coffee rather than filter it"

7. express, mail, post, send

usage: send by rapid transport or special messenger service; "She expressed the letter to Florida"

Adjective


1. express, explicit (vs. implicit), expressed

usage: not tacit or implied; "her express wish"

2. express, fast (vs. slow)

usage: without unnecessary stops; "an express train"; "an express shipment"

Adverb


1. express

usage: by express; "please send the letter express"

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