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Definition 1: rapid transport of goods - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for express in the sense of this definition

(express is a kind of ...) the commercial enterprise of moving goods and materials

Definition 2: public transport consisting of a fast train or bus that makes only a few scheduled stops - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where express or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he caught the express to New York

Synonyms for express in the sense of this definition

(express is a kind of ...) conveyance for passengers or mail or freight

Definition 3: mail that is distributed by a rapid and efficient system - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for express in the sense of this definition

(express is a kind of ...) the bags of letters and packages that are transported by the postal service

(... is a kind of express ) express mail carried by relays of riders on horseback; especially between Missouri and California around 1860

Definition 4: articulate; either verbally or with a cry, shout, or noise - [verb of communication]

Samples where express or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She expressed her anger
  • He uttered a curse

Synonyms for express in the sense of this definition

(... is a kind of express ) utter obscenities or profanities

"The drunken men were cursing loudly in the street"

(... is a kind of express ) express contempt about

(... is a kind of express ) express in words

"He said that he wanted to marry her" "tell me what is bothering you" "state your opinion" "state your name"

(... is a kind of express ) serve as a means of expressing something

"The flower represents a young girl"

(... is a kind of express ) utter aloud

"She said `Hello' to everyone in the office"

(... is a kind of express ) utter platitudes

"The candidate platitudinized and bored the audience"

(... is a kind of express ) deliver verbally

"He got off the best line I've heard in a long time"

(... is a kind of express ) express without restraint

"The woman poured out her frustrations as the judge listened"

(... is a kind of express ) utter with seeming casualness

"drop a hint" "drop names"

(... is a kind of express ) utter or tell

"not breathe a word"

(... is a kind of express ) cause to be heard or known; express or utter

"raise a shout" "raise a protest" "raise a sad cry"

(... is a kind of express ) give voice to

"He voiced his concern"

(... is a kind of express ) express astonishment or surprise about something

(... is a kind of express ) utter in a very loud voice

"They vociferated their demands"

(... is a kind of express ) utter or proclaim insistently and noisily

"The delegates clamored their disappointment"

(... is a kind of express ) utter aloud; often with surprise, horror, or joy

"`I won!' he exclaimed" "`Help!' she cried" "`I'm here,' the mother shouted when she saw her child looking lost"

(... is a kind of express ) make or express a wish

"I wish that Christmas were over"

(... is a kind of express ) utter with force; utter vehemently

"hurl insults" "throw accusations at someone"

Definition 5: give expression to - [verb of communication]

Samples where express or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She showed her disappointment

Synonyms for express in the sense of this definition

(express is a kind of ...) (of information) make known; pass on

"She conveyed the message to me"

(... is a kind of express ) express through a scornful smile

"she sneered her contempt"

(... is a kind of express ) express with a beaming face or smile

"he beamed his approval"

(... is a kind of express ) express a threat either by an utterance or a gesture

"he menaced the bank manager with a stick"

(... is a kind of express ) to stress, single out as important

"Dr. Jones emphasizes exercise in addition to a change in diet"

(... is a kind of express ) put into words or an expression

"He formulated his concerns to the board of trustees"

(... is a kind of express ) give expression or utterance to

"She vented her anger" "The graduates gave vent to cheers"

(... is a kind of express ) make apparent by one's mood or behavior

"She exudes great confidence"

(... is a kind of express ) manifest or show

"This student gives promise of real creativity" "The office gave evidence of tampering"

(... is a kind of express ) suggest as a logically necessary consequence; in logic

(... is a kind of express ) call to mind

"this remark evoked sadness"

(... is a kind of express ) give sudden release to an expression

"We burst out laughing" "`I hate you,' she burst out"

(... is a kind of express ) express or state indirectly

(... is a kind of express ) express with a smile

"She smiled her thanks"

Definition 6: serve as a means for expressing something - [verb of communication]

Samples where express or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The painting of Mary carries motherly love
  • His voice carried a lot of anger

Synonyms for express in the sense of this definition

(express is a kind of ...) transmit thoughts or feelings

"He communicated his anxieties to the psychiatrist"

(... is a kind of express ) express as a number or measure or quantity

"Can you quantify your results?"

(express has a similar meaning as ...) transmit or serve as the medium for transmission

"Sound carries well over water" "The airwaves carry the sound" "Many metals conduct heat"

Definition 7: indicate through a symbol, formula, etc. - [verb of communication]

Samples where express or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Can you express this distance in kilometers?

Synonyms for express in the sense of this definition

(express is a kind of ...) have as a meaning

"`multi-' denotes `many' "

(... is a kind of express ) express a choice or opinion

"I vote that we all go home" "She voted for going to the Chinese restaurant"

(... is a kind of express ) express one's choice or preference by vote

"vote the Democratic ticket"

Definition 8: send by rapid transport or special messenger service - [verb of communication]

Samples where express or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She expressed the letter to Florida

(express is a kind of ...) cause to be directed or transmitted to another place

"send me your latest results" "I'll mail you the paper when it's written"

Definition 9: obtain from a substance, as by mechanical action - [verb of contact]

Samples where express or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Italians express coffee rather than filter it

Synonyms for express in the sense of this definition

(express is a kind of ...) come into the possession of something concrete or abstract

"She got a lot of paintings from her uncle" "They acquired a new pet" "Get your results the next day" "Get permission to take a few days off from work"

(... is a kind of express ) squeeze the juice out (of a fruit) with a reamer

"ream oranges"

Definition 10: manifest the effects of (a gene or genetic trait) - [verb of perception]

Samples where express or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Many of the laboratory animals express the trait

(express is a kind of ...) make real or concrete; give reality or substance to

"our ideas must be substantiated into actions"

Definition 11: by express - [adverb denoting all]

Samples where express or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • please send the letter express

Definition 12: not tacit or implied - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where express or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • her express wish

(express is similar to ...) precisely and clearly expressed or readily observable; leaving nothing to implication

"explicit instructions" "she made her wishes explicit" "explicit sexual scenes"

Definition 13: without unnecessary stops - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where express or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • an express train
  • an express shipment

(express is similar to ...) acting or moving or capable of acting or moving quickly

"fast film" "on the fast track in school" "set a fast pace" "a fast car"

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