The painting expresses the rage of war victims.
Express a fraction as a decimal.
- For fast driving.An express highway.
- High-speed.An express bullet.
- For high-speed projectiles.An express rifle.
- Having to do with railway express, pony express, etc.
- For expedited service.express checkout.
Their express wish.
An express plan.
Express a package to Los Angeles.
An example of express is when the purpose to go to a store is just to buy milk.
An example of express is a train that gets you where you are going five times faster than other trains.
An example of express is when you make a face because you are mad.
His face expressed sorrow.
The sign + expresses addition.
She is the express image of her aunt.
An express train.
In my eyes it bore a livelier image of the spirit, it seemed more express and single, than the imperfect and divided countenance.
I took the express into town.
- 1898, Winston Churchill, chapter 5, The Celebrity.We expressed our readiness, and in ten minutes were in the station wagon, rolling rapidly down the long drive, for it was then after nine. We passed on the way the van of the guests from Asquith. As we reached the lodge we heard the whistle, and we backed up against one side of the platform as the train pulled up at the other.
Words cannot express the love I feel for him.
- to state one's thoughts
- to give expression to one's feelings, imagination, etc., in creative or artistic activity
Idioms and Phrasal Verbs
Origin of express
- Middle English expressen from Old French expresser from Medieval Latin expressāre frequentative of Latin exprimere ex- ex- premere to press per-4 in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition