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EXPRESS: VERB

verb (used with object)

1.

to put (thought) into words; utter or state:

to express an idea clearly.

2.

to show, manifest, or reveal:

to express one's anger.

3.

to set forth the opinions, feelings, etc., of (oneself), as in speaking,writing, or painting:

He can express himself eloquently.

4.

to represent by a symbol, character, figure, or formula:

to express water as H 2 O; to express unknown quantities algebraically.

5.

to send by express:

to express a package or merchandise.

6.

to press or squeeze out:

to express the juice of grapes.

7.

to exude or emit (a liquid, odor, etc.), as if under pressure:

The roses expressed a sweet perfume.

EXPRESS: Adjective

adjective

9.

clearly indicated; distinctly stated; definite; explicit; plain:

He defied my express command.

10.

special; definite:

We have an express purpose in being here.

11.

direct or fast, especially making few or no intermediate stops:

an express train; an express elevator.

12.

used for direct or high-speed travel:

an express highway.

13.

duly or exactly formed or represented:

an express image.

14.

pertaining to an express:

an express agency.