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Meaning of EXPRESS

Pronunciation:  ik'spres

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  rapid transport of goods
  2. [n]  public transport consisting of a fast train or bus that makes a limited number of scheduled stops; "he caught the express to New York"
  3. [n]  mail that is distributed by a rapid and efficient system
  4. [adv]  by express; "please send the letter express"
  5. [adj]  not tacit or implied; "her express wish"
  6. [adj]  without unnecessary stops; "an express train"; "an express shipment"
  7. [v]  articulate; either verbally or with a cry, shout, or noise; "She expressed her anger"; "He uttered a curse"
  8. [v]  give expression to; "She showed her disappointment"
  9. [v]  send my rapid transport or special messenger service; "She expressed the letter to Florida"
  10. [v]  serve as a means for expressing something; "The painting of Mary carries motherly love"; "His voice carried a lot af anger"
  11. [v]  indicate through a symbol, formula, etc.; "Can you express this distance in kilometers?"
  12. [v]  obtain from a substance, as by mechanical action; "Italians express coffee rather than filter it"
  13. [v]  manifest the effects of (a gene or genetic trait); "Many of the laboratory animals express the trait"

EXPRESS is a 7 letter word that starts with E.


 Synonyms: carry, evince, explicit, express mail, expressage, expressed, extract, fast, give tongue to, press out, show, utter, verbalise, verbalize
 Antonyms: local
 See Also: accent, accentuate, acquire, articulate, beam, blaspheme, breathe, burst out, call out, clamor, clamour, communicate, connote, convey, cry, cry out, curse, cuss, denote, display, drop, emphasise, emphasize, evoke, exclaim, exude, formulate, get, get off, give, give vent, hurl, impart, imply, imprecate, intercommunicate, mail, mail, marvel, measure, menace, outcry, paint a picture, phrase, pony express, pooh-pooh, post, pour out, public transport, punctuate, quantify, raise, ream, refer, represent, reveal, say, send, shipping, shout, shout out, show, smile, sneer, state, stress, suggest, swear, tell, throw, transport, transportation, vent, ventilate, venture, vociferate, voice, vote, wish, word



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Ex*press"\ ([e^]ks*pr[e^]s"), a. [F. expr[`e]s, L.
    expressus, p. p. of exprimere to express; ex. out + premere
    To press. See {Press}.]
    1. Exactly representing; exact.
             Their human countenance The express resemblance of
             the gods.                             --Milton.
    2. Directly and distinctly stated; declared in terms; not
       implied or left to inference; made unambiguous by
       intention and care; clear; not dubious; as, express
       consent; an express statement.
             I have express commandment.           --Shak.
    3. Intended for a particular purpose; relating to an express;
       sent on a particular errand; dispatched with special
       speed; as, an express messenger or train. Also used
             A messenger sent express from the other world.
    {Express color}. (Law) See the Note under {Color}, n., 8.
    Syn: Explicit; clear; unambiguous. See {Explicit}.
  2. \Ex*press"\, n. [Cf. F. expr[`e]s a messenger.]
    1. A clear image or representation; an expression; a plain
       declaration. [Obs.]
             The only remanent express of Christ's sacrifice on
             earth.                                --Jer. Taylor.
    2. A messenger sent on a special errand; a courier; hence, a
       regular and fast conveyance; commonly, a company or system
       for the prompt and safe transportation of merchandise or
       parcels; also, a railway train for transporting passengers
       or goods with speed and punctuality.
    3. An express office.
             She charged him . . . to ask at the express if
             anything came up from town.           --E. E. Hale.
    4. That which is sent by an express messenger or message.
       [Obs.] --Eikon Basilike.
    {Express office}, an office where packages for an express are
       received or delivered.
  3. \Ex*press"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Expressed}; p. pr. &
    vb. n. {Expressing}.] [Cf. OF. espresser, expresser, L.
    exprimere, expressum. See {Express}, a.; cf. {Sprain}.]
    1. To press or squeeze out; as, to express the juice of
       grapes, or of apples; hence, to extort; to elicit.
             All the fruits out of which drink is expressed.
             And th'idle breath all utterly expressed. --Spenser.
             Halters and racks can not express from thee More
             than by deeds.                        --B. Jonson.
    2. To make or offer a representation of; to show by a copy or
       likeness; to represent; to resemble.
             Each skillful artist shall express thy form. --E.
             So kids and whelps their sires and dams express.
    3. To give a true impression of; to represent and make known;
       to manifest plainly; to show in general; to exhibit, as an
       opinion or feeling, by a look, gesture, and esp. by
       language; to declare; to utter; to tell.
             My words express my purpose.          --Shak.
             They expressed in their lives those excellent
             doctrines of morality.                --Addison.
    4. To make known the opinions or feelings of; to declare what
       is in the mind of; to show (one's self); to cause to
       appear; -- used reflexively.
             Mr. Phillips did express with much indignation
             against me, one evening.              --Pope.
    5. To denote; to designate.
             Moses and Aaron took these men, which are expressed
             by their names.                       --Num. i. 17.
    6. To send by express messenger; to forward by special
       opportunity, or through the medium of an express; as, to
       express a package.
    Syn: To declare; utter; signify; testify; intimate.
Computing Dictionary

1. A language supporting concurrency through message passing to named message queues from parasoft Corporation

2. Data definition language, meant to become an ISO standard for product data representation and exchange. TC 184/SC4 N83, ISO, 1991-05-31. E-mail: <[email protected]>.

3. A data modelling language adopted by the iso working group on step.

 Definition: To translate a gene's message into a molecular product.
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