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express 1

verb

  • 1 community leaders expressed their anger
    communicate, convey, indicate, show, demonstrate, reveal, make manifest, put across/over, get across/over;
    articulate, put into words, utter, voice, give voice to;
    state, assert, proclaim, profess, air, make public, give vent to
    formal evince
  • 2 all the juice is expressed
    squeeze out, press out, extract
  • Phrases

    express oneself

    1
    he had difficulty expressing himself
    communicate one's thoughts/opinions/views, put thoughts into words, speak one's mind, say what's on one's mind

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    express 2

    adjective

  • 1 an express bus
    nonstop, direct
    [Antonyms] slow, local
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    express 3

    adjective

  • 1 an express reference to confidential matters
    explicit, clear, direct, obvious, plain, distinct, unambiguous, unequivocal;
    specific, precise, crystal clear, certain, categorical
    [Antonyms] implied
  • 2 one express purpose
    sole, specific, particular, exclusive, specified, fixed
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