Synonyms of express in English:

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verb

  • 1 community leaders expressed anger over the result of the referendum
    communicate, convey, indicate, show, demonstrate, reveal, intimate, manifest, make manifest, exhibit, evidence, put across/over, get across/over; articulate, put into words, utter, voice, give voice to, give expression to, enunciate, pronounce, verbalize, word, phrase, render, frame, couch; state, assert, proclaim, profess, air, make public, give vent to, vent; say, tell, speak, mouth, point out; denote, illustrate, symbolize, signify, embody
  • 2 the grapes are trodden until all the juice is expressed
    squeeze out, press out, wring out, force out, extract, expel
  • Phrases

    express oneself

    he had difficulty expressing himselfcommunicate one's thoughts/opinions/viewsput thoughts into wordsspeak one's mindsay one's piecesay what's on one's mind

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    Pronunciation: ˌprɛməˈnɪʃ(ə)n
    noun
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    express2

    adjective

  • an express bus
    rapid, swift, fast, quick, speedy, high-speed, brisk, flying, prompt, expeditious; non-stop, direct, uninterrupted, undeviating, unswerving
    informal nippy
    [Antonyms] slow, indirect
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  • we travelled on an overnight express
    express train, fast train, direct train
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    express3

    adjective

  • 1 the letter made express reference to the confidential nature of the information
    explicit, clear, direct, plain, distinct, unambiguous, unequivocal, unmistakable, obvious; specific, precise, clear-cut, crystal clear, straightforward, certain, categorical, positive, conclusive, pointed; well defined, exact, manifest, outright, emphatic
    [Antonyms] vague, implied
  • 2 they bought the land with the express purpose of giving it to the trust
    sole, specific, particular, special, especial, singular, exclusive, specified, fixed, purposeful
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