express  

  • Pronunciation of express: IH0 K S P R EH1 S (ɪk'sprɛs)

  • Number of syllables of express: 2

  • Pronunciation Video of express

  • Definition of express

    • (n): rapid transport of goods  
    • (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"  
    • (n): mail that is distributed by a rapid and efficient system  
    • (v): articulate; either verbally or with a cry, shout, or noise; "She expressed her anger"; "He uttered a curse"  
    • (v): give expression to; "She showed her disappointment"  
    • (v): send my rapid transport or special messenger service; "She expressed the letter to Florida"  
    • (v): serve as a means for expressing something; "The painting of Mary carries motherly love"; "His voice carried a lot af anger"  
    • (v): indicate through a symbol, formula, etc.; "Can you express this distance in kilometers?"  
    • (v): obtain from a substance, as by mechanical action; "Italians express coffee rather than filter it"  
    • (v): manifest the effects of (a gene or genetic trait); "Many of the laboratory animals express the trait"  
    • (s): not tacit or implied; "her express wish"  
    • (s): without unnecessary stops; "an express train"; "an express shipment"  
    • (r): by express; "please send the letter express"  
  • Examples of express

    • He tried to express his gratitude with appropriate grandiloquence.  
    • I fully empathize with the positions you express.  
    • How can I express my feelings  
    • Music must become virile to express big things.  
    • The lyrics express the romantic thoughts of an innocent.  
    • It was forbidden to express emotions related to amour.  
    • The neighboring nations express animosity toward the Jews.  
    • They should not express their agitative emotions.  
    • Other affixes express inchoative aspect, instrumental function or purpose.  
    • The Mountain Express Bus is the transit system.  

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