Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb express

7 senses of express

Sense 1
express, show, evince -- (give expression to; "She showed her disappointment")
       => convey -- (make known; pass on, of information; "She conveyed the message to me")

Sense 2
express, verbalize, verbalise, utter, give tongue to -- (articulate; either verbally or with a cry, shout, or noise; "She expressed her anger"; "He uttered a curse")

Sense 3
carry, convey, express -- (serve as a means for expressing something; "The painting of Mary carries motherly love"; "His voice carried a lot of anger")
       => communicate, intercommunicate -- (transmit thoughts or feelings; "He communicated his anxieties to the psychiatrist")

Sense 4
express, state -- (indicate through a symbol, formula, etc.; "Can you express this distance in kilometers?")
       => denote, refer -- (have as a meaning; "`multi-' denotes `many' ")

Sense 5
express -- (manifest the effects of (a gene or genetic trait); "Many of the laboratory animals express the trait")
       => realize, realise, actualize, actualise, substantiate -- (make real or concrete; give reality or substance to; "our ideas must be substantiated into actions")

Sense 6
press out, express, extract -- (obtain from a substance, as by mechanical action; "Italians express coffee rather than filter it")
       => get, acquire -- (come into the possession of something concrete or abstract; "She got a lot of paintings from her uncle"; "They acquired a new pet"; "Get your results the next day"; "Get permission to take a few days off from work")

Sense 7
express -- (send by rapid transport or special messenger service; "She expressed the letter to Florida")
       => mail, post, send -- (cause to be directed or transmitted to another place; "send me your latest results"; "I'll mail you the paper when it's written")

Antonyms of adj expressed

2 senses of expressed

Sense 1
expressed, uttered, verbalized, verbalised -- (communicated in words; "frequently uttered sentiments")

INDIRECT (VIA spoken) -> written -- (set down in writing in any of various ways; "written evidence")

Sense 2
explicit (vs. implicit), expressed -- (precisely and clearly expressed or readily observable; leaving nothing to implication; "explicit instructions"; "she made her wishes explicit"; "explicit sexual scenes")


Similarity of adj expressed

2 senses of expressed

Sense 1
expressed, uttered, verbalized, verbalised -- (communicated in words; "frequently uttered sentiments")
       => spoken (vs. written) -- (uttered through the medium of speech or characterized by speech; sometimes used in combination; "a spoken message"; "the spoken language"; "a soft-spoken person"; "sharp-spoken")

Sense 2
explicit (vs. implicit), expressed -- (precisely and clearly expressed or readily observable; leaving nothing to implication; "explicit instructions"; "she made her wishes explicit"; "explicit sexual scenes")
       => declared, stated -- (declared as fact; explicitly stated)
       => definitive, unequivocal -- (clearly defined or formulated; "the plain and unequivocal language of the laws"- R.B.Taney)
       => express -- (not tacit or implied; "her express wish")
       => graphic -- (describing nudity or sexual activity in graphic detail; "graphic sexual scenes")
       => hard-core, hardcore -- (extremely explicit; "hard-core pornography")
          Also See-> definite#1; denotative#1, denotive#1; overt#1, open#16; unequivocal#1, univocal#1, unambiguous#2

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