express lane

Definition of express lane


  1. :  an area in a store (such as a supermarket) where customers form a line that lets them pay for the things they are buying more quickly than other lanes Customers with fewer than 12 items can use the express lane.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  directly, firmly, and explicitly stated

    :  exact, precise

    :  designed for or adapted to its purpose

  1. :  expressly

    :  by express

  1. :  a messenger sent on a special errand

    :  a dispatch conveyed by a special messenger

    :  a system for the prompt and safe transportation of parcels, money, or goods at rates higher than standard freight charges

  1. :  delineate, depict

    :  to represent in words :  state

    :  to give or convey a true impression of :  show, reflect

  1. :  a narrow passageway between fences or hedges

    :  a relatively narrow way or track: such as

    :  an ocean route used by or prescribed for ships

  1. : Scottish variant oflone

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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