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expresses

verb
present tense third-person singular of express

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 to make known (as an idea, emotion, or opinion)
  • in a true democracy, a person can freely express his or her views

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2 to apply external pressure on so as to force out the juice or contents of
  • except as a fun event at festivals, nowadays people do not make wine by expressing grapes with their feet

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3 to communicate or convey (as an idea) to the mind
  • an upraised thumb is now universally recognized as a gesture expressing approval or encouragement

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4 to convey in appropriate or telling terms
  • could you express your opinion of the book in words a little more precise than "lousy"?

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5 to represent in visible form
  • towering spires express in glass and steel the optimism of the age

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  • disembodies

expresses

noun
plural of express, British

Synonyms of expresses (Entry 2 of 2)

one that carries a message or does an errand
  • the solicitors employ an express to deliver their summonses

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“Expresses.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/expresses. Accessed 21 Sep. 2020.

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