adj. Exactly representing; exact. Clear and definite; set forth, as opposed to implied. Clearly and unmistakably communicated. Directly and distinctly stated; declared in terms; not implied or left to inference; made unambiguous by intention and care; clear; not dubious; as, express consent; an express statement. Intended for a particular purpose; relating to an express; sent on a particular errand; dispatched with special speed; as, an express messenger or train. Also used adverbially. Express color. (Law) See Color, n.
Syn. - Explicit; clear; unambiguous. See Explicit.
- n. A clear image or representation; an expression; a plain declaration. A messenger sent on a special errand; a courier; hence, a regular and fast conveyance; commonly, a company or system for the prompt and safe transportation of merchandise or parcels; also, a railway train for transporting passengers or goods with speed and punctuality. An express office. That which is sent by an express messenger or message. Express office, an office where packages for an express are received or delivered.
- vb. To press or squeeze out; as, to express the juice of grapes, or of apples; hence, to extort; to elicit. To ...