Express
Express Ex*press" ([e^]ks*pr[e^]s"), a. [F. expr[`e]s, L. expressus, p. p. of exprimere to express; ex. out + premere To press. See {Press}.] 1. Exactly representing; exact. [1913 Webster]

Their human countenance The express resemblance of the gods. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

2. 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. [1913 Webster]

I have express commandment. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

3. 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. [1913 Webster]

A messenger sent express from the other world. --Atterbury. [1913 Webster]

2. of or pertaining to an {express train} or other conveyance designated an express[5]; makiung few or no intermediate stops; as, an express stop; an express fare; an express elevator. [PJC]

{Express color}. (Law) See the Note under {Color}, n., 8.

Syn: Explicit; clear; unambiguous. See {Explicit}. [1913 Webster]


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