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Adjective

express (not comparable)

Positive
express

Comparative
not comparable

Superlative
none (absolute)

  1. Moving or operating quickly, as a train not making local stops.
  2. Specific or precise.
    I gave him express instructions not to begin until I arrived, but he ignored me.
  3. Truly depicted; exactly resembling.
    In my eyes it bore a livelier image of the spirit, it seemed more express and single, than the imperfect and divided countenance.

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Noun (substantive adjective)

Singular
express

Plural
es

express (es)
  1. A mode of transportation, often a train, that travels quickly or directly.
    I took the express into town.

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Verb

Infinitive
to express

Third person singular
express

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
es

to express (third-person singular simple present express, present participle es, simple past and past participle -)
  1. To convey meaning.
    Words cannot express the love I feel for him.
  2. To excrete or cause to excrete, especially said of milk.

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