Etymology [ ik-spres ] (adjective.) 14th century. From French exprès, from Latin expressus, past participle of exprimere (see Etymology 2, below).
Synonyms accelerated, accurate, add up to, air, assert, asseverate, bespeak, broach, categorical, circulate, clean-cut, clear, clear-cut, communicate, connote, considered, convey, couch, crack, crush
Antonyms implied, local, stopper, imprecise, indefinite, obscure, uncertain, vague, indirect, slow
Tenses expresses, expressing, expressed