• noun: a messenger sent on a special errand
  • verb: to talk or write about (something that you are thinking or feeling)
  • verb: to represent in words
  • adjective: directly, firmly, and explicitly stated
  • adjective: said or given in a clear way
  • synonyms: delineate, state, clear


  • His rage and frustration 'expressed' [='showed, manifested'] 'themselves' as/in/through temper tantrums.

  • Her love of nature is 'expressed' [='shown, reflected'] in her paintings/music.

  • a room where nursing mothers can 'express' [='pump'] milk for their babies

Movie clips

Movie quotes

  • (..) It will be sold by tuesday night. Can we go? You've been staring at this for an hour. You're gonna have to change the channel at some point. This painting expresses an overwhelming serenity. And some violence as well. I find it very moving. Red stains on a white background are moving? (..)
    2011 Intouchables