Date: | 1300-1400 |

Origin: | Early French expresser, from Latin expressus; EXPRESS^{2} |

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ex‧press1 S2 W1 [transitive]

1## feeling

to tell or show what you are feeling or thinking by using words, looks, or actions ** express thanks/gratitude (for something) (to somebody)** (=thank someone in a speech or by writing a letter) ** express yourself** (=say what you think or feel)

Finally, I'd like to express my sincere thanks to all those who have helped today.

Young children often have difficulty expressing themselves.

2## particular emotion

to show or describe a particular feeling :

Many of Munch's paintings express a deep feeling of despair.

3## something expresses itself

if something expresses itself, it becomes noticeable [= something reveals itself]:

Religious faith expresses itself in a variety of ways.

4## mathematics

technicalHM to change an amount or quantity into a different form, especially in mathematics ** express something as/in something**

Express three-quarters as a decimal.

The value of the coffee becomes significantly higher when expressed in foreign currency.

5## feeding babies

if a woman expresses milk, she presses milk out of her breast in order to feed it to her baby later

Definition of express from the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English within

the topic MATHS

the topic MATHS

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