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1. express

verb. ['ɪkˈsprɛs'] give expression to.

Synonyms

  • menace
  • give
  • accent
  • phrase
  • ventilate
  • show
  • burst out
  • give voice
  • suggest
  • paint a picture
  • exude
  • emphasize
  • imply
  • convey
  • connote
  • punctuate
  • evoke
  • give vent
  • beam
  • stress
  • vent
  • accentuate
  • evince
  • sneer
  • word
  • formulate
  • smile
  • emphasise

Antonyms

  • differ
  • prosecute
  • voice
  • lack

Etymology

  • espresser (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • expressare (Latin)
  • exprès (French)
  • expressus (Latin)

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2. express

verb. ['ɪkˈsprɛs'] articulate; either verbally or with a cry, shout, or noise.

Synonyms

  • shout
  • cry out
  • get off
  • vociferate
  • give tongue to
  • voice
  • throw
  • verbalize
  • marvel
  • blaspheme
  • verbalise
  • clamor
  • cry
  • represent
  • say
  • pooh-pooh
  • breathe
  • platitudinize
  • swear
  • exclaim
  • curse
  • imprecate
  • call out
  • utter
  • cuss
  • state
  • clamour
  • raise
  • outcry
  • pour out
  • hurl
  • tell
  • wish
  • drop

Antonyms

  • stand still
  • close up
  • shout
  • specify

Etymology

  • espresser (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • expressare (Latin)
  • exprès (French)
  • expressus (Latin)

3. express

verb. ['ɪkˈsprɛs'] serve as a means for expressing something.

Synonyms

  • communicate
  • measure
  • convey
  • quantify
  • transmit
  • carry
  • channel
  • conduct
  • intercommunicate

Antonyms

  • disclaim
  • mistrust
  • distrust
  • disbelieve

Etymology

  • espresser (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • expressare (Latin)
  • exprès (French)
  • expressus (Latin)

4. express

verb. ['ɪkˈsprɛs'] indicate through a symbol, formula, etc..

Synonyms

  • vote
  • denote
  • refer

Antonyms

  • communicate
  • admit
  • mitigated
  • incomplete

Etymology

  • espresser (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • expressare (Latin)
  • exprès (French)
  • expressus (Latin)

5. express

adjective. ['ɪkˈsprɛs'] not tacit or implied.

Synonyms

  • explicit

Antonyms

  • whisper
  • ascend

Etymology

  • espresser (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • expressare (Latin)
  • exprès (French)
  • expressus (Latin)

6. express

adjective. ['ɪkˈsprɛs'] without unnecessary stops.

Antonyms

  • rise

Etymology

  • espresser (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • expressare (Latin)
  • exprès (French)
  • expressus (Latin)

7. joy

noun. ['ˈdʒɔɪ'] the emotion of great happiness.

Synonyms

  • lightness
  • excitement
  • exuberance
  • exultation
  • joyousness
  • joyfulness
  • exhilaration
  • jubilance
  • emotion
  • elation
  • jubilation
  • high spirits

Antonyms

  • heaviness
  • darkness
  • exciting
  • unexciting

Etymology

  • joye (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • joie (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

8. joy

noun. ['ˈdʒɔɪ'] something or someone that provides a source of happiness.

Synonyms

  • delight
  • pleasure

Antonyms

  • light
  • dysphoria
  • awkwardness

Etymology

  • joye (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • joie (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

9. joy

verb. ['ˈdʒɔɪ'] make glad or happy.

Synonyms

  • overjoy

Antonyms

  • hate
  • love

Etymology

  • joye (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • joie (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

10. joy

verb. ['ˈdʒɔɪ'] feel happiness or joy.

Synonyms

  • feel
  • cheer up
  • jump for joy
  • rejoice
  • be on cloud nine
  • experience
  • gladden
  • chirk up
  • exult
  • cheer

Antonyms

  • complain
  • fearlessness
  • depression
  • low spirits

Etymology

  • joye (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • joie (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

Example sentences of the word express-joy


1. Noun Phrase
Thank the employer or human resources officer for the job offer and express joy for the opportunity she is offering you.

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