express
ex·press 1 adj: directly and distinctly stated or expressed rather than implied or left to inference compare implied
express 2 vt: to make known (one's thoughts, ideas, or opinions) by words, conduct, or symbols see also expression

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

express
I adjective advised, aforethought, calculated, categorical, certain, clear, clearly indicated, clearly stated, conscious, decided, defined, definite, deliberate, determinate, direct, distinct, distinctly indicated, distinctly stated, emphatic, especially prepared, exact, explicit, fixed, intended, intended for a specific purpose, intentional, meant, not accidental, not by chance, outlined beforehand, outspoken, particular, peculiar, plain, planned, planned in advance, positive, prearranged, precise, predetermined, premeditated, purposeful, purposive, single, specially prepared, specific, specified, unambiguous, unequivocal, willful, with forethought associated concepts: express abrogation, express agreement, express authority, express condition, express contract, express covenant, express malice, express notice, express permission, express promise, express terms, express trust, express warranty II verb affirm, air, allege, articulate, assert, asseverate, aver, breathe, comment, communicate, convey, couch in terms, dedarare, declare, denote, describe, disclose, enumerate, enunciate, exprimere, find words for, formulate, give expression to, give vent to, give voice to, impart, indicate, make a statement, make an assertion, make explicit, make known, make plain, manifest directly, mouth, observe, phrase, predicate, present, proclaim, pronounce, put in words, remark, say, set down, set forth, set forth in words, show, significare, speak, state, state directly, state with conviction, tell, utter, vent, verbalize, voice foreign phrases:
- Quoties in verbis nulla est ambiguitas, ibi nulla expositio contra verba fienda est. — Whenever there is no ambiguity in the words, then no exposition contrary to the words should be made.
- Tacita quaedam habentur pro expressis. — Certain things, though unexpressed, are considered as explicit
- Expressio unius est exclusio alterius. — Expression of one thing is the exclusion of another.
- Expressio eorum quae tacite insunt nihil operatur. — The expression of those things which are tacitly implied has no effect.
III index absolute (conclusive), acknowledge (declare), advise, affirm (claim), allege, annunciate, apparent (perceptible), argue, assert, avow, bear (adduce), bespeak, candid, causeway, certain (specific), cite (state), clear (apparent), coherent (clear), comment, communicate, compose, comprehensible, connote, construe (translate), contend (maintain), convey (communicate), declaratory, definite, denote, depict, designate, display, distinct (clear), enunciate, evident, exact, exemplify, exhibit, expeditious, explicit, frame (formulate), interject, lucid, manifest (adjective), manifest (verb), mention, naked (perceptible), observe (remark), ostensible, overt, particular (specific), pellucid, perceivable, perceptible, peremptory (absolute), phrase, portray, posit, precise, pronounce (speak), publish, purport, rapid, recite, relate (tell), remark, report (disclose), signify (inform), speak, specific, specify, testify, unambiguous, unmistakable, utter

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


express
adj.
Clear and explicit; directly stated; unambiguous.
v.
To state definitely.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


express
Directly and unambiguously stated or communicated, particularly in a contract.
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Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.


express
adj. Direct, immediate, clear.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.


express
Clear; definite; explicit; plain; direct; unmistakable; not dubious or ambiguous. Declared in terms; set forth in words. Directly and distinctly stated. Made known distinctly and explicitly, and not left to inference. Manifested by direct and appropriate language, as distinguished from that which is inferred from conduct. The word is usually contrasted with implied.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


express
Clear; definite; explicit; plain; direct; unmistakable; not dubious or ambiguous. Declared in terms; set forth in words. Directly and distinctly stated. Made known distinctly and explicitly, and not left to inference. Manifested by direct and appropriate language, as distinguished from that which is inferred from conduct. The word is usually contrasted with implied.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

express
adj.
   direct, unambiguous, distinct language, particularly in a contract, which does not require thought, guessing, inference or implication to determine the meaning.

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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