expression ɪkˈsprɛʃ ən
expression, look, aspect, facial expression, face (noun)
the feelings expressed on a person's face
"a sad expression"; "a look of triumph"; "an angry face"
expression, manifestation, reflection, reflexion (noun)
expression without words
"tears are an expression of grief"; "the pulse is a reflection of the heart's condition"
expression, verbal expression, verbalism (noun)
the communication (in speech or writing) of your beliefs or opinions
"expressions of good will"; "he helped me find verbal expression for my ideas"; "the idea was immediate but the verbalism took hours"
saying, expression, locution (noun)
a word or phrase that particular people use in particular situations
"pardon the expression"
formulation, expression (noun)
the style of expressing yourself
"he suggested a better formulation"; "his manner of expression showed how much he cared"
formula, expression (noun)
a group of symbols that make a mathematical statement
(genetics) the process of expressing a gene
construction, grammatical construction, expression (noun)
a group of words that form a constituent of a sentence and are considered as a single unit
"I concluded from his awkward constructions that he was a foreigner"
the act of forcing something out by squeezing or pressing
"the expression of milk from her breast"