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Meaning of EXPRESSLY

Pronunciation:  ik'spreslee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adv]  for the express purpose; "she needs the money expressly for her patients"
  2. [adv]  in an explicit manner; "he stated expressly that the needed the money by tomorrow"
 

EXPRESSLY is a 9 letter word that starts with E.

 

 Synonyms: explicitly, with specific intentions
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ex*press"ly\, adv.
In an express manner; in direct terms; with distinct purpose;
particularly; as, a book written expressly for the young.

      The word of the Lord came expressly unto Ezekiel.
                                               --Ezek. i. 3.

      I am sent expressly to your lordship.    --Shak.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: absolutely, apparently, apprehensibly, articulately, as well, categorically, clearly, coherently, comprehensibly, concretely, dead, definitely, directly, discernibly, distinctly, especially, even, evidently, exactly, explicitly, faithfully, in all respects, in detail, in every respect, in particular, in plain English, in plain terms, in plain words, intelligibly, ipsissimis verbis, item by item, just, limpidly, literally, literatim, lucidly, manifestly, minutely, noticeably, observably, obviously, on purpose, palpably, particularly, patently, pellucidly, perceivably, perceptibly, perspicuously, plainly, plumb, point-blank, pointedly, positively, precisely, purposefully, purposely, right, rigidly, rigorously, separately, simply, singly, specially, specifically, square, squarely, straight, strictly, to be specific, to the letter, unambiguously, understandably, undeviatingly, unequivocally, unerringly, unmistakably, verbally, verbatim, verbatim et litteratim, visibly, word by word, word for word
 

 

 

 

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