Synonyms for expression

Synonyms for (noun) expression

Synonyms: expression

Definition: the act of forcing something out by squeezing or pressing

Usage: the expression of milk from her breast

Similar words: squeeze, squeezing

Definition: the act of gripping and pressing firmly

Usage: he gave her cheek a playful squeeze


Synonyms: aspect, expression, face, facial expression, look

Definition: the feelings expressed on a person's face

Usage: a sad expression; a look of triumph; an angry face

Similar words: visage, countenance

Definition: the appearance conveyed by a person's face

Usage: a pleasant countenance; a stern visage


Synonyms: grammatical construction, construction, expression

Definition: a group of words that form a constituent of a sentence and are considered as a single unit

Usage: I concluded from his awkward constructions that he was a foreigner

Similar words: constituent, grammatical constituent

Definition: (grammar) a word or phrase or clause forming part of a larger grammatical construction


Synonyms: formula, expression

Definition: a group of symbols that make a mathematical statement

Similar words: mathematical statement

Definition: a statement of a mathematical relation


Synonyms: expression, manifestation, reflection, reflexion

Definition: expression without words

Usage: tears are an expression of grief; the pulse is a reflection of the heart's condition

Similar words: demo, demonstration

Definition: a visual presentation showing how something works

Usage: the lecture was accompanied by dramatic demonstrations; the lecturer shot off a pistol as a demonstration of the startle response


Synonyms: expression, formulation

Definition: the style of expressing yourself

Usage: he suggested a better formulation; his manner of expression showed how much he cared

Similar words: expressive style, style

Definition: a way of expressing something (in language or art or music etc.) that is characteristic of a particular person or group of people or period

Usage: all the reporters were expected to adopt the style of the newspaper


Synonyms: expression, verbal expression, verbalism

Definition: the communication (in speech or writing) of your beliefs or opinions

Usage: expressions of good will; he helped me find verbal expression for my ideas; the idea was immediate but the verbalism took hours

Similar words: communicating, communication

Definition: the activity of communicating; the activity of conveying information

Usage: they could not act without official communication from Moscow


Synonyms: locution, saying, expression

Definition: a word or phrase that particular people use in particular situations

Usage: pardon the expression

Similar words: voice communication, oral communication, speech, speech communication, spoken communication, spoken language, language

Definition: (language) communication by word of mouth

Usage: his speech was garbled; he uttered harsh language; he recorded the spoken language of the streets


Synonyms: expression

Definition: (genetics) the process of expressing a gene

Similar words: organic process, biological process

Definition: a process occurring in living organisms