Express etymology


English word express comes from Latin evanescere, Latin premo (I press. I pursue.), Latin primere

Etymology of express

Detailed word origin of express

Dictionary entry Language Definition
evanescere Latin (lat)
premo Latin (lat) I press. I pursue.
primere Latin (lat)
excrementum Latin (lat) That which grows out or rises up; an elevation, prominence Bodily excrement. Refuse, rubbish.
expressus Latin (lat)
exprès French (fr) On purpose; deliberately (archaic) a messenger (in general). A messenger carrying letters for personal delivery Express. Express (post), special delivery.
express English (en) (obsolete) A clear image or representation; an expression; a plain declaration.. A messenger sent on a special errand; a courier.. A mode of transportation, often a train, that travels quickly or directly.. A service that allows mail or money to be sent rapidly from one destination to another.. An express office.. An express rifle.. That which is sent by an express messenger or message. [...]

Words with the same origin as express

Descendants of premo

impress oppression pregnant