Express (synonyms, similar words, thesaurus)

Express something in particular way


To show a feeling, an opinion, or fact by words, looks or actions

She could not clearly express her feelings in words.


To say or write something in a particular way

He rarely puts his feelings into words.




To say or write something in a particular way

I tried to phrase the question in very simple words.


To write or say something in a particular way by choosing which words to use

SW: phrase

I should have worded the message much more clearly.


To express an idea or opinion in carefully chosen words

It took me a while to formulate my answer.


To express something by choosing your words carefully

I wondered how I was going to frame the question.



To express your ideas, feelings, or thoughts clearly and effectively in words

Many people are unable to articulate their feelings.

Be couched in something


To be expressed in a particular way

The letter was couched in legal jargon.




To say something, especially something other people may not like, in a loud and clear way

SW: state, declare

I announced my intention to quit school.


To express something formally in speech or writing, especially in a careful and clear way

She stated her intention to resign from the government.


To say something firmly and clearly

SW: assert, affirm

I declared my innocence.


To state firmly that something is true

She asserts that the boy stole money from her.


To state firmly and publicly that something is true

SW: confirm

He affirmed he had been at home all evening.


To say that something is definitely true or correct

OPW: deny

The police confirmed that the two politicians had been arrested.