Definition of Expressly

1. Adverb. With specific intentions; for the express purpose. "She needs the money expressly for her patients"

Partainyms: Express



Definition of Expressly

1. adv. In an express manner; in direct terms; with distinct purpose; particularly; as, a book written expressly for the young.

Definition of Expressly

1. Adverb. In an expressive or explicit manner. ¹

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Definition of Expressly

1. [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Expressly

expressionlessness
expressions
expressis verbis
expressive
expressive aphasia
expressive language
expressive style
expressively
expressiveness
expressivism
expressivisms
expressivist
expressivists
expressivities
expressivity
expressly (current term)
expressman
expressmen
expressness
expresso
expressome
expressomes
expressos
expressure
expressway
expressways
exprobate
exprobated
exprobates
exprobating

Literary usage of Expressly

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1. The Federalist: A Commentary on the Constitution of the United States, Being by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, John Jay, Henry Cabot Lodge (1892)
"They might have copied the second article of the existing Confederation, which would have prohibited the exercise of any power not expressly delegated ..."

2. The Federalist: A Commentary on the Constitution of the United States, Being by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, John Jay, Henry Cabot Lodge (1888)
"They might have copied the second article of the existing Confederation, which would have prohibited the exercise of any power not expressly delegated ..."

3. Grove's Dictionary of Music and Musicians by George Grove (1908)
"... for which His Majesty had expressly como up from Brighton. ... that he might settle permanently at Paris, and in time write operas expressly for the ..."

4. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1907)
"It expressly excepted, however, from its operation any newspaper, periodical, book, etc., on which should be printed, painted, or placed a representation of ..."

5. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1885)
"Bui that a married woman, by an instrument ir writing by which she expressly charges her separate property for the payment of a debt which charge is ..."

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