Talk:expedite

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Express[edit]

Which is quicker " Express" and " Expedite"? What is the difference? —This unsigned comment was added by 203.179.86.9 (talkcontribs) 2006-07-27T07:27:37.

"Expedite" is used like this:
He expedited the search by alphabetizing the papers.
The senses of "express" that are verbs do not generally indicate quickness:
He has difficulty expressing his feelings.
(No speed is implied by the verb "express".)
The senses of "express" that generally indicate quickness are not verbs:
He rode the express train to Seattle.
("Express" is an adjective in this sense.)
Does that answer your question? Rod (A. Smith) 06:03, 3 August 2006 (UTC)

Usage example[edit]

Is there a reason the usage example only shows past tense of the verb and not present tense? —This unsigned comment was added by 74.95.24.49 (talk) at 16:19, 29 August 2012‎ (UTC).

Does there need to be? —RuakhTALK 17:53, 29 August 2012 (UTC)