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 said said

adj

  • ( ) being the one previously mentioned or spoken of  ( aforementioned, aforesaid, said )
    being the one previously mentioned or spoken of
     works of all the aforementioned authors
    works of all the aforementioned authors
     said party has denied the charges
    said party has denied the charges


  •  say say

    noun

  • the chance to speak  ( say )
    the chance to speak
     let him have his say
    let him have his say
  • verb

  • ( ) express in words  ( say, state, tell )
    express in words
     He said that he wanted to marry her
    He said that he wanted to marry her
     tell me what is bothering you
    tell me what is bothering you
     state your opinion
    state your opinion
     state your name
    state your name
  • ( ) report or maintain  ( allege, aver, say )
    report or maintain
     He alleged that he was the victim of a crime
    He alleged that he was the victim of a crime
     He said it was too late to intervene in the war
    He said it was too late to intervene in the war
     The registrar says that I owe the school money
    The registrar says that I owe the school money
  • ( ) express a supposition  ( say, suppose )
    express a supposition
     Let us say that he did not tell the truth
    Let us say that he did not tell the truth
     Let's say you had a lot of money--what would you do?
    Let's say you had a lot of money--what would you do?
  • ( ) give instructions to or direct somebody to do something with authority  ( enjoin, order, say, tell )
    give instructions to or direct somebody to do something with authority
     I said to him to go home
    I said to him to go home
     She ordered him to do the shopping
    She ordered him to do the shopping
     The mother told the child to get dressed
    The mother told the child to get dressed
  • ( ) have or contain a certain wording or form  ( read, say )
    have or contain a certain wording or form
     The passage reads as follows
    The passage reads as follows
     What does the law say?
    What does the law say?
  • ( ) speak, pronounce, or utter in a certain way  ( articulate, enounce, enunciate, pronounce, say, sound out )
    speak, pronounce, or utter in a certain way
     She pronounces French words in a funny way
    She pronounces French words in a funny way
     I cannot say zip wire'
    I cannot say zip wire'
     Can the child sound out this complicated word?
    Can the child sound out this complicated word?
  • ( ) communicate or express nonverbally  ( say )
    communicate or express nonverbally
     What does this painting say?
    What does this painting say?
     Did his face say anything about how he felt?
    Did his face say anything about how he felt?
  • ( ) utter aloud  ( say )
    utter aloud
     She said Hello' to everyone in the office
    She said Hello' to everyone in the office
  • indicate  ( say )
    indicate
     The clock says noon
    The clock says noon
  • recite or repeat a fixed text  ( say )
    recite or repeat a fixed text
     Say grace
    Say grace
     She said her Hail Mary'
    She said her Hail Mary'
  • state as one's opinion or judgement; declare  ( say )
    state as one's opinion or judgement; declare
     I say let's forget this whole business
    I say let's forget this whole business


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