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Overview of verb say
1. (1861) state, say, tell -- (express in words; "He said that he wanted to marry her"; "tell me what is bothering you"; "state your opinion"; "state your name")

2. allege, aver, say -- (report or maintain; "He alleged that he was the victim of a crime"; "He said it was too late to intervene in the war"; "The registrar says that I owe the school money")

3. suppose, say -- (express a supposition; "Let us say that he did not tell the truth"; "Let's say you had a lot of money--what would you do?")

4. read, say -- (have or contain a certain wording or form; "The passage reads as follows"; "What does the law say?")

5. order, tell, enjoin, say -- (give instructions to or direct somebody to do something with authority; "I said to him to go home"; "She ordered him to do the shopping"; "The mother told the child to get dressed")

6. pronounce, articulate, enounce, sound out, enunciate, say -- (speak, pronounce, or utter in a certain way; "She pronounces French words in a funny way"; "I cannot say `zip wire'"; "Can the child sound out this complicated word?")

7. say -- (communicate or express nonverbally; "What does this painting say?"; "Did his face say anything about how he felt?")

8. say -- (utter aloud; "She said `Hello' to everyone in the office")

9. say -- (state as one's opinion or judgement; declare; "I say let's forget this whole business")

10. say -- (recite or repeat a fixed text; "Say grace"; "She said her `Hail Mary'")

11. say -- (indicate; "The clock says noon")

Overview of adj said

The adj said has 1 sense

1. aforesaid, aforementioned, said -- (being the one previously mentioned or spoken of; "works of all the aforementioned authors"; "said party has denied the charges")

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