Found 2 items, similar to Said.
English → English
adj : being the one previously mentioned or spoken of; “works of
all the aforementioned authors”
; “said party has denied
n : the chance to speak; “let him have his say”
v 1: express in words; “He said that he wanted to marry her”
“tell me what is bothering you”
; “state your opinion”
“state your name”
2: report or maintain; “He alleged that he was the victim of a
; “He said it was too late to intervene in the war”
“The registrar says that I owe the school money”
3: express a supposition; “Let us say that he did not tell the
; “Let's say you had a lot of money--what would you
4: have or contain a certain wording or form; “The passage
reads as follows”
; “What does the law say?”
5: state as one's opinion or judgement; declare; “I say let's
forget this whole business”
6: utter aloud; "She said `Hello' to everyone in the office"
7: 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
8: 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?" [syn: pronounce
, sound out
9: recite or repeat a fixed text; “Say grace”
; "She said her
10: communicate or express nonverbally; “What does this painting
; “Did his face say anything about how he felt?”
11: indicate; “The clock says noon”
English → English
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Said
(s[e^]d), contracted from
sayed; p. pr. & vb. n. Saying
.] [OE. seggen, seyen, siggen,
sayen, sayn, AS. secgan; akin to OS. seggian, D. zeggen, LG.
seggen, OHG. sag[=e]n, G. sagen, Icel. segja, Sw. s["a]ga,
Dan. sige, Lith. sakyti; cf. OL. insece tell, relate, Gr.
'e`nnepe (for 'en-sepe), 'e`spete. Cf. Saga
1. To utter or express in words; to tell; to speak; to
declare; as, he said many wise things.
Arise, and say how thou camest here. --Shak.
2. To repeat; to rehearse; to recite; to pronounce; as, to
say a lesson.
Of my instruction hast thou nothing bated
In what thou hadst to say? --Shak.
After which shall be said or sung the following
hymn. --Bk. of Com.
3. To announce as a decision or opinion; to state positively;
to assert; hence, to form an opinion upon; to be sure
about; to be determined in mind as to.
But what it is, hard is to say. --Milton.
4. To mention or suggest as an estimate, hypothesis, or
approximation; hence, to suppose; -- in the imperative,
followed sometimes by the subjunctive; as, he had, say
fifty thousand dollars; the fox had run, say ten miles.
Say, for nonpayment that the debt should double,
Is twenty hundred kisses such a trouble? --Shak.
It is said
, or They say
, it is commonly reported; it is
rumored; people assert or maintain.
That is to say
, that is; in other words; otherwise.
imp. & p. p. of Say
Before-mentioned; already spoken of or specified; aforesaid;
-- used chiefly in legal style.