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OVERVIEW OF NOUN SAY

1) say: the chance to speak; “let him have his say”

OVERVIEW OF VERB SAY

1) 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 moneywhat 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) say: state as one’s opinion or judgement; declare; “I say let’s forget this whole business

6) say: utter aloud; “She said `Helloto everyone in the office

7) 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”

8) 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?”

9) say: recite or repeat a fixed text; “Say grace”; “She said her `Hail Mary'”

10) say: communicate or express nonverbally; “What does this painting say?”; “Did his face say anything about how he felt?”

11) say: indicate; “The clock says noon

noun say has 1 sense(s)


say (Wikipedia)

To say is to communicate orally.

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