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Synonyms for say

Synonyms for (noun) say

Synonyms: say Definition: the chance to speak Usage: let him have his say

Similar words: chance, opportunity Definition: a possibility due to a favorable combination of circumstances Usage: the holiday gave us the opportunity to visit Washington; now is your chance

Synonyms for (verb) say

Synonyms: enjoin, say, order, tell Definition: give instructions to or direct somebody to do something with authority Usage: I said to him to go home; She ordered him to do the shopping; The mother told the child to get dressed

Similar words: request Definition: ask (a person) to do something Usage: She asked him to be here at noon; I requested that she type the entire manuscript

Synonyms: say, suppose Definition: express a supposition Usage: Let us say that he did not tell the truth; Let's say you had a lot of money--what would you do?

Similar words: speculate Definition: talk over conjecturally, or review in an idle or casual way and with an element of doubt or without sufficient reason to reach a conclusion Usage: We were speculating whether the President had to resign after the scandal

Synonyms: say Definition: indicate Usage: The clock says noon

Similar words: show, record, register, read Definition: indicate a certain reading; of gauges and instruments Usage: The thermometer showed thirteen degrees below zero; The gauge read `empty'

Synonyms: say Definition: communicate or express nonverbally Usage: What does this painting say?; Did his face say anything about how he felt?

Similar words: convey Definition: make known; pass on, of information Usage: She conveyed the message to me

Synonyms: say Definition: recite or repeat a fixed text Usage: Say grace; She said her `Hail Mary'

Similar words: recite Definition: repeat aloud from memory Usage: she recited a poem; The pupil recited his lesson for the day

Synonyms: say Definition: utter aloud Usage: She said `Hello' to everyone in the office

Similar words: express, utter, verbalise, verbalize, give tongue to Definition: articulate; either verbally or with a cry, shout, or noise Usage: She expressed her anger; He uttered a curse

Synonyms: tell, say, state Definition: express in words Usage: He said that he wanted to marry her; tell me what is bothering you; state your opinion; state your name

Similar words: express, utter, verbalise, verbalize, give tongue to Definition: articulate; either verbally or with a cry, shout, or noise Usage: She expressed her anger; He uttered a curse

Synonyms: aver, allege, say Definition: report or maintain Usage: 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

Similar words: assert, asseverate, maintain Definition: state categorically

Synonyms: say, read Definition: have or contain a certain wording or form Usage: The passage reads as follows; What does the law say?

Similar words: feature, have Definition: have as a feature Usage: This restaurant features the most famous chefs in France