Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

Thesaurus

saying

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of saying

  1. an often stated observation regarding something from common experience <there's an old saying that you should let sleeping dogs lie> Synonyms adage, aphorism, apothegm, byword, epigram, maxim, proverb, saw, sententia, word Related Words bromide, cliché (also cliche), commonplace, platitude, wheeze; expression, felicity; axiom, motto, precept, truism, truth; formula; comment, note, reflection, remark




Learn More about saying


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up saying? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).