aforesaid

adjective afore·said \ -ˌsed \

Definition of aforesaid

: said or named before or above

Examples of aforesaid in a Sentence

  1. with the aforesaid objections in mind, I think we should reconsider the proposal

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Origin and Etymology of aforesaid

Middle English aforeseyd, from afore afore + seyd, past participle of sayen "to 1say"

AFORESAID Defined for English Language Learners

aforesaid

Definition of aforesaid for English Language Learners

  • : said or named before


AFORESAID Defined for Kids

aforesaid

adjective afore·said \ ə-ˈfȯr-ˌsed \

Definition of aforesaid for Students

: named before
  • the aforesaid persons


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