say for

Definition of say for

  1. —used with words such as something, little, a lot, etc., to show that someone or something does or does not deserve to be praised, admired, etc. It says a lot for her that she stayed in the game even though she was injured. The students' low test scores don't say much for the education they're receiving.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to express in words :  state

    :  to state as opinion or belief :  declare

    :  utter, pronounce

  1. :  something that is said :  statement

    :  an expression of opinion

    :  a right or power to influence action or decision

  1. :  about, approximately

    :  for example :  as

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clearly seen through or understood

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