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say

adverb

Synonyms and Antonyms of say

  1. close to but not exactly a person consumes, say, 2000 calories a day Synonyms of say about, around, like, more or less, much, near, plus or minus, roughly, approximately, someWords Related to say generally, kind of, loosely; nearly, nominally, practically, virtually, well-nighNear Antonyms of say due, even, just, sharp, smack-dab, squarelyAntonyms of say exactly, precisely


say

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of say

  1. the right to express a wish, choice, or opinion even if they decide otherwise, at least I had my say Synonyms of say voice, say-so, voteWords Related to say part, role (also rôle), share; ballot, enfranchisement, franchise, suffrage; belief, conviction, judgment (or judgement), opinion, sentiment, view


say

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of say

  1. 1 to express (a thought or emotion) in words why don't you just say what's on your mind? Synonyms of say articulate, bring out, enunciate, pass, speak, state, talk, tell, utter, verbalize, vocalize Words Related to say air, discuss, give, look, share, sound, vent, ventilate, voice; blabber, bolt, blurt, get off, shoot; advertise, announce, blaze, broadcast, declare, post, proclaim, promulgate, publicize, publish; affirm, allege, assert, aver, avouch, avow; breathe, chirp, drawl, gasp, lip, mouth, murmur, purr, shout, splutter, spout, whisper; clothe, couch, formulate, formulize, phrase, put, word; comment, pipe up (with), remark; rip (out), snarl Phrases put into words Near Antonyms of say stifle, suppress

  2. 2 to convey in appropriate or telling terms I'm not quite sure how to say this, but that's the worst essay I've ever read Synonyms of say articulate, clothe, couch, express, formulate, put, phrase, state, wordWords Related to say craft, frame; hint, imply, insinuate, intimate, suggest; paraphrase, rephrase, restate, reword, summarize, translate; communicate, disclose, speak, talk, tell, utter, verbalize, vocalize; describe, render, write up

  3. 3 to give from memory say your prayers Synonyms of say recite, reel off, repeatWords Related to say con, learn, memorize, study; declaim, mouth, orate, speakNear Antonyms of say read

  4. 4 to take as true or as a fact without actual proof let's say, for the sake of argument, that this is true Synonyms of say hypothecate, hypothesize, postulate, premise, presume, presuppose, assume, supposeWords Related to say accept, believe, credit, swallow; conclude, deduce, gather, infer, judge, take; conjecture, figure, guess, reckon [chiefly dialect], surmise, suspect, suspicion [chiefly dialect], think; conceive, dream, fancy, imagine, perceive, preconceive; speculate, theorize; affirm, allege, assert, aver, avouch, avow, claim, contend, declare, insist, maintain, professNear Antonyms of say challenge, controvert, disagree (with), disbelieve, discount, discredit, dispute, distrust, doubt, mistrust, question, wonder (about); deny, disavow, disclaim, disown, reject, repudiate; belie, confute, disprove, rebut, refute



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