Synonyms and Antonyms of say

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



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 voice, say-so, voteRelated Words part, role (also rôle), share; ballot, enfranchisement, franchise, suffrage; belief, conviction, judgment (or judgement), opinion, sentiment, view



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 articulate, bring out, enunciate, pass, speak, state, talk, tell, utter, verbalize, vocalize Related Words 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 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 articulate, clothe, couch, express, formulate, put, phrase, state, wordRelated Words 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 recite, reel off, repeatRelated Words con, learn, memorize, study; declaim, mouth, orate, speakNear Antonyms 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 hypothecate, hypothesize, postulate, premise, presume, presuppose, assume, supposeRelated Words 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 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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