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saying

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(Entry 1 of 2)

an often stated observation regarding something from common experience
  • there's an old saying that you should let sleeping dogs lie

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saying

verb
present participle of say

Synonyms & Antonyms of saying (Entry 2 of 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

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3 to give from memory
  • say your prayers

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The first known use of saying was in the 14th century

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“Saying.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/saying. Accessed 17 Sep. 2021.

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