Definitions of say

  1.   report or maintain He alleged that he was the victim of a crime He said it was too late to intervene in the war The registrar says that I owe the school money
  2.   speak pronounce or utter in a certain way She pronounces French words in a funny way I cannot say zip wire' Can the child sound out this complicated word
  3.   give instructions to or direct somebody to do something I said to him to go home She ordered him to do the shopping The mother told the child to get dressed
  4.   have or contain a certain wording or form The passage reads as follows What does the law say
  5.   the chance to speak let him have his say
  6.   communicate or express nonverbally What does this painting say Did his face say anything about how he felt
  7.   express a supposition Let us say that he did not tell the truth Let's say you had a lot of money what would you do
  8.   indicate The clock says noon
  9.   recite or repeat a fixed text Say grace She said her Hail Mary'
  10.   express in words He said that he wanted to marry her tell me what is bothering you state your opinion state your name
  11.   give instructions to or direct somebody to do something with authority I said to him to go home She ordered him to do the shopping The mother told the child to get dressed
  12.   utter aloud She said Hello' to everyone in the office
  13.   state as one's opinion or judgement declare I say let's forget this whole business
  14.   Said
  15.   Saw
  16.   Trial by sample assay sample specimen smack
  17.   Tried quality temper proof
  18.   Essay trial attempt
  19.   To try to assay
  20.   A kind of silk or satin
  21.   A delicate kind of serge or woolen cloth
  22.   To utter or express in words to tell to speak to declare as he said many wise things
  23.   To repeat to rehearse to recite to pronounce as to say a lesson
  24.   To announce as a decision or opinion to state positively to assert hence to form an opinion upon to be sure about to be determined in mind as to
  25.   To speak to express an opinion to make answer to reply
  26.   A speech something said an expression of opinion a current story a maxim or proverb
  27.   To mention or suggest as an estimate hypothesis or approximation hence to suppose in the imperative followed sometimes by the subjunctive as he had say fifty thousand dollars the fox had run say ten miles
  28.   To utter in words declare speak to state as a decision as I say he shall go allege suppose as he had say ten thousand dollars a year utter from memory as to say a poem
  29.   To express an opinion
  30.   Something said or what one has to say used only in to have one's say etc colloquially one's turn or right to express an opinion
  31.   Sayer
  32.   Saying
  33.   To utter in words to speak to declare to state to answer
  34.   To speak to relate to state pa t and pa p said sed
  35.   Something said a remark a speech
  36.   To Speak tell declare
  37.   To speak utter declare either orally or in writing
  38.   To suppose
  39.   To make an assertion
  40.   What one has said or has to say
  41.   A speech something said
  42.   To utter in words to speak to declare to utter to allege to repeat to pronounce to report to answer
  43.   To assert
  44.   To speak in words to declare to tell in any manner to state to answer or reply to pronounce and not sing
  45.   Speech what one has to say impera tell me speak

Quotes of say

  1. Say this for big league baseball it is beyond any question the greatest conversation piece ever invented in America – Bruce Catton
  2. The way a book is read which is to say the qualities a reader brings to a book can have as much to do with its worth as anything the author puts into it – Norman Cousins
  3. All I can really say is it's bloodier than hell In this one I'm going to be much more direct and honest in my description of the actual killings and the crime scene – Christopher Darden
  4. I learn the lines that JK Rowling or whoever writes them and say them – Michael Gambon
  5. We're in this period where we're getting good data rates I would say we're getting data rates that are like the data rates we got when we launched RealAudio in 1995 – Rob Glaser
  6. Let me just say something that I forgot I also hoped and this was very true in the beginning that this would also be a place that people would be able to walk in to the fountain and use it in a nice way of reading and examining the quotations on the blocks – Lawrence Halprin
  7. They're fancy talkers about themselves writers If I had to give young writers advice I would say don't listen to writers talking about writing or themselves – Lillian Hellman
  8. But when Neil called I have to say that my heart soared And the reason was because it said so much about his recovery that he was coming back to the world of the living – Alex Lifeson
  9. Remember to be gentle with yourself and others We are all children of chance and none can say why some fields will blossom while others lay brown beneath the August sun – Kent Nerburn
  10. Yeah she's a maverick And I'm going to say this and please don't take it the way it sounds But Sarah Palin to the GOP this is what I've got to say She is very much like herpes she's not going away Okay That's it – Chuck Nice
  11. As it is the characteristic of great wits to say much in few words so small wits seem to have the gift of speaking much and saying nothing – Francois de La Rochefoucauld
  12. It does not prove a thing to be right because the majority say it is so – Friedrich Schiller
  13. No matter what people say your fans are the ones that come to watch the movie or come to your shows and that's the most important thing – Ashlee Simpson
  14. I often say that in making dances I can make a world where I think things are done morally done democratically done honestly – Twyla Tharp
  15. It was just this crazy craziness and the fact that it was shot in Paris and it had these incredible people in it It was an easy thing to say yes to – Dianne Wiest

Usage examples for say

  1. He would not say so – The Last Hope by Henry Seton Merriman
  2. But what will the world say – Renée Mauperin by Edmond de Goncourt and Jules de Goncourt
  3. “ Is there anything to say – Fernley House by Laura E. Richards
  4. He wanted to say And how long is that – The Dark Flower by John Galsworthy
  5. Not much I should say – The Duke's Children by Anthony Trollope
  6. Why did she say that – Saturday's Child by Kathleen Norris
  7. And oh Max what what am I to say to Noel ” – The Keeper of the Door by Ethel M. Dell
  8. What did you say Pop – Dead Man's Planet by William Morrison
  9. But Max there's something I want to say to you – The Keeper of the Door by Ethel M. Dell
  10. “ I say sir what happened – Dave Dawson at Casablanca by Robert Sydney Bowen
  11. “ I say I say I say – Peccavi by E. W. Hornung
  12. Say to Brent what you have said to me – Prisoners of Conscience by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
  13. “ I should say I did – The Come Back by Carolyn Wells
  14. What did you say – Bedside Manner by William Morrison
  15. You say well he replied – The Panchronicon by Harold Steele Mackaye
  16. What did you say Daisy – Melbourne House by Elizabeth Wetherell
  17. And can you say why father – The Monikins by J. Fenimore Cooper
  18. Yes I mean what I say – For the Sake of the School by Angela Brazil
  19. I'm sorry to have to say Don't – Rebecca Mary by Annie Hamilton Donnell
  20. Did you say 'fat ” – Police!!! by Robert W. Chambers

Rhymes for say