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Definition of Say

  • Saw.
  • To utter or express in words; to tell; to speak; to declare; as, he said many wise things.
  • To repeat; to rehearse; to recite; to pronounce; as, to say a lesson.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • To speak; to express an opinion; to make answer; to reply.
  • A speech; something said; an expression of opinion; a current story; a maxim or proverb.
  • the chance to speak
  • give instructions to or direct somebody to do something with authority
  • express a supposition
  • indicate
  • communicate or express nonverbally
  • recite or repeat a fixed text
  • speak, pronounce, or utter in a certain way
  • utter aloud
  • express in words
  • state as one's opinion or judgement; declare
  • report or maintain
  • have or contain a certain wording or form

How to use say in a sentence. Say pronunciation.

When I asked Soolsby how it came he had been rumoured dead, he said that he himself had been the cause of it; but for what purpose he would not say, save that he was going a long voyage, and had made up his mind to return no more.
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And he would say no more, but would walk with me even to my father's door.
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Remains to say that thy one letter did our hearts good.
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But that the Prince Pasha of Egypt has set up a claim against my uncle's property is evil news; though, thanks be to God, as my father says, we have enough to keep us fed and clothed and housed.
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England is ever grey, Davy, but without thee it is grizzled-all one "Quaker drab," as says the Philistine.
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To step aside is human-' Mr. Claridge, of that Egypt I don't know much more'n would entitle me to say, How d'ye do.
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After five years I left, with a bald head at twenty-nine, and a little book of noble thoughts-Tips for the Tired, or Things you can say To-day on what you can do to-morrow.
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It's one thing to be a missionary and say the little word in season; it's another to run your soft red head against a hard stone wall.
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Say, it makes my eyes water sometimes to see the fellah slogging away.
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And if the man at the top gets up again and salaams and strokes your hand, and says, 'Be my brother,' then it's a full Nile, and the fig-tree putteth forth its tender branches, and the date-palm flourisheth, and at the village pond the thanksgiving turkey gobbles and is glad.
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I will say that I killed him.
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He tried to say something, but failed.
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Say, let me black your boots while you're doing it, will you?
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And I must not forget to say that I shall take with me on my journey that faithful Muslim Ebn Ezra.
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His eyes were on hers, gravely speaking what his tongue faltered to say.
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What he was going to say, truthful though it was, must hurt her, and she had been sorely hurt already.
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You are on the road, you say.
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Did he not say as much to me before you came, when I was dumb with terror?
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You have shown me that I was right in my first impulse, and that is all I can say for myself.
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A short distance away, near the outer gate, glowed a star of red light, and the fragrance of a strong cigar came over. "Say, looking for me?" said a voice, and a figure moved towards David.
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Examples of Say

Example #1
Well, it was so strange, and it fixed itself upon my mind so deeply, and thy writings at the hut have been so much in my hands and in my mind, that I have put it all down here.
Example #2
But the years go on, and friends have an end.
Example #3
Life spills faster than the years," he said.
Example #4
My father reads it over and over, and shakes his head sadly, for, truth is, he has a fear that the world may lay its hand upon thee.
Example #5
And now, David, I have told thee all, nearly.