Synonym for saw
▶ saw, noun
sayingDictionary (old-fashioned) saying • that old saying: 'Charity begins at home'maxim • I believe in the maxim 'if it ain't broke, don't fix it'.gnomeadage • The old adage 'Every baby brings its own love' usually turns out true.proverb • the old proverb `where there's a will, there's a way`dictum • the dictum that it is preferable to be roughly right than precisely wrongaxiom • the long-held axiom that education leads to higher incomeaphorism • one of his favoured aphorismsbyword • Loyalty, support, and secrecy became the bywords of the day.apophthegm
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adageAn adage is something which people often say and which expresses a general truth about some aspect of life.
• The old adage 'Every baby brings its own love' usually turns out true.
aphorismAn aphorism is a short witty sentence which expresses a general truth or comment.
• one of his favoured aphorisms
axiomAn axiom is a statement or idea which people accept as being true.
• the long-held axiom that education leads to higher income
Thesaurus for saw from the Collins English Thesaurus
any of various hand tools for cutting wood, metal, etc, having a blade with teeth along one edge
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