Synonyms of 'say'
to express (an idea) in wordsShe said she was very impressed.
Clearly state your address and telephone number.
He declared his intention to become the best golfer in the world.
remark, , ,
I remarked that I would go shopping that afternoon.
Prosecutors maintain that no deal was made.
She did not mention her mother's absence.
We assert that the bill violates the First Amendment.
`The place is a dump,' she affirmed.
to speak or utterI hope you didn't say anything about me.
The very act of speaking the words gave him comfort.
They departed without uttering a word.
Scientists have voiced concern that the disease could be passed to humans.
He expressed grave concern at their attitude.
Have I pronounced your name correctly?
put into words,
give voice or utterance to
to state (an opinion or fact) positivelyI must say that that rather shocked me, too.
She has refused to reveal her daughter's whereabouts.
Neither side would disclose details of the transaction.
He was charged with divulging state secrets.
He paused before answering.
He replied that this was absolutely impossible.
‘Of course,’ she responded scornfully.
give as your opinion
to indicate or showThe clock said four minutes past eleven.
to convey by means of artistic expressionThat says a lot about the power of their marketing people.
What exactly are you suggesting?
He expressed his anger in a destructive way.
Are you implying that I had something to do with this?
communicate, , ,
The result will be communicated to parents.
I tried to convey the wonder of the experience to my husband.
to suppose as an example or possibilitySay you lived in Boston, Massachusetts.
I don't know how long it lasted but I'd say it was about a quarter of an hour.
Officials estimate it will be two days before electricity is restored to the island.
The problem was more complex than he supposed.
I can only guess what it cost her to tell you the truth.
This may or may not be true; we are all conjecturing here.
She surmised that they had discovered one of the illegal streets.
hazard a guess
I would hazard a guess that they'll do fairly well.
to reciteHow am I going to go on and say those lines tonight?
They recited poetry to one another.
students performing Shakespeare's Macbeth
He will deliver a speech about schools.
I've always wanted to do a show on his life.
Jay reads poetry so beautifully.
I repeated the story to a delighted audience.
a powerful, bizarre, and beautifully rendered story
A group of actors are rehearsing a play about Joan of Arc.
to report or allegeHe says he did it after the police pressured him.
The accused is alleged to have killed a man.
claim, , ,
He claimed that it was a conspiracy against him.
insist, , , , ,
He insisted that he was acting out of compassion.
`I don't know,' he replied, professing innocence.
put about that
authority, esp. to influence a decisionThe students wanted more say in the running of the university.
As we grew older, I had less influence and couldn't control him.
women who have reached positions of great power and influence
The first aim of his government would be to establish control over the republic's territory.
The judge has no authority to order a second trial.
That argument no longer carries much weight.
How can mothers keep daughters under their sway?
The two firms wield enormous clout in financial markets.
their economic predominance
mana (New Zealand)
a leader of great mana and influence
See to say the least
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in the sense of affirm
to declare to be true`The place is a dump,' she affirmed.
in the sense of answer
to reply or respond (to) by word or actHe paused before answering.
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