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Definition of Saw


  1. imp. of See.
  2. Something said; speech; discourse.
  3. A saying; a proverb; a maxim.
  4. Dictate; command; decree.
  5. An instrument for cutting or dividing substances, as wood, iron, etc., consisting of a thin blade, or plate, of steel, with a series of sharp teeth on the edge, which remove successive portions of the material by cutting and tearing.
  6. To cut with a saw; to separate with a saw; as, to saw timber or marble.
  7. To form by cutting with a saw; as, to saw boards or planks, that is, to saw logs or timber into boards or planks; to saw shingles; to saw out a panel.
  8. Also used figuratively; as, to saw the air.
  9. To use a saw; to practice sawing; as, a man saws well.
  10. To cut, as a saw; as, the saw or mill saws fast.
  11. To be cut with a saw; as, the timber saws smoothly.
  12. of See

Saw Quotations

Before the whole Disney realm had undergone this huge revamping, as a kid, I always saw myself doing these dramatic indie parts. And then I fell in love with doing comedy and doing kid shows and really working for kids.
Debby Ryan

My mother was the most beautiful woman I ever saw. All I am I owe to my mother. I attribute all my success in life to the moral, intellectual and physical education I received from her.
George Washington

I slept and dreamt that life was joy. I awoke and saw that life was service. I acted and behold, service was joy.
Rabindranath Tagore

I never saw a wild thing sorry for itself. A small bird will drop frozen dead from a bough without ever having felt sorry for itself.
D. H. Lawrence

Creativity is just connecting things. When you ask creative people how they did something, they feel a little guilty because they didn't really do it, they just saw something. It seemed obvious to them after a while. That's because they were able to connect experiences they've had and synthesize new things.
Steve Jobs
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Saw Translations

saw in Danish is sav, save
saw in Dutch is zagen
saw in Finnish is sahata
saw in French is scier, scie
saw in Italian is segare, sega
saw in Norwegian is sag
saw in Portuguese is serra
saw in Spanish is serrucho, serrar

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