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Definition of Say


  1. Saw.
  2. Trial by sample; assay; sample; specimen; smack.
  3. Tried quality; temper; proof.
  4. Essay; trial; attempt.
  5. To try; to assay.
  6. A kind of silk or satin.
  7. A delicate kind of serge, or woolen cloth.
  8. To utter or express in words; to tell; to speak; to declare; as, he said many wise things.
  9. To repeat; to rehearse; to recite; to pronounce; as, to say a lesson.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. To speak; to express an opinion; to make answer; to reply.
  13. A speech; something said; an expression of opinion; a current story; a maxim or proverb.
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Say Translations

say in Danish is sige
say in Dutch is zeggen, opgeven
say in Finnish is sanoa
say in French is disent, dire, disons
say in German is besage, sagen, sagen
say in Hungarian is azaz
say in Latin is for, narro
say in Portuguese is dizer, palavra
say in Spanish is decir