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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.

Say Quotations

Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony. - Mahatma Gandhi
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
Mahatma Gandhi

But I say to you, Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, so that you may be sons of your Father who is in heaven; for he makes his sun rise on the evil and on the good, and sends rain on the just and on the unjust.
Jesus Christ

You're going to go through tough times - that's life. But I say, 'Nothing happens to you, it happens for you.' See the positive in negative events.
Joel Osteen

I say what I want to say and do what I want to do. There's no in between. People will either love you for it or hate you for it.

When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
Erma Bombeck
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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