Nouns (1)
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say
n. the chance to speak; "let him have his say"
Verbs (21)
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say, enjoin, tell, order
v. give instructions to or direct somebody to do something with authority; "I said to him to go home"; "She ordered him to do the shopping"; "The mother told the child to get dressed"
say, suppose
v. express a supposition; "Let us say that he did not tell the truth"; "Let's say you had a lot of money--what would you do?"
say
v. indicate; "The clock says noon"
say
v. state as one's opinion or judgement; declare; "I say let's forget this whole business"
say
v. recite or repeat a fixed text; "Say grace"; "She said her `Hail Mary'"
sound out, enounce, say, enunciate, articulate, pronounce
v. speak, pronounce, or utter in a certain way; "She pronounces French words in a funny way"; "I cannot say `zip wire'"; "Can the child sound out this complicated word?"
say
v. utter aloud; "She said `Hello' to everyone in the office"
say, aver, allege
v. report or maintain; "He alleged that he was the victim of a crime"; "He said it was too late to intervene in the war"; "The registrar says that I owe the school money"
say, read
v. have or contain a certain wording or form; "The passage reads as follows"; "What does the law say?"
Adverbs (0)
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Adjectives (0)
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Fuzzynyms (104)
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right to vote, suffrage, vote
n. a legal right guaranteed by the 15th amendment to the US Constitution; guaranteed to women by the 19th amendment; "American women got the vote in 1920"
ballot
n. a document listing the alternatives that is used in voting
theorize
v. form or construct theories; "he thinks and theorizes all day"
infer, guess
v. guess correctly; solve by guessing; "He guessed the right number of beans in the jar and won the prize"
buy
v. accept as true; "I can't buy this story"
charge
v. instruct or command with authority; "The teacher charged the children to memorize the poem"
requisition
v. make a formal request for official services
adjure
v. command solemnly
postulate, contend
v. maintain or assert; "He contended that Communism had no future"
purport
v. have the often specious appearance of being, intending, or claiming; "The letter purports to express people's opinion"
take, claim
v. lay claim to; as of an idea; "She took credit for the whole idea"
profess
v. receive into a religious order or congregation
urge on, exhort, press, urge
v. force or impel in an indicated direction; "I urged him to finish his studies"
indicate, argue
v. give evidence of; "The evidence argues for your claim"; "The results indicate the need for more work"
challenge
v. ask for identification; "The illegal immigrant was challenged by the border guard"
pretend, profess
v. state insincerely; "He professed innocence but later admitted his guilt"; "She pretended not to have known the suicide bomber"; "She pretends to be an expert on wine"
avouch, avow
v. admit openly and bluntly; make no bones about
avouch, avow
v. admit openly and bluntly; make no bones about
warn
v. notify, usually in advance; "I warned you that I would ask some difficult questions"
rede, counsel, advise
v. give advice to; "The teacher counsels troubled students"; "The lawyer counselled me when I was accused of tax fraud"
apprize, send word, give notice, apprise, notify, advise
v. inform (somebody) of something; "I advised him that the rent was due"
present, deliver
v. deliver (a speech, oration, or idea); "The commencement speaker presented a forceful speech that impressed the students"
surmise, suspect
v. imagine to be the case or true or probable; "I suspect he is a fugitive"; "I surmised that the butler did it"
sort out, straighten out, crystalise, shed light on, clear up, elucidate, illuminate, enlighten, crystalize, crystallise, crystallize, clear
v. make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear; "Could you clarify these remarks?"; "Clear up the question of who is at fault"
relate
v. give an account of; "The witness related the events"
recount
v. count again; "We had to recount all the votes after an accusation of fraud was made"
narrate
v. provide commentary for a film, for example
flesh out, exposit, lucubrate, dilate, expound, expand, enlarge, expatiate, elaborate
v. add details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing; "She elaborated on the main ideas in her dissertation"
report
v. make known to the authorities; "One student reported the other to the principal"
inform on, turn in, report
v. make known to the authorities; "One student reported the other to the principal"
judge, label, pronounce
v. pronounce judgment on; "They labeled him unfit to work here"
promulgate, exclaim, proclaim
v. state or announce; "`I am not a Communist,' he exclaimed"; "The King will proclaim an amnesty"
draw, depict, describe
v. give a description of; "He drew an elaborate plan of attack"
declare
v. state emphatically and authoritatively; "He declared that he needed more money to carry out the task he was charged with"
swear, swan, aver, avow, assert, verify, affirm
v. to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true; "Before God I swear I am innocent"
swear, swan, aver, avow, assert, verify, affirm
v. to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true; "Before God I swear I am innocent"
abduce, adduce, cite
v. advance evidence for
defend, maintain
v. state or assert; "He maintained his innocence"
buy
v. acquire by trade or sacrifice or exchange; "She wanted to buy his love with her dedication to him and his work"
relate
v. have or establish a relationship to; "She relates well to her peers"
deal
v. behave in a certain way towards others; "He deals fairly with his employees"
Synonyms (0)
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Antonyms (8)
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falter, stammer, stutter, bumble
v. speak haltingly; "The speaker faltered when he saw his opponent enter the room"
mussitate, maunder, mutter, mumble
v. talk indistinctly; usually in a low voice
say
Parts Of Speech
  • Nouns
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  • Verbs
    21
  • Adverbs
    0
  • Adjectives
    0
Relationships
  • Fuzzynyms
    104
  • Synonyms
    0
  • Antonyms
    8

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