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Sell also: allege, articulate, aver, enunciate, order, pronounce, read, state, suppose, tell

Definitions and meanings of word "say"

• Noun: the chance to speak; example: "let him have his say"

• Verb: express in words; examples: "He said that he wanted to marry her", "tell me what is bothering you", "state your opinion", "state your name"

• Verb: report or maintain; examples: "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"

• Verb: express a supposition; examples: "Let us say that he did not tell the truth", "Let's say you had a lot of money--what would you do?"

• Verb: have or contain a certain wording or form; examples: "The passage reads as follows", "What does the law say?"

• Verb: state as one's opinion or judgement; declare; example: "I say let's forget this whole business"

• Verb: utter aloud; example: "She said `Hello' to everyone in the office"

• Verb: give instructions to or direct somebody to do something with authority; examples: "I said to him to go home", "She ordered him to do the shopping", "The mother told the child to get dressed"

• Verb: speak, pronounce, or utter in a certain way; examples: "She pronounces French words in a funny way", "I cannot say `zip wire'", "Can the child sound out this complicated word?"

• Verb: recite or repeat a fixed text; examples: "Say grace", "She said her `Hail Mary'"

• Verb: communicate or express nonverbally; examples: "What does this painting say?", "Did his face say anything about how he felt?"

• Verb: indicate; example: "The clock says noon"

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Eminem
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Born Tuesday 17 October 1972
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Howard Dean
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Lady Gaga
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I say 20 words in English. I say money, money, money, and I say hot dog! I say yes, no and I say money, money, money and I say turkey sandwich and I say grape juice.

Carmen Miranda

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If you travel to the States... they have a lot of different words than like what we use. For instance: they say 'elevator', we say 'lift'; they say 'drapes', we say 'curtains'; they say 'president', we say 'seriously deranged git.'

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Americans have different ways of saying things. They say 'elevator', we say 'lift'... they say 'President', we say 'stupid psychopathic git.

Carmen Miranda

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You're not going to say anything about me that I'm not going to say about myself. There's so many things that I think about myself; if someone really wanted to get at me, they could say this and this and this. So I'm going to say it before they can. It's the best policy for me.

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Look, I'm not a perfect person. I have my warts. I sometimes say things that get me in trouble. I wear suits that are cheap. But I say what I think and I believe what I say, and I'm willing to say things that are not popular but ordinary people know are right.

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Every label thinks, when they sign someone, 'This is the perfect pedigree to sign. They're cute, they can sing, they can dance, et cetera.' And they say to the public, 'Here, this is what you're gonna like.' But you might say, 'No, I don't like that!' You'll probably say 'no' many more times than you'll say 'yes!'

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Be still when you have nothing to say; when genuine passion moves you, say what you've got to say, and say it hot.

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You can't wake up one day and say 'I'm for gay marriage,' and wake up the next day and say 'I'm against it.' Wake up one day and say, 'I'm pro-choice,' and the next day wake up and say, 'I'm pro-life.' There's no credibility there.

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I think I'm drawn to more villain-type characters, because it's so cool to get to say all the things you want to say. In Hollywood, you get to this position where you have to bite your tongue so much. You take all your experiences of not being able to say what you really want to say, and channel that through your character.

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If a composer could say what he had to say in words he would not bother trying to say it in music.

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If you say city to people, people have no problem thinking of the city as rife with problematic, screwed-up people, but if you say suburbs - and I'm not the first person to say this, it's been said over and over again in literature - there's a sense of normalcy.

Carmen Miranda

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I guess because of my act, people think that I say things they want to say, and that they can just come up and say anything to me.

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Comics are too big. You can't say any kind or genre of comics is better than another. You can say so subjectively. But to say it like it's objective is wrong. It's wrong morally, because it cuts out stuff that's good.

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Well, we can't say any more than we can say there is no god, there is no afterlife. We can only say there is no persuasive evidence for or argument for it.

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People are going to say what they say. I know sometimes I say things; I offend people.

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We used to get on planes, and they'd ask who we were, and we'd say, 'The Dave Brubeck Quartet', and they'd say, 'Who?' In later years they'd say, 'Oh', which amounts to the same thing.

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As long as I can say what it is that I need to say, then I'll fit whatever I'm trying to say around a melody.

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So what I'm trying to say is from a musical aspect for anybody to say that whatever they're doing in Florida is not Hip Hop or whatever they're doing in LA is not Hip Hop, who are these people to say that?

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I wasn't aware of my dad being an actor when I was young. I remember there was an Australian children's entertainer on television called Ralph Harris and when I'd say my father was an actor, kids would say, you know, 'oh, is he Ralph Harris?' And I had to say no and then they would lose interest.

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It is no great art to say something briefly when, like Tacitus, one has something to say; when one has nothing to say, however, and none the less writes a whole book and makes truth into a liar - that I call an achievement.

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