What is another word for say?

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utter words so as to convey information, an opinion, a feeling or intention, or an instruction.
"‘Thank you,’ he said" · "he said the fund stood at £100,000" · "our parents wouldn't believe a word we said" · "he said to come early"
(of a clock or watch) indicate (a specified time).
"the clock says ten past two"
(be said) be asserted or reported.
  • Be reported
  • Be thought
  • Be believed
  • Be alleged
  • Be rumoured
  • Be reputed
  • Be put about
  • Be described
  • Be asserted
  • Apparently
  • Seemingly
  • It seems that
  • It appears that
  • (so) they say
  • (so) the story goes
  • By all accounts
  • Rumour has it
  • The rumour is
"they were said to be training freedom fighters" · "it is said that she lived to over a hundred"
utter the whole of (a speech or other set of words, typically one learned in advance).
"the padre finished saying the Nunc Dimittis"
assume something in order to work out what its consequences would be; make a hypothesis.
"let's say we pay in five thousand pounds in the first year"
an opportunity for stating one's opinion or feelings.
  • Right/chance/turn to speak
  • Right/chance/turn to express one's opinion
  • Vote
  • Opinion
  • View
  • Voice
  • One's twopence worth
  • One's twopenn'orth
"she let him have his say"
an opportunity to influence developments and policy.
"the assessor will have a say in how the money is spent" · "the households concerned would still have some say in what happened"
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