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Adjective
Previously referred to or spoken of
“We were given a map, and with said map we explored the old town.”
Adjective
Of or pertaining to sound
Adjective
Accepted by supposition rather than as a result of proof
Verb
(more contextual variations available below) To have uttered words using speech
“She said her name when the interviewer asked her to.”
Verb
To have conveyed in appropriate or telling terms
“I merely said how I really felt about it.”
Verb
To have made a claim
“As expected, the accused said that he was innocent.”
Verb
To have recited from memory
“Johnny said his prayers each night before going to bed.”
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To have provided a listener or reader with information
“I saw a sign that said how much further we had to travel.”
Verb
To have made an estimate
“I would have said that roughly half of the students here are in debt.”
Verb
(general) Variations of "said" in literature dependent on context
“But was it really the case? "Yes, it is," he said.”
Verb
(anguished disposition) Variations of "said" in literature dependent on context
“His punishment would be severe. "Please, be merciful," he said.”
Verb
(aggressive) Variations of "said" in literature dependent on context
“John McClane was in no mood to negotiate. "Yippee-Ki-Yay, scumbag!" he said, before hanging up.”
Verb
(jocular) Variations of "said" in literature dependent on context
“Why did the chicken cross the road? "To get to the other side," he said.”
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(inarticulate or unsure) Variations of "said" in literature dependent on context
“Harry was unsure where his brother was. "I just don't know," he said.”
Verb
(explanatory) Variations of "said" in literature dependent on context
“The teacher was very patient. "Apples are different from oranges," she said.”
Verb
(inquisitive) Variations of "said" in literature dependent on context
“Agent Alonzo Mosely was getting impatient. "Where are they?" he said.”
Verb
(observant) Variations of "said" in literature dependent on context
“Her weary husband had returned from work. "You look exhausted," she said.”
Verb
(in reply) Variations of "said" in literature dependent on context
“Martha's eyes were wide with excitement. "Yes, of course!" she said.”
Verb
Past participle forms for say
“Many words were said to the young men and women in the room.”
Determiner
(relative) The one or ones mentioned
“A whistle-blower last night said a dodgy computer system was to blame for sparking travel chaos.”
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