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Definizione monolingua say


say


Verb

say (third-person singular simple present says, present participle saying, simple past and past participle said)


  1. To pronounce.
    Please say your name slowly and clearly.
  2. To recite.
    Martha, will you say grace?
  3. To communicate, either verbally or in writing.
    He said he would be here tomorrow.
  4. To indicate in a written form.
    The sign says it’s 50 kilometres to Paris.
  5. (impersonal) to have a common expression; used in singular passive voice or plural active voice to indicate a rumor or well-known fact.
    • 1815, George Gordon Byron, The Hebrew Melodies/They say that Hope is happiness:
      They say that Hope is happiness; But genuine Love must prize the past.
    • 1819, Great Britain Court of Chancery, Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery, page 8:
      It is said, a bargain cannot be set aside upon inadequacy only.
    • 1841, Christopher Marshall, The Knickerbocker (New-York Monthly Magazine), page 379:
      It’s said that fifteen wagon loads of ready-made clothes for the Virginia troops came to, and stay in, town to-night.
  6. (informal, imperative) Lets say; used to mark an example, supposition or hypothesis.
    • 1984, Martin Amis, Money: a suicide note?
    A holiday somewhere warm – Florida, say – would be nice.
    Say he refuses. What do we do then?
    • Ive followed Selina down the strip, when were shopping, say, and she strolls on ahead, wearing sawn-off jeans and a wash-withered T-shirt...
Noun

say (plural says)


  1. Ones stated opinion or input into a discussion.
    • 2004, Richard Rogers, Information politics on the Web
      Above all, however, we would like to think that there is more to be decided, after the engines and after the humans have had their says.
Adjective

say


  1. Drunk, inebriated.


Definizione italiano>inglese say

dire
  to pronounce
  To communicate orally, using a particular language.
diciamo
  imperative: let's say
accettare
affermare
asserire
chiamare
dichiarare
indicare
intendere
manifestare
menzionare
parlare
parola
potere decisionale
pronunciare
raccontare
recitare
ripetere
suonare

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Traduzione 'veloce'


dire |diciamo |accettare |affermare |asserire |chiamare |dichiarare |dì |indicare |intendere |manifestare |menzionare |parlare |parola |potere decisionale |pronunciare |raccontare |recitare |ripetere |suonare |


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