said adj : being the one previously mentioned or spoken of; "works of all the aforementioned authors"; "said party has denied the charges" [syn: aforesaid(a), aforementioned(a), said(a)]say n : the chance to speak; "let him have his say"
1 express in words; "He said that he wanted to marry her"; "tell me what is bothering you"; "state your opinion"; "state your name" [syn: state, tell]
2 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" [syn: allege, aver]
3 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?" [syn: suppose]
4 have or contain a certain wording or form; "The passage reads as follows"; "What does the law say?" [syn: read]
5 state as one's opinion or judgement; declare; "I say let's forget this whole business"
6 utter aloud; "She said `Hello' to everyone in the office"
7 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" [syn: order, tell, enjoin]
8 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?" [syn: pronounce, articulate, enounce, sound out, enunciate]
9 recite or repeat a fixed text; "Say grace"; "She said her `Hail Mary'"
10 communicate or express nonverbally; "What does this painting say?"; "Did his face say anything about how he felt?"
- , /sεd/, sEd/
- Rhymes: -ɛd
- past of say
- mentioned earlier
- The said party has denied the charges.
- mentioned earlier
- Said party has denied the charges.
- Said for proper noun sense
Sa‘īd () is a male Arabic given name meaning "happy", used by both Christian and Muslim Arabs. The name can also be transliterated as Saïd or Saidor,\Saeed
People named Sa‘idAs a given name:
As a surname:
Named Abu Sa‘id (meaning "father of Sa‘id"):
- Abu Sa'id (Ilkhanid dynasty) (1316–1335), ninth ruler of the Ilkhanate state in Iran
- Abu Sa'id (Timurid dynasty) (1424–1469), mid-fifteenth century Timurid Empire ruler in what are today parts of Persia and Afghanistan
- Khaled Hassan Abu Sa‘id (born 1928), Palestine Liberation Organization
- Abusaeid Abolkheir (also known as Abu Sa‘eed), a Persian Sufi and poet
A given name
said in German: Said
said in French: Saïd
said in Hebrew: סעיד
aforementioned, aforenamed, aforesaid, articulated, beforementioned, enunciated, foregoing, forementioned, forenamed, former, lingual, linguistic, named, nuncupative, oral, parol, pronounced, same, sounded, speech, spoken, such, unwritten, uttered, verbal, viva voce, vocal, vocalized, voiced, voiceful