Engelsk ordbog



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Engelsk navneord: say

1. say (om tilstand) the chance to speak


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningLet him have his say.


Mindre specifikke termerchance, opportunity


Engelsk udsagnsord: say

1. say (om kommunikation) express in words


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe said that he wanted to marry her.
Tell me what is bothering you.
State your opinion.
State your name.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)state, tell


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE


Mindre specifikke termerexpress, give tongue to, utter, verbalise, verbalize


Mere specifikke termeradd, announce, answer, append, articulate, declare, declare, declare, enunciate, explain, get out, give, introduce, lay out, mention, misstate, note, observe, precede, preface, premise, present, remark, reply, represent, respond, sum, sum up, summarise, summarize, supply, vocalise, vocalize


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningsay

2. say (om kommunikation) report or maintain


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe 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.


Eksempler på anvendelseThey say that there was a traffic accident


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)allege, aver


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE


Mindre specifikke termerassert, asseverate, maintain


Mere specifikke termerplead

3. say (om kommunikation) express a supposition


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningLet us say that he did not tell the truth.
Let's say you had a lot of money--what would you do?.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)suppose


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE


Mindre specifikke termerspeculate

4. say (om tilstand) have or contain a certain wording or form


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe passage reads as follows.
What does the law say?.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)read


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s Adjective/Noun.
Something ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerfeature, have


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningread

5. say (om kommunikation) give instructions to or direct somebody to do something with authority


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningI said to him to go home.
She ordered him to do the shopping.
The mother told the child to get dressed.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)enjoin, order, tell


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE


Mindre specifikke termerrequest


Mere specifikke termercall, command, direct, instruct, require, send for, warn

6. say (om kommunikation) speak, pronounce, or utter in a certain way


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe pronounces French words in a funny way.
I cannot say `zip wire'.
Can the child sound out this complicated word?.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)articulate, enounce, enunciate, pronounce, sound out


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mere specifikke termeraccent, accentuate, aspirate, click, devoice, drawl, explode, flap, labialise, labialize, lilt, lisp, mispronounce, misspeak, nasalise, nasalise, nasalize, nasalize, palatalise, palatalize, raise, retroflex, roll, round, sibilate, sound, stress, subvocalise, subvocalize, syllabise, syllabize, trill, twang, vocalise, vocalise, vocalize, vocalize, voice, vowelise, vowelize


Kan forårsagemouth, speak, talk, utter, verbalise, verbalize

7. say (om kommunikation) communicate or express nonverbally


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWhat does this painting say?.
Did his face say anything about how he felt?.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerconvey


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningsay

8. say (om kommunikation) utter aloud


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe said `Hello' to everyone in the office.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerexpress, give tongue to, utter, verbalise, verbalize

9. say (om kommunikation) state as one's opinion or judgement; declare


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningI say let's forget this whole business.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s that CLAUSE


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningsay, state, tell

10. say (om kommunikation) recite or repeat a fixed text


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningSay grace.
She said her `Hail Mary'.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerrecite

11. say (om kommunikation) indicate


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe clock says noon.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerread, record, register, show


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningsay









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