Definition of Saying

1. Noun. A word or phrase that particular people use in particular situations. "Pardon the expression"




Definition of Saying

1. n. That which is said; a declaration; a statement, especially a proverbial one; an aphorism; a proverb.

Definition of Saying

1. Verb. (present participle of say) ¹

2. Noun. A proverb or maxim; something often said. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Saying

1. a maxim [n -S] - See also: maxim

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Saying

say wha
say what
sayable
sayd
sayde
saye
sayed
sayeds
sayeret
sayest
sayeth
sayid
sayids
sayin'
saying (current term)
sayings
saymaster
saymasters
sayne
sayon
sayonara
sayonaras
sayons
sayrite
says
says me
says who
sayso
sayst

Literary usage of Saying

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1. The Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan (1846)
"Then Demas called again, saying, But will you not come over and see ? ... Chr. Then Christian roundly answered, saying, Demas, thou art an enemy to the ..."

2. The pilgrim's progress from this world to that which is to come by John Bunyan (1879)
"... saying, If thou comest in God's name, come in. So he said Amen, and opened the door, and saluted her with " Peace be to this house. ..."

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