S s


    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [sed]
    • /sɛd/
    • /sed/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [sed]
    • /sɛd/

Definitions of said word

  • abbreviation Technical meaning of SAID Security Association ID 3
  • verb said simple past tense and past participle of say1 . 1
  • adjective said Chiefly Law. named or mentioned before; aforesaid; aforementioned: said witness; said sum. 1
  • noun said what a person says or has to say. 1
  • noun said the right or opportunity to speak, decide, or exercise influence: to have one's say in choosing the candidate. 1
  • noun said a turn to say something: It is now my say. 1

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Origin of said

First appearance:

before 900
One of the 4% oldest English words
before 900; Middle English seyen, seggen, Old English secgan; cognate with Dutch zeggen, German sagen, Old Norse segja; akin to saw3

Historical Comparancy

Parts of speech for Said


said popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 93% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

said usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for said

adj said

  • accounted — an oral or written description of particular events or situations; narrative: an account of the meetings; an account of the trip.
  • choral — Choral music is sung by a choir.
  • lexical — of or relating to the words or vocabulary of a language, especially as distinguished from its grammatical and syntactical aspects.
  • lingual — of or relating to the tongue or some tonguelike part.
  • vocal — of, relating to, or uttered with the voice: the vocal mechanism; vocal criticism.

adjective said

  • abovementioned — mentioned or written above: The role was sung by the abovementioned Mr. Phillips.
  • aforementioned — If you refer to the aforementioned person or subject, you mean the person or subject that has already been mentioned.
  • aforesaid — Aforesaid means the same as aforementioned.
  • articulated — An articulated vehicle, especially a lorry, is made in two or more sections which are joined together by metal bars, so that the vehicle can turn more easily.
  • ejaculatory — Of or pertaining to ejaculation.

verb said

  • animadverted — Simple past tense and past participle of animadvert.
  • answered — Simple past tense and past participle of answer.
  • aspirated — (of a stop) articulated with some force, so that breath escapes with audible friction as the stop is released
  • bade — Bade is a past tense of bid2.
  • commentated — Simple past tense and past participle of commentate.

noun said

  • inputted — something that is put in.

Antonyms for said

adjective said

  • wordless — speechless, silent, or mute.

noun said

  • missaid — to say or speak ill of; vilify; slander.

Top questions with said

  • that's what she said?
  • i was glad when they said unto me?
  • who said give me liberty or give me death?
  • that's what she said game?
  • who said?
  • what to said to a girl?
  • thats what she said?
  • that's what she said jokes?
  • when i said i do?
  • what i said?
  • who said i think therefore i am?
  • that's what i said?
  • when you said nothing at all chords?
  • people will forget what you said?
  • how to said thank you?

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