Part of speech:
The definition of an adage is a saying that has come to be accepted as truth over time.
A key principle of law that has been repeated so often it has become a commonplace expression.
A short, pithy saying (Ex.: “Brevity is the soul of wit”)
A legendary being, supposed to be short, usually bearded men who inhabit the inner parts of the earth, and act as guardians of mines, treasure, etc.
A favorite or pet word or phrase
A maxim adopted as a principle of behavior
(Bible) An enigmatic saying in which a profound truth is cloaked
A principle that is accepted as true without proof. The statement “For every two points P and Q there is a unique line that contains both P and Q ” is an axiom because no other information is given about points or lines, and therefore it cannot be proven.
A clever saying; a witticism.
Enumeration or mention, as of facts, especially:
(Law) A formal statement initiating a lawsuit by specifying the facts and legal grounds for the relief sought; a complaint or petition.
A particular word, phrase, or sentence
A statement or citation of honor or appreciation:
A characteristic way or mode of expression:
Pronunciation is defined as how you say a word.
Formal statement(s) in a written document that sets forth certain facts that form a basis or reason for the agreement or transaction which follows; generally prefaced with the term “whereas,” as in “Whereas, the parties intend by this agreement to set forth their agreement to divide all their marital property in anticipation of divorce.”
The definition of a rehearsal is a practice session or practice performance done prior to a real event or before viewing by an audience.
Any of various tools, either hand-operated or power-driven, having a thin metal blade or disk with a sharp, usually toothed edge, used for cutting wood, metal, or other hard materials.
A phrase expressing the aims or nature of an enterprise, organization, or candidate; a motto.
A statement the truth of which is obvious or well known; commonplace
The definition of an utterance is a statement, especially one made verbally or out-loud.
A witty remark.
To communicate by speech or writing; express with words:
To pronounce; articulate.
To speak distinctly; pronounce clearly
To suppose is to assume something without conviction or to assume something without full understanding or knowledge.
To instruct to do something; give an order to; command
To give utterance to; express with the voice; speak or sing
(Grammar) To convert to use as a verb:
To speak or publish.
To tell a court what pertinent information to a case one has, while under oath, and while the defendant is present.
To talk is to speak, to have the power to speak, or to have a formal conversation.
To express in words; tell:
To act in return or in answer:
The definition of report is giving an account of something or repeating something you've heard.
To tell to another:
To tell in detail; give an account of; narrate; relate
(Commerce) To state (a price) or state the price of (something)
(--- Logic) To assert (something) about the subject of a proposition
To intimate is defined as to suggest something without being direct.
To express or otherwise convey (a thought, for example) in an indirect or insidious way.
To state or express briefly:
To set forth in words; state:
To dictate is defined as to command or order something to be done or to say words so they can be taped or written down.
The definition of convey is to transport or communicate something.
The definition of communicate means to exchange ideas or make something known.
To comment is to make a statement, remark or express an opinion.
To cite is defined as to tell someone they must appear in court.
To demand or ask for a meeting of; convene or convoke:
Assume means to fulfill the obligations of someone else's position by taking over his job.
To state seriously or positively; assert
To act in response to:
The definition of affirm is to state something to be true.
To ask (for) publicly by printed notice, etc.
To say or give as an answer:
To state as an opinion.
To state positively; declare:
To hold to be a fact; assert
To maintain or keep to a position or state.
To argue is to state reasons or facts for or against a person or thought.
To allow to escape through a vent.
To ask a question or questions
To seek an answer to:
Request means to ask for something.
(Informal) To state as a preference or opinion:
To notify; inform
- An epigram is a terse, witty, pointed statement that often gains its effect by ingenious antithesis (Ex.: ""The only way to get rid of a temptation is to yield to it'')
- An aphorism is a terse saying embodying a general, more or less profound truth or principle (Ex.: ""He is a fool that cannot conceal his wisdom'')
- A motto is a maxim chosen to express a guiding principle or goal of a nation, group, etc. (Ex.: ""E pluribus unum'') or accepted as an ideal of behavior (Ex.: ""Honesty is the best policy'')
- A proverb is a piece of practical wisdom expressed in homely, concrete terms (Ex.: ""A penny saved is a penny earned'')
- An adage is a saying that has been popularly accepted over a long period of time (Ex.: ""Where there's smoke, there's fire'')
- A maxim is a general principle drawn from practical experience and serving as a rule of conduct (Ex.: ""Keep thy shop and thy shop will keep thee'')
- A saw is an old, homely saying that is well worn by repetition the preacher filled his sermon with wise saws
- Saying is the simple, direct term for any pithy expression of wisdom or truth
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