said

1
[ sed ]
/ sɛd /

verb

simple past tense and past participle of say1.

adjective

Chiefly Law. named or mentioned before; aforesaid; aforementioned: said witness; said sum.

Definition for said (2 of 4)

said2
[ sah-id ]
/ ˈsɑ ɪd /

noun Islam.

Definition for said (3 of 4)

Origin of say

1
before 900; Middle English seyen, seggen, Old English secgan; cognate with Dutch zeggen, German sagen, Old Norse segja; akin to saw3

OTHER WORDS FROM say

say·er, noun

Definition for said (4 of 4)

say2
[ sey ]
/ seɪ /

verb (used with object), noun British Dialect.

Origin of say

2
1350–1400; Middle English sayen, aphetic variant of assayen to assay
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British Dictionary definitions for said (1 of 4)

said1
/ (sɛd) /

adjective

(prenominal) (in contracts, pleadings, etc) named or mentioned previously; aforesaid

verb

the past tense and past participle of say 1

British Dictionary definitions for said (2 of 4)

said2
/ (ˈsɑːɪd) /

noun

a variant of sayyid

British Dictionary definitions for said (3 of 4)

Derived forms of say

sayer, noun

Word Origin for say

Old English secgan; related to Old Norse segja, Old Saxon seggian, Old High German sagēn

British Dictionary definitions for said (4 of 4)

say2
/ (seɪ) /

noun

archaic a type of fine woollen fabric

Word Origin for say

C13: from Old French saie, from Latin saga, plural of sagum a type of woollen cloak
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Idioms and Phrases with said (1 of 2)

said

see easier said than done; enough said; no sooner said than done; when all's said and done; you said it. Also see under say.

Idioms and Phrases with said (2 of 2)

say

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