What is Say ?

Say is (noun) a right to speak about something The children have no say in the matter. She always wants to have the final say in an argument. They will all expect to have their say in choosing the new leader.(verb) 1. to speak words I was just saying that we never see James any more. What’s she saying? – I don’t know, I don’t under- stand Dutch. She says the fee is £3 per per- son. Don’t forget to say ‘thank you’ after the party. The weather forecast said it was going to rain and it did. 2. to give informa- tion in writing The letter says that we owe the bank £200. The notice says that you are not allowed to walk on the grass. 3. to sug- gest something Choose any number – (let’s) say eighteen. Let’s have another meeting next week – shall we say Thursday? (NOTE: says – saying – said – has said)(interj) US to show surprise Say! haven’t we met someplace before?


source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level