Said – Synonyms

14.06.23 Synonyms Time to read: 2min

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The word “said” is used to express something in words or to assert something. It is in the past tense and past participle form of the verb “to say”.

Another word for “said” is pronounced or expressed. However, more synonyms will be listed in this article.

“Said” – General synonyms

The following illustrates other words for “said” that may be used in everyday conversation as well as in academic writing.

  • Argued
  • Asserted
  • Claimed
  • Contended
  • Conveyed
  • Maintained
  • Posited
  • Proposed
  • Stated
  • Suggested

“Said” synonyms in the sense of aforementioned

Synonyms of the word “said” in the sense of the aforementioned are:

  • Aforementioned
  • Aforesaid
  • Foregoing
  • Forenamed
  • Such

“Said” synonyms in the sense of told

Synonyms of the word “said” in the sense of told are:

  • Announced
  • Annunciated
  • Articulated
  • Brought out
  • Discussed
  • Gave
  • Passed
  • Posted
  • Published
  • Shared
  • Shouted
  • Spoke
  • Stated
  • Talked
  • Told
  • Uttered
  • Verbalized

“Said” synonyms in the sense of assumed

Synonyms of the word “said” in the sense of assumed are:

  • Assumed
  • Believed
  • Concluded
  • Figured
  • Guessed
  • Imagined
  • Insisted
  • Presumed
  • Supposed
  • Thought
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“Said” – Synonyms used in academic writing

In an academic context, the word “said” is used to quote something from the past or a statement of a specific speaker. Therefore, more objective language should be used in an academic context.

However, more synonyms for “said” used in academic writing will be shown below.

Are you looking for suitable synonyms for “said” for your academic paper? Have a look at the table below with the top suggestions from our BachelorPrint-Team.

“Said” Synonyms Examples
Asserted As the author of the book said
As the author of the book asserted
Stated The officer said that dealing with…
The officer stated that dealing with…
Voiced In a debate, the candidate said that she…
In a debate, the candidate voiced that she…


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