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Other Ways to Say “Said” + PDF ✔

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When writing your essay, academic papers, you are overusing the word ‘said’ and looking for ‘other ways to say said‘? You can give more action, meaning and emotion to your dialogues with these synonyms for ‘said‘.

There are many different ways to saysaid‘ in a dialogue and academic writings.

You can also download ‘other ways to say’ said pdf down below.

“I don’t want to go;’ she said. BORING!
“I don’t want to go!” she whimpered. INTERESTING!

Simply replacing the word “said” with one of the following synonyms could give your writing the “extra kick” you’re looking for.

100 other ways to say 'said'

agreed
acknowledged, assented, conceded, concurred, consented, seconded

animal sounds
barked, chirped, croaked, crowed, growled, hissed, howled, panted, roared, snarled, squawked, squeaked, yapped, yelped

answered
reacted, remarked, replied, responded, retorted, returned

argued
bickered, contended, contested, contradicted, countered, debated, denied, disagreed, disputed, objected, opposed, protested, quarreled, quibbled, squabbbled

asked
challenged, grilled, inquired, interrogated, pried, probed, queried, questioned, quizzed, requested



begged
beseeched, entreated, implored, petitioned, pleaded, prayed, pressed, requested, urged

blamed
accused, alleged, attacked, charged, claimed, rebuked, reproved

chatted
babbled, blabbed, chit chatted, gabbed, gibbered, gossiped, jabbered, prattled

commented
mentioned, noted, opined, remarked, stated

complained
bemoaned, bewailed, fretted, fussed, griped, groaned, grumbled, moaned, pouted, sniveled, whimpered, whined, yammered

cried
bawled, bemoaned, bewailed,blubbered, grieved, groaned, howled, lamented, moaned, mourned, sighed, sniffled, sniveled, sobbed, wailed, wept, whimpered, yammered, yowled

criticized
blasted, chastised, chided, disapproved, lambasted, nitpicked, reprimanded, zinged

declared
announced, asserted, broadcasted, confirmed, informed, proclaimed, professed

exaggerated
boasted, bragged, distorted, elaborated, embellished, enhanced, expanded, expounded, fabricated, inflated, overstated

explained
clarified, described, detailed, illustrated, interpreted, paraphrased, summarized, translated

gasped
choked, gulped, heaved, panted, snorted, wheezed

imitated
aped, echoed, impersonated, mimicked, mocked, parodied, parroted

interrupted
blurted, inserted, interfered, interjected

intimidated
badgered, browbeat, bullied, coerced, harassed, hounded, taunted, threatened

joked
bantered, jested, jived, joshed, kidded



laughed
cackled, jested, jived, joshed, kidded

laughed
cackled, chortled, chuckled, giggled, howled, roared, snickered, sniggere

nagged
badgered, hounded, needled, pestered, prodded

observed
detected, discerned, discovered, noted, noticed, perceived

ordered
charged, commanded, decreed, demanded, directed, instructed

persuaded
cajoled, coaxed, convinced, exhorted, insisted, urged, wheedled, wooed

predicted
conjectured, forecasted, foretold, guessed, inferred, presumed, prognosticated, prophesied, speculated, supposed, surmised

promised
agreed, assured, ensured, guaranteed, pledged, swore, vowed

raged
boiled, bristled, foamed, fumed, ranted, raved, spit, stormed

rejoiced
celebrated, cheered, exulted, hooted, jubilated, reveled

remembered
brooded, recalled, recollected, reflected, reminisced

retold
narrated, quoted, recited, recounted, repeated

revealed
announced, confessed, confided, declared, disclosed, divulged, expressed, proclaimed, professed, uttered

sang
chanted, chirped, crooned, hummed, serenaded, trilled, twittered, warbled, yodeled

scolded
berated, chastened, chided, criticized, lectured, rebuked, reprimanded, reproached

screamed
bawled, bellowed, blared, blurted, cried, exclaimed, hollered, roared, shouted, shrieked, shrilled, squealed, wailed, yelled, yowled

stuttered
faltered, hesitated, sputtered, stammered, stumbled, trembled

suggested
advised, hinted, implied, inferred, insinuated, intimated, offered, proposed, recommended

tattled
blabbed, blurted, gossiped, leaked, rumored, snitched, spilled, squeaked

teased
bugged, harassed, mocked, needled, pestered, razzed, ribbed, roasted, taunted

warned
admonished, advised, alerted, cautioned, exhorted, forewarned

whispered
breathed, buzzed, hissed, mumbled, murmured, muttered

Other Ways to Say “Said” for Academic Writing

acknowledged, added, advocated, agreed, argued, asserted, attested, commented, contradicted, elaborated, emphasized, estimated, explained, held, implied, indicated, inferred, maintained, mentioned, noted, objected, observed, pointed out, predicted, reciprocated, related, responded, stated, stressed, suggested, thought

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