简明英汉词典

that is to say

(1)

即, 就是, 换句话说, 就是说

(2)

更确切地说

美国传统词典[双解]

say
say
AHD:[s3]
D.J.[sei]
K.K.[se]
v.(动词)
said[sμd] say.ingsays[sμz]
v.tr.(及物动词)

(1)

To utter aloud; pronounce:
陈述:大声地说;宣告:
The children said, “Good morning.”
孩子们说,“早上好”

(2)

To express in words:
表达:用言语表达:
Say what's on your mind.
说说你在想什么

(3)

To state as one's opinion or judgment; declare:
宣称:作为某人的意见或判断而陈述;宣称:
I say let's eat out.
我宣布到外面去用餐

(4)

To state as a determination of fact:
判定:作为确定事实而宣布:
It's hard to say who is right in this matter.
很难说这件事谁对谁错

(5)

To repeat or recite:
重复或背诵:
said grace.
作祷告

(6)

To report or maintain; allege.
公布主张:叙述或坚持;断言

(7)

To indicate; show:
指示;显示:
The clock says half past two.
现在时间是两点半

(8)

To give nonverbal expression to; signify or embody:
象征:用非语言方式来表达;表明或体现:
It was an act that said “devotion.”
那个行为是象征“信仰”上的皈依

(9)

To suppose; assume:
设想;假定:
Let's say that you're right.
我们假设你是对的
v.intr.(不及物动词)
To make a statement; express oneself:
表达自己:作一个陈述;表达自己:
The story must be true because the teacher said so.
这个故事一定是真的,因为是老师这么说的
n.(名词)

(1)

A turn or chance to speak:
发言的次序,发言权:
Having had my say, I sat down.
发完言我就坐下了

(2)

The right or power to influence or make a decision:
发言权:影响或做出决定的权利或权力:
Citizens have a say in the councils of government. All I want is some say in the matter.
市民在政府议会中有发言权。我只想在这件事上有些决定权

(3)

Archaic Something said; a statement.
【古语】 所说的事情;陈述
adv.(副词)

(1)

Approximately:
大约:
There were, say, 500 people present.
大约有500人出席

(2)

For instance:
例如:
a woodwind, say an oboe.
木管乐器,比如说双簧管
interj.(感叹词)
Used to express surprise or appeal for someone's attention.
感叹词:用于表示惊讶或引起某人的注意

习惯用语

I say

(1)

Used preceding an utterance to call attention to it:
用于发话之前引起注意:
I say, do you have the time?
我说,你有时间吗?

(2)

Used as an exclamation of surprise, delight, or dismay.
用作表示惊讶、高兴或沮丧的惊叹词

that is to say
In other words.
换句话说

to say nothing of
And there is no need to mention. Used to allude to things that fill out an idea or argument:
更不用说:没必要提及。用来暗指证明某种想法或理由是正确的事情:
The yard is a mess, to say nothing of the house.
院子里已经是一团糟,更不用说房子了

you can say that again【俚语】
Used to express strong agreement with what has just been said.
没错:用来表示完全同意前面说过的话

语源

(1)

Middle English seien
中古英语 seien

(2)

from Old English secgan * see sek w- 3
源自 古英语 secgan *参见 sek w- 3

继承用法

sayer
n.(名词)

现代英汉词典

say
[seI]
vt., vi.
said, saying

(1)

说,发言
He said he wanted to go to town.
他说他想去城里。
"Before the master left home, he didn't say anything."
主人在离家前什么也没说。
Never say die!
不要气馁!
We shall see his boat and then we shall say goodbye to him.
"我们将参观他的船,然后与他告别。"
Who'll say grace today?
今天谁作感恩祷告?

(2)

表达; 诉说
‘I'm going to town', he said.
“我要去城里了”,他说。

(3)

显示,指示
What time does your watch say?
你的表几点了?

(4)

假定;估计;大约
There is no saying when this war will end.
天晓得这场战争何时会结束。

(5)

叫;要;指示
She says to meet her at 10.
她要人10点钟去见她。

习惯用语

it goes without saying
不用说,不待言,当然

say for sth.
为…辩解
say for oneself
为自己辩解

that is to say
亦可;换言之;即是;也就是说
He was found innocent in the court, that is to say, the court could not convict him legally.
他被法庭判为无罪,那就是说,法庭依法律不能定他的罪。(缩写为: i.e.)
"That is to say, men rule the world, but their mothers and wives rule them."
"这就是说,男人统治世界,但男人们的母亲和妻子统治着他们。"

they say
据说
The president is said to receive an anonymous letter yesterday.
听说总裁昨天收到一封匿名信。

What do you say?
你以为如何?

词性变化

say
n.
发言权;决定权
He has a say in this matter.
他对此事有发言权。

习惯用语

have one's say
有发言权;有决定权

现代英汉综合大辞典

say
[sei]
vt.
(said[sed]; 第三人称单数陈述语气现在时says [sez])

(1)

说, 讲

(2)

说明; 表达

(3)

念; 背诵

(4)

报道, 写道

(5)

[常用于虚拟语气、祈使句] 比如说; 姑且说; 假定说; 大约
Be polite and say "Please" and "Thank you ".
要有礼貌, 说"请", "谢谢你"。
Say it again in English.
用英语再说一遍。
Say what you think .
把你的想法说出来。
My watch says twenty past eight.
我的表是八点二十分。
The look on his face said that he was confident of success.
他脸上的表情显示他对成功具有信心。
He said his lesson [part].
他背课文[台词]。
The book says nothing about the affair.
书上对这件事什么也没有谈。
The radio says no rain today.
电台预报今日无雨。
The number left was not great, say, only ten.
余下的数目不大, 姑且说, 只有十个罢。
Say your plan fails; then what do we do ?
假定你的计划失败了, 那末我们怎么办呢?

词性变化

say
[sei]
vi.

(1)

说, 讲

(2)

[美口] 叫, 要; 让做某事
It is hard to say.
很难说。
She said to send you the letter,
她叫我把这封信带给你。

say
[sei]
n.
要说的话; 意见; 发言权; [常用 the say]决定权
It was entirely their decision, I had no say in it.
这件事完全是他们决定的, 我没有发言权。
The father had the final say.
父亲有最后的决定权。

习惯用语

so say l
我[我们]也是这么说的, 我[我们]的意见也是如此

so say all of us
我[我们]也是这么说的, 我[我们]的意见也是如此

and so say l
我[我们]也是这么说的, 我[我们]的意见也是如此

and so say all of us
我[我们]也是这么说的, 我[我们]的意见也是如此

as much as to say
等于说, 仿佛说

as who should say
[古]可谓, 可以这样说

before one can say Jack Robinson
[口]一下子, 一眨眼工夫, 马上

before one can say knife
[口]一下子, 一眨眼工夫, 马上

before one could say Jack Robinson
[口]一下子, 一眨眼工夫, 马上

before one could say knife
[口]一下子, 一眨眼工夫, 马上

before you can say Jack Robinson
[口]一下子, 一眨眼工夫, 马上

before you can say knife
[口]一下子, 一眨眼工夫, 马上

before you could say Jack Robinson
[口]一下子, 一眨眼工夫, 马上

before you could say knife
[口]一下子, 一眨眼工夫, 马上

Easier said than done.
[谚]说起来容易做起来难。

have no say in sth.
对某事有[没有, 没有多大]发言权

have a say in sth.
对某事有[没有, 没有多大]发言权

have not much say in sth.
对某事有[没有, 没有多大]发言权

have one's say
说出要说的话, 畅所欲言

say one's say
说出要说的话, 畅所欲言

say out one's say
说出要说的话, 畅所欲言

have sth. to say for oneself
有要辩白的话

have the say
[say-so] [美]有最后决定权

He who says what he likes, shall hear what he does not like.
随意说话的人迟早会听到他不中意的话。

give one his say
让人把话讲出来

have one's say
把话说完, 把想法说出来

hear say
听说, 据说

I can't say!
[口](一种表示否定的委婉说法)我不知道, 我说不上

I couldn't say!
[口](一种表示否定的委婉说法)我不知道, 我说不上

I cannot say much for
对...我认为不怎么好, 对...我不敢恭维

I dare say
我想, 大概

I'll say
我确实认为

I say!
(= Say !)[口](引起对方注意)嘿, 喂, 听着, 瞧!(表示惊奇)嗨!

I should say
我想, 大概, 也许

I won't say no.
我不反对; 乐意接受; 奉陪

I wouldn't say no.
我不反对; 乐意接受; 奉陪

It is said that ...
据说, 听说

It says in
[口]在...上写道, 在...上说

It says on
[口]在...上写道, 在...上说

Learn to say before you sing.
先学说再学唱; 凡事要按部就班。

Least said, soonest mended.
[谚]少说为妙, 多说坏事。

let ussay (=say)
比方说, 例如; 假定; 姑且说

needless to say
不用说, 不出意科

No sooner said than done.
说到就做, 说到做到。

not say much for
对...不作好评, 对...评价不高

not to say
虽然不能说, 即使不能说

So you say!
你那么说嘛!(意即事实不一定如此)

that is to say
即, 就是, 换句话说, 就是说; 更确切地说

that is
即, 就是, 换句话说, 就是说; 更确切地说

That's what you say.
(表示怀疑, 不相信等)这不过是你说的! 只听到你一个人这么说!

There is much to be said on both sides.
两方面都可以讲出许多道理来; 公说公有理, 婆说婆有理。

They say
人家说, 据说

What do you say to sth.
[口]你赞成不赞成做某事? 你喜欢不喜欢做某事?你对某事有什么意见?

wold you say to sth.
[口]你赞成不赞成做某事? 你喜欢不喜欢做某事?你对某事有什么意见?

What do you say to doing sth.
[口]你赞成不赞成做某事? 你喜欢不喜欢做某事?你对某事有什么意见?

wold you say to doing sth.
[口]你赞成不赞成做某事? 你喜欢不喜欢做某事?你对某事有什么意见?

what I say
我的看法[意见]

What sb. says goes.
某人说话是算数的[信得过、行得通的]; 照某人的话办。

What will Mrs Grundy say? (=What will the worldsay?)
不知人家会怎么议论? 不知社会上的人会怎么批评?

when all is said and done
说到底, 毕竟, 归根到底

You can saythat again!
[口]我完全同意! 你说对了!

You don't say (so)?
未必吧! 不会吧! 真的吗?

You may well say
[口]你完全有理由(这样)说; 你不妨(那么)说。

You may well say so
[口]你完全有理由(这样)说; 你不妨(那么)说。

You said it.
[美口]正是这样; 你说对了; 我同意。

Say away!
[口]说吧! 说出来吧!

say for oneself
为自己辩护, 辩解; 为自己找借口

say no
否定, 否认, 拒绝, 反对

Say no more!
[口]不用再说下去了! 你的意思我完全懂了!

Say on!
[口]说下去! 继续说!

say out
直说, 坦率说出

say over
背诵

say to oneself
自言自语; 心里想

say well
说得好, 说得对

say when

(1)

酒斟够了请说一声

(2)

[喻]停止, 制止

say yes
肯定, 承认, 同意, 赞成

Says you!
[美俚]我不信! 去你的! 胡说!

Sez you!
[美俚]我不信! 去你的! 胡说!

美国传统词典

say
say
AHD:[s3]
D.J.[sei]
K.K.[se]
v.
said[sμd] say.ing, says[sμz]
v.tr.

(1)

To utter aloud; pronounce:
The children said, “Good morning.”

(2)

To express in words:
Say what's on your mind.

(3)

To state as one's opinion or judgment; declare:
I say let's eat out.

(4)

To state as a determination of fact:
It's hard to say who is right in this matter.

(5)

To repeat or recite:
said grace.

(6)

To report or maintain; allege.

(7)

To indicate; show:
The clock says half past two.

(8)

To give nonverbal expression to; signify or embody:
It was an act that said “devotion.”

(9)

To suppose; assume:
Let's say that you're right.
v.intr.
To make a statement; express oneself:
The story must be true because the teacher said so.
n.

(1)

A turn or chance to speak:
Having had my say, I sat down.

(2)

The right or power to influence or make a decision:
Citizens have a say in the councils of government. All I want is some say in the matter.

(3)

Archaic Something said; a statement.
adv.

(1)

Approximately:
There were, say, 500 people present.

(2)

For instance:
a woodwind, say an oboe.
interj.
Used to express surprise or appeal for someone's attention.

习惯用语

I say

(1)

Used preceding an utterance to call attention to it:
I say, do you have the time?

(2)

Used as an exclamation of surprise, delight, or dismay.

that is to say
In other words.

to say nothing of
And there is no need to mention. Used to allude to things that fill out an idea or argument:
The yard is a mess, to say nothing of the house.

you can say that againSlang
Used to express strong agreement with what has just been said.

语源

(1)

Middle English seien

(2)

from Old English secgan * see sek w- 3

继承用法

sayer
n.

英汉航海大词典

that is to say
conj.就是说,即

英汉化学大词典

that is to say
adv.也就是,即

英汉计算机大词典

that is to say
adv.也就是(即)

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