HyperDic: say-so

English > 3 senses of the word say-so:
NOUNcommunicationsay-soone chap's arbitrary assertion
communicationsay-so, pronouncement, dictuman authoritative declaration
attributesay-so, authority, authorization, authorisation, potency, dominancethe power or right to give orders or make decisions
English > say-so: 3 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningOne chap's arbitrary assertion.
Broaderaffirmation, assertion, statementThe act of affirming / affirming or asserting or stating something
Spanishúltima palabra
English > say-so: 3 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningAn authoritative declaration.
Synonymspronouncement, dictum
NarrowerdirectiveA pronouncement encouraging or banning some activity
BroaderdeclarationA statement that is emphatic and explicit (spoken or written)
Spanishaforismo, aserto, autorización, declaración, dictamen, díctum, pronunciamiento, sentencia
Catalanaforisme, asserció, pronunciament
English > say-so: 3 senses > noun 3, attribute
MeaningThe power or right to give orders or make decisions.
Synonymsauthority, authorization, authorisation, potency, dominance
Narrowercarte blanchecomplete freedom or authority to act
commandThe power or authority to command
imperiumsupreme authority
lordshipThe authority of a lord
muscleauthority or power or force (especially when used in a coercive way)
power of appointmentauthority given (in a will or deed) by a donor to a donee to appoint the beneficiaries of the donor's property
sovereigntyThe authority of a state to govern another state
BroadercontrolPower to direct or determine
Spanishautoridad, autorización, dominación, dominio
Catalanautoritat, autorització, dominació, domini

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