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phrasenoun adage, aphorism, apothegm, byword, caption, clause, dictum, figure of speech, formula, idiom, inscription, motto, peculiar expression, proverb, saw, slogan, trite expression, turn of expression, utterance, watchword, word group
phraseverb articulate, call, clothe in words, come out with, comment, communicate, convey, couch, declare, denominate, describe, designate, dub, entitle, express, find words to express, formulate, give exxression to, give tongue to, give utterance, give voice to, give words to, impart, make known, mouth, name, present, pronounce, put, put into language, put into words, recite, relate, remark, say, sound, speak, state, style, talk, tell, term, utter, verbalize, vocalize, voice, word
See also: chapter, clause, denominate, division, express, expression, observe, relate, remark, speak, tell, term