Synonyms for Said

Here is a list of words to be used instead of said for character dialogues, in alphabetical order.

acknowledge

admitted

affirmed 

alleged

announced

answered

approved

asserted

avowed

babbled

barked

begged

bellowed

blurted

boasted

bragged

cackled

chattered

cheered

choked

chuckled

clucked

cried

croaked

claimed

communicated

conceded

confessed

conveyed

convinced

countered

declared

demanded

denied

disagreed

disclosed

divulged

drawled

echoed

emphasised 

explained

expressed

fretted

gabbed

gasped

giggled

gossiped

greeted

groaned

growled

grumbled

grunted

guessed

hinted

hollered

hissed

imitated

implied

implored

insinuated

insisted

interrupted

interuppted

jested

joked

laughed

marveled

mentioned

mumbled

murmured

muttered

nagged

offered

ordered

panted

piped

pleaded

praised

proclaimed

promised

pronounced

proposed

quipped

quoted

ranted

rapped

rehearsed

related

remarked

repeated

replied

reported

retorted

revealed

roared

scoffed

scolded

screamed

shouted

shrieked

sighed

speculated

spluttered

spoke

sputtered

smiled

smirked

snapped

sneered

stammered

stated

stuttered

squeaked

suggested

surmised

taunted

teased

tempted

threatened

urged

uttered

verbalised

voiced

volunteered

wailed

warned

wept

whimpered

whined

whispered

worried

yelled

yelped

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