Synonyms of saying in English:

saying


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noun

1‘you know the old saying about all work and no play?’

SYNONYMS
proverb, maxim, aphorism, axiom, adage, saw, tag, motto, precept, epigram, epigraph, dictum, gnome, pearl of wisdom
expression, phrase, formula
slogan, catchphrase
platitude, cliché, commonplace, truism
rare apophthegm

Phrases

    it goes without saying


    SYNONYMS
    of course, naturally, needless to say, it is taken for granted, it is assumed, it is understood, it is taken as read, it is accepted, it is unquestionable, it is an accepted fact
    obviously, self-evidently, manifestly
    informal natch