Definitions for so to speak

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. as it were, so to speak(adverb)

    as if it were really so

    "she lives here, as it were"

  2. as we say, so to speak(adverb)

    in a manner of speaking

    "the feeling is, as we say, quite dead"


  1. so to speak(Adverb)

    In a manner of speaking.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. The Seven Sages:

    Do not speak ill of the dead.

  2. Demosthenes:

    The fact speak for themselves.

  3. Jeb Bush:

    At least you can speak English.

  4. Scott Walker:

    The mayor can speak for himself.

  5. Lawrence Gostin:

    Actions speak louder than words.

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