Synonyms for saw
- catch phrase
- folk wisdom
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SAW
Eudora started, when she saw the well-known writing of Philæmon.
I saw 'em fur years, with a big cuttin' out to show the cross-section.
As I approached nearer I saw at every step new tokens of my friends.
Afterward, I looked downward, and saw my dead body lying on a couch.
Many other things I saw and heard, but was forbidden to relate.
Beyond it, I saw you standing with outstretched arms, as if you sought to come to me, but could not.
And I looked and saw the chariot and horses, of which the voice had spoken.
Methought anon you saw me go down with three pikes in my breast.
He looked over her shoulder again, and saw that Shepler was waiting for her.
No answer coming, he peered through the window, but saw no one.
toothed cutting tool, Old English sagu, from Proto-Germanic *sago "a cutting tool" (cf. Old English seax "knife," Old Norse sög, Norwegian sag, Danish sav, Swedish såg, Middle Dutch saghe, Dutch zaag, Old High German saga, German Säge "saw"), from PIE root *sek- "to cut" (cf. Latin secare "to cut," Russian sech' "to cut;" see section (n.)).