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Synonyms

express

verb

to tell someone about a feeling, opinion, or aim by speaking or writing about it

comment

verb

to make a written or spoken remark, especially giving an opinion

speak out

to state your opinion firmly and publicly about something, especially in order to protest against or defend something

articulate

verb

to express thoughts and ideas clearly and effectively

pronounce on

to give your opinion on something, especially in a formal way

sound off

to express your opinions loudly, especially in an unreasonable way

air

verb

to say in public what your opinions or complaints about something are

formulate

verb

to express an idea or opinion in a careful organized way

put forward

to offer an idea, opinion, reason etc, especially so that people can discuss it and make a decision

run by

to tell someone your ideas so that they can give you their opinion

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aver

verb

very formal to say something in a very determined way because you believe strongly in it or you are certain it is true

come out

to state a decision or opinion officially or publicly

commit yourself

to give a definite opinion or make a definite decision

criticism

noun

the activity of giving your professional opinion about things such as new books, plays, or films

critique

verb

formal to express your opinion about something after examining and judging it carefully and in detail

editorialise

a British spelling of editorialize

editorialize

verb

to let your opinions show in a piece of writing where you should only be giving facts

expound

verb

very formal to explain something or to express your opinion about it in detail

express

verb

used about a letter, book, or other piece of writing

generalize

verb

to give an opinion about a group of people or things based on too few facts or only on a small number of instances

get/be on your soapbox

to tell other people your opinions in an annoying way

have your say

to get the chance to say what you think about something

lay/put your cards on the table

to tell people exactly what you are thinking or what you are intending to do

not pull any/your punches

to express your feelings and opinions, especially criticism, very clearly

observe

verb

formal to make a written or spoken comment about someone or something

opine

verb

very formal to state your opinion

pass

verb

to make a comment or give an opinion, especially in order to criticize someone or something

pitch in

to give your opinion, ideas etc during a conversation

pontificate

verb

formal to give your opinions in a way that shows you think you are definitely right, especially when this annoys other people

pronounce yourself satisfied/unsatisfied etc

to formally state that you are satisfied/not satisfied etc

propound

verb

formal to offer an idea or theory for other people to consider

protest

verb

to try to make other people believe that something is true

put forth

formal to state or offer an idea, opinion, plan etc

raise your voice

to make your opinion clearly known

register

verb

formal to make your opinion known publicly or officially

remark

verb

to say a few words that give the facts or your opinion about something

represent

verb

to express the views and opinions of a group of people

review

verb

to write an article giving your opinion of a play, book, art exhibition etc

say your piece

to say what you really think about something

speak up

to say what you think instead of saying nothing

spread the word/gospel/message

to tell a lot of people about an idea that you believe in

stake out

to explain your opinion clearly and defend it in a determined way

state

verb

to express something in speech or writing, especially in a definite or formal way

stick/put/shove your oar in

to give your opinion about something that other people are discussing without being asked to

take a firm stand/line

to state your opinion and refuse to change it

ventilate

verb

formal to express or discuss an opinion

voice

verb

formal to express your opinions or feelings about something, especially negative feelings

vote

verb

to formally express an opinion by choosing between two or more issues, people etc

vote with your feet/wallet

to express an opinion through your actions, for example by not going to a place or by deciding not to spend money

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