"say it all" meaning in English

Verb

Forms: says it all [present, simple, singular, third-person], saying it all [participle, present] Audio: En-au-say it all.ogg [Australia]
  1. To express the essential characteristics of a person, thing, or situation in a concise, well-crafted turn of phrase or in some other pithy manner. Tags: idiomatic, participle, past, said it all, simple Categories: English idioms
  2. To convey information implicitly in a non-verbal way. Tags: idiomatic, participle, past, said it all, simple Categories: English idioms
The following are not (yet) sense-disambiguated
Categories: English terms with redundant head parameter Synonyms: nail it (alt: express essential characteristics concisely) Synonyms (convey information implicitly): speak volumes Derived forms: SSIA Related terms: say no more Translations (to convey information implicitly and non-verbally.): boekdelen spreken (Dutch), en dire long (French) Translations (to sum up the characteristics of someone or thing in a pithy manner.): kua oti te ao (Maori)

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