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Sounds like tell

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Definitions for tell

  • verb - mark as different; "We distinguish several kinds of maple"
  • verb - discern or comprehend; "He could tell that she was unhappy"
  • verb - give instructions to or direct somebody to do something with authority; "I said to him to go home"; "She ordered him to do the shopping"; "The mother told the child to get dressed"
  • verb - let something be known; "Tell them that you will be late"
  • verb - narrate or give a detailed account of; "Tell what happened"; "The father told a story to his child"
  • verb - give evidence; "he was telling on all his former colleague"
  • verb - express in words; "He said that he wanted to marry her"; "tell me what is bothering you"; "state your opinion"; "state your name"
  • verb - inform positively and with certainty and confidence; "I tell you that man is a crook!"
  • noun - a Swiss patriot who lived in the early 14th century and who was renowned for his skill as an archer; according to legend an Austrian governor compelled him to shoot an apple from his son's head with his crossbow (which he did successfully without mishap)
  • Pronounciation of tell

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    Synonyms for tell

    William Tell secern tell apart narrate state distinguish secernate order recount assure separate severalize enjoin recite differentiate severalise say evidence

    Antonyms for tell

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    Holonyms for tell

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    Hyponyms for tell

    annunciate impart relate rhapsodise misstate precede declare vocalise mention supply sum label contrast decouple single out command warn wander point let on expose let out publicise reiterate retell harbinger leave crack present answer preface articulate get out remark explain sum up know sex severalize dissociate stratify require digress bespeak signal bring out divulge spill air ingeminate propagandize foretell give yarn represent reply premise enunciate note add summarize discriminate individualize severalise demarcate direct call stray betoken unwrap reveal break talk bare iterate propagandise announce herald pass on rhapsodize lay out respond introduce vocalize observe append summarise know apart individualise contradistinguish separate instruct send for divagate indicate disclose discover give away publicize repeat restate

    Hypernyms for tell

    infer verbalize affirm aver identify request verbalise verify swan place inform utter assert swear guess express give tongue to avow

    Meronyms for tell

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