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Tell

Antonyms for tell:

hide, mislead, secrete, conceal, suppress, bury, deceive.

Synonyms for tell:

Sense 1

offload, dredge up, order around, enlarge on, hammer into, alight on, propagate, drill into, verbalize, snitch, detect, strip away, sketch in, depute, enlighten, acquaint, require, tell of, spring on, uncloak, push around, blab, trundle out, retail, let down, report back, alert, advise, pepper, put onto, broadcast, volunteer, drum into, confide, moralize, leave word, josh, relay, let in on, declare, blurt out, sermonize, blabber.

Sense 2

apprise, task, update, instruct, tax with, enforce, remind, quip, lay on, lay down, hear, elaborate, pick up on, let in, give away, reckon, delegate, decree, educate, jest, pun, vocalize, impart, weigh, perceive, point out, divulge, cite, share, SEE-IN, admit, count.

Sense 3

joke, feel, remark, develop, vent, leak, unveil, notice, relate, identification, surprise, brief, numerate, bean.

Sense 4

piece, flash, disclose, set down, bid, spill, number, recognition, let.

Sense 5

have on, note, out, betray, rehearse, uncover, command.

Sense 6

kid, direct, register, transmit, voice, expose.

Sense 7

catch, pick up, convey.

Sense 8

talk.

Sense 9

know.

Sense 10

carry.

Sense 11

pass, charge.

Sense 15

point.

Sense 27

give.

Sense 28

set.

Sense 32

get.

advise

let in on, update.

ascertain

identify, pick up on, pick up.

chronicle

set down.

command

ordinate.

confide

lay on.

declare

come out with.

distinguish

pick out.

expose

cat.

make sure

ascertain.

reveal

give away, spill, unmask, unveil.

snitch

snitch.

verbalize

verbalize.

Sense 2 (noun)

affect, set forth, get.

Sense 4 (noun)

leak, rehearse, offload.

Sense 6 (noun)

push around, require, transmit, carry, order around, tax with, pass.

Sense 7 (noun)

jest, joke, blab, unveil, quip, spill, uncover, kid.

Sense 8 (noun)

enlighten, educate.

Sense 9 (noun)

charge, bid.

Sense 11 (noun)

count, number, numerate, reckon.

person (noun)

William Tell.

tell (noun)

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

calculate (verb)

enumerate, number, numerate, reckon.

carry weight (verb)

count, weigh, register.

communicate (verb)

advise, reveal, say, give out, let in on, divulge, report, proclaim, fill in, inform, explain, disclose, leave word, instruct, enjoin, recite, command, bid, direct, impart, order, speak, express, state, leak, notify, declare, announce, require, utter, acquaint, apprise.

interpret (verb)

explain.

narrate, describe (verb)

recount, chronicle, rehearse, relate, set forth, portray.

report (verb)

portray, log, state, describe, Journalize, record, table, recount, retell, narrate, summarize, chronicle, report, account.

understand, discern (verb)

discover, ascertain, make out, know, identify, recognize, discriminate, distinguish, differentiate, perceive, see.

Usage examples for tell:

  • " Oh, I can't tell you. - "Lonesome Land", B. M. Bower.
  • Will you tell him? - "Hand and Ring", Anna Katharine Green.
  • There, that's all I can tell about it! - "Life on the Stage", Clara Morris.

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