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  Words related to tell

Related / Similar Words: Tell, William Tell, distinguish, separate, differentiate, secern, secernate, severalize, severalise, tell apart, order, enjoin, say, narrate, recount, recite, evidence, state, assure

 

Definition:
  • 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);
  • mark as different; "We distinguish several kinds of maple";
  • discern or comprehend; "He could tell that she was unhappy";
  • 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";
  • let something be known; "Tell them that you will be late";
  • narrate or give a detailed account of; "Tell what happened"; "The father told a story to his child";
  • give evidence; "he was telling on all his former colleague";
  • express in words; "He said that he wanted to marry her"; "tell me what is bothering you"; "state your opinion"; "state your name";
  • inform positively and with certainty and confidence; "I tell you that man is a crook!";

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    See Also: tell off, brush down, recognize, recognise, distinguish, discern, pick out, make out, tell apart

     

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

     

    Grouped Verbs: say

     

    Entailments: compare

     

    Derivational Morphology: deviation, divergence, departure, difference, differentiation, distinction, differentiator, discriminator, injunction, decree, edict, fiat, order, rescript, narrative, narration, story, tale, recital, yarn, relation, telling, recounting, narrator, storyteller, teller, evidence, tattle, singing, apprisal, notification, say, affirmation, assertion, statement

     

    Anagrams: LTTE

     

    Language Translations:
    Bulgarian: разказвам   Catalan: explicar  
    Chinese: 告訴   Dutch: vertellen  
    Esperanto: rakonti   Finnish: kertoa  
    French: raconter   German: erzählen  
    Hungarian: elmond   Ido: dicar  
    Italian: dire   Japanese: 教える  
    Korean: 말하다   Latin: dicere  
    Polish: mówić   Portuguese: dizer  
    Romanian: spune   Russian: сказать  
    Slovene: povedati   Spanish: decir  
    Swedish: berätta  
     
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