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Synonyms:

acquaint, advance, advise, announce, apprise, ballyhoo, bill, blazon, boost, build up.
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Correct spelling:
tell
Definition:
Teach Engage Listen and Learn

Synonyms:

noun
person
tell, William Tell.
tell
assure, differentiate, distinguish, enjoin, evidence, narrate, order, recite, recount, say, secern, secernate, separate, severalise, severalize, spin, state, tell apart, William Tell.
verb
calculate
compute, enumerate, number, numerate, reckon, tale, tally, count one by one.
carry weight
count, militate, register, take effect, weigh, take its toll, have effect, have force, make presence known, make presence felt.
cognition
tell.
communicate
acquaint, advise, announce, apprise, authorize, bid, clue in, command, confess, declare, direct, disclose, divulge, enjoin, explain, express, give out, impart, inform, instruct, leak, level, mention, notify, open up, order, proclaim, recite, reel off, report, represent, require, reveal, say, speak, state, summon, utter, fill in, lay open, leave word, make known, let in on, put before, call upon, let slip, let know, break the news, give facts, keep posted, spit it out.
communication
tell.
interpret
explain.
narrate, describe
chronicle, depict, portray, recount, rehearse, relate, set forth, give an account of.
report
account, chronicle, describe, log, narrate, portray, record, recount, report, retell, state, summarize, table, Journalize.
understand, discern
ascertain, clinch, comprehend, deduce, determine, differentiate, discover, discriminate, distinguish, divine, find out, identify, know, learn, make out, perceive, recognize, see, be sure, know for certain.
Examples of usage:
  1. 15, 839. Did you tell her what you were to do with them? – Second Shetland Truck System Report by William Guthrie
  2. Do tell her that!" – Kitty's Class Day And Other Stories by Louisa M. Alcott
  3. Why don't you want to tell me? – Bijou by Gyp
  4. I tell you it was not so. – Ayesha The Further History of She-Who-Must-Be-Obeyed by H. Rider Haggard
  5. Didn't I tell you, didn't I tell you? – Every Soul Hath Its Song by Fannie Hurst

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