alphabet

Tell

Definition of tell:

part of speech: participle

Telling.

part of speech: verb

To give an account: to produce or take effect:- pa. t. and pa. p. told.

part of speech: verb

To give an account; report; play the informer; take effect.

part of speech: participle

Told.

part of speech: verb

To count; to mention one by one; as, to tell one's beads; to disclose; to relate; to inform; to express or make known by words; narrate; explain; decide; as, I cannot tell what is best to do; order; confess; recognize; as, I cannot tell who she is at this distance.

part of speech: verb

To produce an effect.

part of speech: verb

To number; relate; inform; discern; explain.

part of speech: verb

To number or give an account of: to utter: to narrate: to disclose: to inform: to discern: to explain.

Usage examples for tell:

  • " Do not tell me. "The Way of the Gods", John Luther Long.
  • Now don't tell me! "The Man Who Drove the Car", Max Pemberton.
  • I didn't tell that. "Mary Marie", Eleanor H. Porter.
  • You do what I tell you. "Linda Condon", Joseph Hergesheimer.

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