Tell - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- let something be known
- narrate or give a detailed account of (syn: narrate, recite, recount)
- give instructions to or direct somebody to do something with authority (syn: enjoin, order, say)
- discern or comprehend
- inform positively and with certainty and confidence (syn: assure)
- give evidence (syn: evidence)
- mark as different (syn: differentiate, distinguish, separate)
He told us the story.
Has she told you the good news, yet?
Please tell us your name and occupation.
She looked at the palm of my hand and told me my fortune.
If you see her, tell her hello for me.
I promise not to tell anyone.
I can't tell you because it's a secret.
He could think one thing, and tell another.
She never told her love.
I was going to tell father on him
They got on well despite the fact that they always told on each other.
They did not do it, I tell you.
They told us to wait.
You can tell it's a masterpiece.
I wish someone had told me the meeting was canceled.
present participle: telling
past tense: told
past participle: told