(in the Middle East) an artificial mound formed by the accumulated remains of ancient settlements.
communicate information to someone in spoken or written words
I told her you were coming
‘We have nothing in common,’ she told him
he's telling the truth
we must be told the facts
decide or determine correctly or with certainty
you can tell they're in love
I couldn't tell if he believed me
count (the members of a group)
the shepherd had told all his sheep
(especially in poker) an unconscious action that is thought to betray an attempted deception.