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Tell Definition

(verb)

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give instructions to or direct somebody to do something with authority

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(verb)

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give evidence


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he was telling on all his former colleague

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(verb)

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narrate or give a detailed account of

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(verb)

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inform positively and with certainty and confidence


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I tell you that man is a crook!

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(verb)

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express in words


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tell me what is bothering you

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(noun)

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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)

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(verb)

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mark as different

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(verb)

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discern or comprehend


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He could tell that she was unhappy

(verb)

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let something be known