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tell

synonym (synonym of tell)

  • (noun.person)
    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 compelle more.. (noun.person)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    express in words (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    narrate or give a detailed account of (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    give instructions to or direct somebody to do something with authority (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    inform positively and with certainty and confidence (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    give evidence (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.cognition)
    mark as different (verb.cognition)
     
  • (noun)
    rath
    A hill or mound. (noun)
     

also (also)

hypernym (tell IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • discern or comprehend (verb.cognition)
    guess correctly; solve by guessing (verb.cognition)
     
  • express in words (verb.communication)
    articulate; either verbally or with a cry, shout, or noise (verb.communication)
     
  • give instructions to or direct somebody to do something with authority (verb.communication)
    ask (a person) to do something (verb.communication)
     
  • inform positively and with certainty and confidence (verb.communication)
    to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true (verb.communication)
     
  • let something be known (verb.communication)
    impart knowledge of some fact, state or affairs, or event to (verb.communication)
     
  • mark as different (verb.cognition)
    recognize as being; establish the identity of someone or something (verb.cognition)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF tell relation)

  • express in words (verb.communication)
    bring forward and present to the mind (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    state something incorrectly (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    react verbally (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    furnish with a preface or introduction (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    announce publicly or officially (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    express or state clearly (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    express with difficulty (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    state emphatically and authoritatively (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    make mention of (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    state or say further (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    define (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.possession)
    convey or reveal information (verb.possession)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    be a summary of (verb.stative)
     
  • give instructions to or direct somebody to do something with authority (verb.communication)
    command with authority (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    give instructions or directions for some task (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    make someone do something (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    order, request, or command to come (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    ask to go away (verb.communication)
     
  • let something be known (verb.communication)
    lose clarity or turn aside especially from the main subject of attention or course of argument in writing, thinking, or speaking (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    be a signal for or a symptom of (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    make known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    reveal information (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    make public (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    to say, state, or perform again (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    subject to propaganda (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    foreshadow or presage (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.possession)
    transmit (knowledge or skills) (verb.possession)
     
  • mark as different (verb.cognition)
    be able to distinguish, recognize as being different (verb.cognition)
     
  • (verb.cognition)
    recognize or perceive the difference (verb.cognition)
     
  • (verb.cognition)
    distinguish (an element or atom) by using a radioactive isotope or an isotope of unusual mass for tracing through chemical reactions (verb.cognition)
     
  • (verb.cognition)
    tell the sex (of young chickens) (verb.cognition)
     
  • (verb.cognition)
    make or mark or treat as individual (verb.cognition)
     
  • (verb.cognition)
    put in opposition to show or emphasize differences (verb.cognition)
     
  • (verb.cognition)
    distinguish or separate (verb.cognition)
     
  • (verb.cognition)
    distinguish by contrasting qualities (verb.cognition)
     
  • (verb.cognition)
    regard as unconnected (verb.cognition)
     
  • (verb.cognition)
    separate clearly, as if by boundaries (verb.cognition)
     
  • (verb.social)
    treat differently on the basis of sex or race (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.social)
    divide society into social classes or castes (verb.social)
     
  • narrate or give a detailed account of (verb.communication)
    give an account of (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    tell spontaneously (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    tell or spin a yarn (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    recite a rhapsody (verb.communication)
     

instance hypernym (tell IS A KIND OF .... relation (represent specific [usually real-world] instances of something))

  • 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) (noun.person)
    a person who is expert in the use of a bow and arrow (noun.person)
     

entail (entailment relations of tell)

  • mark as different (verb.cognition)
    examine and note the similarities or differences of (verb.cognition)
     

verb group (tell is verb group of ....)

  • express in words (verb.communication)
    state as one's opinion or judgement; declare (verb.communication)
     

derivation (.... is derived from tell)

  • (noun.communication)
    a message that is stated or declared; a communication (oral or written) setting forth particulars or facts etc (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    the act of affirming or asserting or stating something (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    informing by words (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.state)
    the chance to speak (noun.state)
     
  • give evidence (verb.communication)
    (law) all the means by which any alleged matter of fact whose truth is investigated at judicial trial is established or disproved (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    disclosing information or giving evidence about another (noun.communication)
     
  • give instructions to or direct somebody to do something with authority (verb.communication)
    a legally binding command or decision entered on the court record (as if issued by a court or judge) (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    (often plural) a command given by a superior (e.g., a military or law enforcement officer) that must be obeyed (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    a formal command or admonition (noun.communication)
     
  • let something be known (verb.communication)
    a message that tells the particulars of an act or occurrence or course of events; presented in writing or drama or cinema or as a radio or television more.. (noun.communication)
     
  • mark as different (verb.cognition)
    the quality of being unlike or dissimilar (noun.attribute)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    a discrimination between things as different and distinct (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.event)
    a variation that deviates from the standard or norm (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a person who (or that which) differentiates (noun.person)
     
  • narrate or give a detailed account of (verb.communication)
    (rhetoric) the second section of an oration in which the facts are set forth (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    the act of giving an account describing incidents or a course of events (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    a detailed account or description of something (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    an act of narration (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.person)
    someone who tells a story (noun.person)
     
  • (adj.all)
    consisting of or characterized by the telling of a story (adj.all)
     
synonym also hypernym hyponym instance hypernym entail verb group william tell say narrate recite enjoin order brush down tell off discern distinguish identify place guess infer request inform know discriminate label sex individualise individualize archer bowman compare say

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