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tell

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  • verbcommunicate
  • verbnarrate, describe
  • verbunderstand, discern
  • verbcarry weight
  • verbcalculate
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Synonyms for tell

verb communicate
  • advise
  • announce
  • confess
  • declare
  • disclose
  • explain
  • express
  • inform
  • instruct
  • mention
  • notify
  • order
  • report
  • reveal
  • say
  • speak
  • state
  • summon
  • acquaint
  • apprise
  • authorize
  • bid
  • command
  • direct
  • divulge
  • enjoin
  • impart
  • leak
  • level
  • proclaim
  • recite
  • represent
  • require
  • utter
  • break the news
  • call upon
  • clue in
  • fill in
  • give facts
  • give out
  • keep posted
  • lay open
  • leave word
  • let in on
  • let know
  • let slip
  • make known
  • open up
  • put before
  • reel off
  • spit it out

Antonyms for tell

  • ask
  • be quiet
  • conceal
  • deny
  • disavow
  • hide
  • keep secret
  • question
  • secrete
  • suppress
  • withhold
  • deceive
  • keep
  • mislead
  • estimate
  • figure
  • guess
  • listen
  • misunderstand
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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