Thesaurus / tells
other words for tells
- 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
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The sultan now visits his wife, and tells her of the death of Nuzhat.
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Mrs. Dickens tells me that you have only borrowed the first number of "Little Dorrit," and are going to send it back.
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"The Chicago Tribune" of the same day tells us that everybody was exchanging fisticuffs when the police arrived.
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Antony Wood, also tells a story of Cromwell's love of music.
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He tells me to say he does not wish to attack and shoot you all down, though you deserve it.
THE KOPJE GARRISONGEORGE MANVILLE FENN
He tells her to keep her word, and he will free the daughter.
THE LEGEND OF SIR LANCELOT DU LACJESSIE L. WESTON
But, Sir, how can you know that he feels sympathy for individual man, unless he tells you so?
THE SHEEPFOLD AND THE COMMON, VOL. I (OF 2)TIMOTHY EAST
An' 'e sez there's a many as 'll do it, an' he tells Twitt—'Twitt,' sez he, 'Pin your faith on brave books!
THE TREASURE OF HEAVENMARIE CORELLI
"Then you do risk doing what she tells you not to," said Floretta, with a saucy laugh.
DOROTHY DAINTY AT THE MOUNTAINSAMY BROOKS
Samuel Adams tells us that he paid two thousand dollars for a hat and a suit of clothes.
THE STORY OF AMERICAN HISTORYALBERT F. BLAISDELL