Definition for told

adjective as in announced

adjective as in explained

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elucidated, interpreted, related

adjective as in manifest

adjective as in mentioned

adjective as in numbered

adjective as in oral

adjective as in professed

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adjective as in rumored

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broadcast, bruited, circulating, gossiped, prevailing, said

adjective as in spoken

adjective as in spoken

adjective as in stated

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certain, declared, fixed

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adjective as in verbal

adjective as in warned

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Example Sentences

“We all shook hands and my client told me to leave,” he said.

Police officials told the AP that they came out with guns blazing.

Yves Albarello, MP of Seine-et-Marne, said the gunmen told police they were ready to “die as martyrs.”

I remember H. Jon Benjamin told me it was a way-too-late apology for Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

“We talked about the science the whole time the other day,” Krauss told The Daily Beast in a phone interview.

The blood that accused his friend in his heart, rushed to his face, when he repeated what had been told him.

Without preface, he abruptly asked, what had been told him of the Duke of Wharton's behaviour the preceding night.

Another crash, which nearly shut up his spine like a telescope, told him that there were no wings.

But if what I told him were true, he was still at a loss how a kingdom could run out of its estate like a private person.

In passing to her own chamber she met the Emperor, and, in the agitation of her maternal fears, told him all that had passed.


On this page you'll find 223 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to told, such as: declared, disclosed, issued, released, reported, and broadcast.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.