Tells: definitions, synonyms, antonyms, examples and more!

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Meanings Frequency Definitions Examples Parts of Speech Hypernym Entailments Verb Group
say 1861 Express in words He said that he wanted to marry her, tell me what is bothering yo, state your opinion, state your name Verb express No Data Say
tell 196 Express in words He said that he wanted to marry her, tell me what is bothering yo, state your opinion, state your name Verb express No Data Say
tell 189 Let something be known Tell them that you will be late Verb inform No Data No Data
tell 75 Narrate or give a detailed account of Tell what happened, The father told a story to his child Verb inform No Data No Data
state 73 Express in words He said that he wanted to marry her, tell me what is bothering yo, state your opinion, state your name Verb express No Data Say
tell 60 Give instructions to or direct somebody to do something with authority I said to him to go home, She ordered him to do the shopping, The mother told the child to get dressed Verb request No Data No Data
order 28 Give instructions to or direct somebody to do something with authority I said to him to go home, She ordered him to do the shopping, The mother told the child to get dressed Verb request No Data No Data
tell 27 Discern or comprehend He could tell that she was unhappy Verb guess No Data No Data
distinguish 15 Mark as different We distinguish several kinds of maple Verb identify Compare No Data
recount 10 Narrate or give a detailed account of Tell what happened, The father told a story to his child Verb inform No Data No Data
assure 9 Inform positively and with certainty and confidence I tell you that man is a crook! Verb affirm No Data No Data
say 8 Give instructions to or direct somebody to do something with authority I said to him to go home, She ordered him to do the shopping, The mother told the child to get dressed Verb request No Data No Data
separate 7 Mark as different We distinguish several kinds of maple Verb identify Compare No Data
tell 6 Inform positively and with certainty and confidence I tell you that man is a crook! Verb affirm No Data No Data
tell 4 Give evidence he was telling on all his former colleague Verb inform No Data No Data
differentiate 4 Mark as different We distinguish several kinds of maple Verb identify Compare No Data
tell 3 Mark as different We distinguish several kinds of maple Verb identify Compare No Data
enjoin 1 Give instructions to or direct somebody to do something with authority I said to him to go home, She ordered him to do the shopping, The mother told the child to get dressed Verb request No Data No Data
evidence 1 Give evidence he was telling on all his former colleague Verb inform No Data No Data
severalise 0 Mark as different We distinguish several kinds of maple Verb identify Compare No Data
secernate 0 Mark as different We distinguish several kinds of maple Verb identify Compare No Data
severalize 0 Mark as different We distinguish several kinds of maple Verb identify Compare No Data
tell 0 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) No Data Noun No Data No Data No Data
secern 0 Mark as different We distinguish several kinds of maple Verb identify Compare No Data
william tell 0 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) No Data Noun No Data No Data No Data
recite 0 Narrate or give a detailed account of Tell what happened, The father told a story to his child Verb inform No Data No Data
narrate 0 Narrate or give a detailed account of Tell what happened, The father told a story to his child Verb inform No Data No Data
tell apart 0 Mark as different We distinguish several kinds of maple Verb identify Compare No Data
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How many meanings does the word "Tells" have?

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The word "Tells" has 28 meanings. The most frequent meaning is say.

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What are the hyponyms for the word "Tells"?

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Is the word "Tells" very frequent in Wordnet’s lexical database?

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The word "Tells" has a maximum frequency of 1861.

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What are the synonyms for the word "Tells"?

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The word "Tells" has no synonyms.

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