Synonyms for Tell:


acknowledge, acquaint, advise, apprise, assert, betray, blurt out, clue in, command, confess, convey, deliver, direct, disclose, discuss, divulge, explain, expose, give away, hide, impart, indicate, inform, instruct, let on, let out, mention, open up, own, point out, reel off, relate, relay, release, represent, shoot, speak, tattle, utter, voice, fill in, come out with, lay open, leave word, give someone to understand (that), let someone know. affect, get, impact, interact, set forth, shape, take effect, come into play, make a difference. add up, assess, calculate, compute, determine, estimate, find out, know, perceive, project, understand. leak, offload, rehearse, words, spill the beans, lay something bare, let (it) slip. detect, notice, observe, talk, vent, verbalize, vocalize. boss around, carry, get across, knowledge, pass, push around, require, transmit, order around, tax with. blab, jest, joke, kid, pull someone's leg, quip, spill, uncover, unveil, crack a joke, make fun of. educate, enlighten, teach. bid, charge, over. same. count, number, numerate, reckon, tally. attack, bawl out, berate, give it to, give hell to. person (noun)
William Tell.
tell (noun)
assure, differentiate, distinguish, enjoin, evidence, narrate, order, recite, recount, say, secern, secernate, separate, severalise, severalize, spin, state, tell apart, William Tell.


calculate (verb)
compute, number, numerate, reckon, tally.
carry weight (verb)
count, take effect.
communicate (verb)
acquaint, advise, apprise, bid, clue in, command, confess, direct, disclose, divulge, enjoin, explain, impart, inform, instruct, leak, mention, open up, order, recite, reel off, report, represent, require, say, speak, state, utter, fill in, lay open, leave word.
interpret (verb)
narrate, describe (verb)
chronicle, portray, recount, rehearse, relate, set forth.
report (verb)
account, chronicle, describe, log, narrate, portray, record, recount, report, retell, state, summarize, table, Journalize.
understand, discern (verb)
determine, differentiate, distinguish, find out, know, perceive.

Other synonyms:

acquaint, advise, blab, blurt out, detect, enlighten, offload, push around, relay, require, verbalize, leave word, order around. apprise, count, divulge, educate, give away, impart, instruct, jest, perceive, point out, quip, reckon, vocalize, tax with. joke, leak, notice, numerate, relate, unveil, vent. bid, disclose, number, spill. betray, command, rehearse, uncover. direct, expose, kid, transmit, voice. convey. talk. know. carry. charge, pass. get. advise
clue in.
let out.
come out with.
give away, spill, unveil.
Other relevant words:
acknowledge, acquaint, advise, affect, apprise, assert, assess, assure, attack, berate, betray, bid, blab, blurt out, calculate, carry, charge, clue in, command, compute, confess, convey, count, deliver, detect, determine, differentiate, direct, disclose, discuss, distinguish, divulge, educate, enjoin, enlighten, estimate, evidence, explain, expose, find out, get, get across, give away, hide, impact, impart, indicate, inform, instruct, interact, jest, joke, kid, know, knowledge, leak, let on, let out, mention, notice, number, numerate, observe, offload, open up, order, over, own, pass, perceive, point out, project, quip, recite, reckon, reel off, rehearse, relate, relay, release, represent, require, same, say, secern, secernate, separate, set forth, severalise, severalize, shape, shoot, speak, spill, spin, take effect, talk, tally, tattle, teach, tell apart, transmit, uncover, understand, unveil, utter, vent, verbalize, vocalize, voice, William Tell, words, spill the beans, come out with, lay open, leave word.

Usage examples for tell

  1. " Of course I have no right to tell you that," he said. – Antony Gray,--Gardener by Leslie Moore
  2. Well, I will tell you what it is. – Roughing it in the Bush by Susanna Moodie
  3. " I cannot tell you, sir," I answered. – The Betrayal by E. Phillips Oppenheim