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tellverb acquaint, advise, annunciate, apprise, blurt out, come out with, communicate, confess, constrain, convey, declare, depict, detail, direct, disclose, distinguish, divulge, enumerate, enunciate, express, give an account of, give vent to, have a strong effect, impart, inform, instruct, let on, make known, mention, narrate, notify, order, proclaim, profess, pronounce, publish, recite, record, recount, register, relate, remark, report, signify, speak, talk, tell a story
Associated concepts: Fifth Amendment Rights, informant
See also: annunciate, apprise, avow, betray, communicate, compel, constrain, convey, declare, depict, detail, direct, disclose, divulge, enunciate, express, herald, impart, inform, instruct, mention, notify, observe, order, phrase, posit, proclaim, profess, pronounce, propagate, publish, recite, recount, remark, remind, report, reveal, signify, speak, spread, utter