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1. To mention one by one, or piece by piece; to recount; to enumerate; to reckon; to number; to count; as, to tell money. An heap of coin he told. He telleth the number of the stars. (Ps. Cxlvii. 4) Tell the joints of the body. (Jer. Taylor)

2. To utter or recite in detail; to give an account of; to narrate. Of which I shall tell all the array. (Chaucer) And not a man appears to tell their fate. (pope)

3. To make known; to publish; to disclose; to divulge. Why didst thou not tell me that she was thy wife? (gen. Xii. 18)

4. To give instruction to; to make report to; to acquaint; to teach; to inform. A secret pilgrimage, That you to-day promised to tell me of? (Shak)

5. To order; to request; to command. He told her not to be frightened. (Dickens)

6. To discern so as to report; to ascertain by observing; to find out; to discover; as, I can not tell where one colour ends and the other begins.

7. To make account of; to regard; to reckon; to value; to estimate. I ne told no dainity of her love. (Chaucer)

Tell, though equivalent in some respect to speak and say, has not always the same application. We say, to tell truth or falsehood, to tell a number, to tell the reasons, to tell something or nothing; but we never say, to tell a speech, discourse, or oration, or to tell an argument or a lesson. It is much used in commands; as, tell me the whole story; tell me all you know. To tell off, to count; to divide.

Synonym: To communicate, impart, reveal, disclose, inform, acquaint, report, repeat, rehearse, recite.

Origin: AS. Tellan, from talu tale, number, speech; akin to D. Tellen to count, G. Zahlen, OHG. Zellen to count, tell, say, Icel. Telja, Dan. Tale to speak, taelle to count. See Tale that which is t 3b4 old.


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