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General dictionaries General (39 matching dictionaries)
  1. tell: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. tell, tell, tell: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. tell, tell: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. tell: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. Tell, tell: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. tell: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Tell, tell: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. tell: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. Tell: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. tell: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. tell: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. tell: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. tell: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. tell (n.), tell (v.): Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. Tell, tell: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. tell: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. tell, tell: Cambridge International Dictionary of Idioms [home, info]
  18. TELL (film), Tell (archaeology), Tell (name), Tell (poker), Tell, The Tell: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  19. tell: Cambridge International Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs [home, info]
  20. Tell: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  21. tell: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  22. Tell: Rhymezone [home, info]
  23. tell: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  24. tell: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  25. TELL: Dictionary of Americanisms (1848) [home, info]
  26. Tell: E Cobham Brewer, The Reader's Handbook [home, info]
  27. tell: Stammtisch Beau Fleuve Acronyms [home, info]
  28. tell: Hutchinson's Dictionary of Difficult Words [home, info]
  29. Tell: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (1898) [home, info]
  30. tell: Phrasal Verb Page [home, info]
  31. tell: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  32. tell: Hutchinson Dictionaries [home, info]
  33. tell: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  34. tell: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  35. Tell, tell: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  36. tell: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  37. tell: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (1 matching dictionary)
  1. TELL: Shakespeare Glossary [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. tell: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. tell: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (1 matching dictionary)
  1. tell: online medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. TELL: Acronym Finder [home, info]
  2. TELL: AbbreviationZ [home, info]
  3. tell: Idioms [home, info]

Religion dictionaries Religion (1 matching dictionary)
  1. TELL: Glossary of Biblical English of the Authorised Version of the HOLY BIBLE [home, info]

Science dictionaries Science (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. tell: Anthropology dictionary [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. tell: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

Sports dictionaries Sports (4 matching dictionaries)
  1. Tell: Dan's Poker [home, info]
  2. Tell: Backgammon [home, info]
  3. Tell: Gambling Glossary [home, info]
  4. Tell: Poker Terms [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (Tell)

noun:  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)
verb:  discern or comprehend ("He could tell that she was unhappy")
verb:  let something be known ("Tell them that you will be late")
verb:  narrate or give a detailed account of ("Tell what happened")
verb:  give evidence ("He was telling on all his former colleague")
verb:  give instructions to or direct somebody to do something with authority
verb:  inform positively and with certainty and confidence ("I tell you that man is a crook!")
verb:  express in words ("Tell me what is bothering you")
verb:  mark as different
name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #19930)

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Phrases that include tell:   tell el amarna, i tell a lie, tell that to the marines, tell the time, tell tale, more...

Words similar to tell:   narrate, ascertain, assure, demonstrate, differentiate, distinguish, enjoin, evidence, order, recite, recount, relate, say, secern, secernate, separate, severalize, spin, state, telling, more...

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