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tell
tɛl
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English Definition
(名) As a noun
  1. 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).
(动) As a verb
  1. Mark as different.
  2. Discern or comprehend.
  3. Give instructions to or direct somebody to do something with authority.
  4. Let something be known.
  5. Narrate or give a detailed account of.
  6. Give evidence.
  7. Express in words.
  8. Inform positively and with certainty and confidence.
Hyphenationtell
Part of Speech(动) verb, (及物的动) transitive verb, (不及物的动) intransitive verb, (名) noun
Matching Results
shuìto persuade
shuōto speak; to say; to explain; to scold; to tell off; a theory (usually in compounds such as 日心说 heliocentric theory)
讲述jiǎngshùto talk about; to narrate; to give an account
告诉gàosuto tell; to inform; to let know
吩咐fēnfùto tell; to instruct; to command
命令mìnglìngto order; to command
辨别biànbiéto differentiate; to distinguish; to discriminate
分辨fēnbiànto distinguish; to differentiate; to resolve
泄密xièmìto leak secrets
xúnto tell
吐露tǔlùto tell; to disclose; to reveal
告诵gàosòngto tell; to inform
晓示xiǎoshìto tell; to notify
nìngto tell; to inform; to report; to accuse
gàotell, announce, inform; accuse
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