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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: express in words; "He said that he wanted to marry her"; "tell me what is bothering you"; "state your opinion"; "state your name"

verb: let something be known; "Tell them that you will be late"

verb: narrate or give a detailed account of; "Tell what happened"; "The father told a story to his child"

verb: give instructions to or direct somebody to do something with authority; "I said to him to go home"; "She ordered him to do the shopping"; "The mother told the child to get dressed"

verb: discern or comprehend; "He could tell that she was unhappy"

verb: inform positively and with certainty and confidence; "I tell you that man is a crook!"

verb: give evidence; "he was telling on all his former colleague"

verb: mark as different; "We distinguish several kinds of maple"


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tell

Length: 4 letters

Scrabble value: 4

Words with Friends value: 6

Literati value: 4

TWL (USA): Found

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