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Tell Definition

(v. t.) To mention one by one, or piece by piece; to recount; to enumerate; to reckon; to number; to count; as, to tell money.

(v. t.) To utter or recite in detail; to give an account of; to narrate.

(v. t.) To make known; to publish; to disclose; to divulge.

(v. t.) To give instruction to; to make report to; to acquaint; to teach; to inform.

(v. t.) To order; to request; to command.

(v. t.) To discern so as to report; to ascertain by observing; to find out; to discover; as, I can not tell where one color ends and the other begins.

(v. t.) To make account of; to regard; to reckon; to value; to estimate.

(v. i.) To give an account; to make report.

(v. i.) To take effect; to produce a marked effect; as, every shot tells; every expression tells.

(n.) That which is told; tale; account.

(n.) A hill or mound.