inform


inform

verb

Definition of INFORM

1
to give information (as to the authorities) about another's improper or unlawful activities <the police only caught the mastermind of the burglary because his disgruntled partner informed>
Synonyms fink, grass (on) [British slang], inform, rat (on), sing, snitch, split (on) [British], squeak, talk, tell (on)
2
to give information to <chose teaching as a career because it affords the opportunity to inform a whole generation of young minds>
Near Antonyms misinform, mislead

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