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inform

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of inform

  1. 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], squeal, rat (on), sing, snitch, split (on) [British], squeak, talk, tell (on)Related Words betray, give away, turn in; backstab, cross, double-cross, sell (out), two-time; blab, tattle; tip (off)

  2. 2 to give information to <chose teaching as a career because it affords the opportunity to inform a whole generation of young minds> Synonyms acquaint, advise, apprise, brief, catch up, clear, clue (in), familiarize, fill in, hip, enlighten, instruct, tell, verse, wise (up)Related Words advertise, alert, notify; announce (to), disclose (to); assure, certify, convince, reassure, warrant; educate, lecture, school, teach, tutor; disabuse, disenchant, disillusion, undeceiveNear Antonyms misinform, mislead




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