in·​fo | \ ˈin-(ˌ)fō \

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Synonyms for info


411 [slang], advice(s), gen [chiefly British], information, intelligence, item, news, story, tidings, uncos [chiefly Scottish], word

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It contains a surprising amount of info for such a little book. wondered about the fate of newspapers, seeing as so many people now go on the Internet for info

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The info provided Friday shows Palmer Park as, by far, having the worst conditions. Lori Higgins, Detroit Free Press, "Cost to fix Detroit school buildings: $500 million," 22 June 2018 Some have websites, but your best bet is to show up and take down the contact info on the gate. New York Times, "Things to Do in New York That Are Not the Governors Ball," 31 May 2018 If there are any changes, the info will be updated in this list)., "More visits to the Top 20 restaurants for Cleveland's Best Burger," 26 Apr. 2018 Nature exhibits, community garden info, children activities and plant giveaways. Jennifer Jhon, South Florida Parenting, "Earth Day events in South Florida," 18 Apr. 2018 For more info, please see our Community Guidelines. Adi Robertson, The Verge, "Milo Yiannopoulos lasted a single day on Patreon before getting banned," 5 Dec. 2018 Head here for more info on investing or this way for a full list of features. Megan Barber, Curbed, "Camper van with removable components can sleep a family," 21 Nov. 2018 And read on for more info on buying and storing them. The Good Housekeeping Test Kitchen, Good Housekeeping, "How to Buy and Bake Perfect Sweet Potatoes," 24 Aug. 2018 Sorry to have tweeted incorrect info about you!I Please forgive me! Chris Cillizza, CNN, "The big thing everyone is missing in the Roseanne garbage fire. (HINT: It's Donald Trump Jr.)," 30 May 2018

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First Known Use of info

1907, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of info was in 1907

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