inform on/against

Definition of inform on/against

  1. :  to give information about the secret or criminal activity of (someone) to the police Despite pressure from the police he refused to inform on the other conspirators.

Word by Word Definitions

informplay
  1. :  to give material form to

    :  to give character or essence to

    :  to be the characteristic quality of :  animate

againstplay
  1. :  in opposition or hostility to

    :  contrary to

    :  in competition with

  1. :  in preparation for the time when


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contemplative of or relative to the past

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