Definition of tell against
: to be a disadvantage to (someone) His unkempt appearance is bound to tell against him in court.
Word by Word Definitions
: to relate in detail : narrate
: to give utterance to : say
: to make known : divulge, reveal
: hill, mound
: an ancient mound in the Middle East composed of remains of successive settlements
: in opposition or hostility to
: contrary to
: in competition with
: in preparation for the time when
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