tell apart

Definition of tell apart

  1. :  to see what the differences are between (people or things) :  to identify (people or things that look similar to each other) It's hard to tell the twins apart.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  count, enumerate

    :  to relate in detail :  narrate

    :  to give utterance to :  say

  1. :  hill, mound

    :  an ancient mound in the Middle East composed of remains of successive settlements

  1. :  at a little distance

    :  away from one another in space or time

    :  as a separate unit :  independently

  1. :  separate, isolated

    :  holding different opinions :  divided

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to criticize severely

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