Definition of tell apart
: 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
: count, enumerate
: to relate in detail : narrate
: to give utterance to : say
: hill, mound
: an ancient mound in the Middle East composed of remains of successive settlements
: at a little distance
: away from one another in space or time
: as a separate unit : independently
: separate, isolated
: holding different opinions : divided
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