tell of

Definition of tell of

formal + literary
1 :to be evidence of (something) :to indicate
  • Her smile told of her good news.
  • His rough hands tell of a hard life.
2 :to describe (something) :to make the details of (something) known
  • The article tells of her Arctic journey.
3 :to talk to (someone) about (something)
  • He told us of his plans to move to the city.

Word by Word Definitions

tell play
  1. : to relate in detail : narrate

  2. : to give utterance to : say

  3. : to make known : divulge, reveal

  1. : an inadvertent behavior or mannerism that betrays a poker player's true thoughts, intentions, or emotions

  1. : hill, mound


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