tell the difference

Definition of tell the difference

  1. :  to see how two or more people or things are unlike each other It's hard to tell the difference between one action movie and another. The new version is supposed to be much better than the old one, but I can't tell the difference (between them).

Word by Word Definitions

tellplay
  1. :  to relate in detail :  narrate

    :  to give utterance to :  say

    :  to make known :  divulge, reveal

  1. :  hill, mound

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

differenceplay
  1. :  the quality or state of being dissimilar or different

    :  an instance of being unlike or distinct in nature, form, or quality

    :  a characteristic that distinguishes one from another or from the average

  1. :  differentiate, distinguish


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