to tell (you) the truth

Definition of to tell (you) the truth

  1. —used to say that one is being honest and admitting something To tell the truth, I liked her first book better, To tell you the truth, I don't remember when I saw her last.

Word by Word Definitions

  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

  1. :  the one or ones being addressed — compare thee, thou, ye, your, yours

    :  one

  1. :  the body of real things, events, and facts :  actuality

    :  the state of being the case :  fact

    :  a transcendent fundamental or spiritual reality

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to criticize severely

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