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inform

Synonyms and Antonyms of inform

1 to give information (as to the authorities) about anotherʼs improper or unlawful activities

  • the police only caught the mastermind of the burglary because his disgruntled partner informed
Synonyms of inform

fink, grass (on) [British slang], rat (on), sing, snitch, split (on) [British], squeak, squeal, talk, tell (on)

Words Related to inform
Phrases Synonymous with inform

drop a dime (on)

2 to give information to

  • chose teaching as a career because it affords the opportunity to inform a whole generation of young minds
Synonyms of inform
Words Related to inform
Phrases Synonymous with inform

keep posted (one), let know (one)

Near Antonyms of inform

Synonym Discussion of inform

inform, acquaint, apprise, notify mean to make one aware of something. inform implies the imparting of knowledge especially of facts or occurrences.
    • informed us of the crisis
acquaint lays stress on introducing to or familiarizing with.
    • acquaint yourself with the keyboard
apprise implies communicating something of special interest or importance.
    • keep us apprised of the situation
notify implies sending notice of something requiring attention or demanding action.
    • notified the witness when to appear


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