Synonyms and Antonyms of tell
1 to act upon (a person or a person's feelings) so as to cause a response the pressure of final exams is beginning to tell on the students in the dorm Synonyms of tell on impact, impress, influence, move, reach, strike, sway, affect (on), touchWords Related to tell on carry away, dazzle, enrapture, entrance, enthrall (or enthral), ravish, transport; bias, color; inspire, stir; engage, interest, involve, penetrate, pierce; afflict, agitate, bother, concern, discomfort, discompose, disquiet, distress, disturb, fluster, harass, harry, perturb, pester, plague, smite, strain, stress, trouble, try, upset, worry, wring; allure, attract, bewitch, captivate, charm, enchant, fascinateNear Antonyms of tell on bore, jade, pall, tire, weary; underwhelm
2 to give information (as to the authorities) about another's improper or unlawful activities in that neighborhood, you wouldn't even think about telling on the drug dealers Synonyms of tell on fink, grass (on) [British slang], inform, rat (on), sing, snitch, split (on) [British], squeak, talk, squeal (on)Words Related to tell on betray, give away, turn in; backstab, cross, double-cross, sell (out), two-time; blab, tattle; tip (off)
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