Synonyms and Antonyms of tell (on)
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.
carry away, dazzle, enrapture, enthrall (or enthral), entrance, ravish, transport
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, fascinate
to give information (as to the authorities) about another's improper or unlawful activities
- The detective convinced the thief to tell on her associates.