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told Explained

told at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:


told at English irregular forms Of Explained:

=> {tell}

told at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

the past tense and past participle of tell//

told at Danish => English Of Explained:


told at Danish => English Of Explained:


told at Hungarian => English Of Explained:

to splice

told at Danish => English Of Explained:


told at Hungarian => English Of Explained:


told at Polish => English Of Explained:



told at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

past tense, past participle of TELL

Told at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Tell \Tell\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Told}; p. pr. & vb. n.
{Telling}.] [AS. tellan, from talu tale, number, speech; akin
to D. tellen to count, G. z["a]hlen, OHG. zellen to count,
tell, say, Icel. telja, Dan. tale to speak, t[ae]lle to
count. See {Tale} that which is told.]
1. To mention one by one, or piece by piece; to recount; to
enumerate; to reckon; to number; to count; as, to tell
money. ``An heap of coin he told.'' --Spenser.

He telleth the number of the stars. --Ps. cxlvii.

Tell the joints of the body. --Jer. Taylor.

2. To utter or recite in detail; to give an account of; to

Of which I shall tell all the array. --Chaucer.

And not a man appears to tell their fate. --Pope.

3. To make known; to publish; to disclose; to divulge.

Why didst thou not tell me that she was thy wife?
--Gen. xii.

4. To give instruction to; to make report to; to acquaint; to
teach; to inform.

A secret pilgrimage, That you to-day promised to
tell me of? --Shak.

5. To order; to request; to command.

He told her not to be frightened. --Dickens.

6. To discern so as to report; to ascertain by observing; to
find out; to discover; as, I can not tell where one color
ends and the other begins.

7. To make account of; to regard; to reckon; to value; to
estimate. [Obs.]

I ne told no dainity of her love. --Chaucer.

Note: Tell, though equivalent in some respect to speak and
say, has not always the same application. We say, to
tell truth or falsehood, to tell a number, to tell the
reasons, to tell something or nothing; but we never
say, to tell a speech, discourse, or oration, or to
tell an argument or a lesson. It is much used in
commands; as, tell me the whole story; tell me all you

{To tell off}, to count; to divide. --Sir W. Scott.

Syn: To communicate; impart; reveal; disclose; inform;
acquaint; report; repeat; rehearse; recite.

Told \Told\ (t[=o]ld),
imp. & p. p. of {Tell}.

told at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

v 1: express in words; "He said that he wanted to marry her";
"tell me what is bothering you"; "state your opinion";
"state your name" [syn: {state}, {say}]
2: let something be known; "Tell them that you will be late"
3: narrate or give a detailed account of; "Tell what happened";
"The father told a story to his child" [syn: {narrate}, {recount},
4: give instructions to or direct somebody to do something with
authority; "I said to him to go home"; "She ordered him to
do the shopping"; "The mother told the child to get
dressed" [syn: {order}, {enjoin}, {say}]
5: discern or comprehend; "He could tell that she was unhappy"
6: inform positively and with certainty and confidence; "I tell
you that man is a crook!" [syn: {assure}]
7: give evidence; "he was telling on all his former colleague"
[syn: {evidence}]
8: mark as different; "We distinguish several kinds of maple"
[syn: {distinguish}, {separate}, {differentiate}, {secern},
{secernate}, {severalize}, {severalise}, {tell apart}]
[also: {told}]

See {tell}

told at English (WD) Of Explained:



* Inter: a » RP Inter: IPA » /təʊld/, Inter: X-SAMPA » /t@Uld/
  • Inter: a » US Inter: IPA » /toʊld/, Inter: X-SAMPA » /toUld/
  • Inter: audio » en-us-told.ogg|Audio (US)
  • Inter: rhymes » əʊld



  • Inter: past of » tell


    Inter: trans-top » simple past tense
    • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|vertelde, Inter: t+ » nl|vertelden
    • French: Inter: t+ » fr|dit|alt=a dit
    • German: Inter: t+ » de|sagte
    • Norwegian: Inter: t- » no|fortalte

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Portuguese: Inter: t+ » pt|disse
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|сказал|tr=skazál
  • Spanish: Inter: t- » es|dijo

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » past participle
    • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|verteld
    • French: Inter: t+ » fr|dit
    • German: Inter: t+ » de|gesagt

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Portuguese: Inter: t+ » pt|dito
  • Russian: сказавший (skazávšij)
  • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|dicho

  • Inter: trans-botto » m


    * Inter: rank » world|thing|set|196|told|both|having|look


    * dolt



    * Inter: IPA » /tɔl/|tˢʌlˀ|lang=da
    • Inter: homophones » tolv|lang=da


      Inter: da-noun » en|-

  • duty, tariff Inter: gloss » tax placed on imports or exports

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  • Category: Category:Hungarian verbs -
    Translation: de » told
    Translation: et » told
    Translation: el » told
    Translation: es » told
    Translation: fa » told
    Translation: fr » told
    Translation: ko » told
    Translation: io » told
    Translation: it » told
    Translation: kn » told
    Translation: kk » told
    Translation: ku » told
    Translation: li » told
    Translation: hu » told
    Translation: mg » told
    Translation: ml » told
    Translation: my » told
    Translation: nl » told
    Translation: ja » told
    Translation: oc » told
    Translation: pl » told
    Translation: pt » told
    Translation: sm » told
    Category: simple:told -
    Translation: fi » told
    Translation: sv » told
    Translation: te » told
    Translation: tr » told
    Translation: vi » told
    Translation: zh » told