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To tell someone something, or to give information

tell

verb

to give information to someone

deliver

verb

to give information or documents to someone

report

verb

to provide information about something that exists or has happened

point out

to tell someone something

brief

verb

to give someone information about a situation, especially officially

relay

verb

to communicate information, news, or a message to someone

divulge

verb

to give information about something, especially something that should be kept secret

advise

verb

to tell someone facts or information that they need to know

let someone know

to tell someone something

give someone to understand (that)

to tell someone something, or to make them think that something is true

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