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To tell someone something, or to give information - thesaurus

Synonyms

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

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

advise

verb

formal to tell someone facts or information that they need to know

put onto

to tell someone about someone or something that they want or need

let someone know

to tell someone something

brief

verb

legal to give a lawyer, especially a barrister, the facts of a case in order for them to take a case to court

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acquaint

verb

formal to give someone information about something

alert

verb

formal to tell someone about something that may affect them

apprise

verb

formal to tell someone about something

break

verb

to tell someone bad news in a kind way

brief

verb

legal to give a lawyer, especially a barrister, the facts of a case in order for them to take a case to court

bring/keep someone up to date (/with/on something)

to inform someone of all the most recent news and changes in a situation

clue in

to provide someone with information about someone or something

drill into

to make someone learn or understand something by telling them about it many times

drum into

to make someone learn or understand something by repeating it many times

elaborate

verb

to give more details or information about something

enlarge on

to give more information about something that you have already mentioned

enlighten

verb

to give someone information about something so that they understand more about it

fill in

informal to give someone details about something

flash

verb

to communicate something very quickly and for a short time, for example a message, image, or look

give

verb

to make someone think or believe something

give

verb

to show or communicate information

give someone a shout

to go and tell someone something

give someone to understand (that)

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

go into detail (about/on)

to mention many facts or aspects of a situation

hammer into

to keep telling someone something in order to make them understand or accept it

herald

verb

mainly literary to announce something, or to be a sign that something is going to happen soon

impart

verb

formal to give something such as information, knowledge, or beliefs to someone

keep someone posted

to regularly give someone information about something that they are interested in, for example how a situation is changing or developing

lay on

informal to tell or show something to someone, especially when you do not expect them to like it

let someone down gently

to try to give someone bad news in a way that does not upset them too much

loop in

phrasal verb

informal to keep someone informed of what is happening

pass

verb

to give information, especially to the police or to an enemy

pepper

verb

to fill something such as a speech or piece of writing with a lot of examples of something

propagate

verb

to spread ideas, beliefs etc to a lot of people

put someone in the picture

to give someone the information that they need to understand something

report back

to tell or send someone information that you have discovered

say

verb

to give information or orders in writing, numbers, pictures etc

set the scene

to give someone the information that they need so that they can understand what is going to happen or be said

share

verb

to tell someone something

signify

verb

to do something to communicate a message or meaning

sketch in

to add more information

speak volumes

to provide a lot of information, especially in an indirect way

spill your guts

to tell someone everything that you know about something

spring on

to tell someone something that they do not expect

state

verb

to give information

tell

verb

if something such as a fact, event, or piece of equipment tells you something, it gives or shows you some information

tell of

formal to inform someone about something

transmit

verb

formal to pass information, beliefs, or attitudes to other people

trundle out

to give information, reasons, or a list of things that you have given many times before

update

verb

to tell someone the most recent news or information about something

volunteer

verb

to say something, or to give information without being asked

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