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1. inform

verb. ['ˌɪnˈfɔrm'] impart knowledge of some fact, state or affairs, or event to.

Synonyms

  • account
  • point
  • prove
  • announce
  • introduce
  • downplay
  • communicate
  • understate
  • explicate
  • send word
  • give away
  • show
  • familiarize
  • regret
  • point out
  • describe
  • minimise
  • present
  • narrate
  • warn
  • undeceive
  • cover
  • suggest
  • remonstrate
  • advise
  • rat
  • nark
  • prompt
  • update
  • give notice
  • fill in
  • denounce
  • familiarise
  • report
  • learn
  • recount
  • shit
  • snitch
  • apprize
  • tell on
  • designate
  • teach
  • stag
  • instruct
  • denote
  • testify
  • bear witness
  • volunteer
  • inoculate
  • acquaint
  • notify
  • intercommunicate
  • grass
  • mislead
  • cue
  • indicate
  • recite
  • tell
  • explain
  • misinform
  • apprise
  • minimize
  • disabuse
  • evidence
  • wise up
  • shop
  • remind

Antonyms

  • deceive
  • debit
  • unimportance
  • antinode

Etymology

  • informen (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Inform

  • transform
  • lukewarm
  • conform
  • reform
  • perform
  • deform
  • swarm
  • storm
  • schwarm
  • warm
  • torme
  • norm
  • dorm
  • orme

How do you pronounce inform?

Pronounce inform as ˌɪnˈfɔrm.

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Example sentences of the word inform


1. Verb, base form
Contact your first-in-command and inform him of the ticket if you're a member of the military.

Quotes containing the word inform


1. Humor can inform and break down stigma, which is a huge issue in the military.
- Garry Trudeau

2. I know no safe depository of the ultimate powers of the society but the people themselves ; and if we think them not enlightened enough to exercise their control with a wholesome discretion, the remedy is not to take it from them, but to inform their discretion by education. This is the true corrective of abuses of constitutional power.
- Thomas Jefferson, Letters of Thomas Jefferson

3. And a new philosophy emerged called quantum physics, which suggest that the individual’s function is to inform and be informed. You really exist only when you’re in a field sharing and exchanging information. You create the realities you inhabit.
- Timothy Leary, Chaos & Cyber Culture

2. inform

verb. ['ˌɪnˈfɔrm'] give character or essence to.

Synonyms

  • change
  • alter

Antonyms

  • direct discourse
  • indirect discourse
  • credit

Etymology

  • informen (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. inform

verb. ['ˌɪnˈfɔrm'] act as an informer.

Synonyms

  • evidence

Antonyms

  • middle
  • end

Etymology

  • informen (Middle English (1100-1500))
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