Synonyms and Antonyms for tell

3. tell (v.)

narrate or give a detailed account of

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4. tell (v.)

give instructions to or direct somebody to do something with authority

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5. tell (v.)

discern or comprehend

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6. tell (v.)

inform positively and with certainty and confidence

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7. tell (v.)

give evidence

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9. Tell (n.)

a Swiss patriot who lived in the early 14th century and who was renowned for his skill as an archer; according to legend an Austrian governor compelled him to shoot an apple from his son's head with his crossbow (which he did successfully without mishap)