meaning of tell

1. To mention one by one, or piece by piece; to recount; to enumerate; to reckon; to number; to count; as, to tell money.
To utter or recite in detail; to give an account of; to narrate.
To make known; to publish; to disclose; to divulge.
To give instruction to; to make report to; to acquaint; to teach; to inform.
To order; to request; to command.
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.
To make account of; to regard; to reckon; to value; to estimate.
To give an account; to make report.
To take effect; to produce a marked effect; as, every shot tells; every expression tells.
That which is told; tale; account.
A hill or mound.
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 sons head with his crossbow which he did successfully without mishap

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