Definitions For Tell


  • 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)


  • Mark as different
  • Discern or comprehend
  • Give instructions to or direct somebody to do something with authority
  • Let something be known
  • Narrate or give a detailed account of
  • Give evidence
  • Express in words
  • Inform positively and with certainty and confidence
  • To say or write (something) to (someone)
  • To say (a word or words) to (someone)
  • To give information to (someone) by speaking or writing

Is Tell a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Tell is worth 4 points in Scrabble and 6 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Tell in a Sentence

  • He told us the story.
  • Has she told you the good news, yet?
  • Please tell us your name and occupation.

Synonyms for Tell

Antonyms for Tell

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